Below we are going to discuss how you can realize when a scholarship offer from a college is “fake”. This term is thrown around in the recruiting world a lot today and essentially a fake offer is an “interest offer” or a non committable offer. I hope this gives you some new knowledge on college recruiting. WE ARE TRAVELING TO 3 STATES THIS OFF SEASON FOR QB/WR CAMPS! We are coming to Nashville TN, SALT LAKE CITY UTAH & Los Angeles CA! If you guys are local to those 4 cities we would love to have you out! Spots are limited to only 10-12 per position group! 8-Hours of training total with myself and my staff! Sign up below ⬇️⬇️ https://www.firstdowntraining.com/book-online So you see it all the time, this kid who is an 8th grader gotta an offer from xyz college and this kid who has no varsity film has an “offer” from ASU… etc. Now most of the time these offers are complete crap. The colleges are essentially saying “hey we think you’re gonna be good, so we are gonna give you a verbal offer that we can back out of at anytime and you’re not able to commit because you might be a bad player”. The reason why colleges do this is solely for hype, recognition and possibly being right on a player. So if a college like USC for example offers a kid who is in 7th grade, that’s going to make headlines- and headlines lead tp more people wanting to tour USC, attend a camp etc. so they can also get an offer. Essentially more $ in their pocket. Which is always good for a greedy institution. Now In some cases the kid might be really talented and they are “offering” him because they think he will be really good and they want to be the first school to offer him so he doesn’t forget it when it’s time to commit as a junior. So some of the key indicators that an offer is fake is when the athlete has not played a snap of varsity football, is not even in high school and he got an offer solely from attending a showcase/camp without any communication to a high school coach. If a kid has an offer and it’s that kind of situation- chances are it is fake. So if a school approaches you and try’s to give you an offer without you meeting any of the criteria mentioned above- just know the want something out of you or they are flat out using you for hype. This happens across the country and it will discourage athletes who have not gotten any recruiting attention. Stay in your lane and focus on getting a real scholarship offer from your varsity tape & your high school head coach recommendation.
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