The NCAA recruiting cycle gets an unprecedented amount of media coverage today, and high school athletes are the subject of more sports coverage than ever before.
It seems that their perspective as a high schooler often gets swept under the rug and lost in the conversation. Intrigued by how such young students are able to handle all of the normal high school stresses, plus the added athletic pressure and scrutiny by the media, I thought those athletes ought to be given a voice.
This is the first part of a series in which I’ll sit down with some high school recruits to gather their perspectives on the recruiting process and give them a chance to speak their minds.
This week, I went to speak with Omaha Burke football recruit, Devon Jackson.