At the halfway point of college football's regular season, there is still plenty to be decided both on the field and on the recruiting trail. The Pac-12 placed six programs among the top 40 recruiting classes in Wednesday's updated class rankings and conference recruiting classes contain as many as 24 -- Arizona -- and as few as nine -- Stanford -- verbal commitments.
about 590 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The chess-like nature of recruiting forces coaches to look years into the future, both to fill their own roster as well as take advantage of strengths and weaknesses of the upcoming high school classes.
about 655 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
While one recruit will never truly make or break a recruiting class, some come closer than others. Every Pac-12 program has a must-get recruit in mind, whether it's a national standout whose commitment would rock the recruiting landscape, a star at a position where that program simply cannot miss, or a local prospect who can't be allowed to leave the area.
about 668 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
While things can and will change between now and signing day, the updated ESPN 300 rankings at the close of the summer period show 24 Pac-12 commitments and provide a number of discussion topics relating to the present and future of Pac-12 recruiting for the 2015 class.
about 669 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Mike Leach has always had a thing for pirates, but even Calico Jack and Blackbeard Bart would be jealous of the success Leach has had so far on the 2015 recruiting trail.
about 745 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Throughout this recruiting cycle, RecruitingNation will profile a number of ESPN 300 prospects in the 2015 class, including an inside look at the prospect, his recruitment, a scouting report and what college program could benefit when he ultimately makes his decision.
about 799 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Ohio State has made quarterback recruiting a major priority under Urban Meyer and it's a trend that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon; and it's a good year for talent in the Pacific Northwest, especially in Washington.
about 827 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
There were plenty of whispers during the spring that while the West region's 2014 class was good, the 2015 crop has a chance to be truly special. Tuesday, with the release of the initial ESPN 300 for the 2015 class, those whispers were validated, as 49 West region players made the list.
about 1047 days ago | Erik McKinney | On The Trail: West Region