Jim Baxter

Founder of SCVarsity.com. Nationally published recruiting anlayst witih 30 years of experience in the industry. His work has appeared in publications such as Athlon, Sporting News, The Recruiting News and Deep South Recruiting and he is the author of the best selling book, The Book On Evaluating Football Players.

MIDLANDS CLASS OF 2021 TOP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

As this is a work in progress and there is still film to watch on another 80 players, I am only releasing the Top Ten in ranking order; the next 50 are in alphabetical order for now. When the Top 100 is complete, they will be released in two different …

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Dutch Fork WR Picks Up Offers

Dutch Fork Wide Receiver Elijah Spencer (2021) picked up four offers this week. The 6-2, 195lbs rising senior was offered by Elon, Richmond, Gardner-Webb, and Kent State this week to add to his offers from Coastal Carolina and Charlotte. Spencer, who is also a track star in all jumping events, …

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Recruiting Report 3-26-20

CLASS OF 2021 OL Jaydon Collins of Greer was offered by UConn. He holds offers from App State, Duke, East Carolina, Georgia Southern, Illinois, Louisville, Syracuse and West Virginia. DE Kaseem Vauls of Irmo was offered by Boise State;  I think this kid could end up moving inside at the …

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GET RECRUITED: The Guide available now

I’ve referred to recruiting as the “vast unknown” in the past because it IS a wilderness. It is confusing and sometimes will make absolutely no sense to you. Answers you get to some questions create new questions in your mind automatically. Navigating this process can be frustrating. Football recruiting is …

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Get Recruited: Finding The Right School For you

This is the time of the year that I get the most emails and DMs from parents and players about what they need to do to get that ball rolling on their recruiting. Whether they are varsity players finishing up their sophomore seasons or juniors about to embark on the …

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Get Recruited: Doing It Yourself

This is the time of the year that I get the most emails and DMs from parents and players about what they need to do to get that ball rolling on their recruiting. Whether they are varsity players finishing up their sophomore seasons or juniors about to embark on the …

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Five Non-Negotiable Traits of a Legit Football Prospects

Recruiting analysts and coaches rage about what it takes to be the perfect recruit. Recruiting is an inexact science to say the least due to its subjective nature and the wide margin for error that characterizes the talent evaluation process. But there are 5 nonnegotiable traits that the smart recruiter …

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My Film Room Evaluation: Jaquan Dixon, RB, Green Sea-Floyd (2021)

Jaquan Dixon, RB, Green Sea Floyd 5-11,185 Class of 2021 Inside Ability: outstanding ability to pick his holes and slide through them, lending credibility to his level of vision in traffic and his ability to cut and change directions with incredible top end speed. Outside Ability: There is no doubt …

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Film Room Evaluation: Justus Boone, DE, Sumter (2021)

Justus Boone, DE, Sumter Class of 2021 6-5, 250 Against run: He is a shutdown machine on anything coming his way and his backside pursuit of the run is better than any other player in this class. Pass rush: His speed coming off the edge is like a sprinter and …

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