Recruiting coverage: newspaper roundup

National Signing Day concluded with a bang as SEC teams dominated the recruiting rankings. Many newspapers in Alabama and around the nation dedicated front page space to recruiting coverage.

Some of today’s front pages with dedicated space to recruiting coverge are presented below. (source: newseum.org) Links to the newspapers are provided if you want to read the paper’s coverage.

USA Today: The Nation’s Newspaper’s sidebar explains that SEC teams finish 1-2 in recruiting.

Pensacola News-Journal: The PNJ reported Trent Richardson picked the Tide. The newspaper devoted space above the fold and a large photograph.

The Huntsville Times: The Times dedicates space above its nameplate to promo recruiting coverage.

The Mobile Press-Register: The Press-Register declares Bama Scores.

The Florence Times Daily: The Times Daily shows Nick Saban looming over its nameplate as it declares that “Saban brings in another group of top recruits.”

The Birmingham News: The Birmingham News declares CRIMSON IN CLOVER and shows Alabama and Auburn recruits above its nameplate.

The Tuscaloosa News: The News reports the Alabama Crimson Tide lands another number one class.

The Advocoate: The Advocate reports the LSU Tigers land the top recruiting class.