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Colorado recruiting capsule

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Here's the first of a look at the North Division teams' recruiting lists. Others will appear throughout the day.

My first team will be Colorado.

Colorado Buffaloes

Signing day class recruits -- 19

Breakdown -- 18 high school, one junior college.

Positions -- 4 OL, 3 WR, 3 CB, 2 DT, 2 DE, 1 QB, 1 TE, 1 S, 1 K, 1 ATH.

Where they came from -- Colorado 5, California 4, Texas 3, Connecticut 1, Illinois 1, Nevada 1, Ohio 1, Oklahoma 1, South Carolina 1, Tennessee 1.

The stud -- DE Nick Kasa, Thornton, Colo. (Legacy High School). Becomes third straight No. 1 recruit from Colorado attracted by Buffaloes.

Recruiting-class sleeper -- LB Derrick Webb, Memphis, Tenn. (Whitehaven). Productive tackling machine who is a cousin of former Nebraska and San Francisco 49ers standout Roger Craig.

The one who got away -- DB Byron Moore of Harbor City, Calif., was a late commitment to USC. He would have been an ideal playmaker in the Buffaloes' secondary, providing an immediate talent upgrade.

Needs addressed -- Defensive line, wide receivers, linebackers, cornerback, offensive line.

Didn't need much help -- Running backs.

Scouts Inc. grade -- C (eighth in the Big 12, third in North Division).

My take -- Doesn't have the sizzle of some of Hawkins' earlier Colorado classes, but still should be a solid, productive class.