Saturday, October 29, 2005

Recruiting Game Has Gone High Text

There are limits imposed by the NCAA on the number of times a coach can call or visit a prospect, but access through e-mail, instant messaging and text messaging is virtually unfettered. No wonder coaches are spending more time in front of computers. A survey found that 87% youths between the ages of 12 and 17 use the Internet. But the current rage is using a cellphone to text message recruits. USC's Pete Carroll said sending a text message on his cellphone was "my latest accomplishment." (some registration).

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