...Looking back at the 2012 football recruiting rankings, a few things are obvious.
First, Texas' second-ranked class didn't quite meet expectations. Florida State made a real move with the group ranked as high as No. 3. But Alabama, owner of the No. 1 class according to two of the three major rankings, likely made the biggest scores.
As the high school signees enter their fourth season in Tuscaloosa, this is a good time to look back at the hits and misses.
Of the 23 who signed out of high school, 16 are still with the program. Three ― Landon Collins, Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon ― entered the NFL...