There’s some kid out there that’s watching all these kids sign to “big time” colleges. He’ll sign to a D3, and be in the HOF one day. — Arian Foster (@ArianFoster) February 6, 2013
Every year, in every sport, there are marquee names that grab the attention of fans everywhere. No matter if its deserved attention or simply hype because of their last name, select players dominate recruiting lists, all-star ballots, and newspaper articles. This is especially so in football, where groups such as Scout.com, Rivals.com, ESPN, and more rank players by “stars,” and expect those same players to live by their “all-knowing” rankings.
But each year, these rankings fail to factor in two very important attributes: heart and those who choose to compete every day.