We've looked at the top recruiting classes of the past decade (2004-2013 recruiting years) at QB, RB and WR so far. Today, we're going flip sides of the ball and take a look at the the top LB recruiting classes over the past decade of recruiting.
We've had some great linebackers come though the recruiting ranks and go on to play well in college. Yet, you have to remember, this read and overall series is about classes at respective positions. So today we arrive at the linebackers, as having a good unit of second-level defenders to stop the run and menace the underneath-to-intermediate passing game is needed for defensive success.
I've gone back and looked at the last 10 years of recruiting and found a few LB classes that stand out over that period of time (2004-2013). Here's the best LB recruiting classes over the past decade of recruiting.