With several of his teammates counting down the days to signing a Division-I football scholarship, Gainesville's Thomas Sprague boarded a plane bound for Pittsburgh last Friday just trying to find his own piece of the pie.
I've never claimed to know more about football than the guys that get paid to scout the talent, but I'd challenge anyone to question my ability to do simple math. The way colleges evaluate and critique high school football talent has really started to perplex me.
Somewhere within the crowd of 18,000 people, Connor Shaw eagerly awaited the buzzer that finalized the University of South Carolina's 68-62 upset win over then No. 1 Kentucky on Jan. 26 at the Colonial Life Arena.