ESPN.com recruiting expert Tom Lemming has embarked on his annual search for the nation's top prep football prospects.August 18: Western Pennsylvania
The talent pool in western Pennsylvania is not as deep this year, but there is some talent.
- Western flavor
August 16: Southern Florida
While northern Florida's Class of 2005 might have a lot of talent, the prospects in southern Florida are even better.
- Florida keys
August 13: Northern Florida
Northern Florida's Class of 2005 will make dreams come true for a lot of recruiters from across the country.
- Magic kingdom
August 11: Georgia
With the talent around the state this year, recruiters across the nation have Georgia on their minds.
- Old sweet song
August 9: Maryland
While Derrick Williams has recruiters streaming into Maryland, the wideout is not the state's only talent.
- Chesapeake Bay retrievers
August 6: Ohio
A talented collection of wide receivers and linemen are making the most noise in the Buckeye State this year.
- The Ohio players
August 4: Minnesota
Minnesota might be known for the number of lakes within its borders, but talented linemen are another staple of the state.
- Super size me
August 2: Iowa and Kansas
While neither Iowa nor Kansas are exactly recruiting hotbeds, one of those states does have more talent than usual.
- Tale of two states
July 30: Missouri
From receivers and tight ends to defensive linemen and running backs, the Show Me State delivers.
- Missouri traveler
July 28: Oklahoma
Oklahoma does not produce a tremendous number of players, but it does have a few terrific prospects this year.
- Numbers game
July 26: Louisiana
Louisiana's Class of 2005 does not have great depth, but it does have a few spectacularly talented prospects.
- Cajun cooking
July 23: Southeast Texas
Whether searching for linemen or skill position players, recruiters can strike it rich along the Texas Gulf Coast.
- Texas wildcatting
July 20: Central Texas
Dallas and Houston might have better overall depth, but Central Texas is loaded with talented prospects.
- Deep in the heart of Texas
July 16: North Texas
Northern Texas' Class of 2005 is loaded with quality players, especially along the line of scrimmage.
- Roundup underway in North Texas
July 13: Arizona/Nevada
While Arizona and Nevada don't have the most blue-chippers, there are still a few quality players.
- Quality over quantity
July 9: Southern California -- offense
It's a good year for offensive players in Southern California, especially for quarterbacks.
- SoCal's loaded with QBs
July 6: Southern California -- defense
While Southern California is known for being laid back, there are plenty of defensive stars with motors that don't quit.
- SoCal stocked with defenders
July 1: Northern California
Just like much of the wine in Northern California, the region's Class of 2005 football prospects have aged well.
- Quality vintage
June 25: Washington/Oregon
The Pacific Northwest in breathtakingly beautiful. And the recruits in the region are pretty good as well.
- Stars shine in the Pacific Northwest
June 22: Colorado/Utah
There's enough talent in the Colorado and Utah to ensure that recruiters will be heading to the Rockies this year.
- Twin peaks
June 18: Central and Eastern Pennsylvania
The deep talent pool in eastern Pennsylvania have college scouts from across the country camping out in the state.
- Deep waters
June 15: New England
It's never a great year for football talent in the New England area, but every couple of years a few gems will emerge.
- D-Linemen dominate New England
June 11: Wisconsin
It's a very good year for recruiting in Wisconsin, including some great linemen.
- Wisconsin loaded with linemen
June 8: New York
It's an unusually good year for football talent in New York, and the nation's No. 1 prospect just might emerge from the Empire State.
- The Empire (State) strikes back
June 4: Illinois defense
Illinois' Class of 2005 includes a solid crop of defenders, highlighted by a strong group of linemen.
- Walk the line
June 1: Illinois offense
The Illinois Class of 2005 is loaded with outstanding talent on offense, especially at running back.
- Sweet home Chicago
May 25: New Jersey defense
New Jersey brings two very talented linebackers and a deep crop of defensive backs to the Class of 2005 dance.
- Garden party
May 21: New Jersey offense
New Jersey is loaded at RB and WR, but a tackle from Plainfield is attracting the most attention on offense.
- Block and tackle
May 18: Virginia defense
Not only does Virginia have its share of offensive prospects for 2005, but it's also home to a host of athletic defenders.
- Sweet Virginia
May 14: Virginia offense
Elan Lewis is one of the best RBs in the nation -- the rest of Virginia's offensive Class of 2005 is pretty good too.
- Meet Virginia
May 11: Memphis area
Sporting its best collection of talent in 15 years, the Memphis area will have recruiters walking with their feet ten feet off of Beale.
- Walking in Memphis
May 8: Mississippi
The overall blue-chip talent in Mississippi might be down, but the state boasts an abundance of talent at QB and one terrific DL.
- Delta force
May 4: Alabama
Alabama's Class of 2004 was loaded with talent, but besides a few receivers, it's an entirely different story this year.
- Limited stakes
April 30: Michigan (defense)
The strength of Michigan's Class of 2005 prospects is on defense, especially at linebacker and defensive back.
- Witness for the defense
April 27: Michigan (offense)
Michigan has some talented offensive prospects for 2005, but none is more impressive than RB Kevin Grady.
- Great expectations for talented Michigan back
April 23: Nebraska
Nebraska might not have the deepest talent pool in the nation, but it does have a couple of sizzling prospects.
- Some like it hot
April 20: South Carolina
Don't expect to find a banner crop of recruits in the Palmetto State this year, but there are a few gems on both sides of the ball.
- Sparse crop in usually fertile South Carolina
April 16: North Carolina
North Carolina is loaded with offensive talent this year, especially at quarterback, running back and wide receiver.
- Gone to Carolina
Road trip schedule
August 20: Central/Eastern Tennessee and Arkansas
Check back frequently as more stops on Tom Lemming's recruiting trip will be added.
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