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  1. Big 12 recruiting storylines: Nov. 14

    Damon Sayles

    Can Texas pull one of the biggest trifectas in college football this weekend? Will Baylor land a 2014 quarterback? Kansas got out of a recruiting slump, but can it add more players? And what's the word on one of the nation's fastest-rising wide recei...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  2. Big Bama offer for big 2015 RB

    Damon Sayles

    When Chris Warren (Rockwall, Texas/Rockwall) got the word that the SEC's biggest dog wanted him, he described the sensation with two words. "Humbling and fantastic," Warren said, as he picked up an Alabama offer during the Crimson Tide's camp on M...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  3. Four-star Hines is first for New Mexico St.

    Damon Sayles

    For four-star outside linebacker/safety hybrid Brandon Hines (Dallas/Kimball), the word "loyalty" holds a strong meaning. It was strong enough for him to give New Mexico State his verbal commitment late Wednesday evening. Hines, a 6-foot-2, 190-po...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  4. Mitchell Parsons decommits from CU

    Damon Sayles

    Three-star tight end Mitchell Parsons (Parker, Colo./Chaparral) and Colorado are no longer an item. At least for now. Parsons gave the word to Colorado coaches that he planned to not only take official visits to other schools but also consider oth...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  5. Athletic DT Syd Moore has three offers

    Damon Sayles

    Ask Van (Texas) High School head coach Jared Moffatt about defensive tackle Syd Moore, and the word "athlete" comes up multiple times. At 6-foot-2 and 260 pounds, Moore does what many his size can't. For example, there aren't many high school defe...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  6. Baylor tops for DB Sells -- for now

    Damon Sayles

    Speedy safety Taion Sells (Irving, Texas/MacArthur) recently announced a top three of Baylor, West Virginia and Iowa. He also has gone on record to say Baylor currently is his top choice. Emphasis on the word "currently." While Sells, a 5-foot-...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  7. Best of the visits: Big 12

    Damon Sayles

    How unpredictable is the Big 12? Baylor is no longer undefeated, Kansas State topped Oklahoma in Norman, and TCU dominated Oklahoma State. Perhaps "unpredictable" isn't the operative word. "Competitive" may be a better fit. The Big 12 on Saturd...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Dual-threat QBs run away from labels

    Damon Sayles

    When asked to define his quarterback style, whether he was more of a pocket-passing or a dual-threat option, Kyler Murray gave the simplest answer he could. "I'm a quarterback," Murray said. Those are three words echoed by many players in Murra...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  10. Brother's words key for new OSU commit

    Damon Sayles

    Three-star offensive lineman Lem Galeai (Euless, Texas/Trinity) had an idea of where he wanted to play, but he wasn't going to make a decision until a key member of his family was back in town. Galeai's older brother, Richard-Salanoa Afu Galeai, w...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  11. ESPN 300 Adams likes Ole Miss 'family'

    Damon Sayles

    Family: The one word that many college football recruits use to describe Ole Miss after a visit. ESPN 300 safety Jamal Adams (Lewisville, Texas/Hebron) followed suit. After an unofficial visit to Oxford, Miss., Adams gave his experience at Ole Mis...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  12. Recruiting trifecta for 2015 DB Johnson

    Damon Sayles

    2015 defensive back Jamile Johnson Jr. (Dallas/South Oak Cliff) wouldn't mind if every day was like Tuesday. Early that afternoon, Johnson got word that Louisiana Tech was his first offer. Following a Texas Tech camp, the 6-foot-1, 180-pound corne...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  13. ESPN 150 WR enjoys TTU spring game

    Damon Sayles

    With one word, ESPN 150 wide receiver K.D. Cannon (Mount Pleasant, Texas/Mount Pleasant) further piqued the interest of Texas Tech followers and supporters. When asked about his thoughts on Texas Tech's spring game Saturday, Cannon responded with,...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  14. A dozen offers for DT Lealaimatafao

    Damon Sayles

    What's a 13-letter word for intensity, blue-collar and explosiveness? Try L-E-A-L-A-I-M-A-T-A-F-A-O. Defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao (San Antonio/Warren) is one of the fastest-rising linemen in Texas. The 6-foot-1, 290-pound tackle has ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  15. Rising WR Gray takes in UT practice

    Damon Sayles

    Texas' spring practice on Friday featured multiple highlights, and 2014 wide receiver Garrett Gray (Marble Falls, Texas/Marble Falls) was one of the athletes on hand as a witness. In fact, Gray described the practice in two words: "Very impressive...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  16. 2014 LB/S hybrid talks Sooners offer

    Damon Sayles

    In a word, Christian Sam (Allen, Texas/Allen) has been hot. On Thursday, the safety/outside linebacker hybrid picked up his first two Big 12 offers from Baylor and Texas Tech, respectively. On Friday, the 6-foot-2, 205-pound athlete earned his thi...

    Blog | February 15, 2013