The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: With coaches on the road visiting high schools in the spring, they bump into prospects all the time wearing gear of a rival school.
about 359 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
The recruiting dead period is over, and it's full speed ahead for a number of Pac-12 programs as coaches look to load up on official visitors over the next three weekends. A list of important official visitors for Pac-12 programs this weekend could easily extend to two or even three dozen names, so limiting it to just the top 10 was challenging -- though likely not as difficult as the task facing conference coaches looking to wrap up their recruiting classes as national signing day approaches.
about 463 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
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 492 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Arizona State continued its march toward the top of the Pac-12 recruiting rankings, landing ESPN 300 defensive tackle Tashon Smallwood (Fresno, Calif./Central East). Smallwood gave his verbal commitment to the Arizona State coaches during an in-home visit Wednesday.
about 498 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Saturday offers the final game of the Pac-12 season, as Stanford visits Arizona State in the conference title game. The Sun Devils and Cardinal sit at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively, in the Pac-12 class recruiting rankings, and this weekend will give both a chance to impress recruits on a national platform.
about 505 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The Pac-12 conference was all but officially shut out of the national championship discussion this weekend, but that won't dampen the spirits of the program that caused the dismissal -- Arizona -- or the one that will benefit most from it -- Arizona State.
about 517 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The game of the year in the Pac-12 is finally here, as recruits will tune in Thursday night to watch Stanford host Oregon (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET). The UCLA Bruins proved that the offensive line recruiting magic from last year's class is still alive and well.
about 534 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Arizona State was riding high after a big win over Washington this past weekend, and that momentum carried through Monday on the recruiting trail. The Sun Devils hosted three official visitors -- ESPN 300 teammates D.
about 550 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
While Stanford made the most obvious noise on the field in the Pac-12 this weekend -- topping previously unbeated and No. 9-ranked UCLA, 24-10 -- Arizona State positioned itself to make the biggest statement on the recruiting trail.
about 552 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail