Recruiting is really undergoing some crucial changes, and we may be moving towards a new era. Texas started the "early offering" by beginning to offer prospects at the end of their junior season and through the start of the new calendar year.
There was much backlash against Texas, but schools were forced to adjust and begin offering recruits early, too. Fast-forward to today, when there is talk that offering scholarships to players in middle-school is the next frontier of recruiting.
In fact, there are some prospects still in middle-school who possess scholarship offers right now. They could be called the young "phenoms." Just to make sure you, the recruiting fan, have a little knowledge of a few of these so-called phenoms, this piece will look at several that you need to know more about.
Let's get this baby started!