How early is to early to start recruiting a kid?

Discussion in 'Football' started by Knownothing, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    I know a 6th grader in my community that is on my sons football team. He is a legacy Hawkeye and will be a big time athlete in football. His mom is a former d1 athlete as well. Just curious as to when coaches actually start looking at kids.
     
  2. Wilber

    Wilber Member

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    I would think that they would want avoid recruiting him before 3PM, so they don't interfere with his school day.
     
  3. CycloneGB

    CycloneGB Well-Known Member

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    When he has starrzz and offerrzz we will take a look.
     
  4. Clark

    Clark Well-Known Member

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    I would think they wouldn't even look at a kid until after puberty. Probably wouldn't start the recruiting process until the kid was a freshman (making phone calls, sending letters, etc)
     
  5. Bigman38

    Bigman38 Well-Known Member

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    I think LSU just got a commit from a 7th grader. I think USC did the same thing a couple years ago.
     
  6. ISUME

    ISUME Well-Known Member

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    It depends on the position. QB is the first position to get looked at.
     
  7. heitclone

    heitclone Well-Known Member

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    They rate middle school kids in Texas don't they?
     

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