Pro Player From Small Town Shares How He Got an Athletic Scholarship (5:12)

Source: Akeem Shavers’ YouTube Channel

Akeem Shavers is a Canadian Football League player, and he shares some advice that high school coaches might find helpful in the recruiting process.

Shavers was from a small town in Texas, and he put together lists of dream schools, safer options, and fall-back schools. He then edited and sent video to coaches around the country and sent emails to introduce himself. He ended up getting rewarded with a chance to play at Purdue.

Shaves has since played for the New England Patriots in the NFL and is now playing in the CFL.

For more on his story, visit his YouTube page.

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