Even LBJ has always wanted to be like Mike

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It’s a little creepy to think about, but there are a lot of ways that your behavior’s being watched. It’s not just standardized tests or highlight footage that shows what your performance is like. What you say, and how you say it, can often make one student-athlete stand out from others. The question is: Are you standing out for the right reasons?
Its a little creepy to think about but there are a lot

Don't Let Texting Hurt Your College Chances

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Congratulations to Griffin Rades ([ Bit.ly Link ] on his commitment to swim for Saint Mary's University of Minnesota #NCSAcommit
Congratulations to Griffin Rades on his commitment to swim for Saint Marys
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Tammy Schneider
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College coaches want character, not characters
College coaches want character not characters
Here are the top plays of the week our video editors saw as they helped student-athletes just like you get their videos ready for college coaches.

Direct message us if you think we should consider a play on your highlight video for next week. #NCSAMyHighlight
How can student-athletes learn from what college coaches think about recruiting?
How can studentathletes learn from what college coaches think about recruiting

What College Coaches Think About Recruits

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Michael Cianci
Matt Black
Ashley Joye-Naranjo
This glove flip is

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Fred Grieve
Ronisha Cooley
Many families assume club sports are the key to getting recruited, while others still rely on their high school teams to strike recruiting gold. We looked at the data to better understand the club vs high school sports debate and found some interesting answers.
Many families assume club sports are the key to getting recruited while

Do you have to play club sports to get recruited?

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Amanda Bragg
Joe Fitzgerald
Congratulations to Destiny Ward ([ Bit.ly Link ] on her commitment to play softball for Tiffin University #NCSAcommit
Congratulations to Destiny Ward on her commitment to play softball for Tiffin
The mental battle.
The mental battle
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Jose Campos
Samantha Johnson Marciano
Devon Gales became paralyzed after a hit against Georgia 2 years ago.

His progress so far is remarkable and he's an inspiration to all of us.

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Renee Goeb
Jennifer Gillaspy-Horne
Injuries, concussions, change in attitude, decreased coordination and speed are just some of the examples we discussed in that post. So how do you help your child navigate through such a potentially difficult time?

We went to the experts for their advice.
Injuries concussions change in attitude decreased coordination and speed are just some

Navigating Puberty For Athletes - The Experts' Advice.

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#TBT to Tim Tebow's first professional home run

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Mike Morehouse
Leah Nollau Fetah
Before you head out to your list of top colleges, you need to lay the groundwork for your visit.

We’ve detailed the series of steps you should take before your next visit:
Before you head out to your list of top colleges you need

Nine things you need to consider before an unofficial visit

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Brian Falkenbury
Congratulations to Noah Warren ([ Bit.ly Link ] on his commitment to play baseball for Wayland Baptist University #NCSAcommit
Congratulations to Noah Warren on his commitment to play baseball for Wayland
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I feel like I need to go workout right now. ????
Dan Weiner
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Kayleen Driskill Claxton
John Ratliff
Things you need to consider before an unofficial visit, featuring Jaimie Duffek Ncsa

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