College Transfers

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Lessons From Athletes Who Transfer Colleges

The rate of athletes transferring colleges is growing every year. I get a lot of questions from recruits and parents about what their options are and many times, athletes have no choice but to lose a year of eligibility. This article is for athletes and parents of athletes who are trying to identify the right […]

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It Doesn't Always Happen This Way: A Top Football Player's Great Transfer Experiance

It Doesn’t Always Happen This Way: A Top Football Player’s Great Transfer Experience

We have talked in the past about how the transfer process¬†doesn’t¬†always go smoothly for athletes and about how it’s much more complicatedthan athletes expect. But sometimes athletes graduate from college with a degree prior to using all of their eligibility. Some athletes in this situation need to transfer to another school to earn a graduate […]

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Four Things You Must Know Before You Transfer

Four Things You Must Know Before You Transfer

High school athletes who want to get recruited sometimes jump on the first offer or opportunity they come across, but hidden complexities in the NCAA transfer process make it more difficult to transfer than most athletes expect. Nerman Delic, a defensive tackle at Kentucky, illustrates why the transfer process requires thought before action. Delic recently […]

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Georgia Coach Mark Richt Shows Junior College Can Get You Recruited

Georgia Coach Mark Richt Shows Junior College Can Get You Recruited

Junior college can help athletes in all sports get a little more experience prior to attending a four-year school. For some athletes in certain sports, like football and to some extent basketball, junior college can be a necessary stepping stone to playing in the NCAA. Some Coaches Really Like Junior College Athletes Georgia football coach […]

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What Happens to Athletes When a School Cuts a Sport?

What Happens to Athletes When a School Cuts a Sport?

The University of Maryland recently announced that they will cut seven sports teams from competition for the 2012-2013 school year. In the past, we have written about how funding for college sports may have a different impact on your recruiting, but this story goes even deeper to highlight the issues around money behind college sports. […]

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