With a longer field and a few tweaks to the rules, the Champion Gridiron Kings seven-on-seven game will challenge the 64 elite players chosen for the event. That's not the only surprise the players experienced this week, writes Chris Lawlor.
Childhood friends Kyle Prater and Corey Cooper are among Illinois' best football players. But while they play for rival high schools, they're getting a chance to play together at this week's Gridiron Kings event.
How do the nation's top football players feel about the recruiting process? Would they like to see a change in the bowl system? Chris Lawlor sat down with seven top recruits to see what was on their minds.