Scholarship Breakdown FAQ
Red-shirting may be due to a number of reasons, players can red-shirt due to an injury, to give an extra year of growth & development or may be red-shirting due to NCAA rules as a requirement to miss a season after transferring from one university to another. A player typically has one red-shirt season, unless granted a waiver by the NCAA, to allow 4 years of playing and 1 red-shirt year for a total of 5 years of eligibility.
The numbers on the far right column indicate the total number of scholarship players a Division-I team may have on their roster (13), teams will often have additional players that are deamed ‘Walk-Ons’ and are denoted within the rows labeled ‘Walk’ in the scholarship breakdown.
Spots under each year labeled with an ‘OPEN’ are projected openings for scholarship players that season (Players can & do leave programs and thus may open up additional roster openings for scholarship players in each recruiting classes).