Saturday, August 27, 2005

When Is A Text Messsage Not Really Communication?

From Ben Maller NCAA Coaches uses text messaging

Text messages, the electronic communication — which allows messages to be typed and sent to another person via a cell phone — has become the preferred method of contact for many college recruiters during the no-contact period, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE.

Until Sept. 1, college coaches can have no personal or voice-to-voice communication with prospective football players.

"As soon as this technology became available and we knew that most of the players had phones that were capable of texting, we started doing it," said Texas A&M recruiting coordinator John Barr. "It's basically an unlimited use of contact we can use during a time when we aren't allowed to telephone or visit with a recruit.

But will they be able to read the messages...:)

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