Starting 5: Official visit season

Each week, Starting 5 takes you on a tour of the recruiting landscape. It delves into topics, recruiting trends and stories. This edition focuses on the art of the official visit, new Louisville recruit Jaylen Johnson, an important recruit for NC State and more.

1. The art of the official visit

By now you might be aware that America's best recruits are making their rounds, hitting up campuses for their official visits. For months, staffs have been debating internally when to bring a player to campus. It's actually a pretty dicey dilemma.