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NCAA Division Redshirt Rules
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NCAA Division Redshirt Rules

By Elizabeth White|March 5, 2024

There are a few redshirt rules that every athlete needs to look out for when going through the process. Depending on your NCAA division, these redshirt rules can differ. Every...

7 Essential Details About Medical Redshirting
INJURED?
7 Essential Details About Medical Redshirting

By Liza Tankimovich|October 18, 2023

Medical redshirting can be a tricky process. The university's athletic department, team medical staff, and compliance office collaborate to decide whether to award a medical redshirt in NCAA athletics. University-affiliated...

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Maximizing Your Redshirt Year: A Guide for Division I Lacrosse Players
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Maximizing Your Redshirt Year: A Guide for Division I Lacrosse Players

By Floyd Patterson|October 13, 2023

For Division I lacrosse players, a redshirt year can be a pivotal chapter in your collegiate journey. This additional year of eligibility provides a unique opportunity to hone your skills,...

What is a Post Graduate Year?
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What is a Post Graduate Year?

By Jason Zielinski|June 9, 2023

A post-graduate (PG) year is when a high school athlete graduates from high school and opts to do another year at a prep school before going to college. This is...

Redshirting Regulations: 3 Questions and 6 Rules College Athletes Should Know
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Redshirting Regulations: 3 Questions and 6 Rules College Athletes Should Know

By Simmone Collins|February 24, 2023

In the world of college sports, athletes of different ages play at an elite level. However, everyone develops at a different pace, both physically and academically. “Redshirting” is one way...

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7 Things Your Coach Hasn’t Told You About Redshirting (And 6 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Considering It)
The More You Know!
7 Things Your Coach Hasn’t Told You About Redshirting (And 6 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Considering It)

By Nicole Fondots|January 17, 2023

After who knows how many college visits and coach emails, you finally did it: you have been recruited. As you prepare for your freshman year of college, you may be...

Recruiting FAQ’s: Freshmen and Redshirting
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Recruiting FAQ’s: Freshmen and Redshirting

By 2aDays Staff|January 4, 2023

At 2aDays, we get a lot of questions about the recruiting process, including redshirting. Today, we discuss the following question from a reader:  Q: How common is it for freshman...

Everything You Need to Know About 3 Different Types of Redshirting
Seeing Red
Everything You Need to Know About 3 Different Types of Redshirting

By Thomas Walker|January 3, 2023

Outside of college sports, the term “redshirt” has little meaning, but for college athletes, it can have different meanings and utility depending on where you come from. Collegiate coaches can...

Catch Me If You Can: Redshirt Freshman Tyler Strothman Runs Over 15 Miles on Training Day
Run Forrest, Run!
Catch Me If You Can: Redshirt Freshman Tyler Strothman Runs Over 15 Miles on Training Day

By Chloe Singer|April 13, 2022

Daily Grind articles are posted every Wednesday to provide a look into a day in the life of a college athlete and to give an example of time management skills....

<strong>What Your Coach Hasn’t Told You About Redshirting</strong>
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What Your Coach Hasn’t Told You About Redshirting

By Nicole Fondots|April 6, 2022

After who knows how many college visits and coach emails, you finally did it: you have been recruited. As you prepare for your freshman year of college, you may be...

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How Does the NCAA Medical Redshirt Work?
Got Injured?
How Does the NCAA Medical Redshirt Work?

By Ashton Grenon|March 14, 2022

You've been recruited to play the sport that you love at the collegiate level, but you've also suffered an injury that may hinder your performance or cause you to miss...

Recruiting Horror Stories™: The year of COVID Redshirts and Roster Saturation
COVID Roster Saturation
Recruiting Horror Stories™: The year of COVID Redshirts and Roster Saturation

By Dylan Tehada|February 8, 2022

Out of all high school and college athletes, the COVID-19 pandemic perhaps had the biggest impact on the spring season high school seniors whose season got cut short out of...

Is Redshirt the Right Option for You?
Redshirting Pros and Cons
Is Redshirt the Right Option for You?

By Meghan Malloy|February 1, 2022

Everybody talks about redshirting, but not very many of us fully understand it. So, what is redshirting, and is it the right option for you? What is redshirting?The concept of...

Recruiting Horror Stories™: Trapped at Team Bonding in the Woods
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Recruiting Horror Stories™: Trapped at Team Bonding in the Woods

By Sydney DeNardo|February 1, 2022

Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes' first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Halle DeNardo is a Division I tennis player in...

Redshirt Experiences for Division III Athletes
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Redshirt Experiences for Division III Athletes

By Thomas Holley|January 20, 2022

Most college athletes expect to get playing time right off the bat. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. At the Division I level, first-year athletes who will not compete...

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Understanding Athletic Greenshirts & Blueshirts
Types of Redshirt
Understanding Athletic Greenshirts & Blueshirts

By Isaac Haney|January 19, 2022

In the world of college sports, terms like redshirt or walk-on are universally known. But, terms like greenshirt or blueshirt… What could those be? They're probably just more terms that...

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