Much goes into the scouting and preparation of each year's initial ESPN 150 recruiting rankings. There's also a method to the madness when it comes to determining which players go in what spots.
RecruitingNation's Tom Luginbill and Craig Haubert take you inside the process:
ESPN Senior Recruiting Analyst Tom Luginbill explains the national vs regional approach to recruiting for ESPN Recruiting, and why the positional approach is the best method.
Luginbill explains the timing process for the release of the ESPN 150 rankings, and when ESPN Recruiting will begin to have two recruiting rankings active at the same time.
Luginbill gives you a look at how ESPN Recruiting evaluates players, and what kind of resources they have at their disposal.