Team-by-Team Breakdown of SEC Early Enrollees in 2015

Once again, the Vols led the SEC with 10 early enrollees.
Team-by-team breakdown of SEC early enrollees in 2015

Last year, the SEC welcomed 72 early enrollees. Even the SEC has outdone itself this year, topping its own record with 82 early enrollees.


It's a trend started mostly by the SEC and dominated by the SEC. There are countless benefits to enrolling athletes early, none the least of which is learning how to live life as a college student-athlete. Essentially, a player is more likely to contribute earlier if he enrolls early than if he shows up in the summer months.


Rankings according to 247Sports composite


ACC Team Recruiting Consensus Rankings for 2015

Dabo Swinney and the Tigers landed one of the best classes in school history.
College Football: 2014 Consensus ACC Team Recruiting Rankings

Athlon Sports has averaged out the four major recruiting services team rankings for the ACC — 247Sports,, and ESPN — and created the ACC consensus team recruiting rankings for 2015. Here is what we learned:


Don't deny climate change: Recruiting rankings matter

Do recruiting rankings matter? The answer is a resounding "Yes!"
Don't deny climate change: Recruiting rankings matter

Don’t be that guy.


Don’t be the old, stodgy curmudgeon who refuses to acknowledge that society moves forward.


College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2015

Which freshmen could have the biggest impact?
College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen for 2015

College football’s 2015 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Prospects from across the nation and for all 128 FBS programs inked a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which should provide all coaches with a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season.


How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2015

How did the new coaches perform on Signing Day?
How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2015

Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. And recruiting isn’t just a one-month exercise, as coaches are essentially on the trail all year for multiple classes.


College Football 2015 Team Recruiting Rankings

Nick Saban is once again the king of the recruiting trail.
2015 Consensus Team Recruiting Rankings

It's starting to get boring — although, the 2015 recruiting national championship race was closer than it has been in years. 


National Signing Day 2015 Winners and Losers

Gus Malzahn and Auburn were big winners on Signing Day
National Signing Day 2015: Winners and Losers

National Signing Day 2015 is (mostly) over and Alabama is once again the champion of the recruiting trail, according to ESPN and 247Sports. In fact, it's almost boring how good Nick Saban and Alabama has been at luring talent to Tuscaloosa, landing their fifth consecutive recruiting championship.


Programs like Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State and Clemson all signed elite top 10 classes but were mostly inactive on National Signing Day. That wasn't the case in the state of Florida, out West in the Pac-12 or down on the Plains.


National Signing Day 2015 Announcement Watchlist

It could be a big day for USC and Coach Sarkisian.
National Signing Day 2015 Announcement Watchlist

Athlon Sports keeps college football fans updated throughout National Signing Day with every important announcement — with a little Crystal Ball help from the good folks at Below is the list of every four- or five-star recruit set to announce, where they are projected to go and when it will take place on NSD (based on 247Sports Composite rankings).


Remembering National Signing Day's Wildest Recruiting Tales

Athlon recounts some of the wildest and wackiest National Signing Day stories.
Remembering National Signing Day's Wildest Recruiting Tales

Teenagers are complicated, fickle, naive creatures who seldom have any perspective on the trappings of adult life or that every action carries a consequence.


Few 16-year-old kids in this country know what they want to do with the rest of their lives. Hell, many adults still struggle with this question.