Football FBS Recruiting Calendar


NCAA Division I Football FBS recruiting calendar

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 1  Football FBS Recruiting Calendars.  Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college football recruiting.

The current NCAA Division I FBS Football recruiting calendar runs August 1st, 2018 through July 31st, 2019.

08-01-18 thru 08-31-18 Dead Period *with the following exception (1)
(1) Quiet Period
Forty-eight (48) hours before a home contest (on the institution’s campus or in a facility normally used for its home games) that occurs in August or on September 1 or 2 through 48 hours after the conclusion of the contest.
09-01-18 thru 11-24-18 Quiet Period *with the following exceptions (1)
(1) Sept., Oct., & Nov. (1)Evaluation Period **with the following exception (2)
(2) Only one evaluation per athlete for the college coach. The college coach only has 42 evaluation days during this period.
11-25-18 thru 02-02-19 Contact Period *with the following exceptions of 1-3 below
Six in-person off-campus contacts per prospective student-athlete shall be permitted during this time period with not more than one permitted in any one calendar week.
(1) 12-16-18 (1) Quiet Period.
(2) 12-17-18 thru 01-10-19 (2) Dead Period
(3) 01-04-19 thru 01-06-19 (3) Quiet Period *for National Service Academies
02-03-19 Quiet Period
02-04-19 thru 02-07-19 Dead Period
02-08-19 thru 04-14-19 Quiet Period
04-15-19 thru 05-31-19 Evaluation Period *with the following exceptions (1) & (2)
(1) College coach can use two evaluations per athlete during this period. One for athletics and the other has to be for academic evaluation. If the college coach does both evaluations on the same day, then the coach is granted another athletics evaluation of the athlete.
(2) 168 evaluation days during this time excluding Memorial Day and Sundays.
04-15-19 thru 05-31-19 Quiet Period **(when not conducting the evaluations above)
06-01-19 thru 07-31-19 Quiet Period. *with the following exception (1)
(1) 06-24-19 thru 06-24-19 (1) Dead Period.

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