College football is a big business, there’s no denying that. The teams that made it in the four-team College Football Playoff all first created success on the recruiting trail the last several years.
Football recruiting is a crazy and sometimes unpredictable process. Kids get offers, take visits, determine the best opportunity for them and the program hopes they contribute to their future success.
The Rankings
Each year, high school football players get graded by various recruiting sites, and one of the largest is 247Sports. Their site not only generates a star rating for players based on their experts, but also a composite rating that gives an average combining the other sites that rank players. When you recruit the best players, it likely leads to future success.

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