Transferring - Coaches Corner

Why are you transferring?

File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 High school athletes and transferring becomes a hotter topic every year by Andy Hilton, recruit757 recruit757 will not take a formal stance on transferring. There are plenty of times where an athlete decides to transfer from one high school to another. Sometimes, the parents move. Sometimes, the parents drive the decision.…

Hugh Freeze

Hugh Freeze resigns: yes, coaches do dumb stuff too

Photo: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze resigns amid scandal by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There was already pressure on Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze. Ole Miss has been under a cloud of NCAA investigation for years. In January of 2016, Ole Miss received its first Notice of Allegations (NOA)…

Coaches Corner - Lew Johnston - Recipe for Success

Coaches Corner: Instilling Discipline

Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) In today’s Coaches Corner, we talk about the difference between discipline and punishment Coach Lew Johnston has been a valuable contributor to recruit757’s Coaches Corner for years now. Here’s your chance to be heard. Do you have words of wisdom that you’d share with the coaching community? Please submit your…

Coach Lew Johnston - Mental Game

Coaches Corner: Maximizing mental performance

Coach Lew Johnston tackles the mental aspects of the game (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) To paraphrase the great Yogi Berra, is 90% of the game half-mental? Coach Lew Johnston has been a valuable contributor to recruit757’s Coaches Corner for years now. Here’s your chance to be heard. Do you have words of wisdom that you’d share…

National Signing Day - NSD - YouTube - Coaches Corner

Social Media mistakes can kill your recruitment

National Signing Day (Photo by Andy Hilton/recruit757) We’ve adapted the original post and removed references to the player and schools involved. Social media mistakes can cost you scholarship opportunities by Brandon Mitchell, recruit804 Recently, we referenced a video released by a Richmond area player on his YouTube channel highlighting what went on behind the scenes…

Justin Kavanaugh - Scholarship Offer

Coach’s Corner: Is it a scholarship offer?

Coach Justin Kavanaugh (Photo by Andy Hilton/recruit757) With scholarship offers, getting mail from a college football program only initiates the process by Justin Kavanaugh, Sport and Speed Institute (a special contribution to UltimateRecruit) Athlete: “I am getting recruited by Alabama, LSU, Miami, UNC and Stanford” Me: “That’s great, who is the coach recruiting you?” Athlete:…

Highlight Film

Creating the highlight film that will get you recruited

Photo by Andy Hilton/recruit757 Your highlight film says a lot about you as a prospect by Andy Hilton, UltimateRecruit When we use the name UltimateRecruit, you better expect that we know a thing or two about recruiting. Here, I’m going to give you the tips that will make a difference for you in getting recruited…

Football Camps and the Process: What’s in it for you?

We’re getting down and dirty on football camps. How do you spend your money and time? by Andy Hilton, recruit757 I get asked this question all the time, but ultimately I don’t get asked often enough. I see parents and players running themselves ragged with dead end propositions. Let’s get to the bottom of it.…

Plaxico Burress

Just for you: Plaxico Burress gets real

Plaxico Burress (AP Photo: Heather Ainsworth) Green Run graduate and former NFL WR Plaxico Burress just penned an open letter that you have to read “I know you’re probably sitting back, thinking, Nah, something like that won’t happen to me. That’s what I thought, too. And it happened to me.” – Plaxico Burress by Andy…