Monday, February 24, 2020

A Close Look Inside the George Conditt Recruitment and Official Visit

In my opinion, Illinois basketball's most important official visit in September will take place this weekend. After hosting Colin Castleton and Landers Nolley just over eight days ago, 2018 priority big man George Conditt of Chicago Corliss comes to Champaign on the 15th. Illinois offered Conditt on the first weekend in June, which catapulted his stock and let other...

George Conditt Has “I” opening Official visit in Champaign

The Illinois men's basketball team hosted George conditt this weekend. As I mentioned last week, the biggest official visit to date. The staff knew they had ground to make up with Iowa State simply because it had not gotten George on campus in three months and the ISU staff had seen George three wekeends in a row. Showcasing its...

Big Ten Recruiting: 2019 linebacker Logan Eiden has sight set on multiple programs

For many high school athletes, the urge and ambition to get to the next level oftentimes overshadows the joys of the journey. But for 2019 linebacker Logan Eiden, taking each moment and game as they come is exactly why he is in prime position to make a name for himself moving forward. Eiden is a 6-foot-3, 215-pound linebacker out of...

Big 12 Recruiting: Ranking the 2018 recruiting classes

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With the 2017 college football season kicking off, it is a perfect time to begin looking ahead to next year’s freshmen. It is time for my first ranking of the 2018 Big 12 recruiting classes. I’ll be using a combination of the ESPN 300 and their star rankings, 247Sports composite rankings and their star rankings, the Top247 rankings and star rankings from 247Sports,...

Big Ten Recruiting: WR Gavin Knott working for shot at next level

Class of 2018 wide receiver Gavin Knott knows it is not easy to make it to the next level and play college football, but he, along with many, believe his shot is on its way. Knott is currently standing around six feet tall as a wide out from De Pere High School, a suburb of Green Bay in east-central Wisconsin....

Big Ten Recruiting: 2018 WR Kaleb Keener using strong senior season to open eyes

2018 wide receiver Kaleb Keener hopes to emerge from a status of overlooked talent to one of the next great prospects out of the state of Wisconsin

Introducing the 2018 Pitt Baseball signees, the best class in program history

The 2018 Pitt baseball recruiting class is the most talented recruiting class in program history. Armchair Pitt's Chandler Beard caught up with eight of the 11 commits and has the inside scoop on their senior seasons.

Why Micah Parsons’ commitment to Penn State was so important

On Wednesday Dec. 20, Micah Parsons, the No. 4 overall prospect in the country according to 247 Sports, signed his letter of intent to play for Penn State over the next three to four years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_9aYC_pU9w Parsons is a consensus 5-star weak side defensive end, hailing from Harrisburg, PA. For the past four years (yes, four years), head coach James Franklin has...

Illinois Football’s Secret Weapon: Coach Thad Ward

When Lovie Smith was hired just short of 18 months ago, most fans and media assumed he would hire a quality staff. He didn't dissapoint with hiring's of defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson and offensive coordinator Garrick McGee. Many, including myself, would soon find out the most crucial hire. Running backs coach Thaddeus Ward. Ward was at Northern Illinois staff as the...

Baylor Recruiting: Women’s basketball signs nation’s top class

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Baylor recruiting signed five 5-star players in its 2018 women's basketball recruiting class, which is ranked No. 1 in the country by ESPN.
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