Do Recruiting Services Work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by uk#1fan View Post
    I wouldn't use a recruiting service. All you have to do is email the coaches all their emails are in the staff directory of each colleges website. They usually respond very quickly if they like what they see on the hudl film and want contact info. I have sent film out for plenty of kids.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluedad View Post
    Why?
    Just as easy sending the film your self and cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uk#1fan View Post
    Just as easy sending the film your self and cheaper.
    No, I mean- why are you sending film out for "plenty of kids"? Where they your kids?

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    With Hudl I don't know if those services are needed. The player can update their own highlights weekly after each game played. all positions are different but just for example if your child is a running back, don't just include big runs, catches, but also key blocks he made, picking up blitzes etc. and then after each season or even mid season make the premeir highlight and use the spot shadow or arrows to single him out.
    And you no longer mail any video, no copies to make etc. you can send links to the highlight via email, and coaches can send whole game films via email as well.
    Any parent with free time and a search engine can find the emails for any colleges and send their kids video out for free.
    Camps are another story, some are legit, some are a money maker for who runs them without much benefit for players.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluedad View Post
    No, I mean- why are you sending film out for "plenty of kids"? Where they your kids?
    he's just trying to help the kids get to college. lets face it a lot of theses kids have coaches who don't help,parents who don't know ,and just need the help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gamebreaker View Post
    he's just trying to help the kids get to college. lets face it a lot of theses kids have coaches who don't help,parents who don't know ,and just need the help.
    Creepy is what I would call it- but to each there own I guess

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    Actually, it's not creepy at all. Isn't it all about the kids anyway? Why is it wrong to help someone if you know the ins and outs of getting kids seen at the next level? Keep it up, uk#1fan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Youngbloods View Post
    Actually, it's not creepy at all. Isn't it all about the kids anyway? Why is it wrong to help someone if you know the ins and outs of getting kids seen at the next level? Keep it up, uk#1fan.
    Uh huh- ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluedad View Post
    Creepy is what I would call it- but to each there own I guess
    Creepy? It is the least I can do for some of these kids. At least 6 SK football players game to my sons football practices and some of their games and they have taught him a lot in football camps at SK. My son and his football team won every game and a superbowl! I will help any SK kid get recruited. I'm a SK grad I bleed blue and white. Anybody that knows me knows I will go out of my way to help a kid plus my son looks up to thoughs kids. You think what you want I don't care! Look at my Avatar does your kids have thoughs trophies probably not mine does though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by uk#1fan View Post
    Creepy? It is the least I can do for some of these kids. At least 6 SK football players game to my sons football practices and some of their games and they have taught him a lot in football camps at SK. My son and his football team won every game and a superbowl! I will help any SK kid get recruited. I'm a SK grad I bleed blue and white. Anybody that knows me knows I will go out of my way to help a kid plus my son looks up to thoughs kids. You think what you want I don't care! Look at my Avatar does your kids have thoughs trophies probably not mine does though!
    Cool story bro-

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    I have had 2 son's go thru this process one who's decided 5 or 6 thousand dollars to go to a 31000 dollar school to play football wasn't enough motivation. The second is an undersized tightend who would have to play fullback in college to get a D1 scholarship. I would appreciate it tremendously if his coach or other person sent film on him. It sounds like SK has had more D1 scholarships just in the kids he has mentioned than my son's school or most local schools. Recruiting services have not got 1 kid a D 1 scholarship to my knowledge in the past decade to my knowledge if it has I would be glad to know of it and how much the parent spent getting the service.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big rn View Post
    I have had 2 son's go thru this process one who's decided 5 or 6 thousand dollars to go to a 31000 dollar school to play football wasn't enough motivation. The second is an undersized tightend who would have to play fullback in college to get a D1 scholarship. I would appreciate it tremendously if his coach or other person sent film on him. It sounds like SK has had more D1 scholarships just in the kids he has mentioned than my son's school or most local schools. Recruiting services have not got 1 kid a D 1 scholarship to my knowledge in the past decade to my knowledge if it has I would be glad to know of it and how much the parent spent getting the service.
    Citing Mike Webster - from 1993- good stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluedad View Post
    Citing Mike Webster - from 1993- good stuff.
    Webster was a good friend that grew up with he orginally to TMC for 2 years then transferred to UK and ended up being their best lineman his Senior year blocking for Tim Couch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluedad View Post
    Creepy is what I would call it- but to each there own I guess
    Disagree. I see no harm and am all for it.

    What's the issue?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluedad View Post
    Cool story bro-
    Not a story bro its a fact!

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