Days of Wonder: Thoughts on the Recruiting Race

Tom Herman. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Tom Herman. (Will Gallagher/IT)

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With the recent de-commitments of potential class multiplier Grant Gunnell and the recently committed Bobby Wolfe, Texas A&M recruiting is seemingly driving slow in the HOV lane.

There’s a scene in Days of Thunder that reminds me of the scenario. Tom Cruise — presumably driving with blocks tethered to his feet like Data in Indiana Jones — is emerging from a pit stop and must get ahead of the lead group of cars, lest he get lapped, effectively ending his race. He necessarily guns it, gets ahead of the pack, and begins to catch up. He gave himself a chance.

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