College football recruiting guidelines

(Based on the results of a study completed by NCSA Recruiting Network)

Average Measurables at Each Position, by Division

 

 

Division I

 

 

 

Division I-AA and NJCAA

 

 

 

Division II and NAIA

 

 

 Division III

 

 

 

 

General Grade Expectations for All Divisions:
3.0 GPA

24 ACT

1000 SAT (on a 1600 point scale)
(No scores needed for underclassmen)

College Football Recruiting Statistics

# of Schools with Football Programs

  • NCAA Division I-A120
  • NCAA Division I-AA118
  • NCAA Division II157
  • NCAA Division III: 239
  • NAIA: 91
  • Junior College: 69
  • Total: 794 

Average # of Athletic Scholarship, per school:

  • Division I-A: 85
  • Division I-AA: 63
  • Division II: 36
  • NAIA: 24
  • NJCAA (*varies per school*):  85

Total Student-Athlete Participation

  • NCAA Division I-A: 14,146
  • NCAA Division I-AA: 11,958
  • NCAA Division II: 15,655
  • NCAA Division III: 23,120
  • NAIA: 5,556
  • Junior College: 5,031
  • HS Student-Athletes: 1,112,303
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