When the BCS came into effect in 1998, college football really jumped to a new level. When the Internet really took off and boomed around 2000, the online recruiting industry was born and pretty much a revolution took place.
More attention and coverage was given to recruiting since websites, chat rooms and message boards were now at a fan's disposal to give and receive information about a potential incoming player to their favorite team. So recruits began to receive more hype and mystique and therefore recruiting became bigger.
With that came heightened scrutiny towards recruiting and how a player's recruitment went. Recruiting sagas were born and small controversy became magnified. As we look back through the years, we've had some whacky and quirky recruiting sagas in the BCS era.
Here are the 10 craziest of 'em all.