NCF On The Trail: ESPN 300

#ESPN300 chat with Josh Sweat (noon ET)

July, 31, 2014
Jul 31
10:00
AM ET
ESPN 300Getty Images, AP Photo, USA TODAY Sports


Recruiting Nation's experts join to chat with top recruit Josh Sweat, and answer all of your #ESPN300 questions.

Aggies get ESPN 300 DE Lockhart 

July, 25, 2014
Jul 25
6:00
PM ET
ENNIS, Texas -- Texas A&M's red-hot recruiting streak continued Friday with the addition of an ESPN 300 player at an always-needed position.

James Lockhart IV announced in front of family, classmates and educators at Ennis High School that he was going to College Station and joining Kevin Sumlin's growing 2015 class. Lockhart, the top-ranked defensive end in Texas, chose the Texas A&M Aggies over the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Video: Grading No. 1 ATH Gibson

April, 17, 2014
Apr 17
3:00
PM ET
video
National recruiting analysts Tom Luginbill, Craig Haubert and Gerry Hamilton break down the good and the bad for every ranked prospect. Go behind the scenes as they grade Torrance Gibson, the No. 1 ATH in the newly updated 2015 ESPN 300, who wants to play quarterback in college.

Video: Toliver climbs new ESPN 300

April, 16, 2014
Apr 16
4:00
PM ET
video
Under Armour All-American and LSU commit Kevin Toliver II, the nation's top cornerback, joins ESPN's Matt Schick to discuss the new ESPN 300, keys to managing success and the rising senior's plan to visit other colleges.

Video: ESPN 300 rank motivates Cowart

April, 16, 2014
Apr 16
3:30
PM ET
video
After a recent rise into the top 10 overall, defensive end Byron Cowart joins ESPN's Matt Schick to discuss recruiting and the new ESPN 300.

Video: New ESPN 300 top 10 revealed

April, 16, 2014
Apr 16
3:00
PM ET
video
National recruiting analysts Tom Luginbill and Craig Haubert count down the top 10 recruits in the latest ESPN 300 player rankings update.

Updated 2015 ESPN 300 released

April, 16, 2014
Apr 16
2:30
PM ET
video
On Wednesday, the new 2015 ESPN 300 player rankings were released, with defensive tackle and Georgia native Trenton Thompson taking the top spot. But the actual rankings are just the start. To dig even deeper, check out RecruitingNation's complete analysis of the updated ESPN 300:

Video: 2015 class rankings debut

April, 16, 2014
Apr 16
2:00
PM ET
video
With the release of the updated 2015 ESPN 300, national recruiting analyst Craig Haubert joins Phil Murphy to discuss the first ESPN class rankings for 2015 football recruiting.

ATH McKenzie recaps Ole Miss visit 

January, 26, 2014
Jan 26
8:00
PM ET
Three programs remain in the hunt for one of the nation's top senior risers, ESPN 300 wide receiver and returner Isaiah McKenzie (Plantation, Fla./American Heritage).

The nation's No. 286-ranked prospect took an official visit to Florida last weekend, and this weekend visited Oxford, Miss., to take in Ole Miss.


To continue reading this article you must be an Insider

ESPN 300 DE Thomas talks Arkansas visit 

January, 26, 2014
Jan 26
7:05
PM ET
One of the biggest highlights for athletes who take official visits to Arkansas is Catfish Hole, a nationally known restaurant with the reputation of showing the utmost level of hospitality to recruits.

For ESPN 300 defensive end Solomon Thomas (Coppell, Texas/Coppell), the experience could be described with one word.


To continue reading this article you must be an Insider

ESPN 300: July 30 update

July, 30, 2013
7/30/13
12:00
PM ET

Tom Luginbill breaks down the significant movers in the ESPN 300 rankings, including a new player in the top three, players who made massive jumps further down in the rankings and new positional No. 1s at wide receiver and outside linebacker.

2015 ESPN 300 release chat

July, 16, 2013
7/16/13
1:27
PM ET
If you’re looking for the elite football prospects in the Class of 2015, there’s no need to wait until next year, RecruitingNation has you covered.

We unveiled the ESPN 300 player rankings for the rising junior class earlier today, marking the first time we have compiled a top-300 list for underclassmen. There’s still much for fans to digest with the release, so we’ve recruited our scouts and reporters for a Tuesday chat (beginning at 2 p.m. ET) to shed some light on the list and to make sure fans are familiar with this talented cast of stars.

In addition to participating here, you can follow along on Facebook or tweet us your questions using #ESPNJr300.

Getting to know PSU's ESPN 300 commits 

June, 19, 2013
6/19/13
9:00
AM ET
Three Penn State commits are currently ranked in the ESPN 300 -- WR De'Andre Thompkins (No. 54), QB Michael O'Connor (No. 125), WR Chris Godwin (No. 153) -- so NittanyNation wanted to find out a little bit more about the headlining trio.

The same five questions were posed to each commit and ranged from the top reason they picked PSU to their thoughts on their ESPN rankings and what other PSU commit should've made the ESPN 300. Here's what they had to say:


To continue reading this article you must be an Insider

The ESPN 300 was released Monday, and it is evident Ohio State has to make up some ground.

Last year, Ohio State debuted at No. 7 when the first 300 was released behind a core group of six ESPN 150 selections and five other top pledges.

This year, the Buckeyes have just one ESPN 150 senior in cornerback Damon Webb (Detroit/Cass Tech) and two other 300 selections in outside linebackers Dante Booker (Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary) and Kyle Berger (Cleveland/St. Ignatius), though it should be noted that Booker is just six spots out of the 150.


To continue reading this article you must be an Insider

ESPN 300 debut chat

June, 17, 2013
6/17/13
12:06
PM ET
By now, you’ve probably seen the debut of the ESPN 300 rankings for the Class of 2014. If not, check it out right here.

And we know you will have questions about the ranking process and why some players rose or fell after the initial rising seniors rankings was released a few weeks ago. To address your concerns, we’ve recruited our scouts and regional writers for a two-hour chat between 1-3 p.m. today.

You can also participate via twitter using #ESPN300 and your response will be tweeted out from the @RecruitingESPN account or on Facebook.

Are you ready to jump into some football recruiting talk?


SPONSORED HEADLINES