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2015 National Signing Day ESPNU Interview; At In Home Visits What’s The Question Most Asked During the Recruiting Process, “Help value for them, create personal development, maturity importance of getting an education developing a career off the field, what that means for their future. I think most players are worried about how much playing time they are going to get and the plan for them. To me it’s created by the expectations that the media creates by the Ranking and the Rating, but those things are not predictable.”
“I can’t publicly say, ‘Hey, we dropped this guy.’ But there’s guys that we drop from the recruiting process because of things that we may find out on a visit. They may come and one of our current players will say, ‘Coach, he’s not going to make it around here.’ Or we had one kid last year because of what he had on social media. He had some stuff on social media that we didn’t like. We keep an eye on all that.’
“He’s got to have a GPA that I can relate to, an ACT or SAT score or a pre-ACT score, and the third box is for social media,”
“It’s just insane what some of them think’s OK. When I know it’s them and I read it …(I) let his high school coach know we’re no longer interested.
“Dropped another prospect this AM due to his social media presence … Actually glad I got to see the ‘real’ person before we offered him,”
“We’ve lost sight of what college athletics is all about.” “It’s changed. ~ Bill Snyder
“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is what others merely think you are”.
“Dream big and tell yourself, ‘Why not me?’ ” Leggett said. “You don’t have to be the strongest, you don’t have to be the biggest, but you can work harder and never give up, never give in.”
“I was standing next to a college coach of a top 12 team. We were watching the meet together, focused on the younger age groups. This coach standing next to me had a tablet and was jotting down names of girls he saw that were being positive, encouraging teammates and respectful to their coaches. He was not focused on performance, but on character.”
“I want people on my team who care about the right things,” Gottfried said. “The same qualities I want in a player are the same qualities you should strive for every day.”