College recruit is recruited

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports

Imagine that your job is to recruit high school athletes for your college or university.
One day, while on a recruiting trip, you stop in to visit the new coach - let’s say Mexia High School, home of the Blackcats - to let him know that you’d be touching base with him from time-to-time throughout the school year, or have him contact you if any athletes might be interesting in continuing their academic/athletic career at your college or university.
Imagine that after visiting with the coach, he was so impressed by your upbeat personality, dedication and enthusiasm, that a few weeks later you receive a phone call.
Surprised that he’d be calling so soon, you are completely caught off guard by what he says next.
“I’m building a new coaching staff and I want you to be a part of it!”

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