Pretty much every top college recruit is on social media, and that can be dangerous if they aren't careful with what they are sharing. One top college coach, Nebraska football's Scott Frost, says he won't recruit players with questionable posts.
Frost takes over his alma mater after two years at UCF. He elevated a team that went 0-12 in 2016, to a bowl in year one, and an undefeated season in year two.
At Nebraska, he will be looking at top players from all across the country, including Florida, and all the way out to California. He calls a player's social media activity his "résumé to the world."
From the Omaha World-Herald:
"Aside from GPA, when we're recruiting kids, the next thing we're going to look at is what kind of kid the person is," Frost said. "And part of that is looking through every ounce of social media we can possibly look at. So if some kid tweeted something four years ago that's bad, we're going to know about it.
"And I'll tell you this right now — if there's anything negative about women, if there's anything racial or about sexuality, if there's anything about guns or anything like that, we're just not going to recruit you, period. Piece of advice for you — what you put on social media, that's your résumé to the world. That's what you're trying to tell the world you're all about. That's how you're advertising yourself. Be smart with that stuff."
Frost made the comments during a Nebraska football camp earlier this month. The uncle of prospect Prince Baldwin posted video of Frost's remarks to YouTube.
Take note, anyone looking to be recruited by Scott Frost and Nebraska football.
He is definitely not the only coach that uses social media as a differentiator when deciding which players to recruit, and which aren't worth the hassle.