COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIPS
HOW TO GET RECRUITED FOR FOOTBALL
The National Collegiate Athletic Association, (NCAA), allows each division I Football program 85 scholarships (1-A) and 63 scholarships (1-AA). in Division 11 these are 36 scholarships available.
College Football is a “head count” sport which means that the sports scholarships that are offered are “full-Ride.” To maintain division I status, a college team must have 76.5 football scholarship players and can carry eighty five active scholarship players. In Div. I-AA, institutions have sixty three scholarships, usually divided among eighty five players.
There are 119 Div. I-A, 117 Div. IAA and 150 Div. II schools that offer football scholarships.
The National Association Of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) also offers football scholarships but you need to contact each school for more information.
NJCAA football is a Div. I only sport. Many NCAA scholarship players are ex Community College players.
The NJCAA allows eighty five football scholarships per college. There are seventy schools that give football scholarships.