As evidence by some of the early offers
already extended throughout the state, Rich Brooks and company appear to be headed towards
the same strategy of the successful recruiting season a year ago.
Kids really remember the first school
who offered them, former recruiting coordinator and now offensive coordinator Joker
Phillips said. Nowadays kids are making their decisions a lot earlier, so youve
got to get your offers out there earlier.
The strategy certainly paid dividends a year
Of the in-state signees from Februarys
Proving just how important the spring evaluation period is for the Wildcat coaching staff - of those in-state signatures, only Tim Masthay garnered a scholarship offer after May.
As the staff has already found out, the class
of 2006 in
The Wildcat coaching staff, understanding the
critical advantage in making the first scholarship offer, has already extended offers to
some of the states best and look to be eyeing several more.
The place perhaps most pivotal for evaluation
The tactic has been successful in the past,
helping to land former
I think offering first has become
pretty important, Phillips said, but to be in that position you had got to do
In addition to Centrals Cory Peters,
St. Xavier offensive lineman Justin Jeffries, Manuals duo of Javare White (RB) and
Aundre Henderson (DE) and Ballards duo of Garnett Phelps (WR/DB) and Demarco Williams (DE), could very well hold the fate of the Wildcats recruiting venture next
Other names to keep an eye on this summer are
Henry Clays Sam Gardner, Madison Centrals Paul Warford, Louisville St. Xaviers
Justin Jeffries and
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