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Longhorn Confidential: Hudson Card’s injury, interviewing Princely Umanmielen and spotlighting Jared Jones

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. A foot injury has altered the senior year of 2020 recruit Hudson Card, and we examine what this all means for the future Texas quarterback. (This podcast was recorded before Card announced a new timeline for his recovery). Plus, […]

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Miami football could flip former Florida State 4-star CB recruit

The Miami football program is recruiting four-star cornerback Jalen Harrell who de-committed from Florida State on Tuesday. The news of the de-commitment of four-star cornerback Jalen Harrell from Florida State is potentially good news for the Miami football program. The Hurricanes 2020 recruiting class recently had de-commitments from four-star CB Jaiden Francois and three-star CB […] Miami football could flip former Florida State 4-star CB recruit - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

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3* JUCO DB Bennett Williams Commits to Oregon

Photo by Quinn Harris/Icon Sportswire via The Ducks add to their defensive secondary class! The Ducks dip into the JUCO ranks and get a big time defensive back commitment 100% Committed to the University of Oregon! @coach_cristobal @CoachHeyward Thank you and this program for giving me this opportunity. Ready to ball with the best defense in the nation! pic.twitter.com/m71PwHtis4— Bennett Williams 4️⃣ (@bennettw04) October 16, 2019 Williams is a three star 6'0 195 safety recruit from the College of San Mateo. He previously played college football at Illinois as a Freshman...

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N’Faly Dante Ineligible to Start Season

Photo by Steven Ryan/ Oregon will be without the center for at least the first 9 games of the season N’Faly Dante, the five-star recruit from Mali, will not be able to enroll at the University of Oregon until December 14th after the NCAA missed his clearance date. Dante reclassified from the 2020 class to the 2019 class this past summer and was expected to receive a hefty amount of minutes from Dana Altman straight out the gate. Oregon projected NBA lottery pick N'Faly Dante has been informed he will be ineligible to start season because the NCAA missed his clearance date,...

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Oregon DB Kahlef Hailassie Has Entered the Transfer Portal

Photo by Cody Glenn/Icon Sportswire via A Duck defensive back has entered the transfer portal Per his personal Twitter account, Oregon defensive back has submitted his name into the transfer portal pic.twitter.com/y3Dq2TKjnQ— Kahlef Hailassie (@YoungLeaf24) October 14, 2019 Hailassie was a three star cornerback recruit from Cosumnes HS in California. He played both ways in high school as a receiver and cornerback in the 2018 class. Oregon has him listed for participating in three games this season, preserving his redshirt after playing in all 13 games last season as a true...

State of The U

Miami Hurricane recruit schedule—Week 8

Miami Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz reacts to a play during Miami’s 42-35 loss to Virginia Tech on October 5. | Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Hurricane commitment will lead his team against one of nation’s best tonight Miami 2021 wide receiver verbal commitment Jacolby George and the Plantation High Colonels have started the season 6-0 and outscored their opponents 282-35 thus far this season. The Colonels will face their biggest test of the season tonight in the de facto District 7A-14 championship game on the road against St. Thomas Aquinas (5-0). Aquinas is ranked No.6 in the...

Detroit Free Press

How Jim Harbaugh's first QB recruit at Michigan ended up on the other team

Brandon Peters seemed primed to be a perennial starter at Michigan. So, how did Jim Harbaugh's first QB recruit at U-M end up at Illinois?       

Arizona Daily Star

Wildcats' hot start thrills top recruit, Texas tight end Drake Dabney

In short order, Drake Dabney has become one of the Arizona Wildcats' biggest fans.

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ASU Football: Defensive tackle Omarr Norman-Lott joins 2020 recruiting class

Better upfront The 2020 Arizona State recruiting class added another to its now 18-man group. Defensive tackle Omarr Norman-Lott announced his verbal to the Sun Devils via Twitter: #ForksUp pic.twitter.com/0eBmRJgWLi— Omarr Norman-Lott (@LottOmarr) October 7, 2019 From Sacramento, Norman-Lott’s recruitment was led by fellow Bay Area guy, defensive line coach Jamar Cain. The Grant Union High School defensive tackle is currently rated by Rivals and 247Sports as a three-star recruit. According to 247Sports Composite, Norman-Lott would rank as the fourth highest recruit of the...

Detroit Free Press

5-star basketball recruit Isaiah Todd down to Michigan and Kansas, will commit Oct. 17

5-star forward Isaiah Todd is down to Michigan and Kansas and says he will decide Oct. 17.       

