AthleticScholarships.com Division II Football Recruiting Guidelines Reveal Stats for Ideal Recruits

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The recently released AthleticScholarships.com Division II football recruiting guidelines provide high school athletes with the stats that college coaches and recruiters are looking for. Data for the guidelines were provided by hundreds of recruited football players, college football coaches and college rosters. The guidelines reveal what is considered all around ideal stats for top level Division II football recruits.

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Evaluating prospective student athletes is not an exact science. Some players will exceed requirements in certain areas, while in others will fall short.

Leading provider of college athletic statistics and recruitment information, AthleticScholarships.com, has released detailed Division II football recruiting guidelines. The guidelines provide stats for specific positions on both the defensive and offensive teams, giving high school players a glimpse at what college coaches are looking for. The guidelines outline what Division II football organizations and coaches consider to be the model statistics for high level recruits.

However, experts like Rick McDole, Director of Recruiting Operations at NCSA Athletic Recruiting Network, do stress that these stats are more a measuring stick than an exact measurement. "Evaluating prospective student athletes is not an exact science. Some players will exceed requirements in certain areas, while in others will fall short."

The guidelines serve the purpose of helping student athletes better prepare themselves for the overall recruitment process and improve their chances of securing a position on a Division II football team.

The following guidelines were compiled using information supplied by numerous sources, including college roosters, Division II football coaches and recruiters and student athletes who have participated in Division II football.

Division II Football Recruiting Stats for Top Level Players

Quarter Back

  •     Height - 6'2"
  •     Weight - 190
  •     40 Yard Dash - 4.8
  •     Bench - 225
  •     Squat - 345

Wide Receiver

  •     Height - 6'1"
  •     Weight - 185
  •     40 Yard Dash - 4.6
  •     Bench - 205
  •     Squat - 275

Running Back

  •     Height - 5'11"
  •     Weight - 190
  •     40 Yard Dash - 4.6
  •     Bench - 270
  •     Squat - 375

Tight End

  •     Height - 6'3"
  •     Weight - 220
  •     40 Yard Dash - 4.85
  •     Bench - 275
  •     Squat - 415

Offensive Line

  •     Height - 6'3"
  •     Weight - 290
  •     40 Yard Dash -5.4
  •     Bench - 300
  •     Squat - 410

Linebacker

  •     Height - 6'0"
  •     Weight - 210
  •     40 Yard Dash - 4.7
  •     Bench - 295
  •     Squat - 405

Defensive Line

  •     Height - 6'2"
  •     Weight - 260
  •     40 Yard Dash -5.1
  •     Bench - 305
  •     Squat - 405

Defensive Back

  •     Height - 5'11"
  •     Weight - 185
  •     40 Yard Dash - 4.65
  •     Bench - 250
  •     Squat - 380

Preferred Academic Levels for Division II Football Recruits

  •     3.0 GPA
  •     ACT score of 24 or higher
  •     SAT score of 1000 or higher

To get more information on football college recruiting and athletic scholarship statistics in states, divisions and schools across the country, please visit: AthleticScholarships.com

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