Sports and business intersect in the recruitment of high-school athletes, removing the competition from the field or court and bringing it into family rooms all across the country. As coaches make their pitches to athletes and their families, ESPN Recruiting Nation is on the trail as well with this weekly studio show that delves into high-school athletes and their potential impact on the college scene. The hourlong program also provides inside information surrounding recruiting news and features analysis from a staff of national and regional experts, including Tom Luginbill, Craig Haubert, Jamie Newberg and Corey Long.
Type: Talk Show
Runtime: 60 minutes
ESPN Recruiting Nation - Shaq Thompson - Netflix
Shaquille Green-Thompson (born April 21, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington. He also had a short stint with the Boston Red Sox as part of their rookie team in the Gulf Coast League. Since being drafted, he has played a hybrid safety/linebacker position for the Panthers. He is regarded as their “big nickel” and covers mismatches in the pass or run game.
ESPN Recruiting Nation - Personal life - Netflix
Raised in Sacramento, California, Shaq Thompson is the son of Patty Thompson, a single mother, and the youngest of four brothers. His older brother Syd'Quan Thompson played for the Denver Broncos.
ESPN Recruiting Nation - References - Netflix