When covering recruits, we constantly forget that in reality these are 17- and 18-year-olds, not adults. With so many options to choose from such as college coaches calling them, people like myself wanting to interview them, their own high school football team responsibilities plus school, we think they are supposed to have the maturity of 30-year-olds.
That leads to such shock and hysteria when they change their mind about a decision, eliminate a school or take a surprising visit. It's a part of the recruiting world and it's not going to stop happening. With this piece, I figure I beat them to the punch and try to give you 10 shocking potential scenarios that just may be on horizon.