Few leagues produce offensive numbers like the Big 12, and a lot of that success can be attributed to victories on the recruiting trail. After a 2016 class that saw a lot of quality quarterbacks pick Big 12 teams, the 2017 class looks to be off to an even better start with three ESPN Junior 300 prospects already on board.
about 41 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Even though he's only 36 years old, Iowa State's Matt Campbell has plenty of seasoning from his recruiting success at Toledo. Plus, Todd Monken's departure from Southern Miss comes at a crushing time, and Barry Odom had a lot riding on this visit weekend -- and it looks like it was a smashing success for Missouri.
about 126 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Iowa State is the furthest North team in the Big 12 and in many ways is linked more culturally to the Midwest, so it's no surprise Matt Campbell is making Iowa, Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania key recruiting areas for the Cyclones.
about 173 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
The first weekend in December was a busy weekend in Big 12 country, as TCU, Oklahoma State, Iowa State, Kansas State and others had key visitors in and saw positive results. Plus, new Iowa State coach Matt Campbell has quickly proven to be a force on the trail for the Cyclones, and there's a big question looming over highly coveted offensive lineman Tramonda Moore.
about 174 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
Big 12 fans got a mix of game weekend official visits and schools pushing to land commitments from visitors who came to campus with a game to see. The biggest news around the conference was that Iowa State used its first recruiting weekend under Matt Campbell to secure two commits, but that wasn't the only news, as we take a look at the weekend that was viewed through social media.
about 176 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail
TCU won a big one on the field over Big 12 rival Baylor, and also came away looking really good in the battle to reel in highly coveted receiver Stephen Sullivan. But Sullivan wasn't the only newsmaker in Big 12 country this weekend, as Oklahoma State hosted a five-star prospect, the Sooners' impressive win will pay off on the recruiting trial and questions about the future have emerged at Kansas State.
about 181 days ago | Jeremy Crabtree | NCF On The Trail