SEC recruiting progress report

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With it being the first days of summer, why not take a look at how the SEC is doing in recruiting? It’s been a slow start to the year for some teams, but it’s still early and camping time is in full swing. Here’s a little progress report of how the SEC is doing so far.

ALABAMA
Commitments: 14
Biggest Verbal: LB Brent Calloway (Russellville, Ala.) He rushed for more than 1,600 yards and 32 touchdowns as a junior. He also collected more than 100 tackles and 22 sacks, led his school’s region with 16 sacks last season.
Next Three: DE D.J. Pettway (Pensacola Catholic), S Hasean Clinton-Dix (Orlando Dr. Phillips), WR Marvin Shinn (Prichard, Ala., Vigor)

ARKANSAS
Commitments: 10
Biggest Verbal: WR Keante Minor (East St. Louis, Ill.) He’s got great speed and caught 31 passes for 830 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior.
Next Three: QB Brandon Allen (Fayetteville, Ark.), DE Grady Ollison (Malvern, Ark.), OL Mitch Smothers (Springdale, Ark.)

AUBURN
Commitments: 8
Biggest Verbal: QB Kiehl Frazier (Springdale, Ark., Shiloh Christian) Threw for 3,817 passing yards and 48 touchdowns, while rushing for 764 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Next Three: S Izauea Lanier (Scooba, Miss., East Mississippi Community College), OL Reese Dismukes (Spanish Fort, Ala.) DT Angelo Blackson (Bear, Del., Red Lion Christian Academy)

FLORIDA
Commitments: 8
Biggest Verball: QB Jeff Driskel (Oviedo Hagerty) He’s the top quarterback prospect in the country and showed during UF’s camp that he’s equipped with a tremendous arm and quick feet.
Next Three: TE A.C. Leonard (Jacksonville (University Christian), DE Jeoffrey Pagan (Asheville, N.C.), LB Ryan Shazier (Plantation)

GEORGIA
Commitments: 11
Biggest Verbal: QB Christian LeMay (Matthews, N.C., Butler) Arguably the nations top pure pocket passer, LeMay passed for 3,296 yards and 44 touchdowns to just two interceptions in 2009.
Next Three: DE Sterling Bailey (Gainesville, Ga., East Hall),  S Nick Marshall (Rochelle, Ga., Wilcox County), WR Justin Scott-Wesley (Camilla, Ga., Mitchell County)

KENTUCKY
Commitments: 10
Biggest Verbal: ATH Jon Davis (Louisville, Ky., Eastern) As a sophomore he caught 40 passes for 654 yards and six touchdowns and rushed for 636 yards and eight scores.
Next Three: DT Clint Tucker (East St. Louis., Ill.), S Glen Faulkner (East St. Louis, Ill.), Darrian Miller (Lexington, Ky., Bryan Station)

LSU
Commitments: 11
Biggest Verbal: OT La’El Collins (Baton Rouge, La., Redemptorist) He’s the top offensive tackle in the country with his strength and athleticism.
Next Three: DT Anthony Johnson (New Orleans, O. Perry Walker) LB Trevon Randle (League City, Texas, Clear Springs), RB Kenny Hilliard (Patterson, La.)

MISSISSIPPI
Commitments: 3
Biggest Verbal: ATH Cody Prewitt (Bay Springs, Miss., Sylva Bay Academy) He had more than 1,700 yards rushing and 27 touchdowns on offense and 7 interceptions.
Next Two: OT Mitch Hall (Russellville, Ark.), RB Chelarvez Brown (Winona, Miss.)

MISSISSIPPI STATE
Commitments: 7
Biggest Verbal: LB C.J. Johnson (Philadelphia, Miss.) As a junior, he recorded 151 tackles.
Next Three: CB Jermaine Whitehead (Greenwood, Miss. Amanda Elzy), DB Devante Scott (Ferriday, La.), ATH Zachary Jackson (Heidelberg, Miss.)

SOUTH CAROLINA
Commitments: 5
Biggest Verbal: LB Edward Muldrow (Snellville, Ga., South Gwinnett) He finished with 80 tackles and five sacks as a junior.
Next Three: QB Martay Mattox (Athens, Ga., Clarke Central), WR K.J. Brent (Waxhaw, N.C., Marvin Ridge), Mason Harris (Rossville, Ga., Ridgeland)

TENNESSEE
Commitments: 5
Biggest Verbal: ATH Brian Randolph (Marietta, Ga., Kell) He’s and underrated prospect who rushed for 1,300 yards and 12 touchdowns and also recorded 125 tackles and three interceptions.
Next Three: OT Alan Posey (Athens, Ga., Clarke Central), LB Christian Harris of Woodstock, Ga., Etowah), RB Tom Smith (Apopka)

VANDERBILT
Commitments: 1
Biggest Verbal: OL James Lewis (Arlington, Tenn.) He’s Vandy’s only commitment at this point, but has good size at 6-5, 275 pounds.