Recruiting

January 27, 2017

Overbearing parents scare off college recruiters

Parents have a tendency to meddle in their children’s high school teams, lobbying for playing time and preferential treatment. It’s typically part of a campaign to earn a college scholarship for their young athletes, but their efforts may be coun...


November 9, 2016

Utah could ease transfer restrictions on high school athletes

High school athletes in Utah will have an easier time transferring to another institution under a proposal that has preliminary approval from the state board of education. Current rules prevent students from transferring and immediately playing sp...


October 7, 2016

Schools refusing to play Archbishop Murphy’s football team

For the third time this season, a Washington high school football team is refusing to play against Archbishop Murphy over concerns about player safety. Granite Falls High School earlier this week announced it would forfeit its game against the pri...


September 22, 2016

Ivy League proposes rule to limit recruiting before junior year

From The Ivy League The Ivy League has proposed NCAA legislation to allow prospective student-athletes more time in the recruiting process to make the decision of where to attend college. “The pressure on prospective student-athletes to commit to...


September 7, 2016

Utah considers loosening restrictions on HS transfers

Utah could soon give more freedom to high school student-athletes who want to transfer to another school for sports. [caption id="attachment_17446" align="alignright" width="289"] Utah could soon give more freedom to student-athlete transfers. | P...


September 1, 2016

Top 25 prep football program to vacate wins from three seasons

One of the nation's top high school football programs must vacate wins from the past three seasons for using a "recruited player," according to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. [caption id="attachment_17422" align="alignright" widt...


August 19, 2016

Ala. athletic association creates team to investigate transfers

Alabama's athletic association is combating illegal transfers by creating a team to vet and investigate cases at the state's high schools. Alabama High School Athletic Association Executive Director Steve Savarese told AL.com that the newly-develo...


June 13, 2016

Urban Meyer: ‘Go make your high school coach so proud’

Young football players can go to camps or use recruiting services to land a Division I scholarship, but Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer doesn't believe that's the best approach. [caption id="attachment_16032" align="alignright" width="274"] ...