- Tom Luginbill, RecruitingNation
High school English teachers beware: If a there's a top national recruit in your class, his "How I spent my summer vacation" essay next fall has the potential to be a little short.
"Combines, camps and more combines. The end."
Athletes look for any edge they can get in their quest to receive a scholarship offer. The literally dozens of football combines, many of which have popped up in the last few years, seem to offer them this edge.
Scouts Inc.'s Tom Luginbill wrties that despite hundreds of combines now being available, the best way for players to get noticed and for coaches to evaluate is through university-run camps.