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  1. Duke lands first ESPN 300 commitment

    Jared Shanker

    Duke secured the biggest commitment of the David Cutcliffe era, if not the school's biggest commitment of the last few decades. The Blue Devils landed ESPN 300 receiver Trevon Lee (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Cardinal Gibbons) on Monday. Lee committed o...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  2. ACC class rankings analysis

    Jared Shanker

    NC State coach Dave Doeren told ESPN colleague Jeremy Crabtree that the Wolfpack would finish the 2014 recruiting cycle strong despite a winless ACC campaign. Raise your hand if you believed him. NC State was one of the few risers in the updated c...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  3. Four-star WR Isaiah Ford finds new suitor

    Jared Shanker

    Isaiah Ford (Jacksonville, Fla./Trinity Christian) will have one of the more interesting recruitments up until signing day. The four-star receiver is only looking at schools that will allow him to pursue football and basketball. Ford, No. 46 among...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  4. Nelson decommits from Cards, has top four

    Jared Shanker

    Hours after top commit Poona Ford decommitted from Louisville, the Cardinals lost another 2014 pledge along the defensive line. Three-star defensive tackle Chris Nelson (Lakeland, Fla./Victory Christian) is reopening his recruitment, he told ESPN....

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  5. Mixed emotions on Petrino's hire at UL

    Jared Shanker

    Bob Beatty asked if the reports were true. Was Bobby Petrino indeed coming back to Louisville? When told that Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich confirmed the reports on Wednesday night, Beatty, the immensely successful coach at Louisville (Ky...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  6. ACC class rankings analysis

    Jared Shanker

    It was not a bad first week of 2014 for Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, who capped off commitments from ESPN 300 recruits Dalvin Cook (Miami/Central), Lorenzo Featherston (Greensboro, N.C./Page) and Travis Rudolph (West Palm Beach, Fla./Cardinal Ne...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  7. Weekend recruiting wrap: ACC

    Jared Shanker

    The extended dead period kept coaches from flooding the hotels at all-star games, but more than a dozen recruits still made commitments this past week. Here is a look at the weekend that was in the ACC. Biggest commitment: Florida State had a big...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  8. Louisville's class in flux without Strong

    Jared Shanker

    Poona Ford committed to Louisville in August, but the ESPN 300 defensive tackle really pledged to suit up for Charlie Strong. "He really, really likes him and respects him," said B.J. Payne, Ford's coach at Hilton Head (S.C.) High. "That's who he ...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  9. Two for Mizzou: Lee keeps Tigers on roll

    Jared Shanker

    Missouri was expected to be an afterthought in the SEC in 2013. The same belief was held regarding the 2014 recruiting class. Well, the Tigers control their own destiny in the SEC, and their 2014 class is emerging into a top-40 class nationally. E...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  10. ACC class rankings analysis

    Jared Shanker

    Another week passes without movement among the ACC schools in the class rankings. A commitment from three-star Ryan Izzo (Sparta, N.J./Pope John XXIII) was not enough to launch Florida State past Alabama and back into the No. 1 spot. With Izzo's pled...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  11. ACC recruiting storylines: Aug. 15

    Jared Shanker

    This is the quietest time of a recruiting season that is active for nearly all but a few weeks of the year. Both high school and college programs are in the midst of a preseason practice, so recruiting takes a back seat. That is not to say recruiting...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  12. Wilkins hoped for different future

    Jared Shanker

    Football was a second option for Christian Wilkins. The ESPN Junior 300 defensive tackle out of Suffield (Conn.) Academy with offers from Florida State, Ohio State and Stanford would have preferred a nobler path protecting the streets. "It's kind ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  13. Top junior Cornell avoids the 'dark side'

    Jared Shanker

    The No. 1 junior nationally will not be going to the dark side. No, Big Ten fans, Jashon Cornell is not referring to Arkansas or Florida or Missouri or any SEC program recruiting the nation's top player in hopes of persuading him to leave the Big Ten...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  14. Phillips leaving Nebraska for Stanford

    Jared Shanker

    It is a rarity for an outside program to go into Nebraska and beat out the Huskers for an in-state recruit. But this is exactly what Stanford did on Monday. The Cardinal landed a commitment from defensive end Harrison Phillips (Omaha, Neb./Mil...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  15. Indiana lands former Ball State pledge

    Jared Shanker

    J-Shun Harris (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) flipped from one in-state program to another. The 5-foot-8, 162-pound receiver committed to Indiana on Wednesday following a Tuesday decommitment from Ball State. The Hoosiers offered Harris on Sunday. "I h...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  16. Two schools jockey for Ramsey's verbal

    Jared Shanker

    A decision could come at the end of the month for defensive end Terry Ramsey (Clayton, Ohio/Northmont), and while he officially has a top three, he admits it will likely come down to just two. Louisville, Michigan State and West Virginia are the f...

    Blog | July 10, 2013