How does recruiting class success translate to playoff rankings and wins? At the least it can show who makes the most of their talent and who is going above and beyond finding gems and developing players.
The Ole Miss Rebels move into the top four of Brad Edwards' Playoff Forecast, with the Baylor Bears and Mississippi State Bulldogs also climbing in the ranking of the 10 teams with the best chances to make the playoff.
Insider's panel of experts debate which early-season surprise team can sustain success, which team (outside of Michigan) has disappointed most, comeback player of the year so far and which contender should be on Week 6 upset alert.
RecruitingNation's Dave Telep looks at how the SEC basketball teams are shaping up for the 2014 recruiting cycle, including who they have, who they want, a storyline to watch, a bold prediction and their overall recruiting trend.