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Locked due to no posts in 60 days. Report 1st post if need unlocked Links: Recruiting Classes Don't Translate To Wins

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5 Year Member
Since it's been talked about recently how stars don't mean success, I thought I'd go the next step and ask if good recruiting classes translate to wins. Here's some articles I found:

From The Wiz of Odds "Recruiting Rankings Don't Translate Into Wins"

From Mr. SEC: "Recruiting Rankings Are a Compass, Not a GPS"

From Alabama Live: "Sometimes numbers lie: Recruiting doesn't always pan out as expected"

From Dr. Saturday: "Hug your friendly neighborhood recruiting rankings"

The Dr. Saturday one was my personal favorite of the group. Then again, I read the Doctor regularly.


Tom Osborne
15 Year Member
Too lazy to read the links but the headline "recruiting rankings are a compass, not a GPS" seems most appropriate. It's a start in the right direction. Coaching and some luck provide the rest of the story.
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