First-year Auburn coach Bruce Pearl's three-year show-cause penalty with the NCAA expires Sunday. He'll be hosting recruits -- like Class of 2015 standout Horace Spencer -- on campus literally the first minute he's allowed to do so.
Lots of people think juniors who are projected second-round picks should return for their senior years to solidify a spot in the first round. Problem is, that rarely happens. And, beyond that, recent history suggests that being a second-round pick isn't the death sentence most suggest.