The search for America's next college football stars takes place in every corner of the country. Coaching staffs throughout the Division I level travel to rural towns and expansive cities while pursuing prospects on the recruiting trail.
Some players provide rare excitement for their hometown, becoming the first local athlete to command attention from a cluster of college campuses for on-field accolades. Others are the latest standouts in a long line of talent to emerge at their high school, living up to legacies established long before they started receiving piles of mail from top-level teams.
Some public institutions perennially flourish in football-crazed communities, while many private schools circulate serious financial support for football to provide top-notch facilities and coaches in an effort to lure the region's most impressive players. This sustained success attracts collegiate attention on an annual basis.
There are several schools that currently feature multiple FBS-bound student-athletes in the 2015 class. We examine some of the programs primed to give opponents fits and attract a steady flow of scouts this fall.