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High School Camp Loophole Providing A Recruiting Advantage?

Posted on: July 9th, 2014 | No Comments

We’ve talked about this countless times.  As i’m sure you’re aware, athletic recruiting has become extremely competitive.  It has always been competitive, but it’s reaching new levels.  Football players in 8th grade are getting scholarship offers.  Women’s basketball players are being recruited at nine years old.  College coaches are looking for any way that can [...]

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The NCAA Eligibility Center

Posted on: July 7th, 2014 | No Comments

When it comes to athletic recruiting and trying to receive an athletic scholarship, there are a lot of things for a student-athlete and his/her parents to think about.  They have to come up with a recruiting plan, record highlight tapes and put in the effort to get in front of a college coach.  One thing [...]

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July NCAA Recruiting Calendar

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014 | No Comments

With summer in full swing, the recruiting schedule can often get overlooked by parents and student-athletes.  Be sure to take a look at the recruiting calendar for July to stay on top of your recruiting! Softball -Contact Period: July 1st – July 31st Baseball -Contact Period: July 1st – July 31st  Women’s Volleyball -Contact Period: [...]

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5 Tips to Keep in Mind Going Into Your Freshman Year

Posted on: June 30th, 2014 | No Comments

If you successfully went through the baseball recruiting process and you’re starting your freshman year, here are five tips to keep in mind to help you transition from high school to college from Next Level Ballplayer: 1.  Show Up in Shape. You would think that this would be a no brainer, but you’d be surprised [...]

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7 Good Tips For Your Volleyball Recruiting Video

Posted on: June 25th, 2014 | No Comments

If you’re going through the volleyball recruiting process, you know (or should know) that your recruiting video is going to be key in landing you a spot on a college roster.  The problem for some volleyball recruits is they aren’t sure what to include in their video.  Luke Maloney, an assistant coach at Stephen F. [...]

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Is A Paycheck For College Athletes Next?

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 | No Comments

If you’ve been keeping up with anything related to college football or basketball for the last month, you are probably well aware of the case that’s been going on between Ed O’Bannon and the NCAA regarding the idea of paying athletes.  There have been a lot of arguments back and forth between the NCAA and [...]

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University of Miami Recruiting Nine-Year-Old

Posted on: June 18th, 2014 | No Comments

We’ve talked about how ridiculous recruiting can get sometimes.  The more popular trend is recruiting athletes when they are in seventh or eighth grade.  The University of Miami decided to take it a step further.  ”The U” has started their recruiting efforts with Jaden Newman, a women’s basketball player, who is nine years old.  Cam [...]

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NCAA DII Tryout Rules Updated

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 | No Comments

Last week, we wrote about about the new NCAA DII rule changes that went into effect yesterday (June 15th) regarding official and unofficial visits.  There is also another area of the DII rule book that was updated.  This is an area that will impact a lot of student-athletes that compete at the Division II level. [...]

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NCAA Division II Legislative Changes

Posted on: June 12th, 2014 | No Comments

There will be some legislative changes at the Division II level.  These changes are effective June 15, 2014.  The rule changes or tweaks include unofficial/official visits. Official/Unofficial Visits 13.5.2.1.1: Camp or Clinic If a student takes an official visit and also participates in a camp or clinic while at the school, the school can’t pay [...]

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Ed O’Bannon Lawsuit Against NCAA Begins

Posted on: June 9th, 2014 | No Comments

By time August rolls around, the NCAA model could be completely demolished.  Ed O’Bannon, a former UCLA basketball player, is getting ready to make his case against the NCAA in regards to how athletes are treated under the current policies. The lawsuit will determine  whether the NCAA must pay college athletes for its use of their [...]

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