A Scout's Take on How College Football Recruits Are Evaluated

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A Scout's Take on How College Football Recruits Are Evaluated

Last week, we took a look at the skills of a prototypical QB recruit and broke down each skill with video examples and in-depth descriptions. It was a great read and really gave a lot of insight on what evaluators look for as they try to find the next great QB prospect.

This week, let's scale it back a bit from a specific position and speak from a more general and overall perspective. Many of you probably have always had the question of "how exactly does a high school football player stand out from the millions of other players and get recruited?"

Well, they get evaluated and a lot goes into those evaluations. Recruiting evaluations on the surface differ a little bit from NFL Draft and Free Agency evaluations. Evaluation in recruiting is more about projections since the players are young and also involve several other factors.

So for this read, let's take you through how a college football recruit gets evaluated step by step.

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