Recruiting for the 2014 class bumped up another notch this past Sunday, when college coaches could begin making their one phone call per week to high school seniors. Today, we take a look at what position group those Pac-12 coaches might consider their most important position to add talent with this class.
about 727 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Things were much quieter for USC recruiting this July than they were in the same month last year, when the Trojans landed verbal commitments from eight highly touted prospects to bring their total to a whopping 18 before the start of the high school season.
As one would expect when the nation's best athletes gather in the same place, there were plenty of standout performances last week at The Opening. USC had only two commits on hand, but Trojans had some representatives who certainly helped themselves with stellar showings.
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The Opening has concluded and it did not disappoint. The top prospects in the nation were invited to Nike headquarters to display their ability and compete against the best of the best.
about 788 days ago | Derek Tyson and Tom VanHaaren | NCF On The Trail
CORONA, Calif. -- One SEC power already swooped into Southern California to nab one of the region's top prospects. ESPN 300 offensive guard Viane Talamaivao (Corona, Calif./Centennial) surprised many by committing to Alabama last month, and it might not be the last time it happens before national signing day.
The Opening, presented by Nike, will feature 162 of the best high school football players in the country. The event, which will include linemen, 7-on-7 and SPARQ testing competitions, is set to run from June 30 to July 3 at the Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Ore.
about 800 days ago | Derek Tyson and Tom VanHaaren | Penn State Nittany Lions
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- On last year's national championship team, reserve offensive lineman Issac Luatua was the only player from California on Alabama's roster. That number will double this fall with the addition of long snapper Cole Mazza (Bakersfield, Calif.
about 822 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | On The Trail: West Region
It wasn't how he planned to announce it, but ESPN 150 offensive guard Viane Talamaivao (Corona, Calif./Centennial) is committed to Alabama. The 6-foot-2, 316-pound lineman had been a silent commit to the Crimson Tide since last Friday, but word leaked on Thursday and Talamaivao confirmed the commitment later in the day.
about 822 days ago | Erik McKinney | Washington Huskies
Many football families have made their marks at various levels of the sport: Bowden, Harbaugh, Manning, Matthews, Ryan. With multiple siblings or generations, they register in football fans' national consciousness.
about 825 days ago | Erik McKinney | Washington Huskies