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Friday, June 1, 2012
Stanford recruiting roundup


There's been some recruiting news of late. But most of it has been about players choosing schools other than Stanford.

Before we get to those, commit Doug Randolph was recently quoted in a Steve Megargee article about academics and recruiting. It's an interesting piece.
Here's the Randolph portion:

Rivals100 linebacker Doug Randolph of Richmond (Va.) Woodberry Forest comes from a family of doctors. His father and older brother are radiation oncologists. His mother is a dentist and his sister is an ophthalmologist.

Randolph, who has verbally committed to Stanford, doesn't plan to continue the family tradition. He intends to study business at Stanford. But his choice wasn't based on any worries about whether he could balance football and a pre-med courseload.

"My interests were just elsewhere," Randolph said. "Coming from Woodberry, I have pretty good time management skills, especially with sports, so that's really not a factor for me. That played no part. If I really wanted it, I'm sure I could make it happen."

Now, to the ones that got away: