If you are a college football recruit and a college coach seems to be “short” with you, when you meet him at your high school, no worries. He is not “messin” with you. Just following orders.
The NCAA is really enforcing the old “bump rule.” In fact, there is no longer a phrase – “Bump Rule.” Compliance Offices across the country are warning college coaches to limit conversations with recruits as they stop at high schools.
A very short informal “Hi- How are you doing?” Maybe a “come to our camp,” but for the most part, that is it. No longer – long conversations or watching video together.
Quite different than two years ago when I sat in the high school coach’s office with four college recruiters (3 BCS) talking with a QB for over a half an hour. We even looked at some video in that time frame. Those days are hopefully over. Continue ReadingRead More »