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Re: NCAA "Early Commitments" Rule Change

If you go to campus on an unoffical visit you can't meet with the coaches. It doesn't mean you cant talk with them over the phone. They can't call you but you can call them and if they answer, they can talk to you.

All this really does is free up the coaches from having to show kids/families around campus on unofficial visits. They can still talk, still offer and kids will still post comittments on twitter.

Re: NCAA "Early Commitments" Rule Change

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beatcuff
i think the (college) coaches fully support this. they are more than likely exhausted by \'middle school parents\' asking them to check out their child.
Geez. The article clearly says that won\'t stop.

\"Although the new rules prevent college coaches from discussing recruiting until a prospect\'s junior year, younger student-athletes can and surely still will contact college coaches early and often. Similarly, and perhaps just as significantly, college coaches may still discuss a prospect - including the recruiting process - with the student-athlete\'s high school or club coach.\"


Skimmed it, did you?
Haha, oops!
fine i will clarify:

"college coaches will NOT [emphasis added] be able to discuss recruiting with a prospect, IN PERSON [emphasis added], until Sept. 1 of a potential recruit's junior year."

you can do a dozen of calls in a day, but try that in person.

Re: NCAA "Early Commitments" Rule Change

beatcuff
Anon
anon
beatcuff
i think the (college) coaches fully support this. they are more than likely exhausted by \\\'middle school parents\\\' asking them to check out their child.
Geez. The article clearly says that won\\\'t stop.

\\\"Although the new rules prevent college coaches from discussing recruiting until a prospect\\\'s junior year, younger student-athletes can and surely still will contact college coaches early and often. Similarly, and perhaps just as significantly, college coaches may still discuss a prospect - including the recruiting process - with the student-athlete\\\'s high school or club coach.\\\"


Skimmed it, did you?
Haha, oops!
fine i will clarify:

"college coaches will NOT [emphasis added] be able to discuss recruiting with a prospect, IN PERSON [emphasis added], until Sept. 1 of a potential recruit's junior year."

you can do a dozen of calls in a day, but try that in person.
I'm a youth hockey coach and I do a dozen calls plus text plus emails daily, related to hockey!