In today’s world of college football recruiting access to a prospect is not just about his highlight film or grade point average. Technology has give prospects a new way to communicate with their friends and the world. Social media is something almost every prospect is part of. However, what many don’t understand is that social media can also give college coaches and their staff insight into what a player is really like.
Can social media cost an athlete a scholarship? YES!!!!
However, social media can also play a positive role in the recruiting process as college coaches learned of the loophole that allows them to “Private Message” prospects even during times of no contact.
Make sure your son understands the in and outs of social media and how it plays a role in his recruitment.