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Thursday, July 5, 2012
Big Ten recruits at The Opening

By ESPN.com staff
ESPN.com

The college football season is still about eight weeks away, but the summer recruiting showcase events are going on right now. One of the biggest, The Opening, takes place Thursday-Sunday at Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. During that time 150 of the nation's top prospects -- most are 2013 recruits, and there are a few 2014 recruits -- will engage in training and competition. Coaches are prohibited from attending, but they'll keep close tabs on The Opening and other events, such as the Elite 11 finals.

Check out the roster for The Opening, which includes 20 prospects who have made verbal commitments to Big Ten schools.

They are:
Here's a video preview of the event. Tom Luginbill and Craig Haubert list Shane Morris among their players to watch.

Be sure to follow ESPN Recruiting for all coverage of The Opening.