American Organization giving European Athletes the Exposure & Opportunities They Deserve! 

The International Scouting Network selection process Is a two-fold process. The first part of the process is trying to attract the best athlete you possibly can. But it isn’t just an athletic evaluation. Some research is done with coaches and others with observations. You also have to gather info on the character of the kid. Every coach has to write a recommendation for the kid. It’s as much on character as it is talent. If you found someone with great talent but not personal attributes, they would not be selected for this game. You have to pass the character test.

We use all that are at our disposal. Mostly we do the evaluation ourselves by watching the tape. We’re one in the same. My staff that compiles all our player rankings is also the staff that selects the roster. Our group is the one that created this, so it only makes sense that this happened. It wasn’t that we were doing recruiting and then we branched into this. It’s almost like our people are working two jobs at one time and one plays into the other. We would love to work with more organizations in Europe like the Wien Vikings & Hamburg Young Huskies.We have tried to consult with other ranking services like (Rivals.com, 247 Sports, Scout, ESPN, European Elite, Gridiron America, and other European services)? Why don’t we use are work closely with these organizations? Well we have tried numerous times and for the most part the UA and the Army All American games have a process and that’s understandable. We asked both organizations about getting our European prospects in those games and the first questions asked was can ISN deliver 200 athletes that can pay 120€ and then they have a chance!!! And we told them ISN can fill camps but refuse to charge 120€ per athlete and there’s nothing in it for them but a T Shirt! We know for a fact these organizations will not select European players to come participate in these All American games so that’s why TeamISN was formed. Now European players have their own All Star team. TeamISN EUROPE will compete annually against American High Schools and possibly other All Star teams. At the moment Clearwater Knights and the RICC Knights have show interest in the event and Clearwater will host the event in Florida this 2017/18! For all players,coaches,recruiters,vendors, and potential sponsors interested in being involved in this event please contact ISN staff @ intscoutingnetwork@hotmail.com

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Northwest Missouri St Crowned Kings of D2

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Long viewed as one of the most dominant football programs in Division II, Northwest Missouri State can lay claim to that honor now.
Northwest Missouri State pulled away in the second half to beat North Alabama, 29-3, in a virtual snow-globe environment Saturday night at Children’s Mercy Park.
The championship is the second in a row for Northwest and the third in four years under coach Adam Dorrel. Overall, the trophy is the sixth for Northwest and is now the most in Division II history — breaking a tie with North Dakota State.
Before the game ended, injured wide receiver Shawn Bane Jr. drew the No. 6 in the snow that covered the playing field.
Northwest posted 15-0 records in each of its past three titles and had little issues in beating North Alabama, the second-most successful Division II programs in terms of postseason wins.
More than 4,500 fans braved temperatures that were 13 degrees at the 3 p.m kickoff and with a wind chill of minus 4.

