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2014 DE Da’Shawn Hand: The recruit who cares as much about academics as the gridiron

Woodbridge All-Met defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand, considered the top football prospect in the country in the Class of 2014, is not swayed when college coaches promise playing time, national TV exposure, gleaming facilities or snazzy uniforms. He will politely listen to a recruiting pitch and then launch into an inquisitive monologue of his own: What is your Academic Progress Rate? What internship opportunities do you offer in my field? What is the average income of a graduate with my degree from your school? (Washington Post)

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