Saturday's Iron Bowl result could have wide-reaching implications in both the SEC and College Football Playoff races. Not to be underestimated is the impact on recruiting. Below we take a look at the where the Alabama Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers stand on the recruiting trail, and what could change based on Saturday's outcome: Instant impact recruit Alabama: The Crimson Tide will lose starting right tackle Dominick Jackson after the season.
about 217 days ago | Derek Tyson and Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
On Wednesday, we outlined some of the possible 1,000-yard rushers in the Big Ten for the 2014 season. Now, we want your take on which guys will join that exclusive club. Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, Michigan State's Jeremy Langford, Minnesota's David Cobb, Ohio State's Braxton Miller, Penn State's Zach Zwinak and Northwestern's Venric Mark all have had at least one 1,000-yard season in their careers.
about 762 days ago | Brian Bennett | Penn State Nittany Lions
Most would agree New Year's Day bowl games don't mean what they used to. You could say the same thing about rushing for 1,000 yards. There are more games and more plays in the sport today, and it's hardly uncommon for a player to reach four digits on the ground, as 51 FBS players got there in 2013.
about 763 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
The best offenses can threaten defenses at the quarterback, running back and wide receiver positions. Brian Bennett on Tuesday examined the triple-threat combinations from the Big Ten's new West Division.
about 826 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines. Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.
about 849 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Believe it or not, spring football in the Big Ten is just around the corner. Several teams moved up their spring practice dates, and three of them -- Maryland, Michigan and Northwestern -- will take the field next week.
about 862 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Ohio State Buckeyes
According to FightingIllini.com, the following players have signed with Illinois: Paul James DE Miami/Norland HT: 6-2 WT: 240 Positional Rank: N/A Late-Qualifier Stars: 4 Geronimo Allison WR Tampa, Fla.
about 924 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
ACC Boston College James Walsh QB-DT Dublin, Ohio/Dublin Coffman HT: 6-2 WT: 185 Position Rank: #39 QB-DT Stars: 3 Clemson Marcus Edmond ATH Hopkins, S.C./Lower Richland HT: 6-0 WT: 185 Position Rank: #134 ATH Stars: 3 T.
about 1244 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
Even though defensive line coach Keith Gilmore recently left Illinois for North Carolina, the Illini were still able to land a big fish at the position on Wednesday. ESPN 300 defensive end Paul James III (Miami/Norland), a 6-foot-2, 240-pound four-star prospect, made his decision.
about 1246 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail