Though the Trojans might benefit if Florida State releases the star 2013 linebacker from his letter of intent, they know what kind of moral dilemma FSU coach Jimbo Fisher is facing.
Four-star linebacker Otaro Alaka, a Texas Longhorns commit, is relieved to have his recruitment over. But that doesn't mean he's going to stop improving -- on an off the field.
Florida signs its share of ESPN 150 prospects, but the Gators also show they can turn top recruits into top college players.
Noah Spence's daily battles with All-Big Ten offensive tackle Jack Mewhort have been eye-opening, as the rising sophomore defensive end is showing star potential in Ohio State spring practice.
Tyvis Powell was a whipping boy for Ohio State DB coach Kerry Coombs last season, but that tough love has helped make Powell a breakout star this spring.
After a productive spring which saw him emerge as Florida's go-to running back, sophomore Matt Jones got to relax during Florida's final spring practice session on Saturday.
Heading into the Gators' spring game, downgraded to a practice after so many injuries on the OL, coach Will Muschamp and OC Brent Pease have more questions than answers among the receiving corps.
Two scrimmages in and a few more spring practices to go, veteran Bulldogs have noticed a few potential breakout stars, most notably Tray Matthews.
While he was reluctant in 2012 to give up on pass plays, Buckeyes QB Braxton Miller is showing signs this spring of more ease with scrambling when opportunities arise.
Mal Moore wanted to be a star player at Alabama, then the Crimson Tide's head coach. He wasn't either, but his legacy as athletic director might have made even more of an impact on his beloved school.
The Sooners lost their top three players from 2012 -- QB Landry Jones, WR Kenny Stills and S Tony Jefferson -- but still have talent to compete for a Big 12 title in 2013.
Georgia has had success recruiting North Carolina running backs and turning them into stars. ESPN Watch List RB Elijah Hood has taken notice and is suddenly high on the Bulldogs.
While USC has been deliberate in recruiting local star OL Damien Mama and Viane Talamaivao, out-of-area schools such as national champion Alabama have gotten a leg up.
Curtis Grant arrived at Ohio State with a lot of hype but has very little to show for it through two seasons. With another chance at MLB, he knows that now is his time to shine.
Florida's stars will be counted on to perform next fall, but the team will need contributions from everywhere in order to compete. Here are some under-the-radar candidates who will need to shine.
The Longhorns came away with one commitment and handed out four offers during their first junior day Feb. 9. They'll usher in a new crop of targets Saturday for Round 2 with several big names expected to attend.