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Online video is changing college recruiting

By Maya T. Prabhu, Assistant Editor
April 16th, 2009

The easy availability of digital video clips through video-sharing web sites such as YouTube and others is changing the nature of recruiting for college athletics, something that has both positive and negative aspects.


Over the past few years, more and more high-school athletes have begun to post game footage and highlight reels on the internet in hopes of gaining more attention from recruiters--and more college coaches are paying attention.


Sean Ryan, who has been the men's lacrosse coach at Ohio Wesleyan University for the past 10 years, said he has seen an increase in student athletes sending links to their highlight clips

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  • Online video is changing college recruiting

    By Maya T. Prabhu, Assistant Editor
    April 16th, 2009

    The easy availability of digital video clips through video-sharing web sites such as YouTube and others is changing the nature of recruiting for college athletics, something that has both positive and negative aspects.


    Over the past few years, more and more high-school athletes have begun to post game footage and highlight reels on the internet in hopes of gaining more attention from recruiters--and more college coaches are paying attentionp>


    Sean Ryan, who has been the men's lacrosse coach at Ohio Wesleyan University for the past 10 years, said he has seen an increase in student athletes sending links to their highlight clips

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