Dr. Gary Green is an athletic, wise-cracking, prematurely gray-haired associate professor at Georgia. He knows little about football. But recruits -- and maybe more importantly their parents -- can't get enough of him.
With 15 commits already, Texas is off to a blazing start recruiting for the Class of 2014. And though the Longhorns haven't performed as well on the field the last three seasons, Mack Brown and Co. can still accumulate talent.
The defending national champions appear to have quite a lot to figure out as they play with dozens of puzzle pieces this spring, as Alex Scarbrough writes about the 10 most important observations of 2013 as it has unfolded thus far.
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.
A wrapup of Georgia's signing day reveals that while the Bulldogs missed out on some key targets late in the cycle, the 32-man class is nonetheless bursting with game-ready talent for a team that essentially will reload for the 2013 season.
With an air of evolution swirling through Texas' recruiting process -- including a ban on commits visiting other programs -- the Longhorns will enter their first junior day with a wait-and-see approach.