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Prospects take us behind the scenes on recruiting trips

Updated: January 25, 2013, 6:12 PM ET
By RecruitingNation |

Being a top football recruit comes with plenty of perks. There are the official visits, complete with tickets to big games and dinners at nice restaurants. But there are also drawbacks, including lots of late-night phone calls and pressure from anxious coaches. We talked to some of the nation's top high school players about their most memorable game-day experiences, the most annoying part of the recruiting process, the most creative recruiting pitch they received and more. 

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