Signing Day is such a great time for college football. The whole nation watches and anticipates the decisions made by 17 and 18 year-olds. It’s crazy if you really step back and think about it.
Tomorrow is signing day for these high school seniors who hope to move forward and make an impact at whatever school they choose. Most players will have a ceremony at their school or a party with their families; Some will have national TV at their signing ceremony.
I doubt any of the players signing their Letters of Intent to Wake Forest tomorrow will make national coverage, Wake Forest doesn’t attract five star recruits like some other huge schools and that’s just OK with us. Having only 4,000 undergraduate students puts Wake Forest at a slight disadvantage sometimes, but I want to welcome the guys who sign with Wake tomorrow. Whether they are the top recruit in the class or the last minute offer, aka Riley Skinner, they are joining a brotherhood. A brotherhood that I and many men before me have had the privilege of being a part of.
The recruits may not know it now, but they are about to meet so many great people and form some lifelong friendships with their teammates. Friendships that become so close you actually feel like brothers.
They will also be receiving a top notch education from one of the best schools in the country. I would not have changed my decision to go to Wake Forest for anything looking back on it. Looking back on it, having only 4,000 undergraduate students was a blessing because I got to know my professors on a personal level as well as making so many friends on campus.
To all you die hard fans out there, I’ll do my best to summarize signing day tomorrow evening. I’m not extremely knowledgable about the recruiting process at this point, but I will try my hardest to give you a different perspective. I am a firm believer that those stars don’t mean a thing. These players will make a name for themselves by working hard and proving people wrong…sounds like Wake Forest right?
If I run across some extra time I might even post my own signing day story
Just for fun here is the link to the Wake write up on my signing class way back in 2007
Michael Hoag #75