BYU Football: Bronco's Biggest Recruiting Letdowns

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Aug 31, 2013; Charlottesville, VA, USA; Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall against the Virginia Cavaliers during the first half at Scott Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rafael Suanes-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 31, 2013; Charlottesville, VA, USA; Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall against the Virginia Cavaliers during the first half at Scott Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rafael Suanes-USA TODAY Sports

Much has been made about the upcoming 2014 recruiting class and how it stacks up compared to other recruiting classes. Well, the truth of the matter is, none of us have any idea how 2014 stacks up to prior classes. Every year, in every class, there are “can’t miss prospects” that turn out to be complete flops at the next level. It’s usually not any fault of the school or the coaches, but sometimes there are great high school players that don’t make great college players.

So, let’s take a look back at BYU’s recruiting classes and determine who the biggest letdowns that that BYU signed were.

**Disclaimer: I hate the word bust. Regardless of how disappointing these athletes BYU careers were, they played more football in Provo than I have. They aren’t busts, just didn’t have great BYU careers.

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