Rivals is ran by bama grads. It is known that a player is given additional stars for getting a bama offer. Stars continue to mean nothing.
Everyone wants to go from one site to another and think they are somehow different. Just make sure the site you are moving to is really different. Some people went on to Scout and like it. I do find it funny how a lot of people have now jumped on 247 started by Shannon Terry who is a Bama fan and an original key player in Rivals. Looks like Shannon just keeps reinventing him and making a lot of money.
At least Bama’s performance on the field does not align with the opinions on their recruiting class…. College Football Recruiting Million Dollar Man The start of 247
24/7 is a new effort of which Bucknuts is on the ground floor along with another 20 or so of the industry’s largest web sites. It is headed by Shannon Terry, previously the founder of Rivals.com. Terry served as Rivals’ Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the corporate strategy, new product development and day-to-day management. He was named to the Sports Business Journal's Forty-Under-40 in 2006 and 2007, and the Forty-Under-40 Hall of Fame in 2008. Terry was also named to the trade publication's 20 Most Influential People in Online Sports list in 2007 and 2008.
Shannon Terry, founder of 247 sports, the third college team site and recruiting company he's founded in the past nineteen years…..
“Born in rural north Alabama in tiny Woodville, population 300, the only child of two cattle farmers…”
…”Growing up Terry was an Alabama fan -- a fact that he still hears about on the message boards today -- but now he says he's more of an SEC and college football fan. "The Auburn people won't believe it," he says, "but it's true."….
Terry has played major roles in
• Alliance Sports.
• 247 Sports
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