Washington Husky Recruiting Class of 2017 Makes Distinction Between Good Class from Good Show
Snowboards, Helicopter rides, Eiffel Tower, Stacking tee shirts. In the end, each player had a distinctive personal style they wanted to convey as the officially aligned with the college football program of their choice. Of course, the national media was more than happy to go along for the ride, the headliners, the drama. The Washington Husky recruiting class of 2017 offered no such parade of technology, sleight of hand, nor parlor tricks. They simply arrived and signed as a group.
They didn’t even parade around as many programs do.
But this parade is the beginning of the journey, not the end. This is the moment young men formally announce their hopes of becoming part of something great, not the accomplishment of it.
And there’s the rub.
If you don’t understand what I mean… check out the 2016 NFL Draft grades. A perfect example of this is the 2016 NFL Draft grades by ProFootballFocus.com. The two Superbowl teams? The Atlanta Falcons (11-5) and the New England Patriots (14-2). The Falcons class was rated D+ and the New England Patriots scored a B-. And yet, they are competing for the cup. Just as an exclamation point, the Cleveland Browns (1-15) received an A.