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ANDY STAPLES
January 26, 2009
The recruiting patterns for a cross section of BCS schools
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January 26, 2009

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The recruiting patterns for a cross section of BCS schools

By design (USC), reputation (Notre Dame) or necessity ( Nebraska), many schools recruit coast-to-coast. But as these maps reveal, others, such as Texas and Virginia Tech, are true home teams. Among BCS schools, the Longhorns signed the greatest percentage of in-state players (93.2%) from 2004 through '08.

[This article contains a complex diagram. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

Washington State

USC

Notre Dame

Wisconsin

Nebraska

Texas

Penn State

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