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Top Five Characteristics of a College-Bound Athlete

By Playced, 01/22/18, 12:00PM CST


Get past the shiny and cool when deciding on a college, and focus on what matters for you.

How would you describe yourself to a college coach? Be honest. Are you a hard worker? Reliable? Do details matter to you? How about in the classroom? Would you consider yourself a good student? What would your teachers say about you? How about your coaches? Your teammates? Who are you?

As a recruit, it matters how you answer these questions. In fact, it matters a lot! Do you really want to play in college? Well, I’ve got news for you: it’s going to take more than some physical talent, to play at the next level. Much more. Sure, physical talent might get you noticed. But, if you want to put on a college uniform someday, it’s all about character!