BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford was one of the many high-profile college and NFL quarterbacks on hand Sunday at the Elite 11 quarterback competition on Nike's campus.
about 994 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Happy Friday. Welcome to the mailbag. But first, you now have a full bag of Twitter handles that are required reading. You have mine here. You have Kevin Gemmell's brand spanking new 140-character depot.
It's time to start our preseason position reviews. Please, hold your applause until we are finished. Here's how we do this: We provide three evaluative categories: "Great shape," "Good shape" and "We'll see.
While summer is considered the "offseason," we all know there is no offseason. Every Pac-12 team is either gaining -- or losing -- ground right now due to its focus and effort at getting better, both on a team and individual level.
Spring ball is a lovely little dose of football that gets us all through the year, but it's a far stretch from what we know and see in the fall. For the most part, it gives the young guys solid snaps and lets the older guys tune their skills.
about 1057 days ago | Chantel Jennings and Kyle Bonagura | Oregon Ducks
The final spring games of 2014 will take place in the state of Oregon this weekend. Here's a few things to keep an eye on. Oregon Where: Autzen Stadium Kickoff: 11 a.m. PT TV/Radio: Pac-12 Network (replays throughout the week), KUJZ (95.
about 1060 days ago | Kevin Gemmell | Oregon Ducks
So what is the early verdict on the 2014 college football season from those who take more than a casual interest in such things -- as in the Vegas sorts? Glad you asked. We checked out some early "odds" and ends from a Pac-12 perspective.
1. According to ESPN Insider and Reese's Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage, it's a thin year for veteran quarterbacks everywhere but the Pac-12. Listing the top pro prospects for the 2015 NFL draft, Savage, speaking with me on the ESPNU College Football Podcast on Wednesday, started with Marcus Mariota of Oregon and Brett Hundley of UCLA, then tossed in Sean Mannion of Oregon State.
about 1068 days ago | Ivan Maisel | Penn State Nittany Lions