State of The U

Miami Hurricane recruit schedule—Week 7

Manny Diaz coaches the Miami Hurricanes during their 63-0 victory over Bethune-Cookman on September 14. | Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Six Hurricane commitments take the field at ‘The Mecca’ tonight One of the biggest rivalries in South Florida high school football will take place tonight and will feature six Miami Hurricane verbal commitments. Miami Northwestern (3-2) will take on Miami Central (4-1) tonight at 7:30pm at Traz Powell Stadium in Miami. Each team is undefeated against Florida High School Athletic Association competition with their combined three losses coming to...

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Class of 2020 recruit Andre Jackson commits to UConn over Syracuse

We haven’t seen UConn earn a comeback like this over Syracuse since the 1998 Big East Tournament title game. Class of 2020 recruiting target Andre Jackson has committed to UConn, the Albany City Rocks wing announced on Wednesday. Jackson, the No. 70 ranked recruit in his class, chose the Huskies over Iowa, Maryland, UCLA and Syracuse. Jackson made his decision Wednesday afternoon at his high school, Albany Academy. “Syracuse has been around since the jump,” He told TNIAAM back in August. “They’ve been on me heavy ever since they even started recruiting me. “UConn, same way....

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Three Burning Questions for Illini Basketball

Mike Granse-USA TODAY Sports What three questions will Illinois have to answer going into the season? This is the Illinois feature in which we address the three most important questions that each team must answer heading into the 2019-20 season. 1. Just how good is Ayo Dosunmu? Dosunmu came to Illinois as a consensus top 50 recruit last by way of Chicago powerhouse Morgan Park. While he came in with high expectations, Dosunmu lived up to those expectations by leading the team in points (13.8 ppg). The 6-foot-5 guard opened up his Illini career with a bang. In his first two games, he...

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Miami football: Jalean Phillips not practicing as a redshirt

During Manny Diaz’s weekly press conference on Monday, the Hurricanes head coach stated that defensive end, Jaelan Phillips who is redshirting as a transfer and trying to get healthy is working in the Miami football strength and conditioning program but not practicing. Jaelan Phillips was the number one recruit in the nation in 2017 when […] Miami football: Jalean Phillips not practicing as a redshirt - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

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Miami Hurricane recruit schedule—Week 6

Miami Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz walks the sideline during Miami’s 17-12 win over Central Michigan on September 21. | Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports New 2020 verbal commitment Balom in action tonight If you want to see Miami’s newest 2020 verbal commitment in action, you have the opportunity to do so tonight. Brian Balom and the Miramar Patriots take on rival Hollywood McArthur on the road tonight at 7pm in a District 7A-15 game. Both Miramar and McArthur are currently 1-0 in District 7A-15, so the winner of this game will have the inside track to the district championship and an...

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Canes Fans Need To Step Up And Pack Hard Rock Stadium

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Enough is enough, Miami fans need to step up and pack the Rock Recently, like many others, I was reading up on Darnell Washington’s official visit to Athens with the Georgia Bulldogs this past weekend and what he had to say about it. Washington is the top tight end recruit in the nation out of Las Vegas, with both UGA and Miami in his top five schools that he’s considering. The Dawgs were hosting the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in a primetime showdown, and Washington was thoroughly impressed with the gameday experience at Georgia. “When it was all...

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Syracuse basketball preseason player profiles: Brycen Goodine

Image via @Cuse_MBB | Twitter Can the freshman guard earn a spot in the rotation in his first season? Ed. Note - With the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball program set to begin practice today, we’ll continue along with our season preview coverage. That will include individual player profiles, so consider this the first as we begin with freshman guard Brycen Goodine. Position: Guard Class: Freshman Vitals: 6-foot-3, 170 lbs Stats: Averaged 8.5 points per game during the Italian tour Scouting report: Goodine comes to Syracuse as the highest rated recruit (amongst his SU peers) in 2019...

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Devon Williams to Enroll at Oregon State

Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports The USC transfer and former top recruit is coming to Corvallis Huge news for Beaver Nation as it’s being reported that USC transfer, Devon Williams will enroll at Oregon State and join their football team. The former No. 1 athlete in the 2018 recruiting class joined USC and was a wide receiver for them before deciding to transfer. There were rumors of the potential move, but the Oregonians Andrew Nemec was the first to report the news. USC transfer Devon Williams, the nation's No. 1 athlete in 2018, is in Corvallis today and is set to enroll at Oregon...

