Yesterday, while I was out watching some high school football practices, I stopped by a university to watch some of the former Ohio high school players that I had evaluated over the last few years.
Needless to say, I really enjoy this time. Of course, I do not get their attention during practice. Sometimes I stay after, to wish them the best.
Some college programs are really tight about letting “nobodies” like me into practice. I get that. In preseason and spring ball, restrictions are not quite as tight.
I always remind the people in charge that I am not some silly, goo-goo fan. Also that I will not steal their game plans. Like I say, most schools are okay with it.
No, I do not talk about high school recruits. Practices are business. Coaches are much too busy for someone like John McCallister.
After watching this college practice, yesterday, some thoughts came to mind on the drive home.
Instead of living your “life-long dream,” of committing early to play football for a high-profile university throughout the country, give it some thought. Do you want to develop and actually get playing time, or do you want to travel across the country, but not get much playing time? Continue ReadingRead More »