The AggreGator: Recruiting fanatics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Worldwide Leader in Sports has a phenomenal staff of writers and analysts, churning out high-quality content. In the calm before the storm of signing day, we strongly recommend you check out these links. You'll be informed and entertained.

OTL: Top football talent shifts to the South

Paula Lavigne has an incredibly thorough report on the various factors that have led to a preponderance of high-caliber players in the South, as this Outside The Lines analysis finds.

Mag: In the year 2015 ... (Insider)

In ESPN The Magazine's Recruiting Issue, RecruitingNation's experts predict which stars from this year's recruiting class will take home awards in 2015 -- including an Outland Award winner from the Florida Gators.

Mag: Recruiting Confidential (Insider)

ESPN The Magazine's annual Recruiting Confidential provides cover for 45 of tomorrow's college football stars to dish on recruiting. We'll hold on to their identities -- but the truth is yours.

Wojciechowski: Best Day Ever

Moms getting mad and puppies being used as props. Yeah, national signing day is wild, crazy, excessive and beyond belief ... and I love every single minute of it.

Mag: Five-star fiction (Insider)

Peter Keating writes for ESPN The Magazine that few things are more exciting than imagining how a blue-chip recruiting class will transform your favorite team. Too bad it rarely works out that way.

Sherman: Friday Night Lights = Saturday Afternoon Success?

High school football is bigger in Texas, but that doesn't necessarily mean prospects from the Lone Star State have a better chance of succeeding in college.

Signing Day: The numbers game

Many recruits, including current Wisconsin RB Montee Ball when he was in high school, have found that big stats don't necessarily translate to big scholarship offers.

Cook: Worst in-state recruiters (Insider)

Arizona leads the list when it comes to programs that haven’t been able to draw the best talent in their own state. But some good programs are in the same boat, such as Oklahoma State, Georgia Tech and Stanford.


Senior Bowl wrap-up - Ex-Gator CB Janoris Jenkins takes full advantage (Insider)

After taking in practices during Senior Bowl week, Scouts Inc. offers up notes on the game itself. Also included are the top 10 overall prospects in Mobile, five who capitalized on an chance to shine in front of scouts, and five who failed to take advantage of the week.