Say what you want about the youth of America today, but football recruits are smarter than ever when it comes to the game they play -- and the games played by coaches.
The sweet talk and empty promises that once sold prospects no longer resonate. They would rather hear about a program's five-year plan than the promise of playing time.
Kids live in a wired world. They're well connected and keen to the old tricks.
Schmooze is out. Straight talk is in.
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