The earlier the offer, the greater the risk 

September, 20, 2013
9/20/13
10:00
AM ET


Early offers aren’t an epidemic just yet -- that’s the good news. But the recruiting calendar is more accelerated than ever. Coaches have to evaluate and recruit the current class, as well as the next class and the following class -- all at the same time.

Is it much too soon to be offering and recruiting players who are freshmen (or younger)?