Wanted.... and Rewarded

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Wanted … and Rewarded!

A couple of years ago I wrote an <i>ebook</i> on recruiting. I feel that I have a pretty good perspective on the process. I am a former high school coach …

Recruiting Step One – Expand your Pool

There are many (<b>MANY</b>!) very good schools that play very (<b>VERY</b>!) good football, and offer football scholarships besides the NCAA DI Football Bowl …

Division II Question

I received a very good question on my first blog post, <b>Recruiting Step One – Expand the Pool</b>. Since often comments are difficult to find and navigate, …

Purple Cow – Standing Out From the Crowd

Today’s post is the second excerpt from my ebook “<i>How to become</i>…. <i>Wanted</i> and <i>Rewarded</i>… <i>Take Control and Market Yourself</i>.” The complete guide to a …

Purple Cow Quality #1 – Coachable-Character

A quick review of how to become <i>Wanted</i> and <i>Rewarded</i>.<p>Today I will be discussing the first of the <b>Purple Cow</b> Qualities – the things that will make you a</i> …

Purple Cow Quality #2 – Speed

Today it is all about the second <b>Purple Cow</b> Quality, <i>Speed</i><p>One of the first thing college recruiters will look for, and one of the first things they …

Explosion – How to get it

In addition to wanting to know about and see your speed, specifically your 40 yard dash time, (see <b>my previous post regarding how to improve your</b> …

Playing Fast!

To catch a college football coach’s eye (or a college coach in any sport), not only do you have to have the <b>Purple Cow</b> qualities of <i>Speed</i> and <i>Explosion</i>, …

Be a Quick Purple Cow!

The next quality I am going to discuss, the next quality that will set you apart from the other 250,000 high school seniors that are playing …

College Entrance Exams – ACT/ SAT

When college recruiters come through the door of your high school, either physically, or virtually, they will have with them a <i>checklist</i>. It may be an …

Be Ready for YOUR Signing Day

Today is the <b>NCAA National Letter of Intent</b> Signing Day. Thousands of young student-athletes today officially signed their contract for scholarship …

Does a Purple Cow Have to Be Big?

The next <b>Purple Cow</b> quality to discuss, the next quality that will help you stand out from the other 250,000 high school seniors playing football is</i> …

Recruiting – Get a “Great Motor”

This excerpt from my eBook <i>“How to Become….. Wanted… and Rewarded. – Take Control and Market Yourself- The Complete Guide to a Successful Recruiting</i> …

Recruiting – Developing Great Technique

Today’s post “<i>Developing Great Technique</i>” is the latest excerpt from my eBook guide to the recruiting process- “<i>How to Become … Wanted and Rewarded</i>“. …

Recruiting – Make a “WOW” Highlight Video

I have a pretty good perspective on this topic. As a college coach at the <b>University of Central Missouri</b> and <b>William Jewell College</b>, I was recruiting …

Recruiting – Gauging Their Level of Interest

As a high school coach, and as a parent, the question is often asked during the recruiting process – “<i>How interested is (school X) in me (or my son</i> …

Recruiting – First Impressions

Today is the first of a six part series designed to help student-athletes and their parents know what to expect at the various stages of the …