Little-known Dayton assistant has made a name on recruiting trail

Thursday March 27th, 2014
Tommy Ostrom recruited many top players as an assistant at Florida, South Alabama and Arkansas before landing at Dayton.
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"It's that constant massage, and you have to be creative and have a way about you," Miller said. "In (Ostrom's) case, it's that constant pressure he puts on everyone to communicate. He never goes away."

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