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Garner named Top 50 recruiter

It's tough to win big on Saturday without landing signatures from the Jim's and Joe's during the recruiting process.

Mike Groh-Alabama

These assistant coaches did it better than anyone else in 2013 and make up 247Sports Top50 recruiters in 2013.

Alabama's Mike Groh was named the 247Sports National Recruiter of the Year.

Click on the photo gallery below for much more info on each of these go-getters.

Mike Groh - wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator
Kirby Smart - defensive coordinator
Lance Thompson - outside linebackers coach

Sam Pittman – offensive line coach

Rodney Garner - defensive line coach

Kendal Briles - passing game coordinator/offensive recruiting coordinator

Tony Elliott - running backs coach
Brent Venables - defensive coordinator

Auburn assistant line coach Rodney Garner went out and landed three five-star defensive linemen in Montravius Adams, Carl Lawson and Elijah Daniel.

Brian White - running backs coach
Travaris Robinson - defensive backs coach

Florida State
Jeremy Pruitt – defensive coordinator
Lawrence Dawsey - receivers coach

John Lilly – tight ends coach

Mark Hagen – defensive tackles coach/recruiting coordinator

Clint Hurtt – associate head coach/recruiting coordinator

John Chavis – defensive coordinator

Fred Jackson – running backs coach
Greg Mattison – defensive coordinator
Jerry Montgomery – defensive line coach

Michigan State
Mark Staten – offensive line coach

Kirby Smart-Alabama

Ole Miss
Maurice Harris – tight ends coach/recruiting coordinator for offense
Chris Kiffin – defensive line coach/recruiting coordinator for defense
Wesley McGriff – co-defensive coordinator

Mississippi State
Tim Brewster – receivers coach

Terry Joseph – defensive backs coach
John Papuchis – defensive coordinator

Notre Dame
Tony Alford – running backs/slot wide receivers/ recruiting coordinator
Mike Denbrock – outside wide receivers/passing game coordinator
Chuck Martin – offensive coordinator

Ohio State
Luke Fickell – defensive coordinator
Mike Vrabel – defensive line coach

Don Pellum – linebackers coach/recruiting coordinator

Penn State
Charles London – running backs coach
Larry Johnson – defensive line coach

South Carolina
G.A. Mangus – quarterbacks coach

LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis went out and got touted prospects Greg Gilmore, Frank Herron, and Lewis Neal. He also played a big part in securing Kendell Beckwith and Josh Boutte.

South Florida
Larry Scott – running backs coach

Mike Sanford – running backs coach/recruiting coordinator

Texas A&M
Clarence McKinney – offensive coordinator
David Beaty – wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator

Jay Graham – running backs coach

Stacy Searels – offensive line coach

Adrian Klemm – offensive line coach
Demetrice Martin – defensive backs coach

Ed Orgeron – defensive line coach/recruiting coordinator
Tee Martin – receivers coach

Josh Gattis – receivers/offensive recruiting coordinator

Notre Dame assistant Tony Alford gives the Irish a strong presence in Florida.

Virginia Tech
Shane Beamer – associate head coach/running backs coach

Tosh Lupoi – defensive line coach

West Virginia
Bill Bedenbaugh – offensive line coach

Ben Strickland - defensive backs coach

The 247Sports network contributed to this report.

Steve Wiltfong is a national recruiting writer for 247Sports. You can follow him on Twitter here.

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