There are 859 colleges that offer the opportunity to play college football. That means for almost every football player there are options when considering playing at the college level. So many young men playing high school football set their sights on D1 and if that doesn’t work out they simply give up.
The truth is there are financial aid opportunities at all division levels. It’s helpful to figure out at the earliest stages of recruitment where you think you fit in on the college football landscape. Approach the process with an open mind and you may just be pleasantly surprised by the results.