Butch Davis & His Florida Connections 


Butch Davis’ ties to south Florida were a big selling point for FIU, but they’re not all in the conventional way.
Davis hasn’t coached since 2010, and he hasn’t coached in Florida since 2000. A lot of the local high school coaches have moved on. But they’ve been replaced by some who may have worked with Davis in different ways.
“Obviously there’s a lot of guys in south Florida that were head coaches when I was here until 2000 and have either moved or become athletic directors,” Davis said on Open Mike radio in Orlando. “The unique thing about it is there’s probably 15-20 of the kids that played for me at Miami that are now either head coaches or coordinators at schools in south Florida. That’s a big part of it. You try to plug into those.”
There are also young coaches who have moved up.
“Even in the first couple weeks as we started calling kids across the state, you’re speaking to guys that say, ‘Coach, I came to your coaching clinic back at Miami and really enjoyed that,’” Davis said. “There’s a significant amount of coaches in the state of Florida that love the idea of being able to have their kids stay at home, stay in Florida and not have to go someplace outside the state.
“If we build the kind of program we want to try to build here, we’re going to be a really viable option for a lot of kids to stay at home and play on great teams.”
Davis built Miami back into a national contender from 1995-2000, but he left for the Cleveland Browns, and Larry Coker won the 2001 national title with perhaps the most talented team in college football history. Davis lasted four years with the Browns. Does he regret leaving?
“In retrospect looking back, maybe it was a career decision that I should have stayed at Miami. But the situation never presented itself,” Davis said. “We tried to work out the contract, tried to stay at Miami. Probably a week or so before Signing Day, it just wasn’t going to work out.
“Going to the Browns, I learned a ton. Recreating and building a program and doing some of the things we did at Miami when we lost 31 scholarships, you’ve got to think outside the box, going to the Browns as an expansion franchise, and two years later, we’re in the playoffs. That part was positive. You can never see in the future.”
Davis’ hiring was part of a big month for the state of Florida, with Lane Kiffin (FAU) and Charlie Strong (USF) also becoming head coaches in the state. Add the Big 3 schools and UCF, and recruiting in Florida will go up a notch.
But Davis downplayed a huge change, saying it’s always been that way.
“When I came back in 1995, Bobby Bowden was at Florida State, Steve Spurrier was at Florida, Jim Leavitt came and did a great job at South Florida, George O’Leary did an outstanding job at UCF, FAU didn’t even exist,” Davis said. “Then you’re dealing with the out-of-state coaches.
“One thing that gives us an opportunity is that last year, there were over 430 kids sign Division I scholarships out of the state of Florida. We just need to get the best 25 that fit our program. Our focus will be exclusively in this area, from Tampa, Orlando, space coast. We’ll cherry-pick outside the state for a few kids, but the lion’s share will give their family a chance to be involved and be here every single Saturday.”

The Reason HS & Club Coaches Matter!! 


Nick Saban railed that football was the only sport left where the high school and club coach still matters and he wanted to keep it that way in the face of satellite camps. Meyer’s message to campers: It’s fine to do camps and get exposure, but what matters most is what you do in high school and what your coach says about you.
“Why don’t you bust your ass for your high school team? Why don’t you become captain?” Meyer said in a video posted by Bucknuts 247. “I’m involved in all this recruiting. ‘Do I have to go to this camp?’ No. I’ve got a better idea. Go become your high school coach’s best player, so when our staff goes to the high school, guess what the high school coach tells us? The same thing I said (to the NFL) about Zeke Elliott, about Bosa, Eli Apple, Taylor Decker, Darron Lee, Vonn Bell, Mike Thomas, Braxton Miller: ‘Take them. They’re the real deal. They’re teachers’ players. You can count on them.’
“For some reason, this recruiting thing is blowing up. ‘I have to go to this 7-on-7, do this, do this.’ I’ve got a better idea. Go become a great high school football player on your team. When (we) walk in that high school, guess what that high school coach says? ‘Take him.’ You know what we do at Ohio State when he says that? We usually take him. I don’t care what you do at those other camps. I want to hear your high school coach say, ‘Take him.’ If I have relationship with that high school coach like I do with these NFL coaches, guess what happens? We take him.
“Don’t worry about (all the camps). That’s all fun stuff, that’s great. But that’s not why Ohio State recruits you. I can speak for the majority of my friends that coach football. That means nothing. What means something is the recommendation of the high school football coach. Go become a captain. If you’re a captain of your high school team and you’re talented enough, you’ve got a great chance of being here. If you’re very talented and you’re not a captain, I’m going to find out why, because something’s not right.”
Camps are opportunities for coaches to get a direct look at a player. Satellite camps or not, every coach values the on-campus camp.
But Meyer had the same message for parents who ask about the exponential increase in camps.
“I have parents ask all the time, ‘Should I send him to that camp?’ Sure, if you have 80 bucks to blow, go ahead,” Meyer said. “Here’s where you start: Go make your high school coach so proud of you that he’s going to tell the college coach, ‘Take him.’ How cool is that? It’s real simple. Don’t complicate things. 

