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Key 2024 recruits you need to know, including No. 1 QB

IMG Academy boasts four top-10 prospects in the 2024 recruiting class, but none of them are the No. 1-ranked QB.

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The 2024 ESPN Jr. 300

We rank the top 300 college football recruits in the Class of 2024.

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TEXAS LANDS ARCH MANNING

MANNING IS NO. 1 PROSPECT IN 2023 CLASS

Arch Manning commits to Texas: Analysis and what's next for Peyton and Eli's nephew

Arch Manning committed to Texas over Alabama and Georgia. How good can he be? And when can we expect Peyton and Eli's nephew to play?

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'Let's get it Arch': KD, McConaughey celebrate Arch committing to Texas

Kevin Durant, Matthew McConaughey and Vince Young were among the celebrities celebrating after No. 1 recruit Arch Manning committed to Texas.

ARCH MADNESS

2023 RECRUIT ARCH MANNING COMMITS TO TEXAS

The Arch Manning highlights that will excite Texas fans

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Peyton on Arch's commitment timing: 'When you know, you know'

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How quickly can Arch Manning get things turned around at Texas?

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Why did Arch Manning select Texas?

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CLASS OF 2023

Ranking the top 25 recruits regardless of class

When comparing the 2023 recruits to the 2024 (and even 2025 and 2026) prospects, who is No. 1?

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Scouting Arch Manning, Malachi Nelson and the top 2023 QB recruits

What makes Arch Manning so great? Who are the top dual-threat QBs? We analyze the quarterbacks in college football's 2023 class.

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The next Sauce Gardner? Top 2023 recruits who remind us of current stars

Some of the top recruits in the 2023 class remind our scouts of Ahmad Gardner, Jadeveon Clowney and Nolan Smith, among others.

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NEW COACHING HIRES

How new college football coaches are rebuilding teams through recruiting

USC, Notre Dame and Miami all went through coaching changes several months ago. How are the new leaders faring on the recruiting trail?

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Five teams that need big 2023 recruiting classes

Between new coaching hires or down 2022 cycles, some college football teams have pressure to recruit at a high level for the 2023 class.

TRANSFER PORTAL

Spring transfer tracker: Top players in the portal, big moves and analysis

Who are the best college football players who have entered -- and exited -- the transfer portal during the second wave?

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How Jordan Addison's decision to enter the transfer portal could reshape college football

What does Jordan Addison's seismic move to the transfer portal say about college football in 2022?

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2022 NFL DRAFT

What Mel Kiper's top 10 draft prospects were like as recruits

Kayvon Thibodeaux (No. 1), Aidan Hutchinson (No. 193) and Ikem Ekwonu (unranked) will all hear their names called early in the draft.

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Top NFL draft prospects who started as unheralded college recruits

Ahmad Gardner and Malik Willis are among the players to go from unranked to the top of the draft board.

2022 RECRUITING CLASS

Recruiting roundtable: Is Texas A&M's class the best ever? Who has the highest ceiling?

We put Texas A&M's class into perspective, break down the top instant-impact prospects and analyze the 2022 recruiting cycle.

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Why Texas A&M and LSU (in spite of Brian Kelly's dance moves) won signing day

Texas A&M and LSU (even in spite of Brian Kelly's dance moves) were among the college football teams to win national signing day.

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2022 recruiting class rankings: SEC dominates the top 75

Nine SEC teams rank in the top 20 of the class rankings, but between Texas A&M, Alabama and Georgia, who finishes this cycle at No. 1?

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2022 RECRUITIS

Which teams are recruiting the best at each position on defense in 2022?

Which schools have the best group of defensive linemen and cornerbacks in the 2022 class?

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Which teams are recruiting the best at each position on offense in 2022?

Which college football programs have the best group of running backs and wide receivers in the 2022 cycle?

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10 recruits who improved their rankings

Off the all-star games, which college football recruits in the 2022 class stood out and took their games to the next level?

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RECRUITING FLASHBACKS

EARLY SIGNING PERIOD

Inside a wild signing day: Who won and who missed out?

Jackson State made the biggest splash by flipping Travis Hunter from Florida State, but Texas and Michigan also stood out.

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Breaking down Deion Sanders flipping top recruit Travis Hunter from Florida State

No. 2 recruit Travis Hunter flipped from Florida State to Jackson State, marking the first time an FCS school landed a five-star prospect.

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Best of national signing day 2021

We will keep you updated with news, analysis, highlights, updated class rankings and more as college football recruits start officially signing.

RERANKING THE 2019 CYCLE

Reranking Kayvon Thibodeaux, Sam Howell and the 2019 recruits

In the 2019 recruiting class, Kayvon Thibodeaux was No. 1, Derek Stingley Jr. was No. 18 and Breece Hall wasn't in the top 300. How do they stack up now?

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Reranking college football's 2019 recruiting classes

Alabama, Georgia and Texas A&M finished with the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 recruiting classes in the 2019 cycle. How would those rankings change today?

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COACHING CHANGES

How Lincoln Riley to USC and the coaching carousel impact recruiting

Oklahoma, USC, Florida and LSU are all dealing with coaching changes. How will those hires (and firings) impact the recruiting trail?

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REALIGNMENT AND RECRUITING

How Texas' and Oklahoma's potential moves to SEC impacts recruiting everywhere

Texas would benefit greatly by moving to the SEC. But how would Oklahoma, Texas A&M and other SEC and Big 12 schools be affected?

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Winners and losers in recruiting from college football's past realignment cycle

Texas A&M and TCU improved their recruiting profiles when it came to changing conferences, while Nebraska continued to fall.

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2021 RECRUITING CYCLE

Alabama leads top 75 teams after national signing day

With the 2021 recruiting cycle coming to an end, it's Alabama at No. 1 in the class rankings, Ohio State at No. 2 and then everyone else.

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Michigan, USC among winners during February's signing day

Michigan and Ole Miss were among the teams that landed big recruits during February's signing day. But not all teams filled their holes.

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Which recruits will make immediate impacts in 2021?

Some prospects will end up being benched as freshmen behind more experienced players. But these recruits can be playmakers from day one.

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2022's top recruits

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    Walter Nolen is one of the top defensive prospects in the Class of 2022, but who are the other top prospects you should keep an eye on?

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