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5 Newcomers for the Ohio State Buckeyes to Watch In 2017

By Chip Minnich, 2 weeks 5 days ago
Despite concluding the 2016 college football season on a very disappointing note, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and his restructured coaching staff were able to land one of the nation's best recruiting classes. Ever since being hired as Ohio State's head coach in November 2011, Meyer has been bringing in quality talent to Columbus. What has Ohio State's coaches and fans...

15 Junior College Transfers to Watch in the Big Ten for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 5 days ago
The 14 teams in the Big Ten rarely recruit a hefty number of junior college prospects each season, but there are a handful of names joining the conference expected to make an impact in 2017. Ohio State lost three key members from its 2016 secondary, and former Alabama cornerback Kendall Sheffield should compete for a starting job after a year in the junior college ranks. Andrew Van Ginkel is...

5 Newcomers for the Nebraska Cornhuskers to Watch in 2017

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 6 days ago
National Signing Day is over, Tommy Armstrong graduates in May and – thanks to the hiring of a new defensive coordinator – the Cornhuskers are switching up their defensive approach.   It's a new day in Nebraska.   With that new day come new faces. Some of those faces have a chance to become very familiar to fans in Lincoln's Memorial Stadium come September....

College Football's Top 10 Impact True Freshmen Quarterbacks for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 8 hours ago
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2017 college football season shifts to spring practices and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits already hit campus prior to spring ball. Enrolling early has its advantages for incoming freshmen, and a couple of prospects could make an impact at quarterback in...

5 Things We Learned About Nebraska After National Signing Day 2017

By Matt Fortuna, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Nebraska endured a little bit of National Signing Day drama — for better and worse — but the Cornhuskers’ 2017 class is officially signed, sealed and delivered.   What are the biggest takeaways for Mike Riley’s crew as the head coach enters Year 3 in Lincoln? Glad you asked.   1. Hey, those names look familiar Keyshawn Johnson Jr., son of the former No. 1...

College Football's Top 15 Impact True Freshmen for 2017

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, which means coaching staffs should have a good snapshot of how their program looks for the upcoming season. With spring practice just around the corner, the focus around the nation now shifts to the 2017 season. Some of the...

How College Football's New Coaches Recruited in 2017

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. Building a winner starts on the recruiting trail, and the data is there to back up just how important Signing Day is to all 130 teams. Sure, there are going to be hits and misses in the team and player projections each season, but there’s plenty of accuracy and meaning behind the final rankings.  ...

College Football 2017 Team Recruiting Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 4 days ago
College football’s 2017 National Signing Day ended with a familiar face at the top of the team recruiting rankings: Alabama. The Crimson Tide claimed the recruiting national championship for the seventh consecutive season with a clean sweep at the top of the four scouting services. Nick Saban reeled in six five-star prospects and 18 four-star recruits to claim another title on...

National Signing Day 2017 Predictions: Where Will the Top Recruits Sign?

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 6 days ago
National Signing Day is the most anticipated day of the year for high school and college football fans who track the recruiting process. All are eager to see which school earned their favorite player’s commitment and how respective collegiate programs may have set a path for future success. Each year brings a different level of anticipation with players making a last-minute flip from one...

Where Did College Football Teams Find Their Starting Quarterbacks for 2017?

By Matt Fortuna, 4 weeks 7 hours ago
As college football programs sign new future star quarterbacks while faces we became familiar with move on to the NFL, it is time to figure out just where all of this talent comes from.   For the third year in a row, Athlon Sports has tracked the roots of every projected starting quarterback for the upcoming season in the Power Five conferences, along with BYU and Notre Dame.  ...