Grading the conferences

Originally Published: February 1, 2012
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How did each team fare on signing day? ESPN Recruiting breaks down the 2012 classes for each team in the BCS conferences, as well as a few of the non-AQ contenders.


With Clemson and Miami sitting in the top 10, the ACC definitely made its mark on national signing day. Team-by-team ACC grades Insider


No big shock that Texas and Oklahoma dominated the Big 12 recruiting classes, but don't overlook what Texas Tech did. Team-by-team Big 12 grades Insider


After losing its coach to the NFL, Rutgers wasn't supposed to make a big splash on signing day. But the Scarlet Knights recovered nicely. Team-by-team Big East grades Insider


While the Buckeyes weren't even in the top 25 before Urban Meyer was hired, they finished with the Big Ten's top class. Team-by-team Big Ten grades Insider


Lane Kiffin and USC made their patented signing day run, but, surprisingly, it was Stanford that stole the show in the Pac-12. Team-by-team Pac-12 grades Insider


Some things are just a given … the sun rises in the East, people make fun of Justin Bieber and the SEC dominated in recruiting. Team-by-team SEC grades Insider


They might not be members of the BCS conferences, but Notre Dame and many others had a good year on the recruiting trail Analysis Insider