Bill Pennington, New York Times: More and more college hopefuls are reaching out to recruiting services to enhance their chances of being noticed (registration).
Jerry Hill, Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor is doing surprisingly well in the recruiting wars. Wesley McGriff might be the reason why.
Rus Baer, Columbia Daily Tribune: You can smuggle anything out of Missouri, including the top prep football talent.
Don Williams, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: For the first time since 2001, Texas Tech will be without a fifth-year senior starting at quarterback.
Carter Strickland, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia has expanded its recruiting base beyond the Southeast and onto the national level (registration).
David White, Fresno Bee: The blue-chippers go elsewhere, leaving the crumbs for Fresno State, but the Bulldogs like it that way (registration).
Vincent M. Mallozzi, New York Times: We couldn't let this one pass. A profile of Will Leitch, the man behind Deadspin (registration).
Randy Peterson, Des Moines Register: Iowa State defensive end Jason Berryman, no stranger to trouble, is in trouble again.