How to Pick the Right All-Star Game

Posted by

If your student-athlete wants to ever be noticed by different colleges and universities, one of the best ways to do that is through all-star games. The purpose of playing in an all-star game is exposure.

If you have a child that may be a great talent, but hasn't been noticed by major colleges and universities, then you should try to get your student-athlete into the right all-star game.

First try to pick a high profile game. A lot of states like Alabama and Mississippi play each other in high school football all-star games. Some of these games are televise on ESPN which is the type of exposure your child will need if they want to get a scholarship.

Another way to get exposure is to get invited to an all-star game. The Army All-American Game features some of the best high school football athletes in the country. The game is played on national TV.

The best time to play in these type of games are after the regular season when recruiting season for most coaches is in high gear; they will be narrowing down their recruiting classes before national signing day which takes place in February.

With that being said, not every all-star game is not like the Army All-Star Game. Be selective on the type of game you want your child to play in

If your child is to play in one of these games, make sure it is run by a reputable company or sponsor.

Don't let your student-athlete play in a game run by a bunch of agents and third party members who do not have your child's best interest. All they care about is using them to get what they want and they will use almost any means to do it just to influence your child

If you are selective as to which all-star game your child plays in, your student-athlete shouldn't have any problem getting an athletic scholarship to the right school.

In the event you have already been offered a full ride scholarship.


Start Early: What It Takes To Be Eligible To Play College Football

If you have a son or daughter is interested in becoming an NCAA athlete, the first thing they will have to do is to become eligible.They can do that by taking the ACT or the SAT. All schools on any NCAA level require all athletes to make a certain score on either the ACT or [...]

Read More »

Rugby Style Tackling: Changing the Game for the Good

Until a few years ago, rugby style tackling was shunned by most football coaches. Coaches like Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer was totally against the idea until 2013 when his defensive coordinator Chris Ash turned him on to the idea.According to this 2015 article by, Ash got the idea from Seattle Seahawks head [...]

Read More »

How to Go from Walk-on to Scholarship Athlete

There are approximately 10,000 Division I athletes with football scholarships; some of those athletes are walk-ons. A walk-on is an athlete who didn't get a scholarship and must pay his way through college. In some cases the school can offer a full scholarship if they feel the athlete is worthy and most times that happens.But [...]

Read More »

Football Helmet Safety: Protecting Against Concussion and Brain Injuries

There has been an increasing focus on concussion and brain injury in youth and high school sports teams, particularly in football. This is rightly so – new evidence suggests that even minor impacts to the head of young players can cause serious problems that last well into adulthood. What’s the solution for football players, where such impacts are not only [...]

Read More »

Ankle Injury Prevention for Football Players: Protecting Your Foundation

When you think about football injuries, chances are good that brain injuries and broken bones come to mind first. That’s natural – they seem to get the most press (and brain injuries are incredibly serious). However, there are many others that can keep you off the field. One of the most common and most easily preventable is an ankle injury. [...]

Read More »

The Importance of Choosing the Right Football Shoulder Pads

While football is an exciting sport that teaches a number of essential skills, it’s inherently dangerous. Whether you have a child trying out for a youth team, or you’re a football player yourself, it’s vital that you have the right safety gear. Your helmet is the most important part of football safety, providing protection against brain injuries and other issues, [...]

Read More »

Seahawks Tackling – The Importance of Football Safety

Football might be one of the most American sports in the world, but that doesn’t mean that players are safe. In fact, the New York Times published a story in early 2015 linking brain problems in adults to youth football and a lack of football safety equipment and procedures. Time magazine went so far as to say that kids [...]

Read More »

Youth Football Equipment - What Do You Need?

So, your kid wants to play football. That’s awesome! Get him or her out there on the field playing the all-American game!If you’re a new football mom or dad, congratulations. You’re in for years of excitement. However, we know that you’re new to this, and you may have been looking at other players, wondering why all of a sudden these [...]

Read More »

Why You Should Let Your Kid Play Football, Concussions or Not

Every football mom fears concussions. If they don’t in the beginning, they get to that point quickly enough, once they realize that their kid is going to face opponents who are going to hit, and hit hard. Not much you can do about that, Mom – it’s just the nature of the game and it’s been that way from [...]

Read More »

Amazing Customer Service and Super Fast Shipping

The Helmet we purchased is lighter and more comfortable than the Ion 4d he used for last two seasons and it looks awesome. He is a senior defensive end and hits hard. With this helmet he says he doesn't feel the hits like he did before. I couldn't be more impressed with Safety First Sports with the customer service and super fast shipping.

By Brian M. 08/20/16

There's no Better Service

Ordered the Epic adult helmet. This helmet in Matte black is hard to get anywhere else let alone the time it takes to get it. I was highly impressed with this Safety First Sport. Shipping time was impeccable. It took less than a week to arrive, it was in great condition and the price was also cheaper than any other company. Highly impressed and referred to outside friends!

By Dazjjon I. 08/08/16

Great Service & Fast!

Super customer service and product delivered timely. Best service from a great provider!. Thank you

By Alejandro G. 08/08/16

5 Stars !!!

Thank you for such a great experience not only did you save us money we received our helmet and accessories four days after our purchase was complete. That alone is worth 5 stars the quality of our helmet is worth the other 5. Thank you

By Johnathan D. 06/08/16

Excellent Product and Service

Safety First Sports have been responsive and attentive to my requirements. Excellent service and customer support. Well done Safety First.

By Anthony B. 07/07/16

A+ Service

The helmet I bought is awesome!! Safety First Sports got the order right, it was shipped in good time, and arrived in great condition. Safety Sports is Grade A+!!!

By Carlos H. 09/16/16

Read All Reviews