Dr. Gary Green is an athletic, wise-cracking, prematurely gray-haired associate professor at Georgia. He knows little about football. But recruits -- and maybe more importantly their parents -- can't get enough of him.
Class of 2015 cornerback Jalen Campbell, who picked up a Texas offer at sophomore day and committed to the Longhorns at the Orange-White spring game, said UT was always his favorite school but he never thought they'd recruit him.
In the rapidly accelerating world of recruiting, getting prospects to decide during the summer before their junior year is not enough for college coaches, as they look to reel in top talent sooner and sooner. Thus was born the junior day.