08-05-2009 12:13 PM

Catamount Conversation: Andy Follett, Wide Receivers Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Winning games on Saturday’s in the fall takes preparation, perseverance, hard work and near flawless execution – and that’s even before the team hits the field. Recruiting has become the life-blood of college athletics. Although the focal point falls the first week of February, the process has become a year-round proposition.

For Western Carolina head coach Dennis Wagner and staff, 2009 represented the first full-year they had to be fully involved in the recruiting process. The result: the third-highest rated incoming class among Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) squads in the nation according to Rivals.com.

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