Under-recruited: How Today’s Stars Were Made

Under-Recruited: Derek Carr

Under-Recruited: Derek Carr

Even QBs with great size are sometimes overlooked. Derek Carr, of the Raiders, only had one offer heading into college and was only the 4th QB drafted

Under-Recruited: Elfrid Payton

Under-Recruited: Elfrid Payton

That dude with the hair. Elfrid Payton is a lot more than that, as he had only one offer coming out of high school and still made it to the NBA. But how?

Under-Recruited: Case Keenum

Under-Recruited: Case Keenum

You need to Audition for your job every day of your life. Case Keenum embodies this mentality, with being overlooked everywhere he has ever played.

Under-Recruited: James Harrison

Under-Recruited: James Harrison

James Harrison. Hate him or love him, he had one of the toughest paths to the NFL possible. Unrecruited, undrafted, nothing was given to him along the way.

Under-Recruited: Khalil Mack

Under-Recruited: Khalil Mack

Yes, Khalil Mack was a first round draft pick. But he also only received one offer coming out of high school. But that’s just where his story gets started.