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KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35



In the past 4 seasons.

The Big XII is THAT BAD folks.







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castorinho
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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The Big XII is THAT BAD folks.


what?






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The Boat
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


Or Bill Snyder is that good.





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LSUSoulja08
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


or could it be some proof those player rankings and class rankings really don't mean shit?





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cjared036
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


It's a little bit of both.

What's bad is that Texas has a tradition of top 5 recruiting classes but has only won 2 conference championships in the past 15 years. One Natty...






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SabiDojo
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35



and it showed last night.






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TheBiggestSpur
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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or could it be some proof those player rankings and class rankings really don't mean shit?


This. Why the hell would I care about some sportswriter from ESPN or Rivals opinion of a recruit based off a 10 minutes highlight reel?







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CajunCowboy35
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


I wouldnt say the Big 12 is awful, but they have had better years....





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SprintFun
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


Bill Snyder is just an amazing coach. One of those guys that can beat you with his players or beat you with yours too





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Zamoro10
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


K-State leads the nation in JUCO transfers the last 5 years.

I don't know how that affects recruiting class rankings but obviously it does. They get damn good players from the JUCO ranks.






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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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or could it be some proof those player rankings and class rankings really don't mean shit?


Yep

Don't forget that the reason Auburn is so bad this year is because of their top 10 recruiting classes every year






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StraightCashHomey21
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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K-State leads the nation in JUCO transfers the last 5 years.



this and thats why prince failed b/c with Snyder before it was the same shit






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bhart99
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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Bill Snyder is just an amazing coach. One of those guys that can beat you with his players or beat you with yours too


Yeah it just shows how great of a coach Snyder is. King Saban himself couldn't get that team to 11-1.






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tcoachmc
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


Why, because some jock sniffing nerd starts a business rating high school players and says so? If recruiting was a a science, EVERY player in the NFL would come from the BCS conference schools only. You would hardly ever see a player from the Sun-belt or an FCS school or a Division II school.





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xenythx
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


Well Kansas State's best defensive player was a five-star out of HS (#1 player maybe?).

Stars matter in the sense that the true HS standouts that jump out at you immediately are usually five-stars. And these guys are usually the ones that elevate a team from good to great.

With that said, any college coach and his staff worth their paychecks can identify these same players. They don't need Rivals or Scout or 24/7 to tell them that they want to recruit Percy Harvin or Reggie Bush or Vince Young.



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Dr RC
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


no, Bill Snyder is just that good. The dude is one of the greatest coaches ever and Kansas State is lucky as all get out that he was a lifer.





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VerlanderBEAST
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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or could it be some proof those player rankings and class rankings really don't mean shit?







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Bench McElroy
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


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K-State leads the nation in JUCO transfers the last 5 years.

I don't know how that affects recruiting class rankings but obviously it does. They get damn good players from the JUCO ranks.



Bingo! Kansas is home to one of the best JUCO conferences in the country and K-State gets a lot of good recruits from the JUCO ranks every year. It's hard to win there but it's not like there isn't any pool of talent to tap into.






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offshoretrash
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re: KSU had not had a Recruiting class ranked higher than #35


K-state just brings them up from the minor leagues every year. Even though the ranking don't show it he gets elite players.





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