UCLA coach Jim Mora didn't take the Texas head coaching job, but that didn't stop him from making an impact in the Lone Star State, as the Bruins gained a commitment from ESPN 300 linebacker Zach Whitley Jr.
about 996 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The game of the year in the Pac-12 is finally here, as recruits will tune in Thursday night to watch Stanford host Oregon (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). The UCLA Bruins proved that the offensive line recruiting magic from last year's class is still alive and well.
about 1054 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
While UCLA has a chance to make the biggest recruiting splash this weekend in hosting official visitors Bo Scarbrough (Bradenton, Fla./IMG Academy), NaJee Toran (Houston/North Shore) and Jaleel Wadood (Bellflower, Calif.
about 1060 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
This week's list offers a look through the Pac-12 at the potential best-case and worst-case scenarios that the 2014 recruiting cycle could bring for various programs. While a few of the best-case scenarios might be close to within reach for some programs, many of the worst-case scenarios would take a special brand of bad luck.
about 1084 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
While all recruits have the same opportunity to make an impact after signing day, that's not always the case in the days and months leading up to it. Some verbal commitments are bigger than others, whether it's from a top target on the board, a nationally prominent standout who can shine a spotlight on the program or a local legend that continues a pipeline.
about 1133 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Each week this spring, GigEmNation reporter Sam Khan Jr. will bring you notes and nuggets from watching and visiting with high school football prospects in the Greater Houston area that week, including observations of Texas A&M commitments and targets and other players that catch his attention.
about 1232 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- With Texas A&M spring football wrapping up on Saturday with the annual Maroon and White game, the focus shifts back to recruiting as the spring evaluation period begins today.
about 1260 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Recruiting is an always-competitive space for college football programs, particularly in the state of Texas and especially in the SEC. Everyone is looking for an edge and these days, more programs are looking for their advantage in timing, as in, evaluating and offering prospects at an earlier stage in the process.
about 1277 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies
Going into last weekend, Texas A&M had a little ground to make up when it came to the race for Katy (Texas) Seven Lakes defensive end Jarrett Johnson. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound prospect already had visited Texas, but his visit to Aggieland closed the gap in the race.
about 1298 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | Texas A&M Aggies