Without fanfare, assistants win recruiting battles

Originally Published: April 6, 2007
By Craig Haubert | Scouts Inc.
National signing day has become a major event on the college football calendar, with marathon-like television coverage and server-crippling Internet traffic allowing fans to welcome their teams' next wave of talented players. While head coaches are front and center on signing day, the seeds of the recruiting class are planted much earlier by people much further down the chain.