In two days, thousands of high school football players will sign with the colleges of their choosing.
Headlines are typically reserved for the 5-star can’t-miss prospects.
Yet unheralded, overlooked signees make a huge difference down the road.
Today we take a look back over the past five signing classes to examine some of the most underrated prospects to make impacts on their programs.
To gauge how valued recruits were before signing, we used composite recruiting scores from 247Sports.
The rankings took several factors into consideration, including national award voting, All-America voting, all-conference selections and conference awards.
Here is a closer look at the top 25 most underrated recruits of the last five years.