Across the Big 12, teams are looking for instant impact from their recruiting classes. Several of those potential instant impact players have enrolled at their schools early, looking for a chance to play right away.
about 176 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Now that they've signed their letters of intent, Texas' incoming recruits can officially toss their stars in the trash. They don't matter now. While such ratings and rankings are helpful throughout the recruiting process, they mean nothing once a kid sets foot on campus and joins the program.
With national signing day in the books, RecruitingNation is looking at the top position classes. For the full series, click here. Nationally (and SEC) The Alabama Crimson Tide's 2014 class fill just about every need on the board, and that includes linebacker.
about 191 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
As expected, this was one of the busiest weeks in the Big 12 from a recruiting standpoint. Teams were looking to fill in last-minute vacancies, and players were looking to finalize their college plans.
about 212 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
Just when the Texas Longhorns needed some good news from the defensive side of their recruiting class, an ESPN 300 safety/linebacker delivered it with a verbal commitment. Edwin Freeman (Arlington, Texas/Bowie) pledged to new coach Charlie Strong on Thursday afternoon, giving the Longhorns another ESPN 300 prospect and further quieting the grumblings of the Longhorns losing three four-star defensive tackles last week.
about 222 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
Being the Joneses has its perks. But when the Joneses can't live up to their own way of living, things can go awry very quickly. Manny Diaz found out just how quickly Sunday afternoon when he was relieved of his duties as Texas' defensive coordinator not even 24 hours after the Longhorns gave up a school-record 550 rushing yards and 679 total yards to BYU in an embarrassing 40-21 loss in Provo, Utah.
about 352 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail