"Some coaches outside of our conference tell [recruits] that it's better to not go to the SEC because it's too tough, too competitive, and you might not have as good of a career there."
– Kirby Smart just now on our show … which coaches/schools is he talking about? 🤔
— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) April 24, 2020
The SEC had 40 players selected thus far, the most by a single conference through the first 3 rounds in NFL Draft history. The previous record was held by…the SEC (32 in 2013).
The next three conferences with the most players selected COMBINED for 41 through Round 3. pic.twitter.com/34gssr2OX6
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 25, 2020
Obviously, the message isn’t sinking in.