1. Recruits Likely to Commit Before Start of College Football Season

    The 2016 college football season is just weeks away as players, coaches and fans alike clamor for the start of a new campaign. Despite immense expectations for on-field action, focus never shifts too far from the recruiting trail...

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  2. Every Top 25 Team's Best Recruiting Sales Pitch to Its Top 2017 Target

    Midway through the 2017 college football recruiting cycle, plenty of pursuits for prized prospects remain unfulfilled. While coaching staffs across America prepare programs for the upcoming season, focus doesn't shift far from the recruiting landscape...

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  3. 4-Star DT Fred Hansard Focuses on 3 Schools as Commitment Nears

    New Jersey defensive lineman Fred Hansard postponed mid-May commitment plans to develop more confidence in his collegiate outlook. Nearly three months later, he's just about there...

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  4. Kayvon Thibodeaux Opens Up on Being Ranked No. 1 2019 Recruit

    Identified by opponents as No. 8 during his freshman season at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, Kayvon Thibodeaux must now grow accustomed to a new numerical designation moving forward...

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  5. Osiris St. Brown Names Finalists, Decision Date: What Is Best Fit for 4-Star WR?

    California receiver Osiris St. Brown is focused on a pair of powerhouse college football programs as the clock ticks toward his commitment...

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  6. Top Takeaways from 247Sports' New 2018 Composite Rankings

    Just midway through their high school careers, members of the 2018 college football recruiting class continue to command a larger spotlight...

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  7. Power Ranking Top 25 2017 Recruits After The Opening

    Midway through their final summer break of high school, top football prospects across America are preparing for final seasons at the prep level. This process includes individual and team offseason training, along with camp showcases...

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  8. Elite 11 2016: Ranking the Top 5 QBs Following Star-Studded Competition

    BEAVERTON, Oregon — The Elite 11 process has concluded for 2017 quarterback prospects. Hundreds of passers attended 14 regional showcase events throughout the spring, setting ...

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  9. The Biggest Takeaways from Ohio State Recruits' Performance at the Opening

    BEAVERTON, Oregon — Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer has assembled college football's top-rated 2017 recruiting class in composite rankings, and several members of the group attended The Opening national finals this past week...

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  10. The Biggest Takeaways from USC Recruits' Performance at The Opening

    BEAVERTON , Ore. — High school football's premier prospects traveled to the Pacific Northwest from July 5-10 for The Opening's national finals at Nike's world headquarters...

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  11. The Biggest Takeaways from Michigan Recruits' Performance at the Opening

    BEAVERTON , Oregon — Multiple future members of the Michigan Wolverines football program assembled at Nike's world headquarters for The Opening national finals...

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 5 months ago 10,631 reads 22 comments

  15. 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...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 5 months ago 15,015 reads 56 comments

  16. 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...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 5 months ago 20,384 reads 38 comments

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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