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  1. Linebackers: Best run stoppers

    Tom Luginbill

    The fundamental essence of the position is tackling. If you can't tackle, you can't play and in these guys' case, you must have the strength, toughness and demeanor to step up and challenge the gap, tackle to tackle. Stopping the run is where defensi...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  2. USC recruiting taking shape on defense

    Blair Angulo

    Things were much quieter for USC recruiting this July than they were in the same month last year, when the Trojans landed verbal commitments from eight highly touted prospects to bring their total to a whopping 18 before the start of the high school ...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  3. Roberts' exit shifts focus to linebacker

    Brad Bournival

    With Luke Roberts following David Perkins out the door as a transfer, the linebacker depth chart at Ohio State became even thinner. It also opened up another scholarship for Ohio State in the Class of 2014, should the Buckeyes choose to use it tha...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  4. UCLA back in Memphis, now eyeing WR

    Dave Hooker

    Cornelius Sturghill quickly has become a nationally known prospect. In just the past few days, Sturghill claims scholarship offers from UCLA, Arkansas State, Middle Tennessee State, Purdue and Western Kentucky. The receiver from Memphis (Tenn.) Me...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  5. Recruiting week in review: The next step

    Brad Bournival

    There weren't any commitments, but this week saw a lot of movement on Ohio State's recruiting front. In what has become quite the norm, the Buckeyes had another busy week as they try to woo possible targets into commitments, while staying ahead o...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  6. McGraw, Wilson look near and far

    Mitch Sherman

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Two prospects with scholarship offers from Southeastern Conference power programs said they're following through with plans to look hard at schools in other parts of the country. Safety Mattrell McGraw (River Ridge, La./John Curt...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  7. Lessons Learned: Memphis NFTC

    Mitch Sherman

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Nike Football Training Camp circuit stayed in the southeast on Sunday, stopping at the Memphis University School for an event that, to the surprise of no one, featured solid line play. No doubt, it's a staple in this part of the...

    Blog | April 14, 2013
  8. Week in review: Payday for coaches

    David Ching

    ATHENS, Ga. -- The big news out of Athens this week concerned raises for each of Mark Richt's football assistants -- including a big raise and new three-year contract for offensive coordinator Mike Bobo. Bobo received a $240,000 pay bump to $575,0...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  9. Atlanta SPARQ All-Combine team

    Brian Stumpf

    ATLANTA -- More than 1,730 athletes gathered Saturday, March 2, at Lakewood Stadium for the Atlanta stop of the Nike Football SPARQ Combine tour, making it the largest Nike combine in history despite the freezing temperatures. Here is a look at the 2...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  10. RecruitingNation links: SEC edition

    ESPN.com staff

    DawgNation From Radi Nabulsi : Winter might still be hanging around, but 2014 OLB prospect Petera Wilson's recruiting is red-hot. After his showing at the Atlanta SPARQ event, his stock is rising even higher. Spring questions : Georgia brought in...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  11. 2014 Recruiting preview: Linebackers

    Gary Laney

    This is the fourth in a series looking at players LSU might target in the 2014 recruiting class. Previously, we looked at wide receivers and tight ends, running backs and quarterbacks, offensive linemen and defensive linemen. BATON ROUGE, La. -- L...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  12. OLB Wilson has cold day, hot future

    Radi Nabulsi

    ATLANTA -- With a wind-chill factor in the low 20s and occasional snow flurries blowing through the air, outside linebacker Petera Wilson (Memphis, Tenn./White Station) had a hard time staying warm Saturday. The cold kept his legs tight and he was no...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  13. Atlanta Nike SPARQ Combine standouts

    Kipp Adams

    ATLANTA -- More than 1,700 student-athletes took part Saturday in the Nike SPARQ Combine here, a record for the event. Players from across the Southeast braved freezing conditions, snow flurries and significant wind chill to compete and test their at...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  14. Memphis LB racks up tackles, offers

    Kipp Adams

    ATLANTA -- As a junior, Petera Wilson (Memphis, Tenn./White Station) had over 100 tackles, eight sacks, six passes broken up and two blocked punts. His double-digit list of offers reads like a who's who of college football, with Florida State, Georg...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  15. It's combine time in the Midwest

    Brad Bournival

    It's time to camp. With the signing period over, the need for the Class of 2014 to get noticed becomes paramount. This weekend, three big combines take place. Saturday, the Nike SPARQ combine hits Massillon, Ohio. Sunday, the Core 6 Showcase ta...

    Blog | February 14, 2013