Prep Baseball Report

The First September 1st is Here

Brandon Hall
North Carolina Director of Scouting

September 1st has become one of the biggest dates on the calendar for Division 1 coaches as they continue to work on their recruiting classes for the upcoming years.  In late April of 2018 the NCAA introduced a series of legislative rules to attempt to alter what was the current state of recruiting.  We covered those rules extensively in an article, Recruiting Essentials: The NCAA Strikes Back.

Today we are going to go class by class and look at how the September 1st date affects the current prospective student athletes.

Senior Class

This group was quickly affected by the new rules, allowing phone calls and texts to begin to flow a little earlier than what was allowed previously.  Below are some quick notes on the senior class and what they are able to do with prospective schools

  • Schools can call, text, and email prospects.  Schools are able to return any contact a prospect leaves with a coaching staff or school

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