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Interesting, so going from Kent CT to Great Barrington MA which is a scenic 30 or so miles north on US 7.
He was headed to Palmetto Prep in South Carolina before this...
 

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He was headed to Palmetto Prep in South Carolina before this...
Yes, but he was at Kent last year. And I looked it up, 38 miles from Kent to GB Mass.
 
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Strange timing but okay...

Alternate access link here but it cuts out some bells and whistles (twitter announcements and labeling)
I wonder why the author only cites 247sports? 247sports hasn't finished their grading of all commits this yer, whereas Rivals is more complete. Also per Rivals, the class of 2020 was rated 79th-much different than what 247sports cites.
 
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I know you old timers here won’t agree, but Randy’s got to upgrade his offer letters. Too many words and not enough graphics. Even smaller schools, have more memorable offer letters.
 
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I know you old timers here won’t agree, but Randy’s got to upgrade his offer letters. Too many words and not enough graphics. Even smaller schools, have more memorable offer letters.
Or we do like Nebraska and shell out 400 offers at once...
 
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I know you old timers here won’t agree, but Randy’s got to upgrade his offer letters. Too many words and not enough graphics. Even smaller schools, have more memorable offer letters.

Graphics of the new locker room urinals would be a nice addition.
 
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Rivals thinks so.
I'd love this but say this young man were to commit. Would that kinda signal that we're losing some current DBs off the depth chart?if so, one would think we're really prepping for play next season and not this one all things considered
 
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I know you old timers here won’t agree, but Randy’s got to upgrade his offer letters. Too many words and not enough graphics. Even smaller schools, have more memorable offer letters.

sheesh

You do know that the written Offer has LEGAL obligations? Read it please. It has puff; loud profound upbeat promotional words on the University & praise for the kid. Importantly, the school is giving a scholarship - with clear terms of conditions. Graphics?

Acceptance by the student athlete has LEGAL force. Im certain some of the Terms are an implied expression - meaning failure to timely meet the Offer and/or the Academic rigor - makes the Offer null.

We like to see these. Parents should know the enforceability.
 

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I'd love this but say this young man were to commit. Would that kinda signal that we're losing some current DBs off the depth chart?if so, one would think we're really prepping for play next season and not this one all things considered
I think if we land Adeyi it’s one of those rather rare moments when we threw a few darts and they all happen to land. Adeyi has too much upside to make him wait. Let’s take an extra corner and make it work. I think Bell has potential for safety if need be.
 
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I know you old timers here won’t agree, but Randy’s got to upgrade his offer letters. Too many words and not enough graphics. Even smaller schools, have more memorable offer letters.
I also think the commitment graphics for football need a complete overhaul. Something like this from basketball looks much cleaner/more professional.

I know it’s kind of a small thing, but marketing is marketing for a reason.

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sheesh

You do know that the written Offer has LEGAL obligations? Read it please. It has puff; loud profound upbeat promotional words on the University & praise for the kid. Importantly, the school is giving a scholarship - with clear terms of conditions. Graphics?

Acceptance by the student athlete has LEGAL force. Im certain some of the Terms are an implied expression - meaning failure to timely meet the Offer and/or the Academic rigor - makes the Offer null.

We like to see these. Parents should know the enforceability.
Uninforned answer - other schools have much more memorable letters and fall under the same legal and NCAA rules. They have legal/compliance depts that clear their templates too. All kinds of studies show what’s visual gets marked in the brain /memory - an overload of words typically don’t met that threshold. Randy needs an offer letter redo.
 
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I also think the commitment graphics for football need a complete overhaul. Something like this from basketball looks much cleaner/more professional.

I know it’s kind of a small thing, but marketing is marketing for a reason.

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Agreed, I purposely did not mention my MBB background since the reception on the FB board is to tell me to go back to the MBB board. But, yes light years ahead - and with today’s generation - the recruit is always in the center - LOL
I know this brings the usual lectures from the old guard here: how’s names shouldn’t be on uniforms - and recruits shouldn’t be in pictures with guys who earned it - it’s a team sport, etc - but the objective is to close the deal and wow talented guys who fit your profile.
 
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Uninforned answer - other schools have much more memorable letters and fall under the same legal and NCAA rules. They have legal/compliance depts that clear their templates too. All kinds of studies show what’s visual gets marked in the brain /memory - an overload of words typically don’t met that threshold. Randy needs an offer letter redo.

So go make it happen - you have the connections, no?
 
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I also think the commitment graphics for football need a complete overhaul. Something like this from basketball looks much cleaner/more professional.

I know it’s kind of a small thing, but marketing is marketing for a reason.

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Yeah I think lose the manila folder to start, thats just too old fashion. Incorporate the checked four words into the body of the text. Unfortunately, we don't have the level of success in football along with the recruiting in trying to compare current recruits to past players but perhaps the program and Randy can market themselves in other ways. Like touting a national schedule...Definately incorporate the recruit in a UConn uni using his high school number somehow.
 

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