NCAA Quiet Period Opens Today

September 1, 2010

Must See College Recruiting Videos

Today, the first of September, marks the beginning of the NCAA Quiet Period for prospective collegiate basketball, baseball and football athletes.

During the Quiet Period, a college coach may have no in-person contact with an athlete and his family away from the school’s campus, nor may he watch the athlete in a game or visit his high school. Phone calls and letters are, however, permitted, and a student-athlete is permitted to visit a college campus during this time.

Note that the end of the Quiet Period varies for each sport:

  • Men’s Basketball: Sept. 8
  • Women’s Basketball: Sept. 15
  • Baseball: Sept. 9

Since football is a fall sport, college coaches are allowed 42 evaluation days during the months of September, October and November, with only one visit per athlete.

The Contact Period resumes once the Quiet Period has ended.

Visit ncaa.org for more information, including 2010-11 recruiting calendars for all Division I and II sports. Also, check out the National Collegiate Scouting Association Blog for more Must Know September Recruiting Reminders.

Photo:  27pitches.com

Zac Clark
- Zac Clark is STACK Media's Custom Content Manager. Prior to joining STACK in September 2008, he served as an editorial assistant for USA Hockey Magazine...
Zac Clark
- Zac Clark is STACK Media's Custom Content Manager. Prior to joining STACK in September 2008, he served as an editorial assistant for USA Hockey Magazine...

Resources

STACK Fitness

Everything you need to be fitter than ever

STACK Conditioning

Sport-specific conditioning programs

Coaches and Trainers

Tips and advice for coaches and trainers

Magazine

Latest issues of STACK Magazine

STACK 4W

Women's sports workout, nutrition and lifestyle advice

Gamer

Gaming, entertainment and tech news

Basic Training

Military-style training for athletes

News

Find the latest news relevant to athletes

More Cool Stuff You'll Like
YardBarker