Author Archives: Eric Nahlin

The Early 2018 Recruiting Equilibrium

Tom Herman. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In years past, we’ve seen classes start off with peculiar imbalances. Maybe commitments are mostly on offense or defense, or position heavy. That’s not entirely unusual, and sometimes there are good reasons for it: more offers at a position; more leverage to gain commitments; a richer tradition on that side of the ball or a position, etc. But when you start off heavy at one position or side of the ball, there could be some not-so good reasons, often centered around an imbalance with recruiters.

Catching up on Mustapha Muhammad

Mustapha Muhammad (Joe Cook/IT)

On Wednesday I made my way to the Fort Bend Ridge Point spring game. As my luck would have it, TE Mustapha Muhammad, LB Chad Bailey, and QB Aaron Allen all sat out. I understand, but I was hoping to gauge Bailey in space and wanted to see Allen throw (RP is still in the […]

Player to know: 2019 Klein Collins RB Isaiah Spiller

Isaiah Spiller (Eric Nahlin/IT)

One of the more interesting prospects in the class of 2019 is Klein Collins running back, Isaiah Spiller. As a sophomore, Spiller helped KC knock off area power Westfield before their fantastic season ended in heartbreaking fashion to eventual champion Desoto. Collins led 31-21 heading into the 4th quarter. Not yet a junior, Spiller is […]