Football recruiting is really different from basketball in a number of ways, but perhaps most importantly in numbers and projecting development.
It's really hard to figure out where a 16-year-old will be in four years and four years of concentrated weight lifting and training change everything. But you can't know until you do.
Back when he was at Navy with a size limit, Paul Evans used to partly recruit by foot size, which is how he got an awkward 6-6 kid named David Robinson to sign.
Football's a lot harder. Still, Duke's class looks promising and David Cutcliffe has proven to be a dynamic coach. Here's more on his newest class of Devils.