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Pac-12 football: Worried about your team’s recruiting class? Read this

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  1. RSSBot

    RSSBot News Junkie

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    Jon Wilner

    We’re two days from National Signing Day and fans are no doubt fretting throughout the conference — either you team’s recruiting class isn’t ranked very high, or it’s not ranked high enough. I’m hear to help alleviate some anxiety … or tamp down soaring expectations. (Because that’s what I do!) The star system that forms [...]

    Originally posted by College Hotline
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  2. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff Not really Club Member

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    I'm "hear?" Wow.
     
  3. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    It's official. Stars don't matter.:bounce:
     
  4. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Just for reference, here is how it breaks down for Rivals:

    QB
    Marcus Mariotta
    : 3*-5.7rr
    Keith Price: 3*-5.5rr
    Taylor Kelly: 2*-5.4rr

    RB
    Kenjon Barner
    : 3*-5.6rr
    Ka'Deem Carey: 4*-5.8rr
    Johnathan Franklin: 4*-5.8rr

    WR
    Markus Wheaton: 3*-5.7rr
    Marqise Lee: 4*-6.0rr

    TE
    Zach Ertz
    : 3*-5.7rr

    OL
    David Yankey
    : 3*-5.7rr
    Hronnis Grasu: 3*-5.7rr
    Brian Schwenke: 3*-5.6rr
    Khaled Holmes: 4*-5.9rr
    Xavier Su'a Filo: 4*-6.0rr

    DL
    Scott Chrichton
    : 3*-5.6rr
    Star Lotulelei: 3*-5.5rr
    Will Sutton: 3*-5.7rr
    Dion Jordan: 4*-5.8rr

    LB
    Chase Thomas
    : 3*-5.7rr
    Trent Murphy: 3*-5.5rr
    Anthony Barr: 4*-6.0rr

    DB
    Jordan Poyer
    : 2*-5.4rr
    Ed Reynolds: 3*-5.5rr
    Desmond Trufant: 3*-5.6rr
    Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: 4*-5.8rr

    Lots of high 3* players that had multiple PAC-12/BCS offers in that group. We are not getting those types of players for the most part.
     
  5. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    I'm surprised this article didn't generate more discussion. This looks more like a case of using hand-picked numbers to build up one side of an argument. What the article fails to mention is that there is a higher percentage of 4-star recruits than there are 5-star recruits coming out of high school, and also a higher percentage of 3-star recruits than there are 4-star recruits coming out of high school.
     
  6. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Sounds like a DII Danny argument.....
     

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