Last-minute switches worked out for a few notable SEC players.
The Opening has become a breeding ground for future SEC players over the years. It started in 2011 as a football camp for the nation’s top recruits and has grown every year since.
When he was first hired, Les Miles said one of the key ingredients for success at LSU was to win the local recruiting battles. Through the years, Miles has done a masterful job of doing just that.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A year ago in the Under Armour All-America Game, Florida fans were treated to a satisfying showcase of their top two recruits -- cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and running back Kelvin Taylor.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When ESPN 300 safeties C.J. Hampton (Meridian, Miss./Meridian) and Laurence 'Hootie' Jones (Monroe, La./Neville) competed at Alabama’s camp last month, it was no accident that the two were placed on the same 7-on-7 team or that they worked out back-to-back in the same drills.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama landed another commitment on Tuesday when 2014 safety Chris Williams (Kingsland, Ga./Camden County) announced his verbal pledge to the Crimson Tide via Twitter.
With signing day 2013 having wrapped up, it's time to turn our attention to 2014 recruits. Here are five players the Longhorns are really keying on, be it players who are already committed or top targets who will determine the direction Texas’ next class goes in: 1.
Editor's note: Leading up to signing day, TideNation will examine the remaining uncommitted prospects still considering the University of Alabama. Today, we look at ESPN 150 safety Antonio Conner.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It’s one thing to go into Death Valley and steal a win away from LSU in the fourth quarter, but it’s another to go into Baton Rouge and steal a top 50 recruit right out of the Tigers’ backyard.
Where Kendell Beckwith will make an impact on the football field for LSU is an interesting question to ponder.An “athlete” in the scout lexicon, the ESPN 150 prospect who committed to the Tigers tonight might be a linebacker in the Tiger’s 4-3 scheme … or he might bulk up and come off the edge as a pass-rushing defensive end, in the Barkevious Mingo mold.
Since before Nick Saban arrived, the University of Alabama has always had the same philosophy in recruiting. Make the in-state players a priority and keep the top talent close to home.
When Alabama lines up Saturday against Michigan at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, several athletes residing in the Lone Star State are expected to be in attendance for the big game.
Five-star safety Landon Collins (Geismar, La./Dutchtown) honored his verbal commitment to Alabama and has signed with the Crimson Tide.During the Under Armour All-America Game, his mother vocally disagreed with his decision, as she wanted him to attend LSU, which is closer to home.
According to ESPN's David Helman, Geismar, La., five-star safety Landon Collins announced moments ago at his high school he is sticking with his pledge to Alabama.
RecruitingNation airs at 3 p.m. ET today on ESPNU, and national analyst Craig Haubert and senior national analyst Tom Luginbill will discuss the new No.