NCAA extending the dead period until July 31st

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  1. TheSoftballZone

    TheSoftballZone Administrator

    I was reading that the NCCA has extending the dead period until July 31st.

    Can anyone explain how this will effect recruiting?
     
  2. PaulP

    PaulP Member

    Unfortunately, seniors without offers will be a tough spot. No contact with coaches this summer, an extra year of eligibility for current college players, and NCAA slashing payouts to schools by 2/3. And for the next few yews, I think it’s going to be rare for high school players to receive a meaningful athletic scholarship unless the coach anticipates the recruit will start their freshman year. I hope I’m wrong...
     
  3. Dave Coffee

    Dave Coffee Member

    Will College Coaches be allowed to attend College showcases before July?
     
  4. Passion4theGame

    Passion4theGame Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dave,
    DI and DII will not be there. DIII, NAIA, and JUCO will be there. Because of all this we have been getting a lot of college coaches requesting us to use a streaming site for games. Our Recruiting coordinator has set us up with AthletesGoLive.com. Our girls have been hammering the emails.
    Unfortunately for these Athletes that have not committed yet its going to be tough. You have an extra year of eligibility for the seniors and you have athletes entering the portal to transfer. I believe there's a home for all these athletes. You just have to find the right school and right fit for the athletes.
     
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  5. DanMaz

    DanMaz Super Moderator Staff Member

    athletesgolive.com.. we are doignt the same thing!
     
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  6. jpkeating

    jpkeating Member

    All of us had better pray that NCAA football happens in the fall, or there will be allot more programs being cut next year.
     

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