The aim of SEC Country’s SEC Recruiting Rewind is to bring you pertinent recruiting news across the conference. We’ll get you caught up to speed with the latest on commitments and de-commitments and everything in between.
Today’s need-to-know stories
1. 4-star QB and Alabama commit: ‘It was a great road victory in the SEC’
Alabama (6-1, 3-1 SEC) moved to No. 8 in the recent AP Poll following a 41-23 victory over now No. 15 Texas A&M (5-1, 2-1 SEC) on Saturday. SEC Country caught up with a handful of commits and targets from both programs for their reaction from this weekend’s matchup.
Four-star quarterback Jake Fromm, who committed to Alabama less than two weeks ago, called the win a ‘great road victory in the SEC’. Find out what else had to be said here.
2. SEC Country’s Recruits of the Week: Lyn-J Dixon and Lyndell Wilson
Five-star linebacker Lyndell Wilson gets the nod as SEC Country’s Defensive Recruit of the Week for his well-rounded performance against Dothan High School (Ala.). Wilson, the top outside linebacker in the country, checked off in each major defensive statistical category. He registered 13 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
Lyn-J Dixon gets the nod for SEC Country’s Offensive Recruit of the Week honors following an impressive performance this past Friday night. Dixon, who is only a sophomore, put up video game numbers in his team’s 54-30 win. The running back had 451 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 26 carries.
You can find out which other top Southeastern prospects performed well here.
3. Top sack artist in New Orleans has LSU, Missouri in his top five
Sci Martin, a 3-star defensive end from McDonogh 35 High School, confirmed to SEC Country over the weekend that LSU and Missouri are among his finalists.
“They are saying (my production) has been insane,” Martin told SEC Country. “It’s great. It feels awesome to be leading in the city as well.”
Martin has registered an impressive 20.5 sacks in just seven games. Oklahoma, Utah and TCU round out his top schools.
4. Soundbites and storylines from around the SEC
LSU moves up one spot in recent AP Poll … Kirk Herbstreit includes two SEC programs in his College Football Prediction … Leonard Fournette wants to star alongside Tom Cruise … Jim McElwain thought LSU’s fake field goal was ‘awesome’ … South Carolina celebrates first SEC win of the season … Todd Gurley returns to Sanford Stadium