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Going Pro in Football, Women’s Basketball and Men’s Golf

Football According to the NCAA, as well as data from the NFL’s draft in 2018, only 1.6% of NCAA football players go on to play professionally. In their research, they found that, there were “256 draft picks in 2018, 255 of whom were former NCAA players. NCAA to Major Pro figure [was] calculated using [this]

February 17, 2020 Ashton Royal

UNC Athletes | The Mental Stress & Effects of Injuries

With the physical demands of high school and college sports today, it is rare that an athlete makes it through their playing career without some sort of injury. For example, the NCAA reports that the overall injury rate in NCAA football is 8.1 injuries per 1,000 athlete exposures. This is with games and practices combined. There

January 20, 2020

Thirteen-Year-Old Football Recruit Jadyn Davis

Thirteen-year-old Jadyn Davis, an eighth-grader from Charlotte, North Carolina, recently received offers to play college football at both the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. Davis attends Providence Day School and plays quarterback for his school’s football team, the Chargers. His talent and six-foot, 155-pound size makes it no surprise that Davis caught the

December 23, 2019

Recruiting Horror Stories by LRT Sports™ | A Coach Lied About My Scholarship Offer

Recruiting was an exciting time for me. As a transfer student, I was excited to have a second chance to pick a school that was an excellent fit for me. I set up visits for two of my top five schools on back-to-back weekends, and I was in contact with other coaches for my top

October 31, 2019

How to Prepare for Women’s College Ice Hockey

Recruiting for college hockey begins at a young age. I understand this because I worked hard to be a member of the Yale women’s ice hockey team so that I can speak from experience. I started noticing the arenas filling up with scouts in ninth grade, so I decided to begin the recruiting process early

September 2, 2019

NCAA Coaches Talk about social media and what they look for in recruits

During hundreds of interviews with NCAA head coaches that LRT Sports conducted, the traits of coachability and character were a common theme. We found that most coaches are looking for recruits that have good character, and that will work hard. These coaches also commented on the importance of recruits having the trait of coachability, which

August 12, 2019

Do You Know What It Takes to Be a Recruitable Student-Athlete?

Every college coach seeks different qualities or attributes in their recruits, whether it be athletic, academic, or a specific psychological trait. These characteristics vary from coach to coach depending on the sport, the school, the division, or the conference they compete in. In most cases, college coaches evaluate these four areas of a prospective student-athlete.

August 8, 2019

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