A vastly overlooked avenue of recruiting are junior college players. Known more casually as "JUCO" prospects, these are players that for some reason—academic, personal or other—are playing at junior colleges across the country.
You better believe that FBS and FCS schools hit the JUCO trail for prospects, too.
Bill Snyder at Kansas State has used JUCO recruiting as a prime function in order to stay competitive year in and year out. This season, players like Cordarrelle Patterson at Tennessee and Cornelius Carradine at Florida State are two former JUCO players who are doing big things right now.
For this read, I'm going to give you 11 JUCO recruits that you, a college football know-it-all, need to know about.