In every recruiting cycle, there are student-athletes who don’t receive a scholarship offer and instead choose to walk on at a particular school. While choosing to walk on to a team when it seems everyone gets a scholarship may [Read More]
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Whether it’s because of its winning tradition, the aura of the campus and athletic programs, or simply geographic proximity, every recruit has a dream school. However, even if you do receive a scholarship offer from your dream school, there [Read More]
In May of 2022, the NCAA removed the traditional 25 scholarship per year limit for Football Bowl Subdivision schools. The removal of the cap was driven by the popularity of the one-time transfer rule and the additional year of [Read More]
Many athletes in every sport get recruited as soon as they begin their junior year. For the elite talents, coaches may start showing interest as soon as freshman year. But, for just about everyone else, getting on a coach’s [Read More]
As I write this, Arch Manning is the most sought after football recruit in the class of 2023. While there’s been plenty of speculation on where he might wind up, Manning has provided few clues as to his intentions. [Read More]
While it’s easy to believe athletes at large high schools and elite club programs get all the recruiting attention, that’s not necessarily true. The reality is if you compete in a small town or play for a small school, [Read More]
Every athlete is different and every student athlete’s recruiting experience will be different. But no matter what sport you play, the schools you’re considering, or how much or how little you’re being recruited, there are three things about athletic [Read More]
You’ll hear quite often that the recruiting process is different for every student athlete. That’s because, regardless of the sport, every athlete is unique. But, what makes recruiting confusing for many is the fact that every coach has their [Read More]
College softball is booming in both popularity and participation. However, while more women are playing softball at a high level in high school, the effects of COVID-19 on athletic department budgets means you may not see comparable growth at [Read More]
For all but the elite athletes, getting recruited requires you to put in the time and effort to promote yourself and make it happen. In other words, you have to market yourself. While marketing is essentially “selling,” it takes [Read More]