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HOUSTON -- You can take your cynicism and your bitterness and your disgust at collegiate recruiting and the NCAA and wrap it in some foil and and put it in the freezer for later. It'll keep.
This is a different kind of recruiting story.
Five months ago, David Wilganowski's heart stopped beating in the middle of a football game he was playing for Rudder High School in Bryan, Texas. He collapsed and his parents and medical personnel rushed to a nightmare.
"He had taken his last breath," said his mom, Susan.
Paramedics revived him, but doctors diagnosed Wilganowski with something called Long QT Syndrome, a genetic mutation that can result in sudden death. Although it did not end Wilganowski's life, it did end his football career. Or so everyone thought.
"I got to thinking maybe I lost my scholarship," he said. "I'm gonna have to work on my grades some more."
Susan said she thought there was "no chance" her son would be ...
BEST OF MAXIM
We begin with a requisite nod to Nick Saban. Fresh off his second BCS championship in three years, Saban claimed the nation's No. 1 recruiting class for the fourth time in six years at Alabama. The beast is self-sustaining now.
Marshall posted four players in double-digit scoring to defeat the Rice Owls 65-57 in a Conference USA women's basketball game held inside the Cam Henderson Center Thursday night.
The Rice Owls women's track and field team competed at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational on Saturday and turned in several fine performances.
Rice University senior Connor Frizzelle has been named a repeat selection to the Capital One Academic All-District ® Men's Basketball Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The No. 37 University of Miami men's tennis team will travel to Houston, Texas, to face No. 38 Rice University on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 11 a.m. at the Jake Hess Tennis Stadium.ITA Poll | Schedule | Roster | Coach Rincon
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- National champion Alabama restocked the nation's top defense, scooped up a few highly recruited offensive playmakers and generally had what's becoming a typical signing day for Nick Saban & Co.
In other words, replacing departed stars with blue-chippers across the board on a program that has won two of the last three national championships.
From the Wisconsin Woodchucks
(Wausau) – This week, the Wisconsin Woodchucks are excited to announce another addition to their roster for the 2012 season. Recently, the ‘Chucks have signed Skyler Ewing, a power hitting, freshman first baseman from Rice University.
Ewing joins the Owls after a very decorated high school career. Hailing from Arlington, TX, Skyler played...
[Written by @gbdawkins - ParadigmShift35]On National Signing Day, we learned that some universities would be offering four-year scholarships to their football players, while others will not. Others, still, refused to answer the question. On the surface, it seems like a good idea-guaranteeing a kid his education. On twitter, myself and a couple of other people (lawyers, mostly) expressed...
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Woke up this morning from a nightmare with Madonna in it last night. Glad I don't have to...oh crap! She's doing the Super Bowl halftime show tonight! Hide your kids, hide your wife.
There can be only one.
Kevin Scarbinsky asks if Alabama head football coach Nick...
It's just another typical Signing Day for Alabama. Nick Saban puts together yet another dominating performance that is becoming the norm in Tuscaloosa. Brett McMurphy dubs it a snooze fest with such few surprises.
When Alabama captured the 2011 BCS Championship in New Orleans, there was a hint at what greatness lay ahead in Tuscaloosa before the season even started. The BCS champion's team consisted of upperclassmen from their 2008 recruiting class, that same class that was ranked No. 1 by Scout.com.
So does a No. 1 recruiting class translate to a BCS Championship three or four years...