Stop me if you’ve heard me say this before, the world of college football recruiting is very competitive. Being on point in all aspects of your recruiting profile is in your best interest. Unfortunately, one of the aspects of the profile that gets overlooked the most is intelligence. This article is here to tell you that this is a mistake.
When it comes to the upper-echelon of college football recruiting meaning the Power 5 and Top 25 teams, thoughts on the academics tends to stray towards get a “good enough” GPA and get the score you need to pass the test (SAT, ACT). On the face of it, sure, you need the proper GPA and score to even be offered a scholarship. However, if that is the extent or prevailing opinion that you have regarding your academics, you may be setting yourself up for failure.