Barton Simmons

CBS Sports Writer /

College football spring practices: Top 10 position battles to keep an eye on

Taking a look at the most compelling position battles being waged around the country for you to monitor

Who's off and still on the college football graduate transfer quarterback market

Looking for a quick fix at the QB position? Here's a look at who's still available this spring

Breakdown: Nick Saban overhauls entire Alabama coaching staff, but is it better?

An assistant-by-assistant look at changes Saban made to the Tide's staff ahead of 2018

Ranking the nine most important assistant coach hires of the college football offseason

It was one of the busiest offseasons for the assistant coaching ranks

College football recruiting: Ranking the top recruiters in the 2018 recruiting cycle

These are the guys that did the heavy lifting -- the top 10 assistant coach recruiters in the 2018 cycle

Overshadowed by UCF and FAU's success, Butch Davis quietly building a winner at FIU

Coaching turnover and banner years kept most people from recognizing Davis' success in 2017

National Signing Day 2018: Winners and losers, college football recruiting rankings

Georgia had as perfect of a National Signing Day as a coach could dream up

National Signing Day 2018: College football recruiting rankings, top commitments

Check out where the nation's top prospects are heading after a busy National Signing Day

College football recruiting: Seven bold predictions for National Signing Day 2018

Nick Saban may be unseated for the first time this decade by his former assistant

Alabama loses recruiting battle to Princeton as four-star QB sticks with Tigers

Princeton went head-to-head with Alabama for a four-star quarterback ... and won

College football recruiting: Five teams' big weekends that could shake up signing day

On the final weekend for official visits before signing day, these five are in for the most action

College football recruiting: New stars take center stage down the homestretch

In the final weeks of the 2018 recruiting cycle, there are new names emerging as high priority targets

College football recruiting: The race for the No. 1 class in the country is on

We break down the candidates for the No. 1 recruiting class in 2018

College football recruiting: Teams that can close strong for 2018 National Signing Day

These seven teams should make the most noise down the homestretch towards signing day

College football recruiting: 14 recruits you need to know for National Signing Day

These are the top guys every school is still chasing

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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