Recruiting from a program perspective is all about momentum, but the same could be said from the view of the players.
Recruiting in general can be a study of momentum shifts and swings.
When a program is hot on the field, it tends to play out on the recruiting trail. Once a few elite recruits commit to said program, others tend to follow. It's about a positive trend. Unfortunately, the same is true of negative trends.
From a player's perspective, one great game, highlight tape or combine can really get a bunch of programs looking. Once one major program offers, others tend to follow.
Momentum is key in every aspect of recruiting, so with that in mind, here are five prospects that are picking up some major steam right now.