Prepare For Disappointment
With all the happiness of National Signing Day, there will be disappointment. It is inevitable. The frustration that comes with the 10 hour wall to wall coverage of NSD does not come from missing out on a kid that has been toggling between two or three schools during his recruitment.
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Disappointment comes from the kid who has been a verbal commit for a year and then during the final month or week or hours of recruitment decides to choose another school’s hat during the signing ceremony. Also, it comes when all the recruiting gurus have told you that they were a solid commitment. However, when the day is over he is celebrating with a different fan base.
It begins when we start to try to read his clothing to see if we can tell where he’s going. What color is his tie? Which hat looks worn and which looks new? What shade of red is his coat?
Rebel fans, be prepared for disappointment. We know that there are already a couple of recruits that look like they may be going to another school. All signs are pointing to it. No need to complain or insult them on social media. Wish them well, move on and remember point number one; Celebrate the New Rebels.
Remember, flips and surprise commitments happen all the time. Which brings us to…