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Football walk-on tryout information

Courtesy: UTSA Athletics Communications
Release: 07/01/2010
Courtesy UTSA Athletics Communications
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SAN ANTONIO — The UTSA Football program announced Friday the procedure for its walk-on tryouts for the upcoming 2009-10 academic year.

Roster spots will be awarded to deserving individuals who are in compliance with UTSA and NCAA rules and regulations. Walk-ons must have passed the open walk-on tryout.

The tryout will consist of speed and agility drills, as well as position-specific skill evaluations with UTSA coaches. The coaching staff will post the results of the tryout the next day.

In order to participate in the walk-on program, YOU MUST BE A CURRENTLY-ENROLLED UTSA STUDENT AND SATISFY ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.

Call the football office at 210/458-5011 if you have any questions.



Walk-On Procedure

1. All students must be registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center (formally the NCAA Clearinghouse) and you must be eligible according to NCAA guidelines. This may be completed by clicking here.

2. Complete and submit the online walk-on form to the UTSA Football office by Monday, Aug. 31.

3. Prospective walk-ons should attend the informational meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Retama Room (UC 2.02.02). All prospective student-athletes that have completed parts 1 and 2 above will be processed by UTSA Office of Compliance and Academic Services staffs to ensure compliance with all NCAA and UTSA rules and regulations and verify current academic standing (per NCAA and UTSA rules).

4. When cleared as eligible, you must provide proof of medical insurance and a physical exam along with a waiver form and highlight DVD of your high school senior season.



2009-10 UTSA Football Walk-On Timeline


Monday, Aug. 31, 2009
·
Online walk-on form to be completed and submitted to the UTSA Football office

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009
· Informational meeting for potential walk-on candidates (if you unable to attend the meeting, please fill out the online walk-on form and submit prior to Tuesday, Sept. 15)

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009
· Deadline to submit eligibility materials to compliance office.

Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
· Potential walk-on candidates notified of eligibility status

Friday, Jan. 15, 2010
· Deadline for proof of medical insurance and a physical exam along with a waiver form and highlight DVD of your high school senior season

Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
· Notice of clearance sent to candidates

Thursday, March 25, 2010
· Walk-on tryouts

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