Five things I learned this weekend 

September, 26, 2011
09/26/11
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Five things I learned this weekend:

Big games matter win or lose
West Virginia fans were certainly disappointed with the outcome of Saturday's game, but let's keep it in perspective. I'll argue that the evening was a win in recruiting despite the loss.

The huge crowd of visiting prospects was incredibly impressive as they stood on the sideline for pre-game ceremonies. Four-star prospect Cyrus Jones from Baltimore Gilman made a hastily planned unofficial visit, as did junior tailback Derrick Green from Richmond (Va.) Hermitage.

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Dave Hooker

Reporter, RecruitingNation

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