The recruiting process is constantly changing, and the pressure college coaches and athletes go through is unreal. Not very long ago I was a collegiate athlete. And just a few years before that, I was a high school athlete weaving my way through the recruiting process. It was very challenging. There were many times I … Read more
Shot at London Olympics Within Reach for Former Gator The breakthrough comes for athletes at different times. For years, some toil in obscurity and struggle to maintain their motivation while results just don’t show. Former NSR swimming prospect, Sara McLarty, wasn’t getting down about her progress as a world-class triathlete in 2010. But still, as … Read more
Ben Roethlisberger’s recent, and now habitual, toe stubbing shines light on a particularly sensitive subject: should character trump talent? In college and high school sports recruiting, that subject has been on the table for discussion, but the boorish behavior of Roethlisberger and scores of other athletes, college and professional alike, continues to push the topic to the forefront.