TOPIC: Recruiting Mistakes

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Common Traits of Successful Recruits

For over 10 years we have been helping athletes and families find scholarship opportunities by utilizing online recruiting tools. Over that time we have spoken with all types of recruits and seen amazing results, both positive and negative. We’ve seen … [Read More]

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A Coach Contacted Me and Now Won’t Respond

One of the most difficult things to do is get college coaches to notice you and begin recruiting you. That’s why when you get your first letters from coaches you get so excited and you should be. But what happens … [Read More]

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The Unwritten Code of the College Walk-On

Every college program tries to recruit the best athletes they can and offers them great scholarships to choose their school over another. What almost never get’s talked about, is that while a college team might be driven by a coach … [Read More]

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Avoiding making big recruiting mistakes is key to the college recruiting process.

Do You Make These Recruiting Mistakes in the College Recruiting Process?

The college recruiting process can confuse athletes and lead them to commit many recruiting mistakes. Below is a collection of resources we have shared with athletes over the last year that will help you avoid making the recruiting mistakes that … [Read More]

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The CIF football playoffs, and many others like it, are great opportunities to showcase your skills. Just don't commit the recruiting mistakes.

CIF Football Playoffs: How to Steer Clear of These Big Recruiting Mistakes

It’s the time of year when high school football championships, like our local CIF football playoffs, take place. So many potential recruits across the country have worked so hard for this- the opportunity to play on a big stage where … [Read More]

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One of the Fastest Ways to Lose a Scholarship Offer

One of the Fastest Ways to Lose a Scholarship Offer

An angry mother recently wrote a letter to administrators at Texas Tech University complaining that her son was mistreated by former head coach Billy Gillispie. The mother accused Gillispie of berating her son during a camp for high school athletes last … [Read More]

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Don't Underestimate the Pressure of College Sports

Don’t Underestimate the Pressure of College Sports

Did you know there are over 3 million athletes competing in high school sports? When you compare that to the nearly 200,000 NCAA athletes competing, you may think your chances of playing at the college level are slim. If you … [Read More]

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Set You Expectations Early: Not All Recruits Get to Play

Set Your Expectations Early: Not All Recruits Get to Play

Lane Kiffen said something that we wish all recruits (football players especially) could hear: “If you really study the country, you’re probably going to find maybe 5 impact true freshman around the country that truly impact their team. Your Marquis … [Read More]

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Increase Your College Scholarships Opportunities

If you think being prepared for your recruitment means picking out 1-5 college teams that you are only familiar with because you watch them on TV, then you have already limited your college bound opportunities. Communicating with recruits is what … [Read More]

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The Dos and Don’ts of College Recruiting

Finding a college to continue your academic and athletic career is a challenging task. It is definitely not something that should be taken lightly because your choice in a college will affect you for the rest of your life. Here … [Read More]

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