AithELITE launches initial collaboration and strategic partnership with PFF

Pittsburgh, PA – AithELITE, an innovative AI-driven technology company that streamlines college recruiting and roster management, has partnered with PFF to enhance its highly customized, user-friendly platform.

AithELITE is changing the landscape of college athletics by providing an all-inclusive database that gives key decision-makers all the necessary tools to maximize their rosters.

“We’ve seen PFF’s product over the past few years as coaches and have been impressed by the value they provide with their detailed film breakdown and analytics,” said Michael Vardzel, president of AithELITE. “PFF has positively impacted the industry, and we are looking forward to building off this partnership.”

AithELITE (@AithELITE) has integrated the PFF Ultimate Package into its database to streamline the recruiting process.

“This is an exciting step in the journey of connecting PFF's comprehensive data set with platforms that programs value,” said Rick Drummond, PFF's GM of football. “AithELITE is uniquely positioned to add value to both teams and players throughout the recruiting process.”

AithELITE provides collegiate programs with AI-powered tools and data that help advance their recruiting and roster management demands.

“With our team of proven AI engineers and data scientists, we are excited about our ability to provide a scalable platform to an ever-changing industry,” said Vardzel.  “We look forward to working with PFF to provide actionable insights using our technology that will change the landscape of the game.”

“The direct integration between platforms will prove to be an invaluable resource for our mutual team clients,” added Bryan Hall, PFF's chief revenue officer.

AithELITE will release its next generation of the validated platform to a select group of Power Five schools next month.


Headquartered in Cincinnati, PFF was launched in 2007 and gained majority interest from former NFL player and award-winning broadcaster Cris Collinsworth in 2014.

Over the last 17 years, PFF has built the world’s most comprehensive football database, covering every player on every play of every game for the NFL, FBS and FCS. Its data and tools are trusted by all 32 NFL teams, 130 FBS teams, 42 FCS teams and professional leagues such as the CFL, USFL and XFL.

TV networks, player agencies and video game companies also use PFF’s services.


Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, AithELITE was launched in 2022 and has quickly integrated into the college football landscape, working with teams nationwide.

Created by former Division I coaches and players, AithELITE has an elite team of software developers that revolutionizes the current roster and recruiting management process.

They provide cutting-edge services and tools that allow programs to dissect and analyze the recruiting process in an efficient and highly customized manner. AithELITE has already been seen as a trusted roster management solution by teams throughout the Power Five conferences.


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