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What is a football position planning board?

College coaches do position planning with the use of a position board.  If you have ever watched the NFL draft closely when the camera moves to a shot where the team is planning, you will get a glimpse of the position board.  Position boards are maintained well into the future because of unforeseen player events.  see sample

Below are examples of basic Position Planning Boards(PPB), by sport:


Each team keeps a list of possible players for each position.  Within each position they will float players up, down or totally off the position board depending on the talent they find and if that talent fits their profile.


The position board could easily have 10 or more prospects in each position and 3 deep for the roster.  If you think about it, each team needs to move to the next prospect in case something happens to number one, two or three.  An athlete may sign with someone else or get injured.


You need to get on as many position boards as possible!  Waiting for them to contact you is not the best method.  We will show you how to market yourself.

Sports are a business!

Tickets, merchandise sales and alumni are what fund sports programs. Winning teams produce more revenue in each of these categories than losing teams. It is just as evident in colleges as it is in the NFL. To put points on the board coaches must be able to pick what they believe are the best players to fill their current position needs. 

Even if college recruiters come to visit you at your school, or an alumnus gets you an official visit, don’t think for a minute it means you will get a scholarship offer. 

Just like the colleges you must think of this whole process as a business. 

You must do recruiting planning just as teams do position planning. Get as many schools as possible interested in you, weigh all factors, have a back up plan then make your decision. You deserve the best scholarship you can get that offers you the best opportunity to play your sport at the collegiate level.

 

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