The recruiting process can be a daunting challenge and quite a difficult experience for recruits, parents and coaches alike.
In this show, it is our goal to flip the script, to peel back the curtain and empower recruits with insider information to create more transparency in an increasingly cloudy environment.
Hosted by Director of Recruiting at Rice University, Alex Brown, Up Close in Personnel will be inviting other industry expert's from across the country to cover all topics involving recruiting and the evaluation process.
Ep. 42 - Ed Jones - Going Beyond The Field
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Baylor Assistant AD for Player Development - Ed Jones joins us to talk about all things related to player development & going "Beyond The Field"!
Ep. 41 - Brett Arkelian - Recruiting 101 for Specialists & How Colleges Evaluate Kickers
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Rice Special Teams GA - Brett Arkelian joins us to break down the recruiting process for specialists!
Ep. 40 - Adrian Mayes - Leadership Lessons: Creating a Culture of Ownership & Accountability
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, UNT Tight Ends Coach Adrian Mayes joins us to break down what it takes to lead a recruiting department!
Ep. 39 - Vincent Marshall - Asking Better Questions & Knowing What to Look For in Recruiting
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Southern University WR Coach - Vincent Marshall joins us to discuss his personal journey and what he looks for when recruiting student athletes!
Ep. 38 - Marco Regalado - The "TikTok Coach" & his journey to College Football Recruiting
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Marco Regalado joins us to talk about his motivating journey from being a high school coach and viral sensation to breaking into the college football recruiting industry!
Ep. 37 - Joan Ryan - Unlocking The Concept of Team Chemistry
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Joan Ryan joins us to talk about her new book called "Intangibles: Unlocking the Science & Soul of Team Chemistry"!
In-depth look at the recruiting game from those that are in the thick of it! Love the podcast, if you are interested in recruiting listen in.
Mark Gorscak - Football Scout - Pittsburgh Steelers
If you are a football lover and life long self-learner then Alex Brown’s Podcast is made for you! Great guest and insights! I have coached for 16 years from high school, small college and arena football and scouted in the NFL for 26 years.
With all that experience I still learned a lot of useful information from the Podcast!! This podcast will add knowledge to your football resume and data bank! You want to get into personnel work in the college or pro side than start listening!
Yours in Football
High quality podcast. Content useful for recruits/parents, people looking to work in the sports world, or just passionate sports fans. Wide variety of topics within the football world but covered at great depth. Alex is a great, humble guy who’s effort is next to none. Love it! Can’t wait for more!