Baylor received a verbal commitment from three-star 2017 G Eleasah Anderson.
NFL Media draft analyst Bucky Brooks calls Stanford DL Solomon Thomas "a crafty defender with a set of tools to thrive as a designated playmaker in a 3-4 or 4-3 scheme."
Football Scoop reports that Cincinnati has hired Purdue WR coach Gerad Parker to serve as RB coach.
Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline passes along that "after surveying league people during the first day of Shrine [Game] practice, the overwhelming belief is [Clemson QB Deshaun] Watson will receive second-round grades in war rooms."
Uncommitted four-star 2017 WR Nico Collins saw a drop of 61 spots in the final release of Rivals' rankings for the 2017 class.
Uncommitted four-star 2017 CB Demmodore Lenoir does not plan on making a commitment prior to National Signing Day.
Four out of five NFL Media draft analysts tabbed either North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky or Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer as the best quarterback in the 2017 draft class.
NFL Media draft analyst Bucky Brooks wrote that Ohio State S Malik Hooker is "a pure centerfielder with speed, athleticism, ball skills and tackling ability."
Lauren Rew of FM 107.7 The Franchise in Oklahoma City reports that Auburn has interviewed Oklahoma State OC Mike Yurcich for their open position.
Multiple outlets are reporting that Boise State has hired former Fresno State OC Eric Kiesau to serve as WR coach.
Multiple outlets are reporting that Western Michigan has hired Indiana coordinator Kevin Johns to serve as offensive coordinator.
LSU five-star 2017 verbal DT commit Tyler Shelvin has shut down his recruitment.
Arizona State hired Oklahoma State offensive analyst Josh Henson to serve as OL coach and run-game coordinator.
NFL Media draft analyst Bucky Brooks tagged Texas A&M edge rusher Myles Garrett's decision to declare for the draft as a strong one.
North Carolina received a verbal commitment from three-star 2017 WR Beau Corrales.