Recruiting is the most inexact science in sports.
An easy way to get lost in the recruiting shuffle is to glare at star ratings and statistics. Star ratings are the least accurate of the two deciphering points, but stats can be equally deceiving.
There are five stats that really get overhyped often, and this is a breakdown of what they are and how they can mislead a casual recruiting follower.
How recruits will develop over four years is tough to judge, but there are signs that coaches look for to choose who they believe will develop into star talent once they arrive at the next level. Here is why you don’t need to get lost in the stats shuffle.