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Shockingly Self-Aware Athlete of the Day

Kenderius Whitehead, a class of 2012 defensive end committed to NC State, has some thoughts on blushing coach promises issued on the recruiting trail. As told to theAJC:


What is the funniest thing any coach said to you during the recruiting process? “The funniest thing that said is that they can get me to the league, to the NFL. That was pretty funny. It was a number of coaches that said that. It was funny because nobody can get me to the NFL but me and God.”

That's remarkable candor and clarity for a high schooler. But man, are we all in trouble if we get to the afterlife and discover God's more of a soccer fan.

[Via Blutarsky.]