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COMMITMENT: UVA football lands #7 recruit in Virginia with 2025 cornerback Chris Spence

Photo by G Fiume/ The Wahoos get a big win on the high school recruiting trail. The Virginia Cavaliers football program picked up another offseason victory this morning by landing the commitment from the commonwealth’s seventh ranked player in cornerback Christopher Spence. A three star per 247Sports Composite, Spence picked the ‘Hoos over offers from Florida State, Michigan, Virginia Tech, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Duke, Georgia Tech, and others. As the No. 34 ranked corner in the 2025 class, accounting for a rating of 89, Spence becomes the highest rated of the...

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Longhorns Daily News: Texas alum Xavier Worthy listed among 2024 NFL Draft prospects with ‘most to prove’

Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman / USA TODAY NETWORK Plus: Here’s a random football flashback USA Today recently listed former Texas Longhorns wide receiver Xavier Worthy — one of head coach Steve Sarkisian’s program’s first true recruit-to-NFL-prospect examples — as one of this year’s NFL Draft hopefuls with the most to prove ahead of the combine. From USA Today: “Worthy’s combine likely will be shaped by the moment he steps on the scale, as teams will want to see if the 6-1 speedster has bulked up from his rail-thin, 172-pound frame. Play...

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Justin Edwards has historic performance in career game vs. Alabama

Dylan Ballard - A Sea Of Blue Justin Edwards turning the corner is critical for Kentucky to make a Final Four run. Justin Edwards was the third-best recruit in the class of 2023, and throughout the majority of the season, fans haven’t seen those expectations fulfilled in his play. That might all be changing as he put together a historic performance on Sunday afternoon. Edwards shot 10 field goals, and he made all 10 of them for 28 points, his first career college game of 20+ points. The Philly native was 4/5 from the free-throw line as well. It was an all-time...

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Class of 2025 cornerback Kaleb Lanier talks recruitment

Twitter: Kaleb Lanier Lanier talks about the success of Kentucky players in the NFL, “I definitely took notice to the development and success the program has had.” Kentucky is starting to recruit hard for the Class of 2025 with this year’s class being wrapped up for the most. So far in the Class of 2025, Kentucky has received two verbal commitments with both of them being on the offensive side: 3-star quarterback Stone Saunders and 4-star wide receiver Quinton Simmons Jr. were the two to commit. With Kentucky, it has been heating up its recruitment with Class of...

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Kentucky makes No. 11 overall recruit Joson Sanon’s new list

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Sanon is one of the best shooting guards in the 2025 class. Coach Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats are always working in the recruiting world, and one of the top shooting guards in the country included UK in his final 10 schools. Joson Sanon, the No. 11 overall recruit in the class of 2025 via 247 Sports Composite, narrowed his list down recently and the Cats made the cut. Joe Tipton broke the news Tuesday evening. NEWS: Joson Sanon, the No. 11 overall recruit in the 2025 class, is down to ten schools, per his...

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Longhorns Daily News: Former Texas player and All-American EDGE Jackson Jeffcoast retires from professional football

Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports Plus: Texas WBB takes on Houston tonight It’s been more than a decade since defensive tackle Jackson Jeffcoat—a former five-star recruit—signed with the Texas Longhorns in 2010. And after all this time, Jeffcoat recently announced he’s calling it a football career. Most recently, he played for the CFL’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Heck of a career for one of the most decorated pass rushers in @TexasFootball history. Jackson Jeffcoat won two Grey Cup titles after an All-American career on the Forty Acres. https://t.co/ZndB4seFft...

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Class Of 2026 SF Dothan Ijadimbola talks about early recruitment

Instagram: Shotbyayub No. 44 overall recruit Dothan Ijadimbola speaks on Kentucky. With the recruiting for the class of 2024 being almost over, it is never too early to start looking at the upcoming recruits that could capture the attention of the Kentucky Wildcats coaching staff in the near future. Class of 2026 4-star small forward Dothan Ijadimbola hails from Minneapolis (MN) and is currently ranked No. 44 nationally, according to 247 Sports. Ijadimbola is listed as a 6-foot-6, 180-pound sophomore and recently spoke to A Sea of Blue about how his recruitment is...

