The dead period runs through Jan. 15, and some recruits have said they will use that to take a break from recruiting, but that doesn't mean it will shut down for everyone. Coaches are still able to contact recruits during the dead period -- just no in-person contact -- and a number of recruits will be making commitments during this time.
about 465 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
ESPN 300 offensive guard Damien Mama (Bellflower, Calif./St. John Bosco) was a spectator to start the weekend, but he capped it with a championship trophy between his hands. Mama accompanied good friends and fellow USC targets John "JuJu" Smith (Long Beach, Calif.
about 475 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
Arizona State and Oregon added to top-40 classes earlier this week, as the Sun Devils grabbed another ESPN 300 prospect and the Ducks flexed their muscles in Texas. USC softened its policy against in-season visitors, while UCLA will look to take advantage of hosting a committed visitor of its own this weekend.
about 514 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
This week's list offers a look through the Pac-12 at the potential best-case and worst-case scenarios that the 2014 recruiting cycle could bring for various programs. While a few of the best-case scenarios might be close to within reach for some programs, many of the worst-case scenarios would take a special brand of bad luck.
about 537 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's latest feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: The Pac-12 race got a whole lot more interesting after Arizona picked up a pair of ESPN 300 commits this week; Texas A&M is just one of the teams getting a head start on locking down top 2015 talent; and Beyonce wearing a Texas jersey creates social media excitement for the Longhorns.
about 583 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
The Pac-12 saw an ESPN 300 running back alter an official visit and could be adding an ESPN 300 defensive end on Friday. Also, several recruiting battles could be on tap once official visits get underway, and Oregon State has its sights set on hopefully landing a two-towers addition at receiver.
about 584 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Los Angeles Salesian High School teammates Marquis Ware and Jamardre Cobb committed to Arizona. Read below to see how our believe feel Ware, an athlete, and Cobb, a linebacker, fit into Arizona's plans: What they bring: Ware brings some versatility to Tucson as he could potentially contribute on either side of the ball.
about 584 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail