Alabama - Nick Saban

Saban: Recruiting sites create unrealistic expectations

Spring football has started at Alabama and Nick Saban gets chippy with the media by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Football Scoop brought Nick Saban’s latest rant to our attention. Recruiting websites have been a source of conversation creating news for football fans and a nuisance for college coaches. After all, national sites are set up to…

National Signing Day - NSD - YouTube

Athletes, it’s going to happen to you

National Signing Day (Photo by Andy Hilton/recruit757) When will you quit playing football? by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We tell young athletes all the time to prepare for life without football. Getting a college education is important. Use your athletic ability to leverage a college education for yourself. One day, you’ll use it and you’ll be…

Ty Yazujian - Penn State

After walking away, Football finds Ty Yazujian again and again

Ty Yazujian (Photo: Penn State Athletics) Ty Yazujian gave up football after high school, yet played at Penn State and now coaches high school ball by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA In the spring of 2012, as a six-foot, 205-pound high school senior, Ty Yazujian had to make a crucial decision about his future athletic career. The…

Tuscarora - Coach - Coaches Corner - College Prospects - Spotsylvania HS

Coaches Corner: Invest off the field

Photo by Andy Hilton/recruitNoVA Coach Anthony Bateman discusses investment in people by Anthony Bateman, Defensive Coordinator, Bluestone High School In today’s Coaches Corner, Anthony Bateman gives a glimpse into one aspect of the life of a high school coach, where caring for athletes goes beyond the dividends it can pay on the field. – AH…

Coach - Division I FBS - Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: Setting Standards

Photo: Andy Hilton/ultimaterecruit.com Coach Lew Johnston addresses setting standards in your program with a little baseball analogy Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew…

Grassfield - Anthony Smith - Coach's Corner

Chesapeake Football Coach looks to mold R.E.A.L. young men

Grassfield (Photo: Sarah Murphy/recruit757) Grassfield HS Assistant Anthony Smith is leading young men to value character by Jim McGrath, UltimateRecruit “Who is the President of (the University of) Alabama?,” asked Grassfield High assistant football coach Anthony Smith to a group of 30 or so in attendance at his character education seminar at last weekend’s Nike…

Coaches Corner - Lew Johnston - Recipe for Success

Coaches Corner: Three legs of the stool

Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew for his contributions to recruit757.com and to the community! – AH…

Coach - Division I FBS - Coaches Corner

Tenth staff position becomes official for Division I FBS programs on Tuesday

Photo: Andy Hilton/ultimaterecruit.com A new round of hires and promotions is expected at Division I FBS by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Tuesday is the day that another position is open on Division I FBS coaching staffs. That’s 130 new jobs in football coaching. As it stands now, there are 14 coaching positions on an FBS staff.…

Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: A new start for your program

File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit804 Coach Lew Johnston talks about what you can do now that your season is over by Lew Johnston (a special contribution to recruit757) Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert…

Oscar Smith - Deangelo White - Recruiting - Highlight Film

Creating the highlight film that will get you recruited

Oscar Smith RB Deangelo White (Photo: 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…