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The 'silly season' is over and now it's time to get serious on the recruiting front. On3.com's recruiting experts Gerry Hamilton and Chad Simmons join Jeremy to break out the crystal ball and give you a peek behind the curtain in what may lie
A wise coach once said: "It's not about the X's and O's, it's about the Jimmys and Joes". Pure and simple, Players win championships. You can't out-coach recruiting. One program that has taken this idea to fruition has been the Georgia Bulld
As most people know that follow recruiting Arch Manning is the #1 quarterback prospect out of the class of 2023. He could be a generational type of recruit. The burning question is: where will the son of Cooper and Grandson of Archie play hi
When most people think of the Kentucky Wildcats, they think of a ‘blue-blood’ basketball program. Well, this year their football team is unbeaten at 6-0 and will play the #1 team in the nation this Saturday in Athens as they take on the Georgi
A trend that is impacting the world of high school recruiting unlike anything we've seen before is highly recruited players opting-out of their senior seasons. The #4 ranked player in the class of 2022, Evan Stewart of Frisco Liberty in Texas
It's hard to believe that Joe Tipton (@TiptonEdits) has no formal training in graphic design. Tipton has turned his passion for art into a full time job as he is the go-to guy for creative cutting edge social media recruiting graphics for top b
Week two in the world of college football brought seismic changes. After a shocking loss to Stanford, USC fired Coach Clay Helton. What lies in store for the once mighty Trojans? Who may be next in line for the top coaching spot? Find out
It seems there is an app for almost anything these days and, guest what, there’s now an app to help athletes negotiate the world of ‘Name, Image, and Likeness’. Blake Lawrence, CEO and founder of opendorse joins Jeremy to give us a peek behind
Host Jeremy Crabtree tees up the 2021 season premiere with National Recruiting Analyst Gerry Hamilton from on3.com. They'll take a look at the new world of NIL (name, image and likeness), recruiting in the Lone Star State and a preview of on3.
Mohegan Sun was the host site for one of college basketball's first 'bubbles'. The sheer size of the property and the amenities that the Uncasville, Connecticut property offered made it alluring for teams to feel they were putting their stude
This has been the strangest recruiting cycle in history. For recruiting reporters like Adam Gorney, flexibility has been the key to understanding and keeping up with the ever-changing landscape. How do you rank players when some schools didn
Todd Bradford joined the Oklahoma State staff in November of 2019 and serves as director of recruiting. Bradford served as linebackers coach under Gundy at OSU from 2005-07 and has also held coaching positions at Wisconsin, BYU, Maryland and Ka
He's had to rebuild a program from ground zero up to being a ranked team while putting players on NFL rosters. Now, Rhode Island's Jim Fleming has had to try to maintain his success in the Covid-19 area looking at a late February start. The a
When the city your school is located is one of your biggest recruiting weapons and you can't have in person visits, how do you overcome such an obstacle? That's been one of the challenges that Tulane's Wes Fritz and the coaching staff located
He was one of the most prolific pure shooters in URI history. Now, after an 11 year pro career, Jimmy Baron Jr, is retiring from the hardwood as he moves on to a new career at the prestigious IMG Academy as a skills coach. The Rhode Island nat
Iowa was one of the first states to commit and say "We're playing high school football this fall". The result was a large number of elite recruits moving to the state in order to play. But what about the transfer rules? Matthew Bain of the
The football world was treated with another about-face last week as the PAC 12 announced the will also begin play in November for an abbreviated season.. Arizona's Cody Moore joins Jeremy on his broad background and approach to recruiting, eve
The MAC was one of the first D1 conferences to put a pause on football because of Covid. Well, not so fast. Akron Zip ILB coach Oscar Rodriquez, Jr. tips his hand in this Pod interview as he tells of what's happening with a possible restart in
When your brand is Michigan Wolverine Football, the name speaks for itself. But when travel is limited even your good name gets put to the test. Plus, your conference made the decision to pause football for 2020, so you have no live games at
When a campus visit is one of your strongest selling features, how does a director of recruiting overcome travel restrictions during Covid-19? KState's Taylor Braet gives us a few answers, plus a special look at the man behind the 'purple shoe
It goes without saying that Covid-19 has turned the world of football recruiting upside down. ESPN's Tom Van Haaren Jr. joins host Jeremy Crabtree as they discuss some of the creative ways both players and schools have negotiated the current l
Jeremy tees up a special edition of Over the Middle with a special guest from Brent Musburger's VSiN as they break down the upcoming NFL draft.
We wrap up this season’s Over the Middle with a look at college football silly season and the impacts it will have on the SEC recruiting trail. Jeremy is joined by Richard Davenport of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and WholeHogSports.com to tal
No. 1 LSU takes on No. 2 Alabama in the biggest game of the season. What also makes the rivalry special is that also extends to recruiting, where the Tide and Tigers have waged some epic battles. Andrew Bone of Bama Insider and Rivals.com talks
It’s the biggest high school football game of the season, and it’s a matchup recruiting fans across the country have been waiting all year for: No. 1 Mater Dei vs. No. 2 St. John Bosco. Greg Biggins of 247 Sports and Fox Sports West has the cal
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