The latest fad in college recruiting has been the Top 5 list, where an athlete turns culling his college decisions into a digital ceremony of sorts. It’s a rather unbecoming practice, and one which is getting on the nerve of some students who are already comfortable with their decision, evidently.
Consider Wisconsin commit Antonio Williams one of those haters-in-chief. On Monday afternoon, he briefly sent a scare into Badgers fans by announcing that he would be releasing his “top 5 schools” in the following five minutes, only to follow with this:
That’s some high class trolling, Antonio Williams. There are plenty of reasons why the North Carolina native could reconsider his pledge to Wisconsin, but the fact that he isn’t is a testament both to his bond with the program.
The fact that he’s comfortable enough with his college connection to make light of all his peers who aren’t? That’s pretty funny, and just a touch cold.