Recruiting in my first year of GD Topic

I am getting ready to play my first ever season of GD. The program I took has been a perennial cellar dweller in DIII for the past few seasons, so obviously my task right now is to start rebuilding the program. I have 10 scholarships open.  I have a few recruiting questions: 1. How good are my chances of getting a few recruits from the top of the DIII list? Will they most likely go to schools with more successful programs? 2. Is it better to focus on getting 2-3 great recruits, then fill the rest of the 10 spots with last-signing-day scraps? Or would it be better to go after 10 pretty good recruits? 3. Should I even waste any time going after local DII recruits? Should I just stick with projected DIII players? 4. Should I stay close to home - say less than 100 miles? Or do I have a chance of getting 1 or 2 quality recruits from around the country? Does distance away make a big difference? Thanks. Any additional info is also appreciated.
8/27/2013 9:46 AM
check out the D3 Recruiting Manifesto thread that i bumped to the top of the forum for you. It is an excellent resource
8/27/2013 10:05 AM
8/27/2013 10:06 AM
Does low GPA raise any red flags. A few of the recruits I am looking at have GPAs of 2.1 and 2.2. Can this lead to future problems with eligibility?
8/28/2013 9:39 AM
GPA has to do with how fast the recruit gains formation knowledge which in this game engine is a non-factor. Don't worry too much about GPA. No eligibility worries in GD.
8/28/2013 11:35 AM
Sign the best players you can. In D3 don't worry about gpa or anything other their 2 or 3 attributes that are relevant to their position.
8/29/2013 9:53 AM
Somewhere I saw a table that deciphered the different scouting report verbage into STL, Great, Good, etc. But now I can't find it. Anyone know what I'm talking about, and where I can find it again?
8/29/2013 6:51 PM
Its been posted in this forum many times.  maybe search for "potential".  Also, the "manifesto" is really good.
8/29/2013 9:24 PM
9/2/2013 9:14 PM
Get yatzr's tool from
9/3/2013 2:23 PM
Recruiting in my first year of GD Topic

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