Rick Kimbrel, the former managing editor of PrepStar magazine, is nationally recognized as one of the leading authorities on college football recruiting. The veteran analyst and reporter was key in first making Blue Chip Illustrated and then PrepStar Magazine a recruiting publication standard.
Kimbrel has written for CBS Sportsline, ESPN.com, CNN-SI, The Sporting News, Athlon's, Lindy's, Football News, and numerous other publications. He has also consulted on All-America teams for Parade Magazine and Street and Smith's. Most recently, Rick was the West Coast Recruiting Editor for Rivals.com, national recruiting consultant for Rivals.com and publisher of BruinBlitz.com.
Rick has been a featured guest on many television shows around the nation including Prime Ticket, Fox Sports, Fox Sports West, CNN, CNN-SI and numerous local and regional stations. Kimbrel is also a highly sought after guest on radio broadcasts from coast-to-coast.
Michael S. Martinez
Michael is a former UCLA Football Player that played Defensive Nose Tackle. He earned All-Conference Honors his senior year and was awarded the N.N. Sugarman Trophy for Outstanding Leadership. He was also drafted by the California Angels as a pitcher his senior year in high school. Michael graduated with a bachelors degree from UCLA.
Michael has over 10 years of sports broadcasting experience. He was a co-host for the UCLA Football pre and post game talk shows on am570. He had his own UCLA Football and Basketball talk shows on ESPN Radio in Los Angeles.
Martinez has hosted his own Pac-12 Football talk show that featured UCLA and USC Football for an upstart all sports talk radio on KMAX 107.1 FM. He worked as a college football sideline broadcaster for Sports USA Radio Network. Michael's experience also includes being a spotter for Fox Sports NFL Sunday on their broadcast teams.