If you think your day is busy, consider the Friday schedule of 5-star defensive tackle Montravius Adams of Dooly County High School, a tiny rural community located 140 miles south of Atlanta.
Friday is the first day of the NCAA “contact period,” and Adams will have three sets of coaches visit him at school:
Back to the three meetings: Each will last between 30-45 minutes, and Adams will be accompanied by possibly his mother, sometimes Dooly County coach Jimmy Hughes and maybe an assistant coach or two.
If you think this Friday is hectic, it’s got nothing on one day at Dooly County last January. On that day, Alabama’s Nick Saban, former Auburn coach Gene Chizik and former Tennessee coach Derek Dooley all were at the high school on the same day.
“There were three planes sitting on the tarmac at the Cordele airport – Auburn, Alabama, and Tennessee,” Hughes recalled on Thursday with a chuckle. “They were all sitting there next to each other at the same time. It was quiet an event for that little town. It’s 10 miles away, and it’s lot bigger than our community (of Vienna), but it was a big deal.
“People were taking pictures of the planes, and waiting to see which coach would get out of which car. Then they would take pictures of the coaches from when they were walking from the car to the airplane.”
Just another day in the world of recruiting.
OH MY … HAVE YOU HEARD THE LATEST?
PARTY LIKE IT’S 2013!!
LESS THAN FOUR WEEKS AWAY FROM SIGNING DAY
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