Here's the school recruits most want to play for.
PickSixPreviews published this week a cool feature on the best "brands" in college football according to recruits. Basically, a bunch of recruits across the country ranked the schools they most want to play for.
"We wanted to find out exactly how high school football players perceive the Power 5 schools, so we asked 224 recruits to grade their interest and desire in each program as if they were the number one recruit in the country (i.e. they had offers from every school). This process gave us a peek into the minds of the most important demographic: teenage football players," PickSixPreviews says.
It's a cool look into the minds of college football's most-important people: the recruits. Which brands are best?
The top of the list actually features some surprises. Alabama isn't No. 1.
According to the study, Clemson is the No. 1 brand in college football. It's the school most recruits dream of playing for.
Clemson had the No. 6 recruiting class in the country for 2018. The Tigers have consistently had top 10 classes since Dabo Swinney arrived.
Ohio State, Penn State, Georgia and Oregon rounded out the top five. Alabama, for some reason, is down at No. 19.
You can view the full rankings here. They're worth a full look.