Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown

By Alex Brown

The recruiting process can be a daunting challenge and difficult experience for recruits, their parents and their coaches. In this show, it is our goal to flip that script, to peel back the curtain and empower recruits with insider information to create more transparency in an increasingly cloudy environment. Hosted by Director of Recruiting at Rice University, Alex Brown, Up Close in Personnel will be inviting other industry expert's from across the country to cover all topics involving recruiting and the evaluation process.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 43 - Dane Brugler - Ranking the Top Quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft
    35:50
  2. 2.
    Ep. 42 - Ed Jones - Going Beyond The Field
    1:27:00
  3. 3.
    Ep. 41 - Brett Arkelian - Recruiting 101 for Specialists & How Colleges Evaluate Kickers
    1:09:49
  4. 4.
    Ep. 40 - Adrian Mayes - Leadership Lessons: Creating a Culture of Ownership & Accountability
    41:16
  5. 5.
    Ep. 39 - Vincent Marshall - Asking Better Questions & Knowing What to Look For in Recruiting
    48:44
  6. 6.
    Ep. 38 - Marco Regalado - The "TikTok Coach" & his journey to College Football Recruiting
    36:27
  7. 7.
    Ep. 37 - Joan Ryan - Unlocking The Concept of Team Chemistry
    1:08:00
  8. 8.
    Ep. 36 - Colby Carthel - Keeping It Real on Coaching & Recruiting
    49:21
  1. 9.
    Ep. 35 - Brian Metz - The Master Observer with a Beginner's Mindset: Lessons in Coaching & Recruiting
    56:29
  2. 10.
    Ep. 34 - Pete Thamel - The Craziness of 2020 & Seismic Shifts Facing College Football in 2021
    50:12
  3. 11.
    Ep. 33 - Evan Harrington - Finding Mentors & International Recruiting
    40:11
  4. 12.
    Ep. 32 - Ryan "Tree" Trichel (Ft. Joe Moreno) - Keys to Success in Player Personnel
    52:49
  5. 13.
    Ep. 31 - Bobby Merritt - Assessing Value & Defining Roles in Personnel
    1:04:14
  6. 14.
    Ep. 30 - Ethan Johnson - Finding the "Fit" & Projecting Talent
    55:56
  7. 15.
    Ep. 29 - Joe Price - Program Culture & Branding in the Recruiting Process
    32:54
  8. 16.
    Ep. 28 - Marshall Cherrington - The Importance of Relationships in Recruiting
    54:46
  9. 17.
    Ep. 27 - Tony Cappuccilli - Inside the LA Dodgers & Developing "Homegrown Talent"
    45:47
  10. 18.
    Ep. 26 - Eric Galko - Scouting in the XFL & Roster Construction
    52:35
  11. 19.
    Ep. 25 - Jordan Arcement - Making The Connection
    43:34
  12. 20.
    Ep. 24 - Neil Stratton - Inside the NFL Scouting Industry
    50:39
  13. 21.
    Ep. 23 - Lucas Jadin - Unlocking Yourself Mentally
    1:01:36
  14. 22.
    Ep. 22 - Steve Palazzolo - PFF & The Role of Analytics in Football
    37:49
  15. 23.
    Ep. 21 - Trip Couch - Baseball Crossover in Recruiting & Evaluating
    39:56
  16. 24.
    Ep. 20 - Dane Brugler - Challenges Facing Scouts During COVID-19
    49:34
  17. 25.
    Ep. 19 - Darrick Yray - Evaluating Insights, Last Chance U & Transfer Recruiting
    1:06:40
  18. 26.
    Ep. 18 - Omar Hales - Lessons Learned in Life & Recruiting
    1:15:07
  19. 27.
    Ep. 17 - Ashton Washington - Building Your Personal "LinkedIn"
    1:02:04
  20. 28.
    Ep. 16 - Calvin Anderson - The Player's Perspective: Life, Ball & NIL
    1:16:48
  21. 29.
    Ep. 15 - Austin Schaffer - Winning Your In-State Battles
    1:20:05
  22. 30.
    Ep. 14 - John Peterson - Part 2: Player Personnel Departments in the World of College Football
    1:06:35
  23. 31.
    Ep. 13 - John Peterson - Part 1: Keys to Success in College Football Recruiting
    1:18:24
  24. 32.
    Ep. 12 - Carina Hargreaves - Inside The Process Of Coordinating Campus Visits
    1:38:47
  25. 33.
    Ep. 11 - Trey Johnson - Gameplanning & The Strategy Involved In The Recruiting Process
    1:20:35
  26. 34.
    Ep. 10 - Matt Lindsey - The Role of a GM & The Art of Team Building
    1:27:20
  27. 35.
    Ep. 9 - Jonny Kovach - The Numbers Game: Roster Management in the World of College Football
    1:31:48
  28. 36.
    Ep. 8 - Gaizka Crowley - FBS vs FCS Recruiting and Knowing The Recruiting Landscape
    1:09:09
  29. 37.
    Ep. 7 - Jesse Ornelas - Junior College Recruiting, Last Chance U & Lessons Learned
    1:10:40
  30. 38.
    Ep. 6 - Yogi Roth - Living and Listening Like Your Life Depends On It
    1:28:29
  31. 39.
    Ep. 5 - Eron Hodges - Breaking Down The Evaluation Process
    1:38:02
  32. 40.
    Ep. 4 - Joe Price - Networking With Impact & The Role of a HS Recruiting Coordinator
    1:18:38
  33. 41.
    Ep. 3 - Ed Jones - Maximizing Your On-Campus Experience
    1:29:04
  34. 42.
    Ep. 2 - James Casey - Making The Jump To The Next Level
    57:34
  35. 43.
    Ep. 1 - Bryan Carrington - Building Relationships with College Recruiters
    59:53
  36. 44.
    Up Close In Personnel - The Introduction
    13:29

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