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Friday Flakes: Donovan Raiola is Considered a Top 10 Recruiter in the Country for 2024

NCAA Football: Northern Illinois at Nebraska Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports

My my my. How the tables have turned. Remember when Donovan Raiola was the only assistant coach retained by Matt Rhule and how many were up in arms about the idea of keeping Raiola?

Well after one season under Rhule the offensive line play has definitely improved and he is considered by 24/7 Sports to be the #6 recruiter in the country for the 2024 season. Yes, admittedly getting his nephew Dylan Raiola into the fold surely helps.

However, Raiola was also able to get Grant Brix who was the top ranked player out of the state of Iowa and the #5 overall offensive tackle in the country. Then add Preston Taumua who was the number one player out of Hawaii and the 15th ranked player in the country at his position.

24/7 Sports is crediting him with six commits which include the three above as well as Gibson Pyle (who I am guessing will become a fan favorite), Landen Davidson and Jake Peters.

Here is a link to the site if you are interested.


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