“I went to the University of Georgia,” Sanders said. “On my recruiting trip, Vince Dooley is the head coach. I had just witnessed them getting their butts kicked against Georgia Tech.
“They got their butts kicked, and I went to Vince Dooley’s office. And he says, ‘Well, I’m sure you’re going to contribute for us. I want you to redshirt and learn the system.’ And I said, ‘Redshirt?’
“And that was it. He’s talking about redshirting, and I know what I’ve got. So that was it. I crossed him off the list.”
You know, it’s not like Dooley hadn’t started a true freshman with other-worldly talent before. You’d think he’d have known how to phrase his sales pitch better.