Arizona Desert Swarm

Kevin Sumlin explains why Arizona used helicopter to recruit in Phoenix area

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Kevin Sumlin traveled around the Phoenix area in style last weekend, using a helicopter to land at a pair of high school football games so that he could watch some high-profile recruits—a power move that the Arizona Wildcats coach says comes out of necessity rather than a desire to draws oos and ahs. It’s not a new tactic. Sumlin did the same thing when he was the head coach at Texas A&M, where his helicopter was affectionately known as the “SwagCopter.” It sure beats sitting in traffic. “Everybody thinks it was something that was real flashy in...

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Big Ten’s Best Recruits of the Decade: 2018-19

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Did the best recruits of the last ten years live up to the expectations? This is the final part of the five-part series looking back on the college careers of the best recruit each year that committed and played their college careers in the Big Ten. For rankings’ purposes, we used 247Sports’ Composite rankings. 2018: Romeo Langford, Indiana Archie Miller picked up his first huge recruiting win as coach of Indiana when playmaking guard decided to stay home, choosing the Hoosiers over Kansas and Vanderbilt, among others. He arrived in Bloomington...

Arizona Daily Star

Swagcopter has returned! Kevin Sumlin flies into Phoenix HS football game to recruit

The entire Arizona Wildcats coaching staff isn't wasting any time during the bye week to recruit, and some are even flying into games to scout recruits for the 2020 class. Kevin Sumlin literally flew into the Millennium-Higley High School game…

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3* DE Bradyn Swinson Commits to Oregon

Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports The Ducks travel to the Peach State and get a recruit to join the flock Three star defensive end Bradyn Swinson committed to Oregon earlier tonight at his high school homecoming game COMMITTED #ScoDucks pic.twitter.com/JPyG5mve8d— ⁶ (@OfficialSwintt) September 21, 2019 Swinson is a three star 6’4 245 defensive end from Chapel Hill HS in Douglasville, GA. 247 Sports ranks him as the 53rd strongside defensive end, 103rd overall recruit in the state of Georgia, and 1,017th nationally. 247 lists Outside Linebackers coach Ken Wilson as his primary...

Miami Herald

Pre-kickoff updates on Mark Pope and Lorenzo Lingard ahead of Miami-Central Michigan

The Miami Hurricanes will be without one former five-star recruit Saturday, but another could be in line to make his 2019 debut against the Central Michigan Chippewas. Running back Lorenzo …

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Texas adds size to its 2020 recruiting class as Elyssa Coleman commits to being a Longhorn

The 2019-20 basketball season doesn’t get underway for another seven weeks, but the Longhorn still earned a victory this weekend. On Friday evening, Elyssa Coleman announced that she had given Texas a verbal commitment. Coleman is a 6-2 forward from Humble Atascocita High. She joins two guards — Westlake’s Shay Holle and California recruit Ashley Chevalier — […]

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SwagCopter returns as Kevin Sumlin visits Phoenix recruits during Arizona’s bye week

The Arizona Wildcats have a bye this week, and head coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff are using the time off to hit the recruiting trail. And he is doing it in style. Just as he did at Texas A&M in the famous “SwapCopter”, Sumlin traveled by helicopter to a couple high school games in the Phoenix area. First, Sumlin landed at the Millennium vs. Desert Edge game, where Arizona’s top target—defensive end Jason Harris—was suiting up. Kevin Sumlin helicoptering to @MillenniumFB game tonight to recruit our Tigers! #ThisIsMILLENNIUM #FearTheROAR #SwagCopter...

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4-star WR Troy Omeire flips commitment from Texas A&M to Texas

2020 wide receiver recruit Troy Omeire pictured during a visit to Texas. | Twitter: @troyomeire The Houston-area receiver becomes the 20th member of the #cloUT2020 class. Late Friday morning, 2020 wide receiver recruit Troy Omeire (Fort Bend Austin) announced his commitment to Texas via his Twitter account. to coach craig and all my a&m fans i truly appreciate your support throughout my commitment but i will be continuing my journey at the university of texas #hookem pic.twitter.com/eF7whfI0mw— booch (@troyomeire) September 20, 2019 Omeire, a four-star recruit who measured...

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ASU baseball incoming class ranked No. 8, but new pitching coach could be top recruit

ASU baseball incoming class ranked No. 8, but new pitching coach Jason Kelly could be top recruit.       

Derrick Brown: Auburn Tiger - "The Giant" Highlights [HD]

Derrick Brown came into Auburn as a five-star recruit and after two seasons on the Plains, he has solidified himself as one of the top defensive players on the team. Expect Brown to have a huge junior year.