When Gary Pinkel arrived after the 2000 season, Missouri football was a mess. The Tigers were a mess on the football field, but even more so on the recruiting trail. The Tigers were coming off the Larry Smith era, during which the program went 33-46 over a six-year span and watched high-profile recruit after high-profile recruit in the talent-rich local areas of Kansas City and St.
about 436 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Recruiters love to show prospects they're not afraid to play freshmen if they're ready to play. It's become one of the biggest recruiting tools available, and it's a central reason why 2017 cornerback William Poole III likes UGA.
about 488 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
There's both good and bad news about Missouri recruiting for the 2015 class. The good news is the Tigers' class ranks as the 30th-best in the country with only 15 commitments. That means the Tigers have plenty of room to climb up the charts as more players commit.
about 752 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Are four-star DT Carlos Davis and his twin, three-star tackle Khalil Davis, still committed to Nebraska? Good luck figuring that out. Plus, handicapping the finalists in advance of Josh Sweat's Wednesday decision.
about 774 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
When the Missouri Tigers take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday afternoon in the SEC championship game it will feature two teams with drastically different styles -- both on the field and in recruiting.
about 781 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
Star 2016 DT Edwin Alexander backed away from an early pledge to LSU, but expect his next pledge to stick this time around. The battle for ESPN 300 offensive guard Joshua Wariboko will come down to two schools.
about 803 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Big Ten teams need to find a way to increase athleticism through recruiting and Wisconsin is working hard in Florida to make that happen. Plus, UCLA quarterback commit Josh Rosen continues to be the gift that keeps on giving for the Bruins on the recruiting trail.
about 843 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail