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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 4: Ohio State Buckeyes (25 total signees) Big Ten Rank: 1st Athlon Consensus 100 Signees: 6 National Signees: 11 Where They Got 'Em: The Ohio State University has been a national brand for...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 3: Florida Gators (23 total signees) SEC Rank: 2nd Athlon Consensus 100 Signees: 6 National Signees: 13 Where They Got 'Em: The primary reason that Florida is the best job in the SEC is...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 2: Texas Longhorns (28 total signees) Big 12 Rank: 1st Athlon Consensus 100 Signees: 7 National Signees: 17 Where They Got 'Em: As is the case with every Burnt Orange signing class, the state...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) This was easily one of the more entertaining National Signing Days in history. And in stark contrast to years past, the dramatics had nothing to do with the nation’s top class. In fact, there was a...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) It didn’t take long for the dust to start settling on what has turned out to be one of the most entertaining National Signing Days in history. At 8:15 a.m. ET, Nick Saban landed his first big unknown...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) It helps to have two coaching staffs. While Luke Fickell's Ohio State staff prepared for the bowl match-up with Florida, new head coach Urban Meyer and his staff plowed through the recruiting trail in...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) One glance at the Athlon Consensus 100 will prove that it should be an electric ride through National Signing Day 2012. In total, 18 players ranked in the AC100 are left uncommitted and a few massive...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) The Auburn Tigers won the 2011 BCS National Championship. But you wouldn't be able to tell it from looking at the team recruiting rankings. Rivals.com and Scout.com has the Tigers ranked No. 20 in the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) The Florida Gators need some good news these days. One of the best jobs in America — and the best job East of the Mississippi — has featured four different coordinators in four seasons in Gainesville...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Children are complicated, fickle, naive creatures who seldom have any perspective on the trappings of adult life. Few 16-year old kids in this country are clued in to the rise of democracy in the Middle...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) National Signing Day is upon us! Tomorrow coaches, parents, fans and media members alike will be starring at fax machines (yes, they still use those) in anticipation of building a championship roster...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) National Signing Day 2012 is two days away. As usual, the flip-flopping fireworks should provide plenty of entertainment for recruitniks and college football fans alike. But while fans bases all across...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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The competition for the signatures of unproven 18-year-olds often includes more twists and turns than a spy novel. Here, insiders present a few slices of life out on the recruiting trail. Athlon Consensus 100: 2012's Top 100 Prospects From...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Recruiting rankings are an inexact science, and even the experts will admit that. It is virtually impossible to measure heart, work ethic, mental focus and self-awareness in 17- and 18-year-old kids....
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) Recruiting rankings are inexact science and even the experts will admit that. It is virtually impossible to measure heart, work ethic, mental focus and self-awareness in 17- and 18-year old kids....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) The 2012 Athlon Consensus 100 is finalized. Like it is every recruiting cycle, the final revamping of Athlon’s top-100 is always the most volatile. The national, regional and state all-star games allow...
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2 years ago
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By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) It happens every year during college football’s recruiting season. Top gridiron prospects “verbally commit” to one school, and then change their mind (multiple times in some cases) before attending another...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) With the BCS National Championship in the rearview, recruiting now takes center stage for the next three weeks. And one glance at the Athlon Consensus 100 will prove that it should be an electric ride...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no better time of the year for recruiting fans than January. National Signing Day is less than a month away, and the nation’s best are doing battle in San Antonio. This week, recruitniks...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow on @AthlonBraden) Urban Meyer’s impact has already sent shockwaves through the recruiting world. His biggest coup yet came this weekend when the No. 3-rated player in the Athlon Consensus 100 committed to the Ohio State...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The recruitment of the nation’s No. 4 prospect, two-way star lineman Arik Armstead, has been anything but smooth. The 6-foot-7, 280-pound stud from Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove committed to the...
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2 years ago
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by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The merits of recruiting rankings are hotly debated in every sports bar and around every water cooler in the nation. But one quick look at the 2011 Athlon Sports All-America team, and it is hard to argue...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow him @AthlonBraden) Athlon Sports 2012 recruiting ranking, the Athlon Consensus 100, was re-released today. And there is no change at the top of the truest and most accurate Top 100 list in the nation. Springfield (Mo...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow at @AthlonBraden) The Athlon Consensus 100 is a recruiting ranking used to portray the truest and most accurate list of the top 100 senior football prospects in the nation. Athlon Sports uses six expert compilations to...
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2 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (follow him on twitter @AthlonBraden) Urban Meyer is a proven commodity on the sidelines. His immaculate coaching record speaks for itself. He is 104-23 overall and 7-1 in bowl games. He was MAC Coach of the Year his first...
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2 years ago

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