But Pelini definitely understands the magnitude of what the 18-year old is trying to decide on. Be a two sports athlete at a school like Nebraska or take millions of dollars of guaranteed money to play professional baseball.
"Obviously money plays a part of it, but at some point it comes down to what do you want to do," said Pelini. "Do you want to go to college and be a multi-sport athlete, or do you want to go pro?
"It's got to be where his heart is and what he wants to do. If he's making a decision any other way, he's probably making a mistake."
Starling has until August 16th to make a decision. Reports are the Kansas City Royals have offered anywhere from $6.2 to a $7 million dollar signing bonus.