As entertaining as college football recruiting is, it is even more serious to the college coaches who hit the trail hard to bring in top talent year after year. Recruiting battles are fierce, fans follow a recruit's every move and national signing day is covered end to end by major networks across the country.
Recruiting really was revolutionized in the first decade of the 2000s, and that is the era that really set the tone for what we have today. Since the dawn of the Internet, recruiting has really taken off and become a major industry in sports.
Looking over the past decade and into this new one, we've had some amazing recruiters who have shown an elite ability to sign top talent on a consistent basis. For this read, let's look back on the top 11 recruiters over the last 11 years, shall we?