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The importance of intangibles in recruiting

Originally Published: July 22, 2008
By Bill Conley | Scouts Inc.

College coaches continually look for the ideal athlete for each position on the football team. The vitally important physical elements -- height, weight, speed, quickness, leaping ability, change of direction, strength and technical skills -- are among the characteristics evaluated by coaches before making that highly sought-after scholarship offer.

It's amazing, however, how often it's true that an abundance of physical talent doesn't translate to success on the gridiron. There are other ...

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