The Big Ten is full of tradition and has been one of the most dominant conferences in college football. There have been so many coaches who were skilled recruiters that called this league home, and of course with the BCS coming in 1998, recruiting became even more important.
Some say the conference isn't what it used to be, but new schools in the league like Nebraska and Rutgers will only make things interesting in the coming seasons. Today, as we look back at recruiting in the BCS era, let's quickly run through the top recruiters on the B1G's BCS era.
With the SEC being such a dominant recruiting conference and Florida State, Miami, Texas and Notre Dame and USC all also be juggernauts on the trail, things got a little bit tough for the B1G during the middle BCS years.
However, there were a few coaches who still consistently pulled in good classes.