UGA Is Sending Recruits Hand-Drawn Portraits

Recruiting has always been cutthroat, but these days, you really have to do something unique to stand out from the crowd of suitors. (Even if that something is nothing at all.) To that end, Georgia has been sending potential recruits sketches of themselves, along with a semi-personalized message from coach Mark Richt. » 4/02/14 3:11pm 4/02/14 3:11pm

Chart: The Best NBA Players Left Off The "Rivals 150" Prospect Ranking

Tomorrow is a big day for basketball recruiting, as four of the top five high school prospects—per the Rivals ranking, at least—will announce where they'll be going to college. 125 of the 150 players on the Rivals list, representing the best American high school players graduating next spring, have already committed,… » 11/14/13 2:59pm 11/14/13 2:59pm

How To Make A Highlight Reel Without Any Highlights: Tips From The…

This is the recruiting reel of Rich Tran, a senior tight end/linebacker for Dominion High School in Virginia, and as the intro warns, Be Prepared. There's Tran, No. 81, throwing a block ... on the side of the field away from the ball. There's Tran, standing on the sideline, cheering on his Titan teammates. There's… » 2/27/13 1:07pm 2/27/13 1:07pm

Ole Miss Football Coach Hugh Freeze Told Anyone With Evidence Of Him…

Ole Miss pulled in a great recruiting class this year with Laquon Treadwell, Laremy Tunsil, and Robert Nkemdiche. Many ranked the last, Nkemidche, as the best recruit in the nation. All had offers from practically every school in the country, and all chose Ole Miss, despite the fact that it is and has been for some… » 2/23/13 4:20pm 2/23/13 4:20pm

Michigan Football Recruit: "Until I Die, I'm Gonna Be A Buckeye Fan."…

National Signing Day is more than just a day for adults to lose their minds over where 17-year-old boys decide to attend college. It's also a day for the media to lap up quotes like "I'm really excited to attend School X," "School Y just seemed like a good fit," and "Coach Z just seems like a great guy." Every now and then,… » 2/07/13 7:15pm 2/07/13 7:15pm

Questions About National Signing Day? Ask The Best College Football…

National Signing Day—the day when college football fans spend a lot of time waiting for teenagers to put on hats—is well underway. It's already treated us to some excitement and sparked a necessary, thoughtful discussion. » 2/06/13 3:00pm 2/06/13 3:00pm

Arkansas Recruit Can't Commit Because His Mother Ran Off With His…

Alex Collins, one of the top RB prospects in the nation, was going to Arkansas. He said as much Monday night, making as official an announcement as one can make before National Signing Day. Well, today's signing day, and Collins was not in attendance at the ceremony—a placard with his name was set up, but removed just… » 2/06/13 1:15pm 2/06/13 1:15pm

One-Handed Safety Makes One-Handed Interception

Identical twin brothers Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin committed to UCF today, but the two DBs—Shaquem's a safety, Shaquill's a cornerback—were on the field for one final high school game last night. The International Bowl, pitting American prep stars against the world's best, saw Shaquem dive for this interception, and … » 2/06/13 9:50am 2/06/13 9:50am

Signing Day Is Next Week, But The Nation's Top Recruit Already Has His…

Defensive end Robert Nkemdiche is probably the most sought-after recruit in the nation. Any college football program that matters has made him an offer, and Tennessee too. But Nkemdiche can't officially make his choice until National Signing Day, which is next Wednesday. It's going to be a made-for-TV event, so better… » 1/30/13 6:20pm 1/30/13 6:20pm

Football Recruit Who Said His Notre Dame Visit "Went Great" Never…

Georgia high school running back Stanley Williams committed to UGA two summers ago, but he may be having second thoughts. As his star has risen, he's received interest from a number of big-time programs, including, he says, Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Oregon, and Notre Dame. The junior is planning to weigh all his… » 1/21/13 2:30pm 1/21/13 2:30pm

High School Special Teams Player Has The Best Recruiting Mixtape Of…

Ryan Potter is a senior cornerback at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tenn., and the star of the video above. Ryan's looking to take his football career to the next level, and so he has put together a rousing mixtape of his most impressive on-field exploits in the hopes that he will catch the eye of a college… » 1/09/13 3:25pm 1/09/13 3:25pm

The "Free Shabazz" Movement Is Underway At UCLA

Flea truly is our nation's greatest crusader for social justice. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist donned a homemade "Free Shabazz Muhammad" shirt while playing the national anthem Friday, and now it's a full-fledged movement. The other three members of UCLA's freshmen class wore their own "Free Shabazz" shirts during… » 11/14/12 2:20pm 11/14/12 2:20pm

How Do Recovering Cheaters Comply With NCAA Regulations?

While the NCAA has a vested interest in keeping premier programs strong, the Urban Meyer hire at Ohio State may still have been disheartening to those in charge of keeping the school's football team in line. Five months after paragon Buckeye Jim Tressel resigned in the wake of a non-compliance scandal that vacated a… » 10/13/12 6:15pm 10/13/12 6:15pm

Georgia May Have To Self-Report NCAA Violation After Dumbass Fan Calls …

Steven Nelson is a cornerback for the College of the Sequoias, and as a three-star recruit on Rivals.com is one of the more anticipated juco transfers coming out after this season. He committed to Georgia back in February, but is keeping his options open and touring other interested schools. He reportedly loved his… » 8/21/12 3:25pm 8/21/12 3:25pm