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FSU Football Player, Chaz Neal, talks Redshirting, Grades, and Social Media

Chaz Neal is an offensive lineman for Florida State University; he stands 6’7 and is 317 pounds. In 2018 he worked with Florida State University’s scout team while redshirting. In 2019 Chaz appeared in all 13 games, he worked hard to help Noles convert 46 of 47 PAT’s. Prior to FSU, Mr. Neal was a

October 26, 2020 LRT Sports Staff

NCAA Transfer Portal and Transfer Waivers | What’s the Difference?

Transferring to a new university in the middle of one’s athletic career is a complicated process, made slightly easier by the NCAA’s relatively new transfer portal, which also lifted some of the barriers athletes faced in the transfer process. Case in point: prior to 2018, if a Division 1 athlete wanted to transfer, they had

October 5, 2020

Keeping Up with the Conferences (Part Two)

The landscape of collegiate athletics is shifting by the day, and the team at LRT-Sports is dedicated to keeping everyone informed. Last month, we published an article about the changes conferences were making in regards to their fall seasons. Since then, several more conferences and universities have likewise altered their 2020-21 athletic schedules. Here is

August 15, 2020

Is My Athletic Scholarship Guaranteed? It Depends.

In a perfect world, all athletic scholarships would be guaranteed for four years (and plenty of people believe they actually are), but unfortunately, the NCAA is far from perfect. The reality is that scholarship policies can vary widely by conference and university, and coaches often do not fully explain these dynamics to athletes. In essence,

August 11, 2020

Professional U.S. Soccer Player, Collin Martin, Speaks on Being Gay in Sports

Collin Martin, the only openly gay male professional soccer player, speaks on being your authentic self on and off the field. On June 29, 2018, Martin came out publicly as gay. At the time, he was reported to be the only active male professional soccer player to be openly gay. Martin played multiple seasons at MLS

July 16, 2020

Jacksonville Jaguars, Joe Giles-Harris, Passes Along some Advice to Athletes

Joe Giles-Harris is a football linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL). Harris played college football for Duke. During Joe’s time with the Blue Devils, he racked up 313 total career tackles along with nine and a half sacks, one forced fumble, two interceptions, and one fumble recovery. Joe talked to LRT Sports about why he

June 22, 2020

An Athlete and Bulimia

Bulimia is an emotional disorder involving distortion of body image and an obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting, purging, or fasting. The disorder can be life-threatening. People with this condition binge eat and then take steps to avoid weight gain. Although purging after

June 15, 2020

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