Sound the alarm! We’ve compiled a list of a few interesting roster stat lines we’ve come across in our database tool. While some of these are easy to see by taking a simple look at a roster posting, others are not. Missing these baseball recruiting red flags could land you at a baseball program where you are set up to fail, and yes, we are speaking from experience.
- 45 NCAA baseball programs have over 50 players on their 2020 roster.
- 29 NCAA baseball programs had less than a 33% freshman retention rate, and 3 programs didn’t have any of their 2019 freshman return in 2020.
- 18 NCAA baseball programs had more than 15 red shirts on their 2020 roster.
- 26 NCAA baseball programs had more than 15 new incoming transfers on their 2020 roster.
* These baseball recruiting red flags shouldn’t automatically exclude these programs from your college baseball search, but there are definitely some questions to ask before considering these schools.