Being a labeled a 5-star recruit is the hire honor a recruit can receive as far as evaluation ratings go in recruiting. The star system is always the subject of great debate by players, coaches, analysts and fans alike.
Each year only a handful of recruits are deemed worthy of 5-star honors and those that do see the pressure around them increase to new heights. It's early for the 2014 class, but I've identified 12 prospects that have the skills and talent make up of a 5-star recruits.
The following piece will just be a quick rundown of each of these 5-star talents' skill set as football players. Talking about trips, offers and favorite schools is one thing, talking about what these recruits bring to the table as pure football players is another.