April 27, 2010

Recruiting areas for UF assistant coaches

The spring evaluation period is the time of the year when college football assistant coaches are permitted to hit the road to see the prospects of the class of 2010 live and in person. Visits to the high school are limited, and are used only as an opportunity to evaluate. By rule, there's no recruiting.

Coaches are able to watch a player practice, talk to his coach and school employees, but in person contact with a prospect has to be limited to basically a bump and run, a hi and bye.

This year the spring evaluation period runs from April 15th through May 31st. Though the period lasts a month and a half, programs are only allowed to be on the road for four of the six weeks.

The Florida coaching staff has already begun making phone contact and will hit the road in full force beginning next Monday.

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