Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin was hired by Maryland to fill the vacant head coach position, the school announced Wednesday. Durkin helped first-year coach Jim Harbaugh establish a top defense in Ann Arbor, and also helped expand Michigan's recruiting net across the country.
about 324 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
Two top-10 teams are set to square off in Palo Alto as Notre Dame visits Stanford on Saturday. It's also looking more and more likely that these could be two programs in the top 10 of the recruiting class rankings when signing day rolls around.
about 331 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
It was a somewhat quiet weekend in the Big Ten, with no big announcements made. It feels like it's setting up for a big few months leading up to signing day, though. Here is a look at the bigger news from the conference: Biggest commitment: The biggest news on the commitment or decommitment front in the Big Ten was that defensive lineman Christian Colon is no longer a Penn State commit.
about 360 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Linebacker Jonathan Jones had a big change in his recruitment when he found out he wouldn't be able to enroll early. Jones couldn't fit summer school into his schedule so had to put enrolling early off, which also impacted when he would make his commitment.
about 470 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
Jim Harbaugh and his staff landed their first huge recruit at Michigan when ESPN 300 offensive lineman Ben Bredeson chose the Wolverines on Wednesday. Bredeson is the No. 53 prospect and committed to Michigan over offers from Notre Dame and Wisconsin, among others.
about 492 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Despite being overcast and rainy, the Orlando Nike regional camp had an incredible turnout of some of the top prospects in the ESPN Junior 300. The impressive list of prospects in attendance was led by the 30th-ranked player in the ESPN Junior 300, No.
about 600 days ago | Derek Tyson and Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail