Recruiting too often is talked about in terms of visits and names and scholarships offers. But for those who live it, it's about more: people and dreams, heartbreak and destiny. ESPN.com followed Trey Johnson, Walker Jones, Jarrett "Anu" Solomon and Trent Gow as they experienced the highs and lows of the process.
It took a weekend and an extra two days, but Trent Gow (Mansfield, Texas/Mansfield) has made his verbal commitment public. Gow, a 6-foot-3, 235-pound tight end, confirmed on Wednesday that he has verbally committed to Air Force.
about 1097 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
Tight end Trent Gow (Mansfield, Texas/Mansfield) has two offers, but he still isn't giving up on two potential home-run opportunities. Gow has been in contact with Texas and LSU for months now, and while neither school has pulled the trigger in offering, he said he still keeps them within distance in his recruiting process.
about 1173 days ago | Damon Sayles | Texas Longhorns
For all 2013 football players still looking for grab that first offer, Trent Gow (Mansfield, Texas/Mansfield) has some friendly advice. "Stay patient," he said. It's been perseverance that has helped Gow through his recruiting process, and on Wednesday, the 6-foot-3, 240-pound tight end finally picked up his first offer from Air Force.
about 1237 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
Last season, Mansfield (Texas) shocked a lot of teams with its blend of youth and talent. As the 2012 season approaches, Mansfield will be one of those teams expected to shine, particularly with multiple key players back from a 11-2 season that included a trip three rounds deep in the Class 5A Division II playoffs.
about 1274 days ago | Damon Sayles | On The Trail: Midlands Region
Texas wanted two tight ends for its 2013 recruiting class. Will Jeremiah Gaines be one of them? The Red Oak tight end isn't so sure. Other than getting a letter in the mail a few weeks ago, he hasn't heard from Texas coaches since attending their second junior day on Feb.
about 1278 days ago | Max Olson | On The Trail: Midlands Region
AUSTIN, Texas -- Heath Hohmann was Texas' most productive running back of the Orange-White game, and all of the defensive back targets that came to watch left without an offer (with the exception of Vonn Bell, who already had one).
about 1288 days ago | William Wilkerson | On The Trail: Midwest Region