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  1. UA jersey tour: Malik Jefferson

    Damon Sayles

    MESQUITE, Texas -- As he sat with his family and his head coach during the Under Armour All-America Game jersey ceremony Tuesday morning, ESPN 300 linebacker Malik Jefferson thought about the road traveled to get to where he is as a football player. ...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  2. Weekend recruiting wrap: Big 12

    Damon Sayles

    Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas, TCU and Kansas State all scored victories over the weekend, but Kansas seemed to be the big story, as the Jayhawks lost head coach Charlie Weis, who was fired after compiling a 6-22 record and earning only one w...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  3. Tale of the tape: Texas-Texas A&M

    Damon Sayles

    There are those who believe the rivalry between Texas and Texas A&M is dead because the two programs are no longer in the same conference. Those people are misguided. And emphatically incorrect. Two words in February by new Texas head coach...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Four-star DT decommits from Texas

    Damon Sayles

    Many felt it was only a matter of time for Trey Lealaimatafao (San Antonio/Warren). No Mack Brown? Not the biggest blow, but a blow nonetheless. No position coach, however? Big problem -- the last straw, even. With new head coach Charlie Strong...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. Weekend recruiting wrap: Big 12

    Damon Sayles

    Oklahoma was the big recruiting winner of the Big 12 this past week. The Sooners helped their program with big-time commitments in the 2014 and 2015 classes. Additionally, the Big 12 welcomed a new head coach in Texas' Charlie Strong, which could res...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  6. Texas commits respond to Strong hire

    Damon Sayles

    Charlie Strong has officially been named Mack Brown's successor at Texas. It's a move that appears to get thumbs up from many of his future athletes. As 2014 Texas recruits waited to hear who would be their future head coach, many of them were hop...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  7. Weekend recruiting wrap: Big 12

    Damon Sayles

    If all eyes weren't on the Heisman Trophy race Saturday, then they were on Mack Brown's impending resignation as head coach of the Texas Longhorns. Add that in with the multiple junior college pledges to Big 12 programs, and you have a pretty solid w...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  8. Texas recruits react to Mack Brown news

    Damon Sayles

    The inevitable is now a reality. At the start of 2014, Mack Brown will no longer be the head coach of the Texas Longhorns. After a week of drama within the Forty Acres that would make some soap operas jealous, one of college football's most intere...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  9. Iowa State gets commitment No. 5

    Damon Sayles

    Iowa State picked up its fifth commitment of the 2014 recruiting class on Thursday when Martinez Syria (Houston/Nimitz) gave the Cyclones his verbal pledge, according to Nimitz head coach Robert Toomer. Syria saw time at fullback, running back, s...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  10. Versatile Texas DB chooses Iowa State

    Damon Sayles

    Entering May, Iowa State and head coach Paul Rhoads had one commitment -- albeit a good one in four-star wide receiver Allen Lazard (Urbandale, Iowa/Urbandale), who earned a ticket to The Opening on Sunday at the Chicago Nike Football Training Camp. ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  11. Coach: Turner 'a serious D-1 prospect'

    Damon Sayles

    DeSoto (Texas) head coach Claude Mathis has made it a priority to have one of his players verbally committed by national signing day. After safety Myron Turner unexpectedly lost his scholarship offer with Washington State, Mathis said he's been wo...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  12. Dontre Wilson monitoring Ducks' staff

    Damon Sayles

    Sunday's news of offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich being named Oregon's new head coach was good news to ESPN 150 athlete and Ducks commit Dontre Wilson (DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto). However, according to his father, more needs to happen for Wilson to be ...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  13. Dominant Ross Jr. still with Pokes

    Damon Sayles

    Former Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken was introduced as the new head coach at Southern Miss on Tuesday. ESPN 300 wide receiver and Oklahoma State commit Fred Ross Jr. (Tyler, Texas/John Tyler) was slightly disappointed, as he was...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  14. Juco QB Tyrik Rollison a highlight reel

    Damon Sayles

    TYLER, Texas - Tyler (Texas) Junior College associate head coach Ryan Mahon has seen the magic of quarterback Tyrik Rollison time and time again. It's to a point where describing what Rollison does on the football field is borderline legendary. "W...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  15. Juco OG Mitchell Bell ready for Arkansas

    Damon Sayles

    Junior college offensive guard Mitchell Bell (Corsicana, Texas/Navarro College) committed to Arkansas in September, but when it was determined John L. Smith wouldn't return as head coach, the junior college offensive lineman decided on some recruitin...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  16. Marcus Loud: CU firing 'heartbreaking'

    Damon Sayles

    The announcement of Jon Embree's firing as head coach at Colorado came as a shock to most of the Buffaloes' 2013 recruits. It wasn't enough for defensive end Marcus Loud (Houston/Wheatley) to decommit, but it was enough for him to consider taking vis...

    Blog | November 26, 2012