Signing day is just 10 days away and this past weekend was one of the last times that coaches could get prospective student-athletes on campus. There were a handful of commitments and official visits from some of the nation’s premier prospects.
The Florida Gators have lost another member of their 2014 recruiting class. This time it’s ESPN 300 wide receiver Ermon Lane (Homestead, Fla./Homestead) who announced on Twitter that he was backing off of his pledge to Florida.
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Three days of practice are now in the books and overall execution was sharper as the players begin to move into final preparations for the Under Armour All-America Game on Thursday.
The Under Armour All-America Game boasts a majority of the country's premier high school talent, so there is no surprise several ACC teams are fighting to land the few remaining uncommitted All-Americans.
Here are five things to watch over the holidays in the SEC:Fournette set to announceThe nation’s top ranked prospect, running back Leonard Fournette (New Orleans/Saint Augustine), is scheduled to announce his decision during the Under Armour All-America Game Jan.
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A look at the most important recruiting targets remaining for each school in the ACC:Boston CollegeDE Harold Landry (Fayetteville, N.C./Pine Forest)6-foot-3, 230 poundsFour starsBoston College is close to done for 2014, and coach Steve Addazio is looking toward taking the next big recruiting jump with the 2015 class.
Two ACC schools lead the way for Florida commitment Dalvin Cook. And more prospects begin to set up their official visits as national signing day nears for the Class of 2014.
Several ACC schools will be having important visit weekends coming up. Though the weekends aren't as big as some past dates, the recruits who are visiting could have a big impact on some of the best classes in the conference.
Another quiet week in the ACC for commitments, but the wheels of recruiting kept turning as more offers and important visits took place over the weekend.
Senior cornerback Jalen Tabor (Washington, D.C./Friendship Collegiate Academy) was presented his honorary game jersey at his school on Thursday, during the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2014 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game.
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A look at the most important recruiting targets remaining for each school in the ACC:Boston CollegeDE Harold Landry (Fayetteville, N.C./Pine Forest)6-foot-3, 230 poundsFour starsThe Eagles might be done in the 2014 class, and the focus is squarely on starting strong in 2015.
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Editor's note: For a look at the national recruiter power rankings based only on Class of 2014 success, click here.The best head coaches are often called the closer when it comes to sealing the deal with recruits.
Hope for the best but prepare for the worst. That is what college coaches must do when it comes to recruiting. Every coach would love to land their top target at every position, but coaches are forced to play the what-ifs and continue to recruit prospects lower on the recruiting board.
There are still four months left to go until signing day 2014, but 10 ACC schools already have at least 15 commitments and several of the conference’s programs are just a few players from completing their class.
Virginia Tech is trying to capture the attention of a Louisville commitment from Florida, the Seminoles' offensive line appears to be in good shape for recruiting, and Miami is looking to impress in Tampa this weekend.