Virtual Esports Combine scouting best ‘student-athletes’ to play video games – WTHR

Virtual Esports Combine scouting best ‘student-athletes’ to play video games – WTHR

Like more mainstream college sports, esports recruiters are looking for the best of the best in gaming.

INDIANAPOLIS — All those hours behind a screen playing video games may turn out to be worth it for students. More and more colleges are willing to pay high-schoolers to join their esports squads.

Esports is a booming multi-billion-dollar industry right now, and colleges are offering scholarships for student gamers.

Just like other college sports, there are recruiters looking for the best of the best.
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