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Survey shows top players would rather play with other stars instead of going solo

Updated: July 24, 2014, 1:50 PM ET
By Jeremy Crabtree | ESPN.com

It's been less than two weeks since LeBron James' latest decision. While King James is working to put together a loaded team in Cleveland, his previous move is still resonating as an ever-growing trend among football recruits.

Recruiters call it "the LeBron effect."

It's one explanation for why Alabama signed the nation's top recruiting class for three straight seasons and is well on its way to a fourth in the Class of 2015. Like James' desire to join ...

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