Many of the the top 25 uncommitted recruits have narrowed their lists, as certain schools have emerged as contenders for them. However, with recruiting being full of surprises, dark-horse schools are lurking and could be real threats to favorites.
Recruiting is entering a crucial stage since football season has started and official visits are being set up. This will be a telling time for 2014 college football recruits, as where they choose to visit will reveal which schools are under serious consideration.
A Big Ten team is looking to take a running back from under the noses of two SEC powers. A receiver from Louisiana could be thinking about a Pac-12 school, plus a cornerback could have four programs attempt to sway him from following in his father's footsteps.