The days of waiting for youngsters to make impact in college football are over. If you're a top freshman prospect, you're expected to come in and contribute. So much for slacking on your training before prom.
about 533 days ago | Edward Aschoff | NCF On The Trail
Nick Saban continues to dominate the recruiting landscape. The Crimson Tide are on pace for their fourth consecutive No. 1-ranked recruiting class. The current No. 1-ranked recruiting class consists of 22 commitments, including an astounding 17 ranked in the ESPN 300.
about 574 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
Go ahead and debate who should have been in the inaugural College Football Playoff, but there's no debating Bama, Oregon, FSU and OSU dominate in recruiting. 1. Just like Alabama is the top seed in the playoffs, the Crimson Tide have the top spot in the 2015 recruiting rankings.
about 598 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
There are once again some big games around the SEC this weekend. The Texas A&M at Alabama game looks to be loaded with big-time visitors. Ole Miss will have several recruits on hand for its game against Tennessee.
about 650 days ago | Derek Tyson | NCF On The Trail
AUSTIN, Texas -- We wrap up our five to watch series this week with a breakdown of five prospects in the 2015 class whose recruitment Texas fans should be watching closely. These aren't the five highest-rated recruits, but rather five who will tell us a lot about Charlie Strong's first full class with the Longhorns.
HOUSTON -- The Houston area was the second stop of the weekend in the Lone Star State for the 2014 Nike Football Training Camp tour. Like Dallas the day before, a strong turnout was led by an impressive group of skill players at defensive back and wide receiver, along with a deep group at linebacker.
about 843 days ago | Gerry Hamilton | NCF On The Trail
HOUSTON -- On-again, off-again rain couldn't put a damper on the Houston Nike Football Training Camp on Sunday, and three athletes -- safety Deionte Thompson, tight end Jordan Davis and offensive tackle Jerry Tillery -- earned golden tickets to compete at The Opening this summer in Oregon.
about 843 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail
LOS ANGELES -- A handful of big recruiting targets competed at the third annual 4th Quarter Sports 7v7 Shootout at Salesian High School on Sunday, but none were taller than ESPN 300 receiver Equanimeous St.
about 878 days ago | Blair Angulo | NCF On The Trail
SAN ANTONIO -- The day before the U.S. Army All-American Bowl featured several athletes who could be playing in the 2015 rendition of the game. The U.S. Army National Combine took place Friday, and several ESPN Junior 300 athletes, as well as rising 2015 and 2016 standouts, gave the Alamodome crowd a small taste of what to expect throughout the spring circuit of various camps and combines.
about 936 days ago | Damon Sayles | NCF On The Trail