Originally Posted by paintmered
Or maybe he's not allowed to talk to them...
That rule is about discussing a player's recruitment with the media. Totally separate from the rules involving coach-prospect contact.
For what it's worth, I think the whole dinner story was bogus too. But the other thing, they messed up a bit. A handful of phone calls' worth of common courtesy would have saved them the dust-up. You can bet the kids they wanted to keep heard from them ASAP.