TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Three years ago, Jimbo Fisher was out of options. Injuries and ineffectiveness had rendered his offensive line a sieve, and as the 2011 season drew to a close, Fisher threw his hands in the air and sent four true freshmen onto the field to start Florida State's bowl game against Notre Dame.
about 175 days ago | David M. Hale | On The Trail: Southeast Region
The Junior College signing period is almost here, and with that is the release of the 2014 JC player rankings. The best way to build a program is through recruiting high school prospects who can be developed in a particular program's mold and will be around for a longer period of time.
about 238 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
Recruiting junior college players is no longer a college football taboo, as even No. 1 Florida State has a handful of juco targets. Prospects from the juco ranks such as Cam Newton and Terrence Cody have helped programs to national championships over the last few seasons, so coaches are willing to go to juco programs to provide immediate help.
about 240 days ago | Jared Shanker | NCF On The Trail
When Auburn takes on SEC East opponent Georgia on Saturday afternoon, there will be plenty of top recruits either in attendance or watching on television. Auburn is trying to capitalize on its 9-1 record by bringing in several recruits, both for 2014 and 2015.
about 258 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
With Missouri's recent run on the field and the recruiting trail, all 14 teams in the SEC are in RecruitingNation's top-40 class rankings. While Missouri and Tennessee have made the most news of late, the strangle hold on the top spot remains in the hands of Alabama.
about 260 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
Florida State hosted four players on official visits this past weekend for the NC State game. Two were from the junior college ranks and have played for big programs before. More details on each below.
about 276 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail
It wasn't a banner day for the ACC on Saturday, but Florida State, the conference's top-ranked team, was the center of the focus with several impact visitors on campus. Biggest visitor: Dalvin Cook (Miami/Miami Central) was the star visitor in Tallahassee Saturday afternoon.
about 277 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail
The recruiting week in the ACC has centered around two states, as both Florida and Virginia programs added commitments while Miami has learned its NCAA fate. Miami learns NCAA fate It's been some time now since the report first broke on the Hurricanes' violations, but a decision was finally reached this week by the NCAA regarding the penalties from those violations.
about 280 days ago | Corey Dowlar | NCF On The Trail