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    Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    I think I heard this on the radio. Has that ever happened before? No football 5 stars



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    I am kind of happy about this. The B12 will still be tough, but I don't mind ISU not having to defend the Dez Bryant's and Adrian Peterson's of the world.



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I am kind of happy about this. The B12 will still be tough, but I don't mind ISU not having to defend the Dez Bryant's and Adrian Peterson's of the world.
    Dez Bryant was a 4* recruit.



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    I think I heard this on the radio. Has that ever happened before? No football 5 stars
    depends on which site's rankings you're using. Rivals rankings has zero 5 stars for the Big 12. Scout and 247 have multiple 5 stars to the conference, and ESPN only has 11 5 stars, total, far less than other sites.


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    I can't wait to see where Lazard comes out. My guess is he's a 4 star but he will be up there in the WR rankings. Comparing him to Treadwell, I think he has more potential.


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    I just looked up Petersons profile. He, uh, well he lived up to rankings.


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    How many 5 stars are usually in each recruiting class?


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    I don't follow recruiting closely like many on here, but any chance this is a chicken/egg sort of thing. In other words, these players didn't look like they were going to SEC teams, so they can't be 5 star players?



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Quote Originally Posted by MIClone View Post
    I don't follow recruiting closely like many on here, but any chance this is a chicken/egg sort of thing. In other words, these players didn't look like they were going to SEC teams, so they can't be 5 star players?
    No. Texas, OU and probably even OSU have enough clout that that isn't the case. No ones going to say a kid isn't a 5 star because he is going to Texas. The SEC just recruits better than everyone else for a few different reasons.


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    No. Texas, OU and probably even OSU have enough clout that that isn't the case. No ones going to say a kid isn't a 5 star because he is going to Texas. The SEC just recruits better than everyone else for a few different reasons.
    Well, one major one. $$$$$$$$$$$$$ (but yeah, probably a few)



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Yes, the SEC is the best conference, but both recruit ratings and the NC are based on opinion, and right now opinion is heavily slanted their way.



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Yes, the SEC is the best conference, but both recruit ratings and the NC are based on opinion, and right now opinion is heavily slanted their way.
    Well, in their defense they hold up to those opinions in the NC. They also are naming guys 5 stars or at least have the discussions in about March/April without knowing where guys are going.


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Stars shmars. What were Knott and Kline?



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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    Quote Originally Posted by CyOps View Post
    Stars shmars. What were Knott and Kline?
    When will people stop with this? Those guys are exceptions. Especially as it applies to 5 stars, ratings show a pretty good correlation to success considering you are looking at only the athletic ability of a kid without being exposed to his drive, determination, or other mental aspects.


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    Re: Big 12 lands zero 5* players

    That will just make next year even cooler when we sign the only 5* in the Big 12 in 2 years w/Lazard



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