Richard Davenport has been a recruiting columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette since 2007.
Behind the scenes of a recruiting trip
Coaches on the major college level enjoy large recruiting budgets while trying to lure prospects to their schools.
For smaller schools, it's a much different story. ESPN's Senior Coordinator of Recruiting Jeremy Crabtree takes a look at life on the road for two Garden City, (Kan.) Community College assistant coaches as they travel 1,500 miles to Miami on a limited budget. CLICK HERE
Crabtree's road diary on Twitter CLICK HERE
Garden City Community College defensive coordinator Jeff Kelly recalls his recruitment and how it helped shaped him as a recruiter. CLICK HERE