Barton Simmons

CBS Sports Writer /

College football recruiting: Top uncommitted prospects ahead of National Signing Day

Taking a look at 10 of the best players available and where they might be heading in February

College football's transfer age is getting the best QBs on the field, and the sport is better for it

Transferring is no longer a dirty word in college football, and that's for the best

How two was better than one all night for Alabama vs. Oklahoma in the 2018 Orange Bowl

The Crimson Tide had something the Sooners did not in a solid defense and a standout defender

2018 Orange Bowl, Alabama vs. Oklahoma: Five keys to the College Football Playoff semifinal

The Heisman Trophy winner and the runner up for the award square off with a trip to the title game on the line

College football recruiting: How Oregon coach Mario Cristobal is building a historic 2019 class

Cristobal took Oregon to new heights in the Early Signing Period, and he thinks he's just getting started

College football recruiting: Winners, losers and early rankings from National Signing Day

Let's take a look at the biggest winners and biggest losers from the first day of the Early Signing Period

College football recruiting: 2018 Early Signing Period key announcement times, predictions

Everything you need to know as the early signing period begins Wednesday

College football recruiting: Five storylines to watch for on National Signing Day 2018

When Wednesday' early signing period arrives, these moves will have big implications well beyond December

College football recruiting: Six announcements to watch as 2018 National Signing Day approaches

Here are the commitments you need to be aware of with just a week to go

The Legacy: Meet the son of Deion Sanders, a blue-chip 2021 quarterback prospect

Sanders spent his career tormenting quarterbacks, and now his son is tormenting defensive backs

College football recruiting: Six teams that have work to do before National Signing Day

These teams are way behind their expected pace for the approaching early signing period

Charlotte is in discussions to make Will Healy its next head football coach

The coach that turned around one of the worst programs in the FCS is close to leading Charlotte

Florida State offensive coordinator Walt Bell takes over as new head coach at UMass

Bell has been an offensive coordinator since 2014 and served just one season with the Seminoles

College football recruiting: Alabama-Georgia battle heats up with National Signing Day looming

Both on the field and in recruiting, the Tide and Dawgs are positioned to be the premiere rivalry in college football

College football recruiting: Five commits that could flip before the early signing period

Jeremy Pruitt is one of a few coaches that have their sights set on some big commitment flips

Barton Simmons has been involved in college football and recruiting since 2000, first as a player and then as a reporter and analyst. As a player, he was a two-time All-Ivy League safety at Yale before beginning a career in media at Rivals. He is now a national college football writer at CBS Sports who helped build 247Sports into the premier destination for recruiting coverage. Barton oversees the prospect rankings for 247Sports and plays a primary role in the selection of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He lives in Nashville with his wife and two daughters.

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