LARAMIE --  Numerous stars, numerous websites.

Who can you trust when it comes to the rating behind a players' name? Well, I guess it's up for debate.

So is the validity of it all. I think we all know what Craig Bohl's feelings are on the matter.

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Wyoming, for instance, currently has 14 players on NFL rosters, the second most of any program in the Mountain West not named Boise State.

Guess how many of those guys were five-star players? Zero. Four stars? Not one. That is if you believe Rivals.com.

Let's see where that recruiting site ranked the Pokes in the pros:

Tashaun Gipson - Safety - Chicago Bears - 3 stars

Mike Purcell - Defensive tackle - Denver Broncos - 2 stars

Chase Roullier - Center - Washington Football Team - 2 stars

Tanner Gentry - Wide receiver - Buffalo Bills - 2 stars

Brian Hill - Running back - San Francisco 49ers - 2 stars

Jacob Hollister - Tight end - Jacksonville Jaguars - 2 stars

Austin Fort - Tight end - Tennessee Titans - 2 stars

Josh Allen - Quarterback - Buffalo Bills - 2 stars

Andrew Wingard - Safety - Jacksonville Jaguars - 2 stars

Tyler Hall - Cornerback - Los Angeles Rams - 2 stars

Rico Gafford - Wide receiver - Denver Broncos - 2 stars

Logan Wilson - Linebacker - Cincinnati Bengals - 0 stars

Carl Granderson - Defensive end - New Orleans Saints - 0 stars

Marcus Epps - Safety - Philadelphia Eagles - 0 stars

Soon to be NFL linebacker Chad Muma -- 2 stars

Other NFL (Pro football) guys recruited by UW: Eddie Yarbrough - 3 stars; Josh Doctson - 3 stars; Mark Nzeocha - 3 stars; Cassh Maluia - 2 stars; John Wendling - 2 stars; Derrick Martin - 2 stars; Chris Prosinski - 2 stars; Gabe Knapton - 3 stars; Alvester Alexander - 2 stars; Marqueston Huff - 3 stars; Brett Smith - 2 stars; Korey Jones - 3 stars; Tyree Mayfield - 2 stars; Ryan Cummings - 2 stars; Youhanna Ghaifan - 2 stars

How about some current players on the roster: Eric Abojei - 3 stars; Victor Jones - 3 stars; CJ Coldon - 3 stars; Xazavian Valladay - 2 stars; Esaias Gandy - 2 stars; Logan Harris - 2 stars; Cole Godbout - 2 stars; Solomon Byrd - 2 stars; Rome Weber - 2 stars; Sean Chambers - 2 stars; Titus Swen - 2 stars; Isaiah Neyor - 2 stars; Treyton Welch - 2 stars, Easton Gibbs - 2 stars; Cam Stone - 2 stars; Levi Williams - 3 stars; Garrett Crall - 0 stars

So far today, 15 new Cowboys have inked on the dotted line. Guess how many of those guys have a three-star rating or better, according to Rivals.com? One. Caleb Merritt, wide receiver from St. Louis.

Wyoming's highest rated player since 2002: Jon Hawk, 6-6, 310, offensive lineman, Garden City, Kansas.

Who?

So, just how important are all those stars?

You decide.

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