Last spring, a relatively unknown receiver lit up every offseason workout he attended. The player saw his stock soar as he made a name for himself by performing well at various combines, camps and throwing sessions. His spring performance was so impressive that he earned a scholarship to Baylor.
By the time the 2013 recruiting cycle ended, Robbie Rhodes was considered one of the top players in the country.
As the following players are proving, a recruit does not have to possess early offers from juggernaut schools to earn recognition. A safety from California used a camp as the platform for his coming out party. An undersized corner displayed exceptional athleticism to earn an invite to a prestigious summer event.
And two offensive linemen have made a name for themselves with good performances at various camps and combines.