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13-Year-Old Quarterback Accepts USC Offer

If all goes well, David Sills will be in California—in 5 years

(Newser) - Unlike many 13-year-olds, David Sills knows exactly where he’ll be in 5 years: playing football for USC. The Delaware quarterback has made a verbal commitment to Lane Kiffin after the coach was wowed by a YouTube video of the phenom and offered him a scholarship. “His skill set... More »

Congratulations! ...Possibly

Athlete's collection of letters gives insight into ins—and outs—of college recruiting

(Newser) - Most people will never get a full football scholarship offer from a big-name university. But those masses need not wonder what such letters look like: high school quarterback Tate Forcier has posted his collection of sometimes fawning, sometimes caveat-laden recruiting letters online. Sports Illustrated breaks down the coaches' voices, the... More »

IU Plans Report Next Week on Sampson

Hoosiers' coach on hot seat for alleged NCAA phone violations

(Newser) - Kelvin Sampson's fate at Indiana will become more clear in seven days, reports the Indianapolis Star. IU President Michael McRobbie said Friday that Athletic Director Rick Greenspan has a week to investigate allegations against Sampson. If Greenspan recommends Sampson be fired, the coach has 10 days to appeal the ruling.... More »

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