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A High School Athlete's Guide to Using Social Media Effectively

The social media industry is booming. Users are at an all-time high, revenue is at an all-time high and the trends are going up at a rapid pace int...

By: Justin Ochoa

Why This 4-Star QB Chose the Ivy League Over Alabama

For many recruits, there's nothing more alluring than playing football at the University of Alabama. You know you'll play for National Championship...

By: Brandon Hall

Utah Signed a Freakish 6-foot-5 Australian Rugby Star With 4.5 Speed As Their New Football Recruit

College football programs will leave no stone unturned in their quest to find the next great player. Thomas Yassmin, an Australian native who recently...

By: Brandon Hall

Terrell Davis Had Just One Scholarship Offer After High School. Now He's in the Hall of Fame

Coming out of Lincoln High School in San Diego, California, Terrell Davis was about as unheralded a recruit as one can be. When he first joined the...

By: Brandon Hall

The Maniacal Work Ethic That Made Alabama's Collin Sexton a Five-Star Recruit

Collin Sexton really wasn't supposed to be here. He wasn't supposed to be averaging 21.7 points per game as a freshman. He wasn't supposed to be th...

By: Brandon Hall

7 Things to Avoid When Writing a Cover Letter to a College Coach

As we learned in our article how to write a cover letter to a college coach, the very best way to introduce yourself to a coach is with a personalized...


Follow This Template to Create the Perfect College Recruiting Video

Before you're offered a spot on a college team, the coach will usually want to see you play in person. While a highlights video isn't a substitute for...

By: CaptainU

This is the Best Time to Start Your College Recruiting Process

The recruiting timeline is a subject of great confusion. Rumors spread like wildfire, people make uninformed decisions, and it often results in...

By: CaptainU

How to Develop a Productive Relationship With a Potential College Coach

Go ahead—talk to coaches about that big tournament you're attending. But don't stop there. Don't disappear just because the tournament is over. Long...

By: CaptainU

[PODCAST] Building an Athlete Strength Training Program With Mark Rippetoe

Fully committing yourself to your sport as an athlete is something that most people think means practice, practice, practice. It turns out, as our guest...

By: CaptainU