Barton Simmons

CBS Sports Writer /

NFL Draft 2020: Potential first-round picks overlooked by recruiting evaluators out of high school

Here's why the recruiting industry missed on some potential first-rounders taken on Thursday

College football 2021 recruiting rankings: Biggest risers in the updated Top247 from 247Sports

There are two new five-stars in the latest 2021 recruiting rankings release from 247Sports

Bryce Young, Arik Gilbert among 20 impact freshman to watch in the 2020 college football season

The sport is about to get some new names injected into the spotlight that will make huge waves

College football recruiting: Ranking the top 10 recruiters that hauled in the Class of 2020

These are the assistants that did the heavy lifting throughout the 2020 recruiting cycle

National Signing Day 2020: Winners, losers, updated college football recruiting rankings

Five SEC teams are among the biggest winners from the 2020 National Signing Day

College football recruiting: 2020 National Signing Day key announcement times, predictions, picks

Everything you need to know about national signing day as the Class of 2020 enters its final stretch

National Signing Day 2020: Alabama, Clemson, Georgia lead the race for the No. 1 recruiting class

Here's what needs to happen to decide the No. 1 recruiting class for 2020.

National Signing Day 2020: Five college football teams that could make the most noise

The biggest surprises or flips on National Signing Day are likely to come out of the SEC

National Signing Day 2020: The top 10 remaining targets for this cycle of college football recruiting

These are the top names that colleges are chasing into February

National Signing Day: Nebraska, Tennessee top winners, Florida leads losers in early signing period 2019

The early signing period is still ongoing, but some conclusions can be made based on Wednesday's activities

College football recruiting: 2019 National Signing Day key announcement times, predictions, picks

Everything you need to know as the early signing period for the Class of 2020 begins Wednesday

College football recruiting: Four storylines to watch on early National Signing Day 2019

When the early signing period arrives on Wednesday, these moves will have implications in 2020 and beyond

College football recruiting: Five announcements to watch as 2019 National Signing Day approaches

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

College football recruiting: USC, Florida State among teams navigating muddy waters in early signing period

Checking in on how the approaching early signing period is impacting programs with coaching uncertainty

College football recruiting: The quarterbacks to know ahead of the 2019 early signing period

This year's class has some generational talents and program elevators ready to break out

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.