They are the hearts that pump the lifeblood into college football programs. They spend weeks at a time away from their families and players in motel rooms and rental cars in every small town and major city across the country.
Sounds like an old-school traveling salesman and in many ways, that’s what college football recruiters are, at least for the months where they can be on the road.
Here’s a look at the very best recruiters in the country, judged individually for their efforts and successes in the Class of 2012, courtesy of 247Sports.
Look for the National Recruiter of the Year and Conference Recruiters of the Year later today.
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Photos courtesy of Virginia Tech, Boise State University, UCLA, the University of Alabama, the University of Georgia, the University of Louisville, the University of Washington, the University of Michigan, West Virginia University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Maryland, Stanford University, Mississippi State University, Rutgers University, the University of Utah, the University of Oregon