For every recruiting class that includes junior college signees, there is a high-risk, high-reward proposition because most juco prospects are expected to provide immediate help while not having much time to prepare for such a role.
about 692 days ago | Tom Luginbill | NCF On The Trail
Vols RB commit Alvin Kamara is drawing comparisons to a former four-time Pro-Bowl selection after his fast start. Plus, Michigan seemed to be in great shape for ESPN 300 DE Keisean Lucier-South, but now the Wolverines' chances are fading quickly.
about 749 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Generally SEC teams build their football programs by recruiting the top high school prospects in the country. Sometimes, however, the prospects don't have the grades to qualify, there are transfers from other programs, or they just slip through the cracks and try to go the junior college route instead of signing with a lower level school.
about 750 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
Oklahoma landed two high-profile recruits this weekend, but scoring a pledge from ESPN 300 safety Will Sunderland Jr. is about as big as it gets. Plus, Boston College will be able to use its victory over then top-10 USC as a big selling point on the recruiting trail.
about 771 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: The SEC's raid on talent continued over the weekend as Tennessee, a team that hasn't been talked about much despite a top-10 ranking, reeled in an impressive trio of commitments.
about 855 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
After this weekend, all the underclassmen who wanted to go to the NFL are officially gone. Now begins the hectic final push in the recruiting season. Nick Saban did the electric slide, Lane Kiffin sang karaoke and that's just the nonsense going on at Alabama to impress recruits.
about 1009 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They all look the part: long, lean, athletic. It's easy to see why they arrived in on campus with four or five stars assigned to their names. On the practice field, Alabama's freshmen hardly look green.
about 1156 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban is no stranger to managing a crowded backfield. Since he took over as head coach at Alabama in 2007, he's featured two lead tailbacks and a supporting cast of one or more every season.
about 1168 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- They haven't taken their first college class, but Alabama's freshmen have begun their education in Tuscaloosa. Fall camp, with all the difficulties and challenges it presents, is in full swing for the defending champion Crimson Tide and rookies such as Reuben Foster and Grant Hill are getting their first taste of what it means to compete in the SEC.
about 1173 days ago | Alex Scarborough | Alabama Crimson Tide