Herman only signed two classes and one was a transition class after he spent early January coaching in the CFP. It’s hard to blame in recruiting issues on him other than the fact that he left so quickly and he stole some of our 2017 recruits. Because of the signing day move to December, Applewhite had 3 classes with one transition class.
I remember Applewhite saying something at the first signing day party around them not really having a strategy to recruiting under Herman while he was there. Applewhite said he was focused on changing that. I don’t remember specifics but it was something like that. I guess that strategy didn’t quite work out.