College football recruiting blog from Atlanta and the Southeast from the AJC

Top 10 quotes by college coaches and recruits to each other

12:05 pm Feb. 28, 2014

Marc Nolan is CEO of, and a former college and NFL punter who has trained kickers and punters for more than 25 years. He said he’s helped more than 50 earn D1 football scholarships, including 11 this year.

Nolan gave the AJC his list of The Top 10 Coaches and Recruiters Quotes to each other.

It’s a candid, insightful and good-humored look into recruiting. “By the way, these quotes and discussion

Miami weathers the storm of “negative recruiting”

1:48 am Feb. 27, 2014

Perhaps no other college football program in the country has had to deal with “negative recruiting” in recent years more than Miami.

Miami’s last three recruiting classes were somehow put together with a highly-publicized NCAA investigation

Q&A with Tennessee coach Butch Jones

12:01 am Feb. 27, 2014

Since taking over at Tennessee last season, coach Butch Jones has worked to reestablish the state of Georgia as one of the football program’s top recruiting priorities.

Jones has had some early success, signing seven Georgia

Will UGA use “Dream Team” recruiting pitch again?

12:25 am Feb. 26, 2014

Has Mark Richt ever thought about using the “Dream Team” recruiting pitch again?

That was Richt’s own moniker for his most famous recruiting class at UGA, the 2011 group that signed with the Bulldogs.

The concept behind

Notebook: Alabama offers emerging Georgia WR

11:59 pm Feb. 24, 2014

What a difference a week has made for Jayson Stanley.

Last weekend, the wide receiver from Creekside High School held early offers from UNC Charlotte and Marshall.

But everyone knew it was just a matter of time

Texas A&M expands to Georgia for talent search

11:59 pm Feb. 23, 2014

Texas A&M is the latest college football powerhouse trying to invade the state’s fertile recruiting grounds.

When Texas A&M visited Atlanta for the Chick-fil-A bowl, the Aggies got really smart and really aggressive on the recruiting

Notebook: FSU pipeline, 14-year-old QB, and GT Junior Day

11:41 pm Feb. 23, 2014

Remember that vaunted Lowndes-to-FSU pipeline that sort of died out when Josh Harvey-Clemons put on an UGA baseball camp?

That pipeline is flowing again after Lowndes High School linebacker Brian Bell said he committed to FSU over