Recruiting a family affair
Appealing to a recruit's family is nearly as important as selling the recruit himself
Updated: January 23, 2012, 2:50 PM ETBy Erik McKinney | We Are SC
- LOS ANGELES -- In the days leading up to official-visit weekends, recruiting fans are often treated to a list of players who are scheduled to attend. But what often goes overlooked are the group of people that will never be found on an official visit list: moms, dads, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles and whoever else accompanies the recruit on the visit. Often, they are every bit as important to recruit as the player himself. In the last few weeks, two public verbal commitments have played out akin to soap opera storylines.
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