GARDENA, Calif. -- Following months of stressful anticipation, three-star defensive end Olajuwon Tucker (Gardena, Calif./Serra) needed just a week to arrive at a decision. Only seven days removed from when he landed a surprise scholarship offer from USC, Tucker made the call and verbally committed to the Trojans on Friday.
about 1219 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
Last week wasn't full of commitments for Big 12 programs, but it did yield an important verbal pledge for one team in Oklahoma. Speaking of Texas' neighbor to the north, the Sooners suffered their first loss to the Longhorns in four years on Saturday.
about 1224 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
Is this the week for Oklahoma? The numbers will be there for the Sooners to have a huge recruiting weekend as Oklahoma hosts several big targets for its game against TCU. And speaking of TCU, will one of its top commits switch positions in college?
about 1234 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Oklahoma hopes its talent pipeline to California hasn't dried up, ESPN 2 and ESPNU have Friday night broadcasts that feature around 10 ESPN 300 prospects; and even without a head coach USC remains active on the recruiting trail.
about 1236 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | On The Trail: West Region
The fundamental essence of the position is tackling. If you can't tackle, you can't play and in these guys' case, you must have the strength, toughness and demeanor to step up and challenge the gap, tackle to tackle.
about 1258 days ago | Tom Luginbill | On The Trail: Midwest Region
With many of the area's top recruits on hand at the Coliseum, USC wasted an opportunity make a statement on Saturday night against Washington State. The Trojans were out to show the local audience improvement by erasing any semblance of the disappointing 2012 season.
about 1259 days ago | Blair Angulo | On The Trail: West Region
In a sport in which turnover is constant and there are very few sure things on the recruiting trail, college football has seen its share of rapid rises and falls -- programs or coaches going from the penthouse to the outhouse, or vice versa, in a short period of time.
about 1259 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
Two secondary additions were the primary reason UCLA was the talk of Pac-12 recruiting this week, though several programs will have opportunities to make a recruiting impact with important home games this weekend.