"Sure, David take care of your other call," dutiful writer defers fully aware his call is no less an intrusion on a young man in the midst of one of the toughest decisions of his young life.
After about a 30-second pause, the 6-foot-2, 235-pound fullback from Brentwood Academy comes back on the line.
"Hello," he says unable to subdue a rising stress level. "That's a coach right there. It's all the time."
Oh yeah, what school is he with?" persistent scribe implores.
Hang in there David Holbert — you're almost home.