Last week, Pennsylvania State University offensive line coach Herb Hand revealed that he had halted his recruitment of a student-athlete because of offensive content the player posted on Twitter.
As it turns out, he wasn’t the only coach to cop to such a move in recent days.
During the University of Georgia’s media day on Friday, head football coach Mark Richt revealed that he, too, had a negative experience when it came to a recruit’s social-media activity. Richt went one step further than Hand, however; he rescinded a scholarship offer because of what the recruit was posting on Twitter, as Michael Carvell of
A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.