Not only has recruiting become a year round sport, it has become a year or sometimes two or more ahead sport for the Missouri Tigers football program and the rest of college football.
And the Tigers are very much on top of things both in their out of state recruiting grounds, and at home in the Show-Me state for 2015.
Two rising 2015 defensive tackles in the MO class are Blue Springs NG Carlos Davis 6'3" 265 4.73 forty and twin brother Khalil Davis 6'3" 260 4.67 forty-who both took an unofficial visit to Mizzou on Tuesday.
ShowMeMizzou.com caught up with the Davis twins to get their thoughts on the visit and Missouri following it.
"After yesterday, Mizzou is my top school to go to now. I love the coaches, the school, the academics, and the defensive scheme. It's also close to home so my parents will be able to see me play," said Carlos Davis.
And on talk of the possibility of an offer coming his and his brother Khalil's way?
"Yes they did! They said they need a little more film and we will be good."
Twin brother Khalil also sung the praises of Missouri following the Davis brothers unofficial visit to the Zou.
"Yes I loved it!! Mizzou is my top choice right now. Yes they did talk about offering but they said they need some film on us first," said Khalil Davis.
The Davis' saw some time on varsity last year during the Wildcats championship run, and both are scheduled to start this season at Nose Guard and Defensive Tackle respectively, and despite limited playing time as sophomore, are hearing from a number of BCS schools.
The Davis brothers first caught my attention at Mizzou's one day camp in Kansas City last summer with their size and athleticism at their young age between their freshman and sophomore years. They both already squat over 500lbs and bench well over 300, while also standing out in track in the throwing events,with Carlos Davis throwing the shot put 57- feet, the discus 176.6 feet and Khalil Davis throwing the shot 49-feet and the discus 179.4 feet, and with Khalil finishing 2nd in the Class 4 championships in discus and Carlos 9th. Both ran the 200 meters as freshmen.
Both brothers are extremely quick and athletic besides being strong, and looked poised for a breakout season. It looks like the Tigers are in good position early with them.