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  1. What lies in recruiting's future?

    Mitch Sherman

    BEAVERTON, Ore. -- A drone equipped with a tiny GoPro camera buzzed the playing fields last week outside the Tiger Woods Center at Nike's world headquarters as 17-year-old football players on the flawless turf below showcased their skills on ESPNU an...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Monte Harrison agrees to contract

    Mitch Sherman

    Nebraska football signee Monte Harrison has agreed to terms with the Milwaukee Brewers, who selected the outfielder with the 50th pick on Thursday in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft. Harrison agreed to a contract that includes ...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  3. Early signing period FAQ

    Mitch Sherman

    College coaches and administrators have debated for years the merits of introducing an early signing period for football. Basketball has long used a system that allows recruits to sign their national letters of intent in the fall and spring, easing t...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. NCAA reverses mid-year enrollee ruling

    Mitch Sherman

    The NCAA has gone back to the drawing board over the rules that govern mid-year enrolling football prospects eligible for financial aid agreements on and after Aug. 1 of their senior years. The Division I Legislative Council this week rescinded a ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  5. Adoree' Jackson's split decision

    Mitch Sherman

    LOS ANGELES - Early in the summer of 2011, Russell Biggs first laid eyes on Adoree' Jackson. Jackson wore a backpack and an outfit resembling pajamas, according to Biggs, a longtime track and field coach in Southern California. Straight out of Bel...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  6. NCAA targets scholarship agreements

    Mitch Sherman

    INDIANAPOLIS -- NCAA officials on Tuesday said they believe a solution has been implemented to stop the movement of elite football prospects from signing scholarship agreements with multiple schools. The problem surfaced this year as a result of a...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. CB Tony Brown suffers shoulder injury

    Mitch Sherman

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Cornerback Tony Brown, No. 11 in the ESPN 300 and the No. 2 prospect in Texas, suffered an injury to his left shoulder on Tuesday and likely will not play in the Under Armour All-America Game. Brown, of Beaumont Ozen High...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  8. Irish TE commit Luatua wants to see USC

    Mitch Sherman

    ORLANDO -- Let the season of indecision begin. Tyler Luatua (La Mirada, Calif./La Mirada), the No. 1-rated tight end nationally who committed to Notre Dame on Dec. 16, said he's interested in looking more closely at hometown USC. During check...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  9. Recruits can sign early financial-aid deals

    Mitch Sherman

    The NCAA created a stir in the recruiting community last week when it released an interpretation issued by the academic and membership affairs staff that could shift leverage from schools to prospects, something of a revolutionary concept in recruiti...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  10. Fournette undecided on Texas A&M visit

    Mitch Sherman

    NEW ORLEANS -- Texas A&M, Alabama and LSU must wait until Saturday to learn if running back Leonard Fournette (New Orleans/St. Augustine) will visit College Station, Texas, for the Aggies' clash with No. 1-ranked Alabama. Fournette, the No. 1-rate...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  11. Leonard Fournette to visit Texas A&M

    Mitch Sherman

    NEW ORLEANS -- Running back Leonard Fournette (New Orleans/Saint Augustine), the No. 1-rated prospect in the Class of 2014, has planned a surprise recruiting visit to Texas A&M on Saturday for the Aggies' meeting with Alabama, according to another to...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  12. Deshaun Watson: No more visits

    Mitch Sherman

    BEAVERTON, Ore. - Close the door on Deshaun Watson's recruiting. The nation's No. 1-rated quarterback, 15th in the ESPN 150, said Sunday he is done with visits. Done with coaches who don't work for Clemson. Done with looking around. Watson, fro...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  13. Texas pledge Heard answers Elite 11 call

    Mitch Sherman

    BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Texas quarterback commit Jerrod Heard (Denton, Texas/John H. Guyer) drew some of the highest praise of the weekend from Trent Dilfer after several workouts at the Elite 11 finals. "I was worried," said Dilfer, head coach of the ...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  14. Kyle Allen is 'Mr. Consistency' at Elite 11

    Mitch Sherman

    BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Kyle Allen was so good this weekend at the Elite 11 finals that it almost worked against him. "Everything he does is better than good," said Trent Dilfer, Elite 11 head coach. In a way, his individual skills fail to stand out...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  15. David Cornwell targets Alabama prospects

    Mitch Sherman

    BEAVERTON, Ore. -- With the battle for his high school eligibility won, quarterback David Cornwell (Norman, Okla./North) has turned his attention to aiding Alabama in its quest to again sign the nation's top recruiting class. The Crimson Tide inke...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  16. Huskers score big on Big Red Weekend

    Mitch Sherman

    Nebraska capped its camp season with the second annual Big Red Weekend on Saturday, emerging in vastly different shape than it entered the week of key recruiting activity. In fact, the past 72 hours in Lincoln likely marked the most important summ...

    Blog | June 16, 2013