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Syracuse women’s basketball: Class of 2025 guard Camdyn Nelson commits to Orange

Photo by Rich Barnes/ Another future recruit secured by FLJ. The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team locked in its first commitment from the class of 2025 on Saturday. Camdyn Nelson — a 5-foot-8 point guard — from Greenwich (CT) announced her commitment to the program, adding another young guard down the road for coach Felisha Legette-Jack to develop. Nelson currently plays for St. Luke’s School and the Empire State Blue Flames, where her blend of defensive upside and perimeter scoring potential appear to be very intriguing according to James Parker of Elite...

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How McCabe Millon DOMINATED #8 Michigan in his Virginia debut

Photo courtesy of Virginia Athletics Communications Breaking down Millon’s five goals in his debut and the nuances which indicate just how good he already is. In his career debut for the Virginia Cavaliers, true freshman and the #1 overall recruit in the 2023 class McCabe Millon scored an electric five goals on eight shots. That’s the most goals in a game by a Virginia freshman since his teammate Connor Shellenberger put up six in the NCAA quarterfinals in 2021. “What a fantastic performance by a first year,” said UVA head coach Lars Tiffany after the 19-11...

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Bret Bielema and Illinois Football are in flux

Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via How will the Illini be different after the offseason tumult? This has been quite a tumultuous offseason for the University of Illinois football program. Top recruit Josaiah Knight, who signed with Illinois during the early signing period, was released from his National Letter of Intent and signed with Mississippi State. In yet another unexpected loss to the SEC, wide receivers coach and Illinois graduate George McDonald bolted Champaign for the same job in Oxford, Mississippi. Photo by Michael Allio/Icon...

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Friday Headlines: Jasper Johnson Visit Edition

Brooks Holton / USA TODAY NETWORK The top-10 legacy recruit begins his official visit to Kentucky. Good morning, BBN. A big weekend is on deck for Kentucky Basketball, who will not only play host to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday, but they’ll also host 5-star guard Jasper Johnson, who is taking his official visit this weekend. It begins today and runs through Sunday. Johnson is the former Woodford County product and son of Kentucky Football great Dennis Johnson while being ranked No. 8 overall in the 2025 class by 247 Sports. However, there’s a chance Johnson will...

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Texas RBs coach Tashard Choice deflects praise for earning Rivals Big 12 Recruiter of the Year recognition

Photo by Chris Leduc/Icon Sportswire via Choice dedicated the recognition for his work landing Jerrick Gibson and Christian Clark to the organization and the recruit’s parents. As one of the rising stars on Steve Sarkisian’s staff, Texas Longhorns running backs coach Tashard Choice was named the Rivals Big 12 Recruiter of the Year this week for his efforts landing two consensus four-star running backs in the 2024 class. Choice opted to deflect the praise, thanking the Texas support staff, which just promoted four key members of the recruiting operation, and the...

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Game thread: Syracuse Orange vs Louisville Cardinals

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports It’s been an interesting last ten days for the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball squad (14-8, 5-6). Tonight the Orange welcome the Louisville Cardinals (7-15, 2-9) to the Dome for a 7:00 tip-off on the ACC Network. While you wait, here’s what you might have missed this week: Big news was yesterday’s Benny Williams dismissal from the team as covered by Christian Dom looked at some statistical rankings for the Orange Mike put Adrian Autry’s first season in context 2024 commit Donnie Freeman is now a top-10 recruit according to one...

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Top-10 recruit Meleek Thomas on official visit to Kentucky

Michael Longo/For The Beaver County Times / USA TODAY NETWORK Thomas is considered the No. 6 overall prospect by 247 Sports. Ahead of a big top-10 matchup between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Tennessee Volunteers, the Kentucky coaching staff is busy hosting one of the top overall players in the Junior class in Meleek Thomas. The 6-foot-3 guard out of Pennsylvania is in Lexington this weekend, arriving on Saturday, and sticking around into Sunday. Thomas is considered the No. 6 overall prospect by 247 Sports. No. 6 overall prospect and top-ranked 2025 combo guard...

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Hurricanes want blue-chip running back Alvin Henderson to be a ‘home-run hitter’ at Miami

The Hurricanes are one of the schools trying to recruit prolific Alabama running back Alvin Henderson, and the star halfback reciprocates the interest.

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.