Pat Dye’s Daughter Spotted On Recruit’s Facebook

Friday James Wagner of the WASHINGTON POST reported that prized high school football recruit Cyrus Kouandjio will decide between Auburn and Alabama on Monday.

(Dye’s daughter tries to convince Kouandjio to attend Auburn)
Kouandjio to the Post:
“I’m going to go through the weekend, sit down and talk to everybody. You know, see their opinions on things.”
“It’s so […]


Video: Major New Talent Development At Ole Miss

Some in the state of Mississippi are no doubt wondering if last season’s 4-8 record exposed Houston Nutt for the coach he really is.

So it’s no wonder that after Ole Miss’ release to the media yesterday detailing the Rebel 2011 recruiting class, Nutt wasn’t reluctant in claiming to the media that he’d cleaned up […]


Father: AU Decision Gave Kouandjio Nervous Tick

A mere five days ago I reported on what seemed to be a confident, self-assured Cyrus Kouandjio as he took his official visit to Auburn less than five days before signing day.

But when it came time to commit to the Auburn Family® Kouandjio, as noted by his father in an interview Wednesday, was so stressed […]


Recruit: ‘Bama Media Tried To Influence Decision

Arguably the top high school football recruit in the state of Tennessee, Memphis tight end Cameron Clear, made an interesting accusation against members of the Alabama sports media today.

(Audio of Clear’s comments below)
While appearing on Tony Basilio’s  WVLZ radio show in Knoxville, Clear said Alabama-based college football recruiting reporters deliberately distorted his comments during […]


Recruit: “I just let Saban, Spurrier go to voicemail”

Bruce Feldman of ESPN THE MAGAZINE has my highlight of this year’s interminable recruiting season, from the nation’s #1 prospect, South Carolina high school defensive end Jadeveon Clowney:

“At first, it’s a big thrill when coaches like Nick Saban and Steve Spurrier call. But by the middle of the year, that feeling wore off. Now […]


NCAA-Tainted “Girl” Cast In AU Recruiting Gasp?

Friday afternoon longtime ESPN college football recruiting expert Tom Luginbill appeared on the Paul Finebaum Show to make predictions about where he thought some of the top college football recruits in the nation would be inking letters of intent on national signing day Wednesday.

(As signing day nears, Auburn import biz suddenly brisk)
One of the […]


Change Of Heart, Part Deux: UF Recruit Picks FSU

We told you the day Urban Meyer resigned his job at the University of Florida that there might be some backlash with top Gator recruit Matt Elam. Today that prediction came true.

(Credit: Ray Graham / Palm Bach Post)
Despite having previously verbally committed to Meyer’s Gators 15 months ago, Elam himself had a change of heart […]


UNM Football Sued For Trying To Only Hire Hotties

As Coach Tony D’Amato might say, recruiting is a game of inches, and any advantage a coach can legally grab is one he’ll claw for like a crack addict who sees a stray rock behind the refrigerator. But that word - legally - regularly confounds the majority of coaches, who are usually no match for […]


Creepy Jr. High Football Recruiting Site To Launch

Just when you thought that the world of college football recruiting couldn’t get any more creepy, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE has a story that will practically make your skin crawl. Apparently, there is a new Web site ready to be launched that will evaluate the performance of junior high football players and promote the best players […]


Reason To Be Skeptical Of New USC Allegations?

When news broke this week that Tim Floyd personally handed money over to O.J. Mayo’s handler to help seal the deal to make him a Trojan, no one really batted an eye. Because, after all, it’s USC. Any hints of shady business are just taken as gospel.

But shouldn’t more people be questioning the latest […]