May 21, 2009
Nuckols plugging away in the classroom
Edward Nuckols was the top ranked defensive tackle prospect in the state of California last recruiting cycle. But he only ended up receiving five scholarship offers.
Most recruits that earn four-star status see their offer list reach double digits by the end of their junior year.
The lack of recruiting interest had nothing to do with Nuckols' abilities as a football player. It had to do with his academics.
Nuckols did not initially project as a full qualifier.
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