Five things I learned this weekend

Updated: September 26, 2011, 12:54 PM ET
By Dave Hooker
Five things I learned this weekend:

Big games matter win or lose
West Virginia fans were certainly disappointed with the outcome of Saturday's game, but let's keep it in perspective. I'll argue that the evening was a win in recruiting despite the loss.

The huge crowd of visiting prospects was incredibly impressive as they stood on the sideline for pre-game ceremonies. Four-star prospect Cyrus Jones from Baltimore Gilman made a hastily planned unofficial visit, as did junior tailback Derrick Green from Richmond (Va.) Hermitage.