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How to find an NFL player in the Bahamas

It was a cold January night when Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston decided he needed to make the trek to the Bahamas for a visit with his girlfriend.The visit was to be his first since transferring to Florida State in the spring of 2015.He said it would take place in his hometown of Tampa.The plan

New recruiter sues Australian Football for unfair recruitment

Recruiting company recruiting specialist recruited a high-profile Australian player last year, only to lose him in a deal for the same player.The new recruiter, who asked not to be named, was frustrated with the terms of the Australian Football Federation’s recruitment agreement with the AFL, and was unhappy with the way the Australian Sports Commission

Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain named to staff job

FLORIDA — Florida Gators coach Jim MacElwaine announced today that he has been named to the staff job at his alma mater, Florida.MacElwael will serve as the associate athletic director for student-athlete development and the associate athletics director for athletics, and will also serve as a senior advisor to the university.The decision was announced today

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What’s at stake in Florida’s coaching search

The state’s top two candidates for Florida’s vacant Florida head coaching job have reportedly both been offered jobs.Sources tell the Orlando Sentinel that defensive coordinator Dan Mullen is expected to interview for Florida defensive coordinator Dave Doeren’s job in a state that is still considering its next coach.Mullen, who was recently named Florida’s defensive coordinator

How to rank USC recruiting rankings

By Bryan Wiedey, USA TODAY Sports The U.S. is ranked No. 2 for recruiting in the nation according to the Rivals.com rankings, which were released on Thursday.The USC football program ranked No 1 in the country according to Rivals’ national rankings.The Trojans are currently ranked No 2 in the Pac-12 and No. 4 nationally in

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Duke’s recruiting tech startup faces layoffs

The startup Duke Basketball Recruiting Software, founded by the Duke basketball coach David Cutcliffe and former Duke player and now CEO of Recruiter, Inc., will cut 1,500 jobs by the end of the year, according to a memo obtained by New York magazine.Recruitor is a recruiting software that helps coaches hire, develop, and monitor prospects

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Feds looking into recruiting video game players

A federal grand jury has opened a probe into whether a recruiting video by a company that helps companies recruit video game stars could be a violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act.Founded in 2010 by former Disney CEO Bob Iger, Epic Games has since become a major player in the video game industry.Epic Games