How Important is Football for Kids

Football Was the Most Influential Part of My Childhood! Here are the Top 5 Reasons Why Football for Kids is Excellent! 1. My Football Coach Taught Me to Sit in the Front of the Classroom! The way he explained it to me was why it stuck. The classroom is like the teachers Game Day. When […]

How to Get Recruited as an Offensive Linemen

Recruiting Offensive Linemen is one of the most challenging positions to recruit. The reason being is that there are a large number of kids that are in the 6’4″ – 6’6″ range with ability. However, seeing that ability can be an issue. If you play for a small school or in a poor high school […]

How to Reduce Burn Out From Visits During the Spring Recruiting Season

What am I talking about? The worst thing you can do to your senior football season is visit every school in the country (exaggerating)! I see too many players going to visit the school, then going to camps, then going to spring games for every school. Spring Recruiting Burnout is very real and I see […]

Put Recruiting in Your Own Hands

Remember Week 9 of 2014?If you have visited our Who We Are page then keep reading. If you have not CLICK HERE to read the story before moving along with this post.    This post will be a little different than all of the others. I am going to share a personal story about one […]

The Academics of Recruiting

The Academics of Recruiting

This process needs to start with your first high school class. Whether that be in 8th grade or 9th. You MUST COMPETE in the classroom just like you would on the field. As a student you have two options.    1. You can be the “cool kid” and sit in the back of the room. […]

3 Ways to Reach Out to College Coaches

1.     Find their email address. Hint: for large schools it’s on the Academic Website of the school not the sports website. Look in the Faculty Directory. (We will put a template of information to include in a future post.) 2.     Twitter! This can be a little more difficult. Just because you follow a […]

5 Ways to Stand Out as a College Recruit

There are over 500,000 high school football players in the United States each year. How in the world will anyone find you? Here are 5 ways to stand out as a college recruit. Invite coaches to come watch you workout. Sure easier said than done right? If you don’t have the contacts then get someone […]

5 Things to Know About Getting Recruited 

1. Do not rely solely on your coach or any other one source. Just like anything else in life it’s not about what you know it’s about who you know.   2. Make it easy on coaches to recruit you. Starting in 8th grade (if you take high school courses then) make sure you get […]

How To Use The Sliding Scale

How to Use the Sliding Scale | ACT Scoring | NCAA EligibilityACT Scoring & NCAA Eligibility How to Use the Sliding Scale  This is probably the most common question I get from parents regarding qualifying for college sports. The first thing you need to understand is that there are two things that actually matter. One, […]

Football Scholarships for High School Students – Reality

Number of high schools playing football in Ohio: 718 Average annual number of seniors on each team: 20 Total annual number of Ohio football prospects: 14,360 Total number of football prospects nationwide: (high school, prep school and junior college graduates) 500,000 Number of NCAA Division I football universities: 120 Average annual number of Football Scholarships […]