clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The Carolina Panthers are full of former star recruits. The Denver Broncos are not.

Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox every morning!). I'm Bud Elliott, SB Nation's National Recruiting Analyst, and in this space I'll be sharing news, rumors and musings on the world of college football recruiting.

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

It's interesting to break down the rosters of the teams in the Super Bowl and see how they were rated as recruits. What we found is that the Panthers are full of former blue-chippers, while the Broncos have a lot of players who weren't rated very highly at all. Last year I broke down how sleeper recruits still make the NFL.