While Michigan's coaching staff is doing fine on its own on the recruiting trail, some of its commitments have picked up the ball and run with it, too.
They have different offenses and personalities, but dig deeper and you'll notice similarities between Lane Kiffin and Rich Rodriguez.
Today's top HS players from Southern California grew up rooting for the Reggie Bush-era Trojans, and it's making it easier for USC to recruit.
The Longhorns did a lot of good things Saturday night, but they didn't win a big one, and that's becoming all too common for Texas.
Cody Kessler might not have prototypical size, but the redshirt freshman is hoping his swagger and gamesmanship wins him USC's backup quarterback job.
With the spread offense taking hold in the Pac-12, USC has undergone a philosophical change with its linebackers.
Kendall Sanders felt bad about decommitting from Oklahoma State, but he knew he belonged at Texas. His is a common tale for many recruits nearing signing day.
While the Texas defense was aggressive, its inability to create turnovers was a problem in each of the team's losses.
The Sooners' defense has not forced a turnover in three games this season, including the last two in a row.
While bye weeks represent a week off from the grind of the schedule, how a team approaches it can tell the tale for the rest of its season.
One year after his appointment as athletic director, former USC legend Pat Haden is rebuidling the program in his own squeaky-clean image.