On Monday night, March Madness 2023 came to an end when the UConn men’s basketball team won its fifth national championship in school history.
But even while one of the most thrilling three weeks in college sports history took place, there was still college football headlines. While there haven’t been many significant developments in college football, we’re here to update you on anything you might have missed while watching hoops.
The most significant college football stories that you might have missed during March Madness will now be discussed.
It takes 365 days to recruit high school football players. So, it is not surprising that several well-known prospects made verbal promises during March Madness.
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Jadyn Davis, a five-star quarterback, verbally committed to Michigan on March 31. Just a few weeks had passed since his official visit to Ann Arbor when the announcement was made. The fourth-ranked quarterback prospect in the Class of 2024 is Davis, a Charlotte, North Carolina, native. Jordan Marshall, a 4-star running back from Michigan, joined the Class of 2024. Ohio State, who was also recruiting Ohio’s No. 3 prospects, lost to the Wolverines.
One more elite tight end On March 30, Duce Robinson gave the USC Trojans 2023 class a verbal commitment. The Phoenix, Arizona prospect is the top-ranked tight end in the US and the top Arizona prospect in his division. Despite early projections that Robinson will enroll at USC Tennessee also landed a quarterback in its 2024 draft class. Four-star signal caller Jake Merklinger made a verbal commitment to the Vols on March 30. Merklinger, from Savannah, Georgia, is the No. 5 quarterback in the class of 2024 and No. 9 overall in his home state of Georgia.