Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
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