Coming off one of the most exciting recruiting seasons in recent memory, Rivals has announced accolades for their list of the top recruiters in all the land. These guys don't get enough credit most of the time, and I'm glad to see the spotlight shined on them for once. Assistants are the foot soldiers who now carry the day instead of the Field Marshals. Per NCAA rules which limit the HC to one official in-home visit, gone are the days when the big-named head coach walks in at the last minute and closes the deal.

Tosh Lupoi of Cal was announced as the top recruiter. The rest, in no particular order, are:

Steve Addazio, Florida Chris Beatty, West Virginia Tom Bradley, Penn State Gary Campbell, Oregon James Coley, FSU Lawrence Dawsey, FSU Brandon Doman, BYU Cornell Ford, Missouri James...

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