Recruiting is the lifeblood of all college football programs. Great players make coaches look good. You cannot win championships without great players and you cannot get great players unless you recruit well.
With the advent of the Internet, college football recruiting has sprung up an entirely new industry. Millions of fans flock to websites to see where recruits are rated and how their college is doing in assembling a recruiting class every year.
Invariably there are going to be misses. These "recruiting experts" are going to rank some kids high who do not deserve it, and there are some players who simply do not pan out. College football coaches will tell you that if half a recruiting class becomes contributors on the field, then that is a great class.
A&M has had a lot of success lately developing football players and putting them in the NFL. This is a look at the other side of the coin. This is a look at some of those recruiting misses on the Aggies football team.