Some colleges like to fill their classes early, while some wait until the end to add superstars. While high schools aren't about recruiting kids to their programs, the art of getting one of their stars to commit is as much a plan as is the team's playbook.
about 238 days ago | Brad Bournival | On The Trail: Midwest Region
The top receiver for the best quarterback to ever come out of Mentor, Ohio, had choices on where he wanted to continue his college career. But when it came down to it, Brandon Fritts followed one of his best friends south and committed to North Carolina on Monday.
about 353 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
One look into the "Twittersphere" Saturday night came back with a resounding answer regarding Mentor (Ohio) quarterback Mitch Trubisky: It looks like North Carolina picked up a steal when the ESPN 150 senior committed to the Tar Heels.
about 515 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
Ohio State assistant Tom Herman might be giving Mentor (Ohio) football coach Steve Trivisonno a call this week to ask for a little more game film. The Buckeyes coach in charge of recruiting the Cardinals has interest in Brandon Fritts, but what the junior wide receiver has done the last two weeks in knocking out the last two Division I state champions has to have just about every coach foaming at the mouth.
about 515 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
When you're catching passes from a quarterback that just broke the school record once held by a former Mr. Football winner, you're bound to get a few looks. But when you're as good as Brandon Fritts (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) and teammate Conner Krizancic, it doesn't matter if the passes are coming from North Carolina commit Mitch Trubisky or Mitch Albom.
about 563 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is on the road, but that doesn't mean the Buckeyes don't have a chance to impress this weekend. Inside linebacker Clifton Garrett (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield South) is planning an unofficial trip to East Lansing, Mich.
about 567 days ago | Brad Bournival | NCF On The Trail
Notre Dame had its biggest recruiting weekend of the season over the last few days, and RecruitingNation was there to cover it all. The team caught up with several 2013 and 2014 recruits and got the story from each on how the visit to Notre Dame went.
about 569 days ago | Jared Shanker | NCF On The Trail
Mentor (Ohio) 2014 receiver Brandon Fritts never heard of Notre Dame's player walk on game days. Having witnessed it in person Saturday, he won't ever forget it. Fritts was one of the many 2014 visitors at Notre Dame for the Michigan game, and he really enjoyed walking with the team through the fans to the stadium.
about 571 days ago | Jared Shanker | On The Trail: Midwest Region