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Commit To A School, Not The Coach

Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 | No Comments

Receiving a scholarship to play a sport in college is huge for a lot of high school athletes.  Some student-athletes would not be able to attend college without it.  Some athletes only get one scholarship offer and will take it because it’s their only choice.  But for other kids with multiple options, there are a [...]

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5 Big Mistakes Baseball Recruits make In the Recruiting Process

Posted on: April 21st, 2014 | No Comments

As we’ve discussed before, baseball recruiting is different than a lot of other sports.  It requires a lot more action on your part.  You have to be extremely proactive if you want any kind of athletic scholarship at the next level.  Next Level Ballplayer published an article outlining these five mistakes that recruits often make in their [...]

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Division III Looks At Possible Changes for Grad Students

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 | No Comments

Competing in college athletics is a dream of a lot of young men and women.  Division I is the most popular because of all the exposure but a majority of college athletes compete in Division II or III.  There was one problem for kids competing in Division III athletics.  If you graduated with eligibility remaining, [...]

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Baseball Players: Know the NCAA Rule Book… They Take It Seriously

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 | No Comments

The NCAA has been in the news a lot in the past few months.  Recruiting violations are always in the news when they happen at a major Division I university.  There is also a fierce debate about whether players should be paid to play or at least given a stipend on top of their scholarship. [...]

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How Video Can Get You Ahead In Recruiting

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 | No Comments

It’s not easy to earn an athletic scholarship.  When you stack up the total number of college athletes on scholarship versus the number of high school athletes, it’s not a lot.  If you are battling for a scholarship, regardless of what level you’re looking at, it’s important that you separate yourself from other athletes competing [...]

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McDonald’s All-American Game Shows How Good Top Prospects Really Are

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014 | No Comments

Last night, the McDonald’s All-American game was played at the United Center in Chicago.  This is the top basketball showcase and only the best of the best are invited to play in this game.  Pretty much every NBA all-star was a McDonald’s All-American in their high school days.  This game is entertaining on multiple levels. [...]

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Athletic Scholarship Changes Coming

Posted on: April 1st, 2014 | No Comments

When talking about athletic scholarships, one of the things that gets lost is the academic side.  In a recent post, we talked about why academics are important, as a 2012 recruit committed to a school and was rejected by the admissions office because he didn’t qualify academically.  However, for kids who will be enrolling in [...]

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Can You Play Division I Baseball?

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 | No Comments

High school baseball players who are serious about the game all want to go play Division I somewhere.  The fact of the matter is, there are more people with dreams of playing Division I baseball than there are roster openings.  Obviously, this means that not everybody who wants to play Division I baseball will get [...]

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Maryland Head Coach Randy Edsall’s Football Recruiting Plan

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 | No Comments

It’s no secret that football recruiting is ultra competitive, and head coaches in every division will do whatever they can to land the best players possible.  Lately, there has been a trend of college football players committing to schools as early as eighth grade.  In our previous blog post, we discussed how competitive lacrosse recruiting [...]

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Lacrosse Recruiting Is As Competitive As Any Other Sport

Posted on: March 26th, 2014 | No Comments

Are you wondering how you can get an athletic scholarship?  It’s a question that a lot of kids are asking themselves, and it’s as competitive as it’s ever been.  Regardless of what sport you play, recruiting starts at a young age.  You always hear about the football and basketball players that are being heavily recruited [...]

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