The 2012 college football season isn’t even a month old and ESPN’s RecruitingNation.com is already projecting the high schoolers that will be incoming freshman for 2014.
On Thursday during ESPNU’s Recruiting Nation at 5 p.m. ET the “ESPN 300 Watch List” will be revealed for college football recruits, with a first look at the high school Class of 2014’s standout players.
Front Row grabbed a few minutes of time with ESPN’s Senior Coordinator of Recruiting, Jeremy Crabtree, to discuss what goes into compiling the list.
How many people work on the list and for how long?
The “ESPN Watch List” is put together after months and months of initial research, countless hours of film study and in-person evaluations on prospects all over the country. Evaluating high school football recruits is an extremely tough task, and we believe it takes a trained eye to spot talent at such an early age since many of the players on the “Watch List” are only 15 or 16 years old. That’s why we’re confident that the list coordinated by Senior National Recruiting Analyst Tom Luginbill, National Recruiting Analyst Craig Haubert and our entire RecruitingNation scouting team is the best early list out there.
What do fans have to look forward to with the class of 2014? continue reading…