Vaught: Chuck Smith on Recruiting

Question for Chuck Smith: What is the major area of focus and/or need in recruiting right now with the commitments you already have

Question: What is the major area of focus and/or need in recruiting right now with the commitments you already have?

Smith: "We obviously at this point are looking for difference-makers. We have specific needs, but we want difference-makers. That is what we have to have. We have to have a guy in the last few that have a chance to be immediate impact players."

Question: When do you start figuring out how many more commitments you can take?

Smith: "Coach (Joker) Phillips figures that out. That is his call. He decides, especially at the end, how many more we can take. He has weigh everything. How many guys are leaving? How many guys are back? What are the grade issues of the commitments we have? Are they for sure qualifiers? There is a lot that plays into it and he has to balance all of that and then make the final call."

Question: Is that an easy number to try and balance?

Smith: "There are a lot of variables and he will look at all those variables before he makes a final decision on anything."


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