The article scathing rebuke of the system that many of us pay a great deal of attention to and some of us pay actual U.S. currency for the tidbits gathered by analysts at these combines and camps.
[break] Tis the season for college football recruiting-related organizations to hold combines around the country. High school athletes of various ages will gather in diverse locations to show off their skills in hope of landing a major college scholarship offer by participating in The Underwear Olympics (camps and combines where athletes complete in shorts).
[break] [break] How much do these combines, most of which charge fees for participation, actually increase the odds of being noticed by a college coach?
[break] [break] A recent Detroit Free Press article rips the recruiting industry that uses high school athletes as it raw material and suggests that the combines a valueless as recruiting vehicles for athletes.
[break] [break] I’m guilty.
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