1. The Opening 2016: Grading Performances of Top 10 Recruits

    BEAVERTON, Ore. — The Opening annually challenges high school football's premier players to rise up in the company of elite peers...

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  2. The Opening 2016: Top 40-Yard Dash Times from Nike Football Ratings Championship

    BEAVERTON , Ore. — The Opening annually attracts elite talent to football fields on Nike's sprawling world headquarters campus...

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  3. 4-Star WR KJ Hamler Knows 3 Official Visits, Says Oregon Is 'On Top'

    BEAVERTON , Ore. — A native of Big Ten Conference territory, 4-star receiver recruit KJ Hamler is favoring a West Coast university...

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  4. 4-Star Nico Collins Explains Why Michigan Leads, Reveals 5 Official Visits

    BEAVERTON, Oregon — The Michigan Wolverines continue to emerge as front-runners for one of the Southeast region's finest offensive talents...

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  5. Top Uncommitted QB Recruit Jack Sears Opens Up on Visits, Decision Timeline

    BEAVERTON, Oregon — The lone uncommitted recruit in a talented 2016 Elite 11 class, Jack Sears understands college coaching staffs may be growing a bit antsy in anticipation of his pledge...

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  6. The Opening 2016: Power Ranking Every 7-on-7 Team

    BEAVERTON, Ore. — Perhaps no event at The Opening, an annual invite-only showcase held at Nike's world headquarters, demands as much attention as its star-studded seven-on-seven tournament...

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  7. How Brett Favre's Influence Helped Myles Brennan to Elite 11

    Still more than a year away from his first collegiate football season, Myles Brennan is already receiving a Hall of Fame education at quarterback...

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  8. Ultimate Guide to Nike's The Opening 2016

    BEAVERTON, Oregon — It's time to head back to "football heaven." The Opening, an annual showcase featuring 166 top high school prospects, gets underway July 5 at Nike's world headquarters...

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  9. The Opening 2016: Predicting Where All Uncommitted Recruits Will Land

    The country's most coveted college football recruits assemble at Nike's world headquarters July 5-10 when The Opening takes center stage in Beaverton, Oregon...

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  10. How the Most Underrated QB Fought His Way to Elite 11

    Through 48 hours of Elite 11 finals action, Tommy DeVito felt like he was on the cusp of a personal breakthrough...

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  11. Elite 11 2016: Power Ranking This Year's Finalists

    The 2016 Elite 11 class of quarterbacks returns to action July 5 at Nike's world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon...

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  12. Can 5-Star CB Stanford Samuels Make Immediate Impact for Florida State?

    The Florida State Seminoles secured another elite defensive back recruit on Thursday, landing a legacy commitment from coveted cornerback Stanford Samuels III ...

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  13. Kirby Smart Building Major Recruiting Momentum Through 6 Months at Georgia

    Behind the scenes for nine years, Kirby Smart helped orchestrate a dynastic Alabama Crimson Tide run. Now competing against longtime boss Nick Saban , he appears primed to lay a ...

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  14. The Opening 2016: Breaking Down Each Top 25 Team's Commits, Targets in Beaverton

    The Opening annually attracts America's most impressive high school football talent to Beaverton, Oregon, where premier prospects compete on the campus of Nike's world headquarters...

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  15. How Owen Pappoe Became Youngest Recruit Ever to Earn Invite to The Opening

    Months before his first varsity tackle, immense expectations surrounded Georgia football standout Owen Pappoe . Now, a historic invitation to America's premier prospect showcase should set the bar even higher for this 15-year-old phenom...

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  16. Elite 11 Finalist Chase Garbers Discusses Upcoming Visits, Commitment Timeline

    The disparity between committed and uncommitted quarterbacks was quite apparent last weekend at Elite 11 national finals in Redondo Beach, California...

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  17. QB Mac Jones Flips to Alabama: Crimson Tide Now Claim Two Elite 11 Finalists

    The Alabama Crimson Tide reeled in another blue-chip quarterback recruit Tuesday night when longtime Kentucky Wildcats pledge Mac Jones flipped his commitment to an SEC foe...

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  18. Trevon Grimes Tweets Top 6: Odds on Which Program Lands 5-Star WR

    Florida receiver Trevon Grimes remains one of America's most intriguing uncommitted athletes on the 2017 college football recruiting trail. A rising senior at Sunshine State powerhouse St...

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  19. Ranking Top QB Recruits After Elite 11 Finals

    Premier quarterbacks can provide pivotal building blocks for college football recruiting classes, solidifying future offensive efforts and giving coaches a potential leader who can rally other athletes to join them on campus...

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  20. 5-Star QB Tate Martell Talks Top Contenders, Hopes for Oregon Offer

    MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Nearly four years after Tate Martell received his first collegiate scholarship offer, the coveted quarterback arrived at Elite 11 finals Friday still searching for the right fit...

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  21. Ultimate Guide to 2016 Elite 11 Finals QB Competition

    Premier high school quarterbacks from across America are set to invade Los Angeles County this week when the Elite 11 finals take place from June 3-5 at Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach...

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  22. JaCoby Stevens Tweets Top 7: Odds on Where 5-Star ATH Lands

    A new list of leaders for 5-star recruit JaCoby Stevens reveals serious SEC interest, as five of his top seven collegiate options compete in the conference...

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  23. How Will Briles Firing Impact Recruitment of 4-Star Baylor QB Commit Kellen Mond

    Hours after Baylor University announced intentions to terminate the contract of head football coach Art Briles, quarterback Kellen Mond was attempting to assess a messy situation...

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  24. Winners and Losers of May on the 2017 College Football Recruiting Trail

    Many college football recruits reached the end of their junior year in May, moving forward toward one final high school season...

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  25. D'Andre Swift Announces Top 5: Breaking Down Each Contender for 5-Star RB

    It's down to five for D'Andre Swift . The 5-star Philadelphia running back trimmed his list of collegiate favorites in half Wednesday night, announcing a collection of primary ...

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