When we hear talk of grinding and never stop working, that statement applies to every athlete that is looking to make carve out a career.
If you are a football prospect, the desire to reach goals that are set can be the reason that very few are willing to give up on a dream.
As soon as this spring began, Coach Chuck Brown Jr. went to work building a program at the new Miami International Academy.
Brown, who has been aboard several building projects over the years – as well as coaching at the college level, took this program because he will have the opportunity to build it his way, and that comes with years of experience, and yes, trial and error.
Take a look at any high school football programs these days, especially during the pandemic, and you will see plenty of young prospects making an impact.
With so many impressive youth football players getting it done on football fields all over south Florida, and it is paying off.
It may sound strange, but because of the “transfer portal” and the NCAA allowing athletes to have an additional year of eligibility, the Class of 2023 just may be the big winners over the next few years.
What the pandemic did – along with the “transfer portal” – is altered recruiting. Colleges are not needing as many prospects for this 2022 cycle, as schools are facing choices.