The NFL draft gets underway in a matter of hours so we decided to have a little fun on the Big 12 blog today. The premise: What could things be like if college football, and the Big 12 in particular, acquired players via a draft instead of recruiting?
about 1354 days ago | ESPN.com staff | Texas Longhorns
Across the Big 12, teams are looking for instant impact from their recruiting classes. Several of those potential instant impact players have enrolled at their schools early, looking for a chance to play right away.
about 1419 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Earlier today, we looked at some junior college players who could make an impression on Big 12 teams during spring football. Several true freshmen hope to make a similar impact on their teams this spring.
about 1431 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Auburn already has one of the top 2014 classes, but it got even better this week after adding a solid, three-star junior college defensive back; and you didn't see any Big 12 coaches on the final ESPN recruiter power rankings, but there were still several coaches who did plenty of good things on signing day.
about 1438 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and SEC) While the Baylor Bears had an exceptional wide receiver class, the nod here goes to LSU.
about 1439 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Ranking recruits is an unscientific process. If it were, it would be easy to predict future all-conference teams. As an exercise, I've cobbled together what an All-Big 12 team would look like based exclusively on ESPN's freshman recruiting rankings -- though chances are, actual All-Big 12 teams down the road will have a very different look.
about 1440 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
As hectic of a day as it was, national signing day was a success for all Big 12 programs. Coaches were up early manning their fax machines and showing excitement with every national letter of intent submitted via fax.
about 1446 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
Today will be the busiest of the year for fax machines. That's because it's national signing day, and recruits across the country will be faxing in their letters of intent. It's always an exciting day for college football fans.
about 1447 days ago | Jake Trotter | NCF On The Trail
National signing day is now just 24 hours away. To get you ready, we checked in with our ESPN.com recruiting experts for their takes on the major storylines in the Big 12. Senior national recruiting writer Jeremy Crabtree and Big 12 recruiting reporter Damon Sayles took time from their extremely busy schedules this week to address a few questions: Oklahoma is closing strong here.
about 1448 days ago | Jake Trotter | NCF On The Trail
The dead period is over, and official visits are set. The next three weekends will be huge for players as they look to finalize their college plans. Here are 10 names to watch as they take their official visits to Big 12 schools.
about 1466 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail