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TRANSFER PORTAL COVERAGE

How transfer windows will change college football: Everything we know, and what coaches are saying

The transfer portal opens in less than a month, and coaches and personnel directors are already preparing for the "chaos" element.

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Ranking college football's top 50 transfers: From Heisman hopefuls to impact playmakers

Bo Nix, Hendon Hooker, Caleb Williams and Jayden Daniels are among big-name players who have transferred. Who is No. 1?

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TOP 2024 RECRUITS

Updated 2024 ESPN Jr. 300 rankings: Top QBs, new five-stars and more risers

College football's 2023 recruiting class is filled with elite quarterback talent, and the 2024 class has the potential to match.

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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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See the full 2024 ESPN Jr. 300

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

RANKINGS UPDATE

New five-star recruits, star power and Arch Manning at No. 2: Biggest risers in our updated 2023 rankings

Five new recruits earned a coveted fifth star, including commits from Alabama, Notre Dame and USC. Who else climbed the rankings?

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Updated 2023 ESPN 300: See the full rankings

We rank the top 300 college football recruits in the Class of 2023.

THE 2023 RECRUITING CYCLE

10 signing day storylines to know, starting with Arch Manning being Texas' ace recruiter

Even though arguably the biggest domino in Arch Manning fell in June, there is still a lot of time to go before signing day.

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Notre Dame, Texas A&M and the 9 teams with surprisingly good or bad 2023 classes

Texas A&M went from the No. 1 recruiting class to out of the top 25. Louisville went from No. 60 to Top 20. What happens next?

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Predicting where seven top uncommitted recruits will land

Alabama, Texas, Ohio State and Miami are in the midst of several big recruiting battles. Will any of them come out on top?

2022 SEASON PREVIEW

College football 2022 preseason true freshman All-America team

We break down college football's best true freshmen position by position. Who will stand out?

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Ranking college football's instant-impact newcomers: The top 50 transfers and freshmen

From Caleb Williams and Zach Evans to Walter Nolen and Travis Hunter, which new faces are going to make the most impact in 2022?

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Superlatives for 2022 recruits: Who are the strongest and fastest true freshmen?

Which recruits from the 2022 class are going to be the fastest new players you see on Saturdays this fall?

CLASS OF 2023 RECRUITING

Which teams have been recruiting the best on defense? Georgia, Clemson ... and UCF?

Georgia is retooling and reloading after its defense's historic 2021 season. Which other teams are recruiting well on D this cycle?

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Which teams have been recruiting the best on offense?

Over the past few recruiting classes, which college football teams have had the best groups of offensive talent?

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RANKINGS UPDATE

Meet the recruit who overtook Arch Manning for No. 1, plus more rising prospects

Another quarterback overtook Arch Manning for the No. 1 ranking. Who are the other recruits who climbed the rankings?

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Viral video sensations, dual-sport stars, 'Pancake Honcho' and more intriguing recruits

From the baseball diamond to Ghana, some of the top 2023 prospects have backgrounds that make them stand out.

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Recruiting notebook: Inside Miami's surge, future commitments and more

Will Miami and LSU continue their recruiting rush in the coming days? And does the Arch Manning impact expand to 2024?

TEXAS LANDS ARCH MANNING

MANNING IS NO. 2 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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2022's top recruits

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  • Top 300 players in the Class of 2022

    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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