Using your own example, would you have listened to the guy in the office who "follows the markets" and told you it was a stupid investment buying Microsoft when IBM was a much higher rated stock? Or would you have said "let see how this goes" before making a decision on how "good" your investment was. Recruiting is the same thing - an investment in a young man with the hope of a big future return. Sometimes you hit, sometimes you don't. And while you might make money buying a "known" commodity, you can get filthy, stinking rich finding a diamond in the rough.
I wonder what the comments were when Coach Tressel took this guy - a little known 3 star kid from Minnesota? How many people who "follow recruiting" left similar "why are we taking 3 star recruits when we should be getting 4-5 stars" comments. Yes, I too "follow" recruiting - but I would never presume to know more that those who actually do the recruiting for a living.
Yea... all 3 start players should be ignored, because the 5 star players are so much better...
So Snake64... you don't like 3* linebackers, huh?
My thoughts exactly. I need to get some work done but because of all these BOOMS! I'm constantly having to refresh 11W to see what new and exciting news there is.
"If you never saw him run with a football, I can't describe it to you. It wasn't like Red Grange or Tom Harmon or anybody else. It was kind of a cross between music and cannon fire, and it brought your heart up under your ears." - James Thurber
Losing to Ohio State!
Love a great Kicker BOOM!
"Naught (nothing) without labor"