When a player from the Maryland basketball team becomes a Florida State commit, the school gets a first look

AUSTIN -- Maryland has secured the first commitment for FSU linebacker Alex Carter, according to sources close to the situation.The commitment comes on the heels of Maryland recruiting two Maryland linebackers this weekend, the most for any Maryland player this weekend.Maryland's commitment for the 2017 class has been confirmed as linebacker Alex Dezani.Maryland has already added five players to...

How to Find the Most Promising Recruiting Staff at the Big East’s Top Conference

By Alex Vigdor | Buzzfeed Staff WriterThe Big East is a great place to be a basketball player, but it's not a great home for a recruiter.In recruiting, recruiting staffs have a huge impact on the recruiting landscape.In fact, they have a direct impact on who goes where.In a recent study conducted by the recruiting firm Rankin, the Big 12 has the best recruiting staff ratio in the country.Rankin...

Why Kentucky’s Kentucky recruiting rankings will likely slip again

This year is a little different.For one thing, there are no more Top 25 rankings.For another, the top two recruiting classes are not the same as the last one.But the bottom half of the 2019 class is almost identical to the year before.So let's get to it.First, the Top 25, based on 247Sports Composite rankings, is based on five factors: a) a player's performance on the field and on the court; b)...

Recruiters: How much do they earn?

Recruitment agents are often considered the go-to industry professionals, but the reality is they earn a lot less than most people think. The reality is that recruitment agents earn an average of $11,000 per year, according to Recruitment Finance. What is more, the average salary is actually a bit higher than it sounds. In fact, an average recruiter earns an average $18,500,...

How to keep a player in the fold

How to Keep a Player in the Fold: What I Do, Where I See It, and How to Get It Done.It's one of the most comprehensive guides I have ever written, and I hope you can apply to the same goal.You can download it free from my bookshop, here.I've written it because I'm a big fan of how the recruiting industry works.The best recruiters in the country are not a bunch of people who sit around and talk to...

How to get your resume in the spotlight at Navy recruiters

On March 2, 2019, Navy recruiter Mark Tatum and his wife, Tiffany, walked into a recruiter's office at the Naval Air Warfare Center in Dahlgren, California.It was their first day at work at the Navy recruiting center, and they weren't exactly expecting much.But the recruiter was very friendly and took no time to get to know them.Tatum, a five-star recruit from South Carolina, was in the midst of...

MARYLAND FOOTBALL ADMITS AN OVERCOME FOR ITS BOWL PRIZE DURING ANNUAL COST UPDATE

Maryland football coach John Hoke has been awarded a $1.4 million bonus for his team's 10-1 victory over No. 4 Ohio State in the 2017 Orange Bowl, sources told ESPN.The announcement comes a day after Hoke was named Maryland's new head football coach.Hoke will earn $1,847,000, according to the school's release.Maryland will be the fourth Power 5 conference team to have its head coach awarded the...

‘We don’t have a problem with women in engineering’: ‘We’re all engineers’: Managers defend hiring practices

The men and women who work in tech are often the same.But they can have different expectations, and many managers are wary of using stereotypes about women and minorities when they are hiring for jobs in the field."The general expectation is that a woman has to be a good team player," said Jennifer Hebert, an associate professor at UC Santa Barbara who studies diversity and inclusion in...

Why you shouldn’t look for the ‘Memphis’ in every Memphis basketball recruit

I'm not sure if this was written by the man himself, but if it's not, it is.It's a bit like saying "I'm not going to look at the Tennessee program unless you are an Alabama fan."While this is true, the two are pretty close.There is a big difference between the two schools, and Memphis is not only a Division I program but a national title contender, so the two programs are going to attract talent...