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3/27/2013 11:52 AM
I am at a really bad D1 school and even though there are recruits in my backyard who have no offers at all but they won't consider me - I have a lot of cash to throw at one guy but I can't get anyone worth anything to consider me.

Is there a way to pull these guys like D2 - 10-20 scouting trips?

I see other schools with similar prestige / distance getting some of these guys interested how are they doing it?  

Thanks guys 
3/27/2013 1:09 PM
Any help guys?
I am not going after a monster recruit the guy is a 570 range guy no stars 40-50th in his position 
I'm a D prestige but since he has no offers you would think he would consider me ?  
3/27/2013 1:21 PM
Have you called to make sure he's a direct recruit or a pull-down?  Has he accepted any recruiting effort other than scouting trips?
3/27/2013 2:21 PM
Call his coach, pulldowns work the same way in D1 as D2 or D3. Try to pull him down if the coach gives you the backup message.

3/27/2013 3:15 PM
I have the back up message he just wont consider me 
3/27/2013 3:52 PM (edited)
What does the AD say in the ST e-mail?  Usually as the recruit gets closer and closer to getting pulled down as you send more STs, the tone of the e-mail becomes more positive.

[Edit] Here's one from a ST where I was already being considered:

I left the usual Ohio St. materials with his head coach and he was very appreciative. Looks like if we play our cards right, we'll have another signee soon.
3/27/2013 3:49 PM
So yes, scouting trips and a lot of 'em apparently.
3/27/2013 9:30 PM
Thanks guys
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