Patience is the rule at TCU

Updated: March 1, 2010, 6:15 PM ET
By Bruce Feldman | ESPN The Magazine

Five years ago, schools didn't make a habit of giving scholarships to prep juniors. They gave out one, maybe two offers. Now? LSU alone has nine verbals for its 2011 class. The recruiting game has never moved faster.

While schools like Texas and LSU rush to land junior prospects, TCU coach Gary Patterson knows that the extra time to evaluate a player can pay dividends. Become an ESPN Insider to read the rest. Insider