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I guess maybe a little negative, but if it is a troll post he sure put in a ridiculous amount of effort.
Well damn.. I guess we might as well just pack it up and go home since they had more 5 stars..
Rankings in recruiting are just opinions. The class from 3 years ago had USC as top recruit class in the nation. The team was unranked at the end of this year. Aub and Texas were in top 6 or 7 too and what did they do on the field this year? Not much. Yea we watch the players and pay attention to the gurus, but it doesnt always play out that way.
That is exactly what we were saying, good observation.
Keep in mind that this site is basically built on enthusiasm for OSU football recruiting. Positive OSU recruiting news is what drives bucknuts. Urban Meyer is the best recruiter in the country. The 2013 OSU recruiting haul is the greatest of all time. 2014 is going to be even better, etc, etc. So anytime you post something negative (or even something that suggests you are less than supremely confident) about recruiting it is going to draw attention and most of that attention will be negative.
It will never come down to a single recruiting class meaning victory on the field. It has to be consistant good classes, filling needs, gaining depth, and meshing with veteran players and getting the right chemistry and everyone on the same page buying in. OK, I'm out of cliche's
Good days, bad days --- always a Buckeye. Time to begin the assault on the 2014 BCS National Championship
kids get an extra star once they commit to AL. No worries....
Looks like Bama is getting stronger:
Here are Alabama's elite signees since Rivals began its numerical rating system.
2004 - 1 elite signee
1 6.0 (Nikita Stover)
2005 - 1 elite signee
1 6.0 (Roy Upchurch)
2006 - 1 elite signee
1 6.1 (Andre Smith)
2007 - 3 elite signees
3 6.0s (Michael Ricks, Rolando McClain, Kerry Murphy)
2008 - 8 elite signees
3 6.1s (B.J. Scott, Julio Jones, Tyler Love)
5 6.0s (Mark Barron, Kerry Murphy, Jerrell Harris, Alonzo Lawrence, Barrett Jones)
2009 - 5 elite signees
4 6.1s (Trent Richardson, D.J. Fluker, Nico Johnson, Dre Kirkpatrick)
1 6.0 (Tana Patrick)
2010 - 1 elite signee
1 6.1 (Dee Milliner)
2011 - 6 elite signees
3 6.1s (Cyrus Kouandjio, Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix, Dee Hart)
3 6.0s (Brent Calloway, Jesse Williams, Jeoffrey Pagan)
2012 - 7 elite signees
3 6.1s (Eddie Williams, T.J. Yeldon, Landon Collins)
4 6.0s (Chris Black, Amari Cooper, Travell Dixon, Reggie Ragland)
2013 - 12 elite signees
4 6.1s (Jonathan Allen, A'Shawn Robinson, O.J. Howard, Reuben Foster)
8 6.0s (ArDarius Stewart, Robert Foster, Altee Tenpenny, Dee Liner, Grant Hill, Tyren Jones, Alvin Kamara, Derrick Henry)
On paper Notre Dame should be a NC contender every year. Same with USC and Texas. It is so much more than just who has the most stars.
I agree and it's arguable the USC was worse after their rediculous classes than before they landed all of their five stars in the last of their great classes. I think it comes down to heart and desire, because on paper they should've won't at least teo more championships.
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