So often when a new coaching staff takes over at a school, one of the first changes comes on the recruiting trail and centers on locking up the local talent. In the case of Rich Rodriguez and Todd Graham, who took over at Arizona and Arizona State, respectively, late in the 2011 season, the goal was fairly simple.
about 1320 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region
There were a number of commitments in the Pac-12 over the past seven days, as several teams kept their strong momentum on the recruiting trail. Programs on a roll with the 2014 class highlight this week's Pac-12 storylines.
about 1332 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Four-star CB Tyler Whiley (Scottsdale, Ariz./Chaparral) has committed to Arizona State, giving the Sun Devils their first ESPN 300 recruit for 2014. Read on to see how our scouts believe Whiley will perform in the Pac-12: What he brings: Whiley is a smart, savvy corner and overall athlete who we feel might be under the radar as a top-level prospect, given the total package he brings to the table.
about 1341 days ago | Tom Luginbill | NCF On The Trail
Arizona recruits have not been all that kind to the in-state schools over the past few seasons. In fact, of the 30 combined top-10 recruits from the past three recruiting classes in Arizona, only eight have signed with Arizona or Arizona State out of high school.
about 1342 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Another passing tournament in Huntington Beach, the Bruins landing a big target and recruits heading out of area highlight the week's news in the West. Battle at the Beach: Part 2 Last Saturday saw the official Battle at the Beach passing tournament at Huntington Beach (Calif.
about 1346 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
There are some positions where Oklahoma doesn't need any help with in its Class of 2014. But then there are others where OU's targets should be dead-set on trying to improve. Here are the top five positions of need for OU's recruiting for the 2014 crop: Linebacker If you follow OU recruiting, this elicits a big "duh" reaction.
about 1363 days ago | Bob Przybylo | Oklahoma Sooners
Every Friday, SoonerNation releases the Sooner Intel, a sneak peek inside Oklahoma Sooners football recruiting with news and notes on the latest happenings around the program. Talk about it on our forum.
about 1402 days ago | Bob Przybylo | Oklahoma Sooners
NORMAN, Okla. -- Watching Oklahoma in spring practice, it is clear there is a lack of defensive depth. Cornerback is no exception. OU will welcome three cornerbacks into the fold in the fall, but there is still a lot of work to be done at the position.
about 1419 days ago | Bob Przybylo | Oklahoma Sooners