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6 Tips to Get Recruited for College Football

There are over 850 college football programs and over 80,000 college football players participating, so you need to start recruiting and getting noticed ASAP.  Aspiring collegiate athletes must follow a plan to get recruited by a college program. The following five tips are to help high school football players enhance athleticism and gain exposure to

September 28, 2021 Allison Sheahan

Recruiting Horror Stories™: Hurricane Dropped Me at the Wrong School

**Recruiting Horror Stories are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. If you are thinking “Wizard of Oz”, well… it’s kind of like that. This is a story about how a hurricane held back a star athlete and changed his ambition for the sport he

September 28, 2021

How to Complete a College Application as a Recruited Athlete

Athletes hoping to play in college not only have to get recruited and offered by college coaches, but have to get accepted into the school as well. This makes the academic and application process just as important as the athletic and recruiting process. This process is not only essential, but also more involved for athletes

September 27, 2021

The Recruiting Process with David Dick, High School Athletic Director

David Dick is the Athletic Director at Fremd High School in Palatine, IL. Unlike college coaches who want to recruit athletes to their team, athletic directors are unbiased and see the recruiting process from the perspective of someone who wants the best for their students. In this interview, David tells us of the good, bad,

September 27, 2021

How To Avoid Illegal Recruiting, for Athletes

The game of transferring in college has certainly changed: with the introduction of the transfer portal and athletes no longer needing permission to transfer, athletes stand to gain more control of their futures.  Beware: Don’t let the excitement keep you from playing on the field because you overlooked transfer rules. Here is your quick breakdown

September 27, 2021

Dos and Don’ts of Making Highlight Videos for Athletes

I remember watching the ESPN Top 10 plays every morning before leaving for school, and in recent years, Zion Williamson has been dominating social media with gravity-defying dunks. America loves highlight reels, the jaw-dropping athleticism, the crowd reactions, all of it, so as an athlete looking to play collegiate sports, highlight reels are one of

September 24, 2021

What I Didn’t Expect as a College Team Captain

I have always aspired to be a leader in all aspects of my life. I was the captain of my club soccer team for three years, which led me to commit to playing Division I soccer at the University of Rhode Island. During my freshman year, I passed all of the fitness tests, earned a

September 24, 2021