TeamISN coaches get asked all the time how well do we know a prospect!!! DONT BE LEFT BEHIND JOIN TEAMISN!!!! 

ISN SPOTLIGHTS GERMAN O LINER JASPER FRIIS OF AQUINAS HS!!

For being here living out one of my dreams,I have to thank ISN international student placement services. Without them it wouldn’t be possible. They linked me and my parents up with the schools administration office. The First week was very rough everything was faster and the heat …. Man oh man it had me feeling exhausted. It was a huge change for me. Especially because I had Jetlag from the long flight. However I steped up Day by day, proving to myself and coaches I belonged here. After camp week school started. It was different at first because I wasnt used to all the english. But now i’m fine I’m have a 3.4 GPA and school couldn’t be anymore exciting! The season was awesome we played as one,but we really growed together as a team during the playoffs. Unfortunally we didnt reach our goal at a state championship but this season was a great experience and we’ll be back. Stronger and Faster! 

With the recruiting so far it’s going pretty good. I’ve gotten interest from Washington, BYU, Utah state, Boise State and USC they all have contacted me. My goal for next season is pretty much the Same of this season. I just want to get better, dominate and help Aquinas to a state championship.

ISN Spotlight:C.J Coldon of Althoff Catholic HS in Illinois 


C.J. Coldon

C.J. Coldon, the 6 foot 170-pound Wide Receiver and Cornerback was the only two-way starter on last year’s 13-1 Althoff Catholic (IL) class 4A state runner up team, and with good reason, he’s a playmaker. Coldon has received offers from Division I schools such as Miami (Ohio) Wyoming, as well as FCS schools like North Dakota State University and Northern Iowa University. After what is expected to be a very good senior season, Coldon can be expected to attract numerous other collegiate suitors looking for a player that can line up at either WR or CB going forward. When watching what Coldon brought to the field his junior season, his skillset matched more of that of a CB, in what I believe to be more of a natural fit across multiple different schemes. In the right system however, there is very much the potential for Coldon to play WR at the next level, even Division I. C.J. Coldon is a very good football player that definitely deserves to be playing at the next level, and with the proper coaching and progression could be a special moving forward.

​At WR specifically, Coldon is a physical player who possesses good size and big strong hands that would be especially effective as a possession receiver doing a lot of the dirty work (crossing routes, slants, etc.) in an offense that utilizes a lot of short/intermediate routes. He has the size and strength to be able to withstand hits from the defensive player and sustain yards after the catch. He also displays good route running, as well as an understanding of where the soft spots are in zone coverages. Coldon, also shows the ability to high point the ball, catching it at its highest point, making him an attractive option in the red zone.

​However, when watching Coldon on film, there are many transferable traits that would lead to the belief that his true position is CB at the next level. While there wasn’t a whole lot of him playing CB on tape, what was shown on film was really impressive, in what could be good enough to impress DI schools. With his size (6’0) he would be big enough to match up with the bigger WR’s in college football and exhibits the necessary speed (4.5 40 time) to be effective. He also shows fluid hips and COD skills, mirroring the opposing receiver in man coverage. His ball skills are also very good, displaying very good range and reactionary skills to break on the ball quickly and catch the ball cleanly. He shows good technique in ability to tackle and bring down the ball carrier, as well as a confidence that is significant for the position.

​Overall, C.J. Coldon is an appealing player at either WR or CB for college teams at the collegiate level. He has transferable traits based on what he has shown at the high school level and still has his senior season to see his stock continue to rise. With what is shown in his film, I believe that CB is his natural fit moving forward, as I feel that it fits his skills more effectively. That’s not to say that he can’t play WR in college, as there was plenty of evidence showing the talent that he has at that position as well. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for C.J. Coldon, either at WR or CB, and he undoubtedly has a bright future for whatever college team is lucky enough to have him on their team in the future.  

Source:ISN Scout Connor Rylatt