Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions any young adult can make. Picking the right school, especially for an athletic recruit with professional aspirations, takes the utmost research and deliberation.
Or 100,000 retweets.
A Twitter user asked Jack Carman—Scout.com's third-rated offensive tackle in the 2018 class—to name the number of retweets necessary for him to commit to the Buckeyes. Likely just to mess with the inquirer, the Fairfield (Ohio) High School student set the lofty bar at 100,000.
As of Saturday afternoon, the post has been shared approximately 2,700 times. Of course, it doesn't matter if the Twitter missive succeeds. A direct message does not count as a binding contract, and no rational person would let a stranger on social media dictate a life-altering decision.
Nevertheless, Carman is playing along with the campaign: