Articles by LRT Sports Staff

Recruiting Action Items
How To Create a Standout Hudl Profile

By LRT Sports Staff|October 29, 2021

As a football player, you need to make yourself “easy to recruit.” What this means is you get the recruiters any information they need in order to recruit you. Here...

all athletes
Can DIII Coaches Help with the Admissions Process?

By LRT Sports Staff|October 13, 2021

Many athletes claim that their college coaches helped them get accepted into their schools and programs. This, however, depends on the circumstances, the sport, and the school. A college sports...

Beware When College Coaches Rearrange the Recruiting Board

By LRT Sports Staff|October 8, 2021

Throughout your recruiting process, coaches will be watching you, along with other athletes, and moving you around on their recruiting board. The board is where college coaches organize all of...

What to Do and When: Recruiting and College Applications for Athletes

By LRT Sports Staff|September 30, 2021

When should you start your recruiting process? When should you start your college applications? and, most importantly, how can you align these timelines to maximize your chances of getting into...

athlete advice
How to Pick a College when You Haven’t Picked a Major

By LRT Sports Staff|September 23, 2021

Are you ready to start your recruiting process, but have no idea what you want to major in? How are you supposed to commit to a school if you’re still...

Recruiting Horror Stories™
Recruiting Horror Stories™: The Coach Who Enjoyed Making Recruits Cry

By LRT Sports Staff|September 21, 2021

**Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Since I was little, I dreamed of stepping on...

College Recruiting
Social Media Don’ts: Examples from Athletes Who Risked Their Scholarships

By LRT Sports Staff|September 16, 2021

Social media has played an ever-increasing role in our lives, and as a result, it has become pivotal in the college athlete recruiting process. Most college coaches that LRT Sports...

How to Contact College Water Polo Coaches

By LRT Sports Staff|September 14, 2021

College water polo coaches can begin to contact high school athletes starting June 15 before their junior year. If you are interested in a particular water polo program, we recommend...

Athlete Interviews
Troy Polamalu’s Advice to High School Football Players

By LRT Sports Staff|September 10, 2021

Troy Polamalu played 12 years in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers, so we asked him the following question:  What is some advice you have for high school athletes looking...

Coaches & Recruiting
What NCAA Head Football Coaches Look For in Recruits

By LRT Sports Staff|September 6, 2021

LRT Sports spoke to several head football coaches in the NCAA and asked them what the most important quality that they look for when recruiting athletes is. Academics and character...

athlete tips
3 Tips on How to Get off the Bench

By LRT Sports Staff|September 2, 2021

“Stay patient, be positive and your time will come” Becoming a college athlete is, in itself, a very exciting accomplishment. However, some of the excitement fades away when you don’t...

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