Big 12: Conor Boffeli
January, 27, 2009
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
The recruiting wars are heating up. Here are some of the Big 12's top stories as National Signing Day looms only eight days away.
- Quarterback Raymond Cotton of Fort Meade (Md.) is considering Kansas State and Ole Miss as his finalists after reneging on his original commitment to Auburn, the Birmingham News' Doug Segrest reports.
- Baylor added depth to its receiving corps with commitments from Josh Gordon from Houston Lamar High School and Jerod Monk of Wylie, Texas, according to Waco Tribune-Herald beat writer John Werner.
- Conor Boffeli, a tight end from West Des Moines Valley High School, changed his commitment from Iowa State to Iowa, the Des Moines Register's Randy Peterson reports.
- Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune reports that St. Louis University High School standout Ronnie Wingo has decided to push back his announcement at least a day because of icy weather conditions in his home area. Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma remain among his potential choices.
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal beat writer Don Williams details Texas Tech's signing of mammoth offensive lineman Matt Goetz of Cibolo, Texas, and defensive tackle Myles Wade of Portland, Ore. The duo combines for 586 pounds of added beef for future Red Raider rosters.
- The Interstate 20 corridor that runs through Arlington and DeSoto, Texas, is turning into one of the nation's most fertile recruiting areas, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Trae Thompson.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
2:53 3rd Qtr Boston College 14 Penn State 7 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State