ETSU football announces walk-on tryout information
ETSU head coach Carl Torbush announced Monday information regarding walk-on tryouts.
ETSU head coach Carl Torbush announced Monday information regarding walk-on tryouts.

Monday, August 25, 2014

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2014) – ETSU football head coach Carl Torbush and his staff released information Monday regarding upcoming tryouts for walk-on players.

On Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 5 p.m., the ETSU coaching staff will hold a meeting for all students who are interested in trying out for the team. The initial meeting will take place inside Brown Hall Room 206, while the actual walk-on tryout will be held at 4 p.m. on Sept. 10 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.

The Sept. 2 meeting will inform students of the requirements which MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR to being allowed to participate in the on-field tryout. Some of those requirements include filling out and returning a medical information packet, which can be found on-line at under the Football link, as well as providing proof of passing a physical within one-year of the tryout date. Both of these items must be returned to head athletic trainer Dr. Brian Johnston no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9th.

Below is a list of non-medical requirements that must be done PRIOR to the tryout date on Sept. 10 at 4 p.m.

1) Bring two letters of recommendation from both their high school head coach and high school guidance counselor or core course teacher.

2) Bring a physical highlight video or provide an online link to highlights.   

3) Be a full-time ETSU student (12 or more credit hours).

4) Must have a grade-point-average of 2.0 or higher (please bring unofficial transcript for college courses if applicable)

For additional information regarding this meeting or for those who have conflicts with this date, please e-mail All documentation, videos and letters of recommendation can be dropped off at the ETSU football offices, which are located in room W273 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, or email to the address above.

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