You've probably heard the names of a few of 2010's top recruits. (If you haven't, um, check my archives.)
But have you seen them play? Have you watched them dominate their competition and show flashes of their future greatness? Or are you just trusting the experts?
The NFL Draft is a reminder that a significantly higher percentage of the top players in the game were backed up by recruiting hype out of high school. It's not a guarantee, but it's a gentle shove in the right direction.
Let's check out video of 10 future top ten picks before they hit the college field.