Weekly Wednesday recruiting roundup skips a week. Keep it with RecruitingNation for coverage of upcoming All-America games.
- Some Notre Dame-related items from them: ESPN150 receiver and USC decommit Sebastian LaRue (Santa Monica, Calif./Santa Monica) has a trip scheduled to South Bend . Many West team members from the U.S. Army All-American Bowl are dedicating Saturday to ESPN150 receiver and Irish commit Torii Hunter Jr. (Prosper, Texas/Prosper), who broke his femur during non-contact drills on New Year's Day .
- This sounds like it would have been awesome to see.
- Kevin Norwood has been a steady contributor for Alabama, colleague Alex Scarborough writes on TideNation. Scarborough breaks down the pass-catchers for both the Tide and the Irish.
- Extended family has helped Theo Riddick get to where he is, Kevin Armstrong writes in the New York Daily News.
- The wait is almost over for the Irish, Pete Sampson writes on IrishIllustrated.com.
- Bama center Barrett Jones has the green light.
- For Brian Kelly, Grand Valley State remains near, Greg Bishop writes in The New York Times.
- SI.com's Andy Staples says that Stephon Tuitt has had an unlikely path to Notre Dame, and to this year's title game.
- Alabama's loaded 2008 recruiting class helped fuel its rise, Paul Myerberg writes in USA Today.
- Nick Saban can't determine how much the Tide's experience will matter Monday, Don Kausler Jr. writes on AL.com.
- The Irish do have one big thing working in their favor come Monday: Flipper's pick.
- AthlonSports' Braden Gall looks at how Notre Dame's starters ranked as recruits.
Top Returning Players: AAC and Notre Dame
FBS INDEP. SCOREBOARD
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35