May 14, 2006

For Garcia it's bombs (and blogs) away

The newest craze in the recruiting game is top prospects updating their recruiting process in their own words with blogs.

One such player is Tampa, Fla., Jefferson dual-threat quarterback Stephen Garcia.

The 6-foot-3, 212-pound signal caller is keeping a blog for the Tampa Tribune. In it he talks about more than just his favorites, he talks about whatever he wants.

"The writer there (at the Tribune) knows my dad real well. He covered my uncles and my brothers. He asked if I would email in my recruiting experiences for him to put up. It's been crazy. It's been more popular than I thought it would be.

"I think it's a good deal. I guess because I get to talk about things I want to talk about and give people a feel for who I am. And the comments from people across the country are fun to read."

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