Tag: IHSA football recruiting

Illinois FCS Notebook: Coaching changes, staff rearranges & exchanges

Illinois FCS Notebook:  Coaching changes, staff rearranges & exchanges
The recent flurry of coaching changes doesn’t appear to have impacted the 2018 recruiting classes for the state’s FCS programs. “I’ve talked to some of the recruits who have already signed and nobody is jumping ship,” Illinois recruiting analyst “Edgy” Tim O’Halloran told Prairie State Pigskin. Then again, those who put their name on the... Read more »

Recruiting expert Edgy Tim weighs in on early college football signing period: 'Everyone waiting at the table'

“The early signing period for college football prospective-student athletes will allow the prospect to sign his National Letter of Intent (NLI) during a 72-hour period beginning Dec. 20 and ending Dec. 22. This period also includes the opportunity for junior college prospects to sign. This window to sign will not affect a prospect’s ability to... Read more »

As Signing Day Nears, Illinois FCS Staffs' Efforts to Land Recruits Enters Stretch Drive

As Signing Day Nears, Illinois FCS Staffs' Efforts to Land Recruits Enters Stretch Drive
It’s become customary for football teams to hold up four fingers as games enter the final quarter. With National Signing Day less than a month away, you won’t see Illinois FCS coaching staffs doing that. Those fingers are needed for things like making calls, typing information into databases and filling out necessary paperwork. “Like all recruiting... Read more »
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State FCS Recruiting Running More Slowly Than Usual

State FCS Recruiting Running More Slowly Than Usual
Longtime Illinois recruiting guru Tim O’Halloran said that recruiting has been slower than normal for the state’s Football Championship Subdivision programs. “It’s not a great recruiting year here to begin with. That’s where the starting point is,” said O’Halloran, the CSNChicago.com preps reporter as well as the operator of EDGYTIM.com, a popular recruiting website. Prairie State... Read more »