College Football Betting: Signing Day Results for 2013-2014

Friday, February 8, 2013 4:43 PM UTC

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 4:43 PM UTC

National Signing Day has come and gone in NCAA Football for 2013 and we’ve come to the realization that everyone wants to play for a winner. Let’s take a look at some teams whose stock might have risen.
<p><b style="font-size:1em">SEC Domination</b></p> <p><img title="Robert Nkemdiche" style="font-size:1em" src="/picks-pictures/Ole%20miss%20recruit.jpg" class="imgSelectedPicture article-image" alt="Image preview" id="ctl00_head_ArticleAdministrator_picturePreview_imgSelectedPicture" />While it’s true that there’s a major talent base that <a target="_blank" title="Gators Futures" href="/college-football/free-picks/college-football-betting-florida-gators-2013-futures-odds-a-29230/">comes out of the state of Florida</a>, the SEC has been the dominant conference in football and will be again with Alabama as a 13/4 favorite to win the BCS Championship and 4 of the top 8 favorite teams to win the BCS Championship reside in the SEC Conference. </p> <p><b style="font-size:1em">The </b><b style="font-size:1em">Two-Time </b><b>Defending Champions</b></p> <p>Naturally, a high school player’s <a target="_blank" title="Alabama Futures Article" href="/college-football/free-picks/college-football-picks-alabama-crimson-tide-2013-future-odds-a-28947/">first choice is going to be a team like Alabama</a> and it was for the 9<sup>th</sup> ranked recruit in the nation, running back, Derrick Henry. Along with Henry, the Tide managed to snatch 9 of the top 45 players in the nation, 21 4-star rated recruits or better, and 26 overall commits. This team is stacked and we could most definitely see a “3-peat” for Alabama. They will once again be a winning choice for your <a href="/college-football/" title="Free NCAAF picks" target="_blank">college football picks</a>.</p> <p>Aside from the Tide, Florida State managed to secure 2 out of the top 14 recruits in the nation as they attempt to resurface as one of the top teams in nation. In all, the SEC secured 7 out of the top 10 recruits with Ole Miss as the big surprise.</p> <p><b>Rebel With a Cause</b></p> <p>The Ole’ Miss Rebels made a huge splash on the recruiting scene as they managed to pick up the top ranked recruit in the nation , Robert Nkemdiche. Not only that, the Rebels landed the number 5 recruit and 4 out of the 24 recruits in the nation. This is a huge victory for Ole’ Miss, but I wouldn’t expect them to be competing with Alabama any time soon.</p> <p><b>Urban Meyer Equals Winning</b></p> <p>If the Ohio State Buckeyes weren’t hit by sanctions from the NCAA Committee last season, Alabama would’ve had a run for their money as the Buckeyes were undefeated. The Buckeyes’ success is due large in part to Urban Meyer coming home and taking over as head coach. This guy wins wherever he goes.</p> <p>Ohio State is a great price at 7/1 to win the BCS Championship and they managed to help themselves by picking up 8 out of the top 70 recruits in the nation. With Heisman Trophy candidate, Braxton Miller, leading this team, they’re going to be a tough team to beat. Ohio State is my pick to win it all.</p> <p><b>BCS Championship Game Backlash!</b></p> <p><a target="_blank" title="T'eo to sign Endorsement Deal with E-Harmony" href="">The “crap” has hit the pan with Manti T’eo</a> and his make believe girlfriend, blowup doll, whatever she is, but people fail to forget that Notre Dame had a spectacular season and ended it quite poorly in the final game. The Fighting Irish have dropped to 25/1 to win this year. Do they have a chance to get revenge?</p> <p><b>Recruit and Regroup!</b></p> <p>Notre Dame has come back with avengence! They managed to pick up 2 of the top 10 recruits in the nation and 4 of the top 23. The Irish managed to land their 7<sup>th</sup> recruit in the top 100 with Torii Hunter Jr. Hunter Jr. is the son of baseball great Torii Hunter. </p> <p>This is a player that could’ve gone much higher, but got into legal trouble and had a broken femur. It will take time to recover from the injury and his reputation, but this could possibly be a hidden gem. Keep an eye on this young man.</p> <p><b>Summary</b></p> <p>Except for Ole’ Miss, things went as expected with the SEC dominating the top spots. Ohio State got their share of recruits, but people overlook the fact that this was a flawless team last season. College football leaves little margin for error and although drowning in talent, every team will be gunning for ‘Bama.</p> <p><b>Other Top <a target="_blank" title="Live College Football betting odds and lines" href="/betting-odds/college-football/">College Football Odds</a> To Win The BCS After Selection Day</b></p> <p><a target="_blank" title="Oregon Futures Article" href="/college-football/free-picks/college-football-picks-oregon-ducks-2013-future-odds-a-29098/">Oregon Ducks 6-1 </a>         <i>Can also be found at an appealing 8-1</i></p> <p>Texas A&amp;M 10-1</p> <p><a target="_blank" title="Georgia Futures Article" href="/college-football/free-picks/college-football-picks-georgia-bulldogs-2013-future-odds-a-29103/">Georgia Bulldogs 12-1</a></p> <p>LSU 16-1</p> <p>South Carolina 18-1</p>
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