Didn’t Sign Yet? Here’s A Plan

General : : General
Ryan Allen        
Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Informed Athlete

With the early signing period having passed for NCAA letters of intent, I’d like to congratulate those of you who had the chance to sign with the school of your choice. 

I know all of you (and your parents) have put in a lot of time, money and effort to have this dream realized. 

Now, with that being said, this article is for those of you who, like me, were not able to sign with a school in November and are still looking for that right opportunity. 

I remember the feeling that I had when the early signing period of my senior year had passed and I had not received many calls or offers from schools that I had hoped to hear from.  I found it extremely frustrating to see kids I was convinced I was better than signing with Division 1 schools, while I was left wondering and waiting. 

I know it’s hard not to, but I can tell you that continuing to wonder why they got calls and you didn’t will not help your frustration.  For whatever reason, they got called and you did not. It’s happened and now nothing will be able to change that. 

But, what you can do is focus on YOU and to put YOURSELF in the best position possible after high school graduation. 

Reach out to schools to gauge their interest in you as a player.  If they won’t knock down your door, then you go knock down theirs.  Don’t be afraid of a little rejection, most schools will do it in a very respectful (and even helpful) manner. 

For those of you finding yourself in a position still looking for a place to play, I want to wish you the best of luck. 

Keep pushing and finding ways to make it happen.  Don’t let one little bump in the road derail your entire path.  

Recent Related Articles
PG on MLB Network Radio
MLB Roundtrip with Perfect Game returns to MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM on Sunday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. ET with host Daron Sut... READ 
Give the Gift of Perfect Game
While supplies last, receive 20% off all apparel in the PG online store November 25-27 when you enter the code PGXMS16 at che... READ 
10 PG alums earn Rawlings GG's
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, an alumnus of the 2006 Perfect Game National Showcase, was one of 10 PG alumni to b... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
PG and Korked Baseball team up
PG is proud to partner with Korked Baseball, a Lifestyle Baseball brand, to personify the game of baseball which includes the... READ 
PG on MLB Network Radio
MLB Roundtrip with Perfect Game returns to MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM on Sunday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. ET with host Daron Sut... READ 
10 PG alums earn Rawlings GG's
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, an alumnus of the 2006 Perfect Game National Showcase, was one of 10 PG alumni to b... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.