Athletic Recruiting

Toby Gerhart Gives His Take on National Signing Day

Recruits aren’t fully committed until National Letters of Intent are signed on the dotted line, and plenty of shuffling happens until that day. Top recruits change their minds and change schools. Coaching staffs have to continue to sell prospects on their programs up until the final hour. It’s not necessarily a bad thing when student-athletes make the last-minute switch. Recruits need to be sure of the school they’re choosing, and if there’s lingering doubt then switching a commitment is probably a good idea. Current and former NFL pros featured in the documentary film “Signing Day” discuss their own experiences and insights into the world of college football recruiting…Check out EPISODE #1: Former Minnesota Viking’s running back Toby Gerhart gives his take on the media and internet phenomenon that National Signing Day has become.

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