‘Crootin — it’s back and here to stay!
On March 13, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic became real to many college football fans. Epidemiologists had warned us about the severity of the coronavirus on your personal health, but few foresaw the toll it would take on the mental health of those following the ins and outs of recruiting. Is it it even possible to stalk a high schooler on Twitter if they’re not posting visit photos? One shudders at the very question.
Luckily for every ‘crootin head out there, you no longer have to resort to whispers of phone calls and vague instagram posts. Starting today, in-person recruiting is back from its year-plus stay on the dead period.
There will be some tweaks to the allowances programs have considering the longer dead period, and the NCAA has been pretty clear about laying them out for us. That way, we can meticulously keep our own teams accountable while scrupulously pointing out every time one of the rules gets violated by
Bill Self Bruce Pearl. Will Wade.
The frenzy to get recruits on campus has already started, as you can see from this list of visits put together by Mizzou Hoops recruit Jalen Hooks.
Unofficial Visit Update:— Kentuckiana Hoops (@KYINhoops) May 29, 2021
Missouri - June 16
Cincinnati - June 21
Unofficial visits at Kentucky & Purdue are both in the works for later in June. https://t.co/24mVq1iKrz
Hopefully this is the beginning of a prosperous season of ‘crootin for every Tiger coach, if only so that we don’t have another content desert like last summer.
Yesterday at Rock M
- The Utah Jazz extended their first-round series lead to 3-1 with special thanks to Jordan Clarkson — the league’s sixth man of the year scored 24 points and added 6 rebounds in the Jazz’s 120-113 win over the Grizzlies.
- Eric Blum wrote about the revival that was for Mizzou Softball in his special Memorial Day column.
- Ronnie DeGray didn’t need in-person recruiting to know Mizzou Hoops was the right fit for him. The newest Tiger will be on campus in the coming days to start work for the 2021-2022 season.
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