While West region athletes such as Adoree' Jackson, John "Juju" Smith and Joe Mixon were lighting up offseason camps and 7-on-7 tournaments last spring, there was a fairly consistent buzz coming from media, coaches and parents in the know.
about 1314 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Ohio State has made quarterback recruiting a major priority under Urban Meyer and it's a trend that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon; and it's a good year for talent in the Pacific Northwest, especially in Washington.
about 1334 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | On The Trail: Midwest Region
Two unofficial visits highlight something of a quiet weekend in the Pac-12, where there were only four home games in the conference. While Washington and Arizona State came close to making national statements, nothing meant more than Stanford's home win in front of ESPN 300 prospects.
about 1471 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
Three Pac-12 programs added commitments in the past week, while several more appear poised to close this class in a big way. A number of Pac-12 programs are off this weekend, but one program in particular looks to be in line for a busy recruiting weekend.
about 1489 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
There were plenty of whispers during the spring that while the West region's 2014 class was good, the 2015 crop has a chance to be truly special. Tuesday, with the release of the initial ESPN 300 for the 2015 class, those whispers were validated, as 49 West region players made the list.
about 1554 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
SEATTLE -- Over the past few years, the state of Washington has produced prospects that have gone to power programs across the country. From KeiVarae Russell playing as a true freshman at Notre Dame to Max Browne enrolling early at USC to compete for a starting job right away, the state has been fertile recruiting ground.
about 1666 days ago | Mason Kelley | Washington Huskies
Surrounded by the other prospects at Washington's junior day, Brett Rypien (Spokane, Wash./Shadle Park) watched as Steve Sarkisian introduced the Huskies' coaching staff. Washington's head coach didn't like the energy.
about 1708 days ago | Mason Kelley | On The Trail: West Region
BOTHELL, Wash. -- It was a busy football season for Brett Rypien (Spokane, Wash./Shadle Park). When the 6-foot-2, 175-pound quarterback wasn't putting together gaudy performances -- he threw for a state-record 577 yards against Spokane Valley (Wash.
about 1728 days ago | Mason Kelley | Washington Huskies
When Brett Rypien received the message from his coach at Spokane (Wash.) Shadle Park High School asking him to call Washington State coach Mike Leach, the 6-foot-2, 175-pound quarterback didn't expect to land a scholarship offer.
about 1785 days ago | Mason Kelley | On The Trail: West Region