Important information for any Georgia State student interested in football tryouts.

Date: March 14, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location:  GSU Football Practice Facility
                  188 Martin Luther King Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Note: Parking is not available at the GSU Football Practice Facility. Participants should walk there.

- All participants must meet all requirements below - NO EXCEPTIONS
- All participants are required to be enrolled full-time at Georgia State University and have a current minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
- All participants must be cleared by the Academic Staff, Sports Medicine staff and Compliance staff at GSU
- All spring classes must begin after 11 a.m. as the team practices in the mornings.
- Only registered and approved participants will be allowed to try out.
- If you are late on the day of the tryout, you will not be allowed to participate
- Participants will be evaluated on talent and athleticism by the coaching staff and will be added to the roster on an as-needed basis
- If skills and character fit the needs of our team, there will be an opportunity to earn a roster spot

Tryout Procedures: 

Print the attached WALK-ON TRYOUT PACKET, which includes Compliance Form, Medical Screening Forms, and Football Questionnaires. The packet will be available through Feb. 28.

All participants must complete all forms and meet with the following departments in this order:

1-Sports Medicine - See Bob Murphy in the Athletic Training Room in the Sports Arena
On the following dates and times ONLY:
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. - 11a.m
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Friday, Mar. 1, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

2-Student-Athlete Academic Services (Dena Freeman-Patton or Dusty Bennett): Courtland North Building, Fourth Floor
Complete Academic paperwork with Academics Staff
On the following dates and time ONLY:
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

3-Compliance (Jay Bresnahan): Courtland North Building, Room 412
On the following dates and time ONLY:
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

No forms will be reviewed outside of the dates and times listed nor will any form be reviewed that get dropped off as the meeting must be in person. Any forms not completed in the proper order or do not have the proper signatures prior to compliance final review will not be cleared to tryout.  The final deadline for accepting tryout forms is 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28.

4-All COMPLETED and APPROVED academic forms and questionnaires must be turned in to Sarah Gigantino, Director of Football Operations (188 MLK Jr. Dr. SE) by March 1 at 4 p.m. in order to participate in the tryouts.

Any late requests for paperwork or late submissions will be denied. Once all forms are approved by staff, you will be notified of the opportunity to try out no later than March 13.