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Insider ICYMI: Six must-read stories from this week

ProFootballFocus graded Baker Mayfield as the best quarterback against Power 5 competition. AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez

We're a week and a half past the end of the 2015 season, and about week in a half away from national signing day.

So it's the perfect time to both reflect on what we saw last season, via this deep dive by Pro Football Focus into each top-25 team's top-performing player -- and Baker Mayfield might be on the list.

And it's also the right time to catch you up on all of the recruiting intel you need to know from ESPN Insider.


Pro Football Focus: Ranking the top 50 freshmen in CFB

What impact did the top 50 freshmen make in 2015? Some, such as FSU's Derwin James and Alabama's Calvin Ridley, quickly became stars.


Ranking the best CFB recruiters in the nation

With less than two weeks until national signing day, some recruiters, such as USC's Tee Martin, are doing better on the trail than others. But who's No. 1?


Movers and shakers in final ESPN 300

The No. 1 spot remains occupied by Rashan Gary, but there was plenty of movement in the other 299 spots.


Blue-chip crashers: Newcomers to the ESPN 300

Meet the players who snuck in just under the wire to crack the final ESPN 300 rankings.


The intrigue of late offers on the recruiting trail

Recruiting can be a wild process as is. But when scholarship offers swoop in at the last minute, things can get even more wild.