ESPN RecruitingNation debuted its class rankings for 2013 on Thursday.
Michigan, which already has 21 commitments for 2013, is ranked No. 1 by ESPN. Florida is ranked second, followed by Alabama, Texas and Georgia. Nine of the top 25 teams are in the SEC, according to ESPN.
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6. Texas A&M
15. South Carolina
20. Ole Miss
The ESPN 300 list for the 2013 class was updated and released on Wednesday.
Of the 165 players who are committed, 64 have given a pledge to an SEC school. Not surprisingly, Alabama leads the SEC with 13 commitments.
Defensive end Robert Nkemdiche from Loganville, Ga., is the No. 1 prospect in the country, according to ESPN. Nkemdiche is considering several SEC schools, including Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, LSU and Ole Miss.
Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster is considered the nation’s second-best prospect by ESPN.
Auburn has two committed prospects ranked inside the top 10: defensive end Carl Lawson at No. 5 and defensive tackle Dee Liner at No. 8.
Here are the SEC schools and their total number of prospects committed inside the ESPN 300.
Alabama – 13 (Highest ranked: Foster)
Florida – 11 (RB Kelvin Taylor, No. 21)
Georgia – 11 (CB Shaq Wiggins, No. 35)
LSU – 8 (OT Ethan Pocic, No. 75)
Texas A&M – 6 (TE Derrick Griffin, No. 29)
Auburn – 4 (Lawson)
Ole Miss – 4 (QB Ryan Buchanan, No. 187)
South Carolina – 3 (LB Matt Rolin, No. 79)
Tennessee – 2 (WR Camion Patrick, No. 229)
Missouri – 1 (Ath Chase Abbington, No. 245)
Vanderbilt – 1 (QB Chad Kanoff, No. 255)