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Does Recruiting Mail From College Coaches Still Matter?


INDEXSports Illustrated asks an intriguing question in a story this week: Does recruiting mail still matter?

The story focuses on high school basketball star Roberto Nelson, who signed with Oregon State. He kept track of his recruiting mail from college coaches, receiving 2,161 pieces from 56 programs.

Guess how many he received from the school he signed with? Zero.

They looks at the past and at the future in an era of e-mail and social networking sites and how parents and athletes handle recruitment.

Get an inside look of the college recruitment process here!

COED Writer