As college football’s early signing period nears later this month, in-home visits with forthcoming recruits are piling up — and with it, the potential entertainment value has taken an upswing.
Witness here in Everett, Mass., where three-star cornerback and Michigan commit Mike Sainristil welcomed head coach Jim Harbaugh into his living room. Among other things, Sainristil’s family was treated to a rendition of “Hail to the Victors” in front of their Christmas tree:
Sainristil, the No. 1 Class of 2019 recruit in Massachusetts according to 247 Sports, flipped his commitment to Michigan from Virginia Tech last month. Earlier this football season, USA TODAY named Sainristil one of the Northeast region’s Midseason Defensive Players of the Year.