Diamonds in the rough
Those who know football know that one of the fastest rising teams in the Division I ranks is the UConn football program that just joined the Big East. While Connecticut and Rhode Island aren't major producers of football talent, they are states that cannot be overlooked. Every good recruiter knows that you cannot leave any stone unturned, and it is in states like these where you can find a diamond in the rough. NFL players like Hall of Fame QB Steve Young, linebacker Bill Romanowski and DE Dwight Freeney are from Connecticut, and players with that type of ability will again be found for those willing to look.
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