Recruiters are starting to come around to the idea that UConn is poised to have a legitimate quarterback in 2018, and it’s time to get the hell out of Dodgeville, Iowa, according to several of the most recent rankings released by 247Sports.
A few weeks ago, UConn’s recruiting class was ranked No. 3 by Rivals and No. 6 by 247sports, and the Huskies had the No. 1 class in the nation at the time of the rankings.
But it’s now clear that the class is still pretty high on the list of recruiting destinations for UConn, and even more so, in the minds of some of the recruiting analysts that are on board.
The recruiting rankings were released Tuesday by ESPN, ESPN2 and Scout.com, which ranked the recruiting classes for the past two years.
According to those rankings, the Huskers were No. 4 in recruiting classes per ESPN, No. 2 in recruiting rankings per Scout and No, 3 in recruiting ranking per 247Sports in 2017.
While UConn didn’t get as many offers from top-tier schools as some of its peers in the Big Ten, it did get plenty of offers from some of college football’s top programs.
The Huskers’ four-star quarterback, Deshaun Watson, is a top-five recruit nationally and was the top-ranked quarterback in the country for the last two years, according for 247Sports, which also ranked Watson as the No .2 player in the 2016 class.
And the Husky class ranked No