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February 12, 2014

NCAA to Begin Allowing SnapChat as Means of Communication With Recruits

College coaches will soon have yet another social-media platform to worry about.

June 13, 2013

Eighth Grade Football Players Racking Up College-Scholarship Offers

Within the past week, two 8th graders have been offered college football scholarships by universities in California.

May 14, 2013

The Dark Side of Twitter and the College-Recruitment Process

Within minutes of star basketball player Andrew Wiggins announcing where he'd be attending college, his Twitter mentions were flooded with an endless wave of hate speech.

May 03, 2013

NCAA Abandons Unlimited Contact Rule for Prospective Athletes

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors suspended a rule that would have allowed college coaches to contact recruits an unlimited number of times in high school.

February 06, 2013

Recent NCAA Reforms Could Affect Future of National Signing Day

The NCAA has approved a wave of reforms that could dramatically affect the future of the recruiting process.

July 30, 2012

Should College Coaches Be Recruiting Middle School Athletes?

Both Louisiana State University and the University of Washington made headlines within the last week due to their reported interest in middle-school football players, again raising the eternal question of "how young is too young?" when it comes to recruiting.

June 11, 2012

NCAA to Allow Unlimited Text Messages to Men's Basketball Recruits

High school basketball stars better opt for the "unlimited text messaging" option on their cellphone plans before Friday.

April 19, 2012

Ala. High School Athletic Association Adopts Tougher Recruiting Rules

The Alabama High School Athletic Association's legislative council passed two proposals that "now give the AHSAA some of the nation's toughest rules against recruiting," the organization says.

April 11, 2012

What's Life Like for an Elite High School Basketball Recruit?

It's not all about accumulating Twitter followers and being offered spouses for these top recruits. There's plenty of negativity surrounding the process, too.

February 01, 2012

Keeping Things Positive on H.S. Football's National Signing Day

It's critical, no matter how mad you are that your top prospect jilted your school for your rival, to stay away from slamming them personally on social networks.

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