Some of the top 7on7 teams in the country descended upon El Camino College in Los Angeles, California this past weekend to take part in the Adidas 7on7 national championships. It was a festival of athletic greatness, competition and pageantry as Adidas continues to insert themselves into the consciousness of the high school football market nationwide. Amongst it all was an outstanding effort by South Florida Express that netted them the national championship.
I get this question all the time. “Coach what can I do to get my name out there?” It is a good question and it is an important question. Exposure is what a recruit needs to land offers. Assuming you have the talent to play college football, there are some definite things you can do to open the door for you to get attention from college football programs. In this article, I will discuss what those things are.
We’ve all heard the term diamond in the rough. Is it overused? Perhaps but I feel it is appropriate in this case. West Covina is hardly anyone’s powerhouse in Southern California football. Over the last five seasons, they have managed just two above .500 and last year they were a mere 1-9. However, as is this case all across the nation, not so hot programs will have undiscovered talent. Victor Flores may be one of those talents.
The NCAA announced their revenues last week and all hell broke loose. $1.1 billion is a huge number. It’s an emotion evoking number. Billion is a word that absolutely raises eyebrows. A billion anything makes you turn your head. I hope I’m dead and gone by the time that number becomes ho hum to society. So with that, the number $1.1 billion was a glass of ice water in everyone’s face especially the “athletes need to be paid advocacy groups”.
Over the next few months the NFL draft will take center stage as players head to Indianapolis for the combine and continue preparations for the actual draft at the end of April. For many college football seniors and even some early draft entires, the NFL won’t be an immediate possibility but some can find a home in the Canadian Football League aka CFL. Here are five major differences between the NFL and CFL.
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Signing Day was last Wednesday. It was a joyous occasion for 100’s of high school football players as they ended their recruiting process by putting pen to paper bonding themselves to universities all across the country. Not everyone who signed last week was happy. Some student athletes signed on the dotted line to schools that they really didn’t want to go to but felt like they had to. This article today is for them.