Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Here are some recruiting stories that are being discussed across the Big 12 as the recruiting period finishes up.
Missouri is looking for heralded defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson to serve as a foundation to help recruit future top defensive line prospects, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Gerry Fraley writes.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Trae Thompson details the best and worst of Dallas-Fort Worth area recruiting so far this year.
Natalie Meisler of the Denver Post writes about how Internet technology has changed recruiting.
Look for heralded running back Christine Michael of Beaumont West Brook to get an immediate chance to jump-start Texas A&M's moribund running game, Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News/Houston Chronicle writes.
The Dallas Morning News' Brandon George looks back at top 100 Dallas-area players of the 2004 recruiting class. No. 1 player Rhett Bomar is projected as a first-day NFL draft choice. And No. 93 pick Jason Smith should become a top 10 pick in the NFL draft.
The Lincoln Journal-Star's Brian Christopherson talks to Cody Green's high school coach for insight into the freshman quarterback who is expected to challenge for a starting position next fall.