TEN COMMANDMENTS OF RECRUITING
by Todd Helmick for the Cumberland Times-News
LINK: The Ten Commandments of Recruiting
LINK: Everything you wanted to know about recruiting. Every athlete should read this. (pdf file)
LINK: What grades do I need to be eligible?
LINK: Are you cleared to play college football (NCAA Clearinghouse)?
LINK: Official and Unofficial Visits to campus, what colleges will pay for
LINK: How much will it cost to attend these schools
LINK: Search for any college in the U.S. to see how much it costs and anything you want to know about that school
social media such as Facebook and Twitter to get recruited - use these tools
The Dangers of social media if not done right
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid
File early to maximize your student aid eligibility.
TIDBITS (From the NCSA Recruiting site)
BE AFRAID TO CALL COLLEGE COACHES! THEY LOVE TO TALK WITH RECRUITS!
Remember: Mail is just the initial stage; recruitment occurs when a student and coach talk, build a relationship, meet personally, and schedule an evaluation. Do not confuse the two.