Mother’s Day recruiting notes

Casey Thompson. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Casey Thompson. (Eric Nahlin/IT*)

We all have our hobbies. Some of you fish. Some of you cook, or at least over salt and burn. Some watch movies to the point they know what noir and Das Boot means. Impressive.

I always liked recruiting, at least since I started reading Dave Campbell’s upon moving to Texas. A nerdy recruitnik – not unlike W.W. McClyde and his vicissitudes – I was hobbying like an SOB on Saturday.

It was a perfect day and to the point I forgot I was working. The weather found the middle of what was before it and what’s to come. I think I even saw a fake boob or two shuffle in the wind. Ah, Sugarland.

I was in my element and joking with the Fast 7 on 7 coaches about people asking if I was at the “Fast” tournament. Such is the branding that Ro Simon Jr. has accomplished.

It was a 7 on 7 tournament and there was a lot of talent well beyond the Fast team, but we’ll stick with Fast for now.

I’ll have quotes galore in the Scoop, but here are some takeaways:

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