The junior college aspect of college football recruiting is a frontier that can be very fertile for a program.
Many schools use the JUCO route to get players who can immediately help and other prospects who are just too good pass up. Landing a couple JUCO recruits pays off quickly for a program.
Some programs attack the JUCO route more rigorously than others, as you look at what Charlie Weis has done this recruiting year at Kansas. However, when you land a JUCO recruit, he's expected to contribute, and contribute quickly.
The top JUCO prospects this year are of that same traditional mold, and the following piece will be of predictions for the nation's top uncommitted JUCO prospects.
While you may not have heard too much about these guys, theses uncommitted JUCO recruits are hot commodities on the recruiting trail.
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