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  1. ESPN 300 OT has Florida State on top

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State fans were questioning the Noles' offensive line recruiting just a few months ago. Now they're rejoicing in the fruits of the staff's efforts as coach Jimbo Fisher could have his pick of the litter at the position these final few weeks b...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. High-rated RBs replace BC's Williams

    Jared Shanker

    Richard Wilson lines up at running back and takes a toss right. He runs through two arm tackles then sets his sights on an undersized safety in the unenviable position of being between a 200-pound back and the goal line. Boston College fans ought ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. Miami recruiting now 'full speed ahead'

    Jared Shanker

    There is some anger by Miami fans and coaches. There is some relief. And in the recruiting offices in Coral Gables, Fla., there is celebration. The NCAA handed down its sanctions on the Hurricanes' program Tuesday, and the term "slap on the wrist"...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  4. Top ACC recruiting rivalries

    Jared Shanker

    Rivalries extend past the field in college football. The bad blood and feud seeps into the fans, the coaching staffs and especially in the high schools when it comes to top recruits. Often the teams duking it out on Saturdays were going head-to-head ...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  5. ACC's 2014 impact freshmen

    Jared Shanker

    Fans always want to know who is next. Coaches need to know who is next. The top programs reload instead of rebuild. Ideally, a coaching staff can move down the depth chart and replace a graduated senior without much of a drop in production. With seve...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Mitchell plans to return VT to prominence

    Jared Shanker

    Tyrod Taylor left Virginia Tech after the 2010 season, but he is still making a difference for the Hokies. Virginia Tech's newest commit has been a Hokies fan since watching Taylor in Blacksburg. Paramus (N.J.) Catholic interior offensive lineman ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  8. Michigan visit 'valuable' for Jabrill Peppers

    Jared Shanker

    Being a fan of a program growing up does not necessarily mean a player will sign with the school. That could be the case with Jabrill Peppers (Paramus, N.J./Paramus Catholic) and Michigan. But that does not mean Peppers, who still has Michigan in ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. Trumbetti's heart always with Notre Dame

    Jared Shanker

    A Notre Dame fan his whole life, Andrew Trumbetti (Demarest, N.J./Demarest) always has had the Fighting Irish at the top of his list, but he was exploring his other options recently. He visited Florida and wanted to get to Stanford before a decision....

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  10. 2014 S Henry clarifies his top four

    Jared Shanker

    Pittsburgh fans can temper their excitement just a little, and Ohio State, Penn State and West Virginia fans can feel a little better about where they stand with Dravon Henry now. The Aliquippa (Pa.) safety released a top four Monday night and num...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  11. QB Kincade has no doubts about Pitt

    Jared Shanker

    There was some angst among Pittsburgh fans as to whether Chandler Kincade (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) was still committed to the Panthers following the coaching transition. The situation has since been smoothed over, and Kincade even spent this wee...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  12. Steelers fan Ways takes in Pitt experience

    Jared Shanker

    When Maurice Ways (Beverly Hills, Mich./Detroit Country Day) was 7 years old, he received a Christmas present from his aunt who lives in Pittsburgh. It was a Troy Polamalu jersey, and from that day on, Ways has been a die-hard Steelers fan. So whe...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  13. Aaron Roberts impressed by Illini fans

    Jared Shanker

    Chicago De La Salle offensive guard Aaron Roberts has visited Illinois for games before, but Saturday was his first visit with the new coaching staff. While the Illini are rebuilding, Roberts still liked the energy from the fans even as the Illini...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  14. Thadd Smith watches WVU, Tavon Austin

    Jared Shanker

    Despite two offers, Thadd Smith (Springfield, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) is hardly a household recruiting name yet -- except for in a few Mountaineers fans' homes. The 2014 athlete had Mountaineers fans call his name while on his visit to West Virginia ...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  15. Iowa fans impress RB Raymonte Maynard

    Jared Shanker

    Jeff Jones might be the headliner of the two Minneapolis Washburn running backs to visit Iowa on Saturday, but that does not mean the Hawkeyes were not happy to see Raymonte Maynard, too. The junior did average more than 10 yards per carry this past ...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  16. Hawkeyes making RB Jeff Jones a priority

    Jared Shanker

    Jeff Jones (Minneapolis/Washburn) is no stranger to Iowa City. He has been there a few times and has already seen a lot of what the Hawkeyes' program has to offer. But he saw something new Saturday. He saw just how much passion Hawkeyes fans have ...

    Blog | November 11, 2012