Football Recruiting

(Offensive Positions) How Big Do You Need To Be To Play College Football?

With over 1.1 million high school football players at the high school level and only 80,000 college football players, not every high school football player with get to fulfill their dream of playing college football on a scholarship. If you turn on the TV to watch the upcoming NFL combine, or read over the measurements […]

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Should Twitter be Influencing College Recruits Decisions?

This year we are beginning to see the impact of Twitter on college recruiting like never before. One of the more disturbing trends is the influence of the Twittersphere on the decisions that recruits make when selecting a university. One Athlete’s Followers on Twitter Changed His Decision Back in early January, Shaq Thompson, one of the nation’s […]

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Georgia Tech Pulls Scholarship from 3-Star Recruit Over Test Scores

In a story broke by, Georgia Tech pulled their scholarship offer from a 3-star defensive end football recruit, Junior Gnonkonde. This is huge news because Junior committed to Georgia Tech more than a year ago and has not been talking to any other schools for more than eleven months. The coaching staff at Georgia […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, Football Recruiting

Football Recruit Loses Scholarship to Michigan Because of Twitter

The story broke that Yuri Wright, one of the top cornerback recruits in the country, was expelled from his high school, Don Bosco Prep (a private Catholic school in New Jersey), and lost his scholarship to Michigan because of what he was saying on Twitter. Kevin DeShazo wrote a very good article about whether Michigan […]

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College Football Recruiting: Want to Get Recruited by the Best?

In a great article by David Fox of, Fox explains how the success of Urban Meyer is built on a relentless drive to be the best recruiter in the country. Meyer is known for being maniacal and willing to outwork anyone on the recruiting trail to get the best athletes he can. If you […]

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NCAA Rules Changes: Perspective on Cam Newton Rule

The NCAA recently passed new regulations broadening their definition of what an agent is. This was made to close the loophole that allowed Cecil Newton, Cam Newton’s father, to solicit money (six figures in total) in exchange for his son playing football for the Mississippi State University. The NCAA determined Cam Newton knew nothing of […]

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Cody Paul: College Football Recruiting the Hard Way

Do You Know Who Cody Paul Is? If you like watching football highlight tapes on YouTube, then you should know Cody Paul. His highlight video from 2007 in Pop Warner football has almost 9 million views. If anyone was going to be next for being a major college football running back, surely he was. If […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Football Recruiting

Football Camps: If You Want to Play in College You Have to Go!

I just finished reading an excellent article by Andy Staples about the two players from Australia playing in the upcoming national championship game on January 9 (Brad Wing and Jesse Williams). As college football coaches look for the edge in recruiting, they are beginning to recruit more and more from outside of the US. Did […]

Posted in Camps, Combines & Showcases, Football Recruiting

5 Facts About Full-Ride Scholarships

One of the biggest draws to being a college athlete is the promise of an athletic scholarship. Whether it is a football scholarship, basketball scholarship, baseball scholarship, or volleyball scholarship, getting your education paid for by being an athlete is a great opportunity. Scholarships should be seen as a means to acquire a university education, […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Football Recruiting

College Football Scholarships By The Numbers

College football scholarships can be a great way to earn money for college, but they aren’t the only source of financial aid. Check out our award winning graphic below and learn more about where the real scholarship opportunities are.   Football Scholarships Aren’t the Only Way to Get Money For College Football scholarships are seen […]

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