The Arizona Wildcats football recruiting class of 2008 is in the books.
Arizona was coming off a 5-7 season in coach Mike Stoops fourth season and hadn’t had a winning record in nine seasons.
The Cats weren’t operating from a position of strength and finished 39th nationally in the recruiting rankings of Rivals.com and Scout.com, which put Arizona slightly below average among BCS conference teams.
So, how did Arizona do with its 2008 recruiting class?
Somewhere around average sounds about right.
The Cats hit on about half of the class, with “hit” defined as a starting player, but there wasn’t a lot of star power and not nearly enough defense.
Let’s take a look …