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Jake Moretti to Ohio State: Buckeyes Land 4-Star OT Prospect

It's impossible to say whom the Ohio State Buckeyes' starting quarterback will be in 2017, but Urban Meyer can rest a little bit easier knowing pass protection won't be an issue that far into the future. The reigning national champions secured standout offensive tackle Jake Moretti's commitment on Saturday.  Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports was the first to report Moretti's commitment. Moretti also confirmed the news on Twitter: According to 247Sports' composite rankings, the Arvada, Colorado, native is the No. ...
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Michael Pittman to USC: Trojans Land 4-Star ATH Prospect

An already promising 2016 recruiting class for the USC Trojans got stronger Saturday. Michael Pittman became the 14th player to pledge his allegiance to USC ahead of next year. Pittman confirmed his commitment on Twitter: According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Pittman is the No. 14 athlete in the country and No. 207 player overall. With him on board, the Trojans jumped up to ninth in 247Sports' team ranking. The name should sound familiar. Pittman's father, also named Michael ...
Posted by Dan Hope on July-4-2015 Add Comments

Meet Jaylon Smith, the 2016 NFL Draft’s Top LB Heading into Next Season

Heading into the 2015 college football season, linebacker looks as though it could be one of the 2016 NFL draft’s strongest positions. Even so, there is one linebacker whose game appears to stand out above the rest of the class, and that linebacker is Notre Dame junior Jaylon Smith. Ranked one of the top three recruits in the high school class of 2013 by 247Sports, Rivals and Scout, Smith has legitimized the hype in his first ...
Posted by Brad Shepard on July-3-2015 Add Comments

NFL Counterparts for SEC’s Top 10 Players in 2015

Back in early May, Bleacher Report colleague Barrett Sallee ranked the top 15 SEC football players, but if you had to compare each of the top 10 to an NFL star, who would it be? From the league's stable of elite runners to a slew of defensive linemen who'll outfit the NFL soon enough with future stars, their games all resemble a current pro stud. So, even though they all will eventually carve their own niche ...
Posted by Tyler Donohue on July-3-2015 Add Comments

Ranking the Top 10 Elite 11 Alumni of Last Decade

The annual Elite 11 national finals takes center stage July 5-10 at Nike's World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. The event features 18 golden-armed high school stars from across the country, continuing a tradition that dates back to 1999. Elite 11 alumni continue to make a major impact on the global football landscape. It's a group that includes Heisman Trophy winners, national champions and No. 1 draft picks.  We reviewed competitors from the past 10 years, ranking them ...
Posted by Mike Monaco on July-3-2015 Add Comments

Notre Dame Football: Breaking Down Irish’s Newest Commitments

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — In just two short weeks, Notre Dame football nearly doubled the size of its recruiting class of 2016. The Irish landed five commitments in 14 days, building up a class that once held just a half-dozen members to an 11-player group. Notre Dame added defensive back Jalen Elliott and wide receiver Kevin Stepherson on June 19 during the Irish Invasion camp on campus, and defensive end Jamir Jones pledged four days later ...
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Brad Hawkins to Michigan: Wolverines Land 4-Star WR Prospect

Brad Hawkins, a 4-star wide receiver prospect from Camden, New Jersey, announced his commitment to play college football for the Michigan Wolverines on Friday, according to Brian Dohn of Scout.com. “He gelled really well with the coaches and he liked the vibe with the coaches,” Camden coach Dwayne Savage said, per Dohn. “He felt like (coach Jim) Harbaugh was down to earth, and with all the former NFL coaches, he feels that might be his best ...
Posted by Tyler Donohue on July-3-2015 Add Comments

The Opening 2015: Ranking the Top 25 Recruits in Attendance

More than 160 of America's most accomplished high school football players are expected to compete at The Opening, held July 6-10 at Nike's world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. This annual showcase is considered the country's premier event for coveted college prospects and continually produces eventual college and NFL stars. From Elite 11 finals action featuring top-tier quarterback recruits to one-on-one battles between dominant big men in the trenches, there's no better place for a young player ...
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Will ‘Johnny Manziel Clone’ Tate Martell Be Next 2017 QB Domino to Fall?

The 2016 recruiting cycle is in full swing, but the top 2017 quarterbacks are starting to announce their commitments as well. Shawn Robinson, the No. 1 QB of the 2017 class, per 247Sports, is committed to the TCU Horned Frogs. Which 2017 QB will be the next to commit?Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Recruiting Analyst Damon Sayles break down the latest QB domino effect of the 2017 class.Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
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The 5-Star Target Notre Dame Commits Need to Recruit at The Opening

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have done a tremendous job on the recruiting trail. With The Opening in Beaverton, Oregon, a week away, who will they target? Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder answers that question and more in the video above. Recruiting information courtesy of 247Sports.com.Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com