There was bound to be a lot of recruiting news after a weekend full or rivalry games, most of them of the in-state variety, but coaching changes for several teams following their final regular-season games put a whole new wrinkle in things.
about 1467 days ago | ESPN RecruitingNation | ESPN.com
Four-star athlete Jason Smith (Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen) committed to Auburn in July, but had been preparing for the worst as rumors became reality Sunday with the firing of Tigers head coach Gene Chizik.
about 1467 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | NCF On The Trail
The high school football season got underway this weekend in the state of Alabama, and although it was just a jamboree game, Saturday's matchup between McGill-Toolen and Northridge featured two of the top teams in the state.
about 1558 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | On The Trail: Southeast Region
HOOVER, Ala. -- It was another in-state recruiting battle between Alabama and Auburn for Mobile, Ala., athlete Jason Smith, and it was Auburn who came out on top. Smith committed to the Tigers earlier this month.
about 1587 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | On The Trail: Southeast Region
Four-star athlete Jason Smith (Mobile, Ala./McGill Toolen) pledged to sign as part of Auburn's class of 2013, multiple sources report. "I'm an Auburn Tiger now. War Eagle," Smith told the Press-Register.
When sophomore quarterback Phillip Sims decided to transfer from the University of Alabama over the weekend, it created a need at the position for 2013, but it also presented an opportunity for the quarterbacks in the class.
about 1677 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide
MOBILE, Ala. -- The relationship began as a rivalry. In middle school, Jason Smith and Carl Lee each played quarterback for opposing teams in different divisions. The two faced each other only when it was for the championship, and it looked destined to be that way through high school and beyond.
about 1725 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide