Originally Posted by Boston Red
Recruiting is stupid.
And I'm not saying anything negative about Stoops or UK. If this tactic is effective for this particular player, then more power to them. But it's just another example of how stupid this whole process is.
Agreed. No blame goes to Stoops or any other staff - all successful programs send these massive batches of mail. If you want to recruit with the big boys, the rules almost dictate you pull stunts like this. It's just another example of how poorly run the NCAA is. Recruiting is completely, and IMO irreparably, out of control, both legally and illegally. They have no grasp on it whatsoever.
That said, Barker looks like a good one. Hope he's the QB that leads UK to prominence.