Football Releases Walk-On Tryout Information
Football Releases Walk-On Tryout Information
Friday, February 22, 2019

Bucs to host walk-on tryout March 6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2019) – ETSU Football Head Coach Randy Sanders and his staff have released information on Friday regarding an upcoming tryout for walk-on players. 

On Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 a.m., the ETSU coaching staff will hold a meeting for all ETSU students who are interested in trying out for the team. The initial meeting will take place in the Football Team Room, which is located inside W141 of the Mini Dome. 

The Feb. 27 meeting will inform students of the requirements which MUST BE COMPLETED BY MARCH 4, prior to tryout, to be allowed to participate in the on-field tryout. Some of those requirements include filling out and returning a medical information packet, which can be accessed HERE, as well as providing proof of passing a physical within one year of the tryout date. Please note, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE BEFORE PARTICIPATING.

Below is a list of non-medical requirements that must be done BY MARCH 4, prior to tryout

  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); ETSU graduate student (9 hours)
  4. Must have a grade-point-average of 2.00 or higher (please bring unofficial transcript for college courses if applicable)
  5. Freshmen need to bring their high school transcripts
  6. Must be registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center and receive final academic and amateurism certification. 

For additional information regarding this meeting or for those who have conflicts with this date, please email Price Partrick and/or Hunter Parker at [email protected] and [email protected]. All documentation, videos and letters of recommendation can be emailed to the address above. 

Please note, a follow-up meeting will be held on Monday, March 4 at 12 p.m., inside the Football Team Meeting Room. Further details and deadlines will be discussed for documentation. 

The tryout will be held on Wednesday, March 6 at 4:30 p.m.

For more information on Buccaneer Football, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the football link.