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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Feb 1, 2018

In this two-part episode, we took a look at the similarities & differences between Power 5 and D3 recruiting; and everything in between.

Part one features Ohio State’s Assistant Director of Player Personnel Eron Hodges. He spoke about what his role entails, how Ohio State recruits their players, and what he looks for when recruiting walk-ons (1:30-21:00).

Follow Eron Hodges on Twitter - @EronHodges

In a brief segment following the Hodges interview, Mario Price, Alec Finch, and Mike Cross share their thoughts on the recruiting process, building relationships with recruits, and the importance of high schoolers visiting university camps (21:05-28:53).

Tony Jennison, Head Coach of Macalester College, talked about his recruiting strategy at a highly selective academic institution and the unique challenge he faces at Macalester (28:55-48:00).

Follow Coach Jennison on Twitter - @CoachJennison

Special thanks to Coach David Adams for recommending Coach Jennison for today’s episode. If you have a podcast idea, send an email to