The 247Sports Recruiting Podcast
Summary: The industry leader in college recruiting coverage now has a podcast — with weekly episodes chock full of exclusive analysis and interviews, brought to you by 247Sports’ vast network of experts.
Within 72 hours, the 247Sports Crystal Ball for No. 1 overall class of 2019 prospect Kayvon Thibodeaux flipped from solidly FSU to solidly Oregon. How did that happen? We check in with a panel of 247Sports recruiting experts to find out (0:52) and also get the rationale behind a few other Crystal Ball picks for high-profile prospects (11:16). Then we look at unique recruiting challenges presented by the now-vacant Kansas job (19:22) and check in with Billy Embody for the latest of recent Georgia decommit and five-star running back John Emery (31:12). Finally, we shout out Adrian Martinez for picking up 247Sports True Freshman of the Week honors (34:52).
On the debut episode of The 247Sports Recruiting Podcast, director of scouting Barton Simmons breaks down the player pool for the class of 2019 and singles out a couple of programs having especially good or bad cycles (2:20); director of recruiting Steve Wiltfong previews a big official visit weekend for Auburn, Michigan, and a handful of others (25:38); and we check in on Trevor Lawrence's development (33:41) after the former No. 1 overall prospect picked up True Freshman of the Week honors in Clemson's historic beatdown of FSU.