Some colleges like to fill their classes early, while some wait until the end to add superstars. While high schools aren't about recruiting kids to their programs, the art of getting one of their stars to commit is as much a plan as is the team's playbook.
about 1518 days ago | Brad Bournival | On The Trail: Midwest Region
There are currently 34 Midwest prospects -- 15 from Ohio -- within the ESPN Junior 300. Not a single one of them has pledged an allegiance to a school as of yet. That means the dogfight is already on, as Big Ten schools and others around the country prepare for an 18-month battle for some of the best.
about 1526 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
It's time to dip into the Big Ten recruiting mailbag and answer some of your questions. We'll try to give everyone a chance to get their questions answered. We encourage you to send your questions by Twitter to @bbournival or @TomVH.
about 1531 days ago | Brad Bournival & Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's latest feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: a recent hire has helped Michigan State become a factor in Detroit again, Andre Coleman is reshaping Kansas State recruiting and Mississippi State is quietly putting together a solid class.
about 1531 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Big Ten fodder is never hard to find, especially in recruiting. Here's a look at a few programs that highlighted a busy week in this week in Big Ten recruiting: Another Wangler on campus When 2014 linebacker Jared Wangler (Warren, Mich.
about 1532 days ago | Brad Bournival & Tom VanHaaren | On The Trail: Midwest Region
Michigan State started its 2015 class off with a bang by landing a commitment from an in-state prospect on Wednesday. Quarterback Jayru Campbell (Detroit/Cass Tech) tweeted that he committed to the Spartans while on a visit to East Lansing.
about 1533 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | On The Trail: Midwest Region
With Michigan's annual barbecue being held on Saturday and Sunday, WolverineNation gives you a quick primer for the event. The history of it: It's one of the few carryovers from the Rich Rodriguez era, and it has been a successful event in the past for the current Michigan coaching staff.
about 1545 days ago | Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines
For a kid who thought he was a basketball player, defensive end Joshua Alabi (Detroit/Cass Tech) has done very well for himself on the football field. Alabi, the No. 51 player in the country for the 2015 class, at one point decided he wasn't even going to play football anymore.
about 1554 days ago | Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail