"Huh?" another said, awakening from a long afternoon nap.
"We missed the recruiting news cycle," the member repeated, a but more irritated this time. "There's a very small window where people care about football recruiting - the 72 hours after National Letter of Intent Day. After that, you might as well be writing about the 2002 midterm elections."
"Is that really true?" sleepy guy said. "Patriot League people tend to have a bit longer attention span than that. They appreciate - or at least get vocal about - the ratings whenever they come out. After all, in the old days, there sometimes was months between classes."
"But that's not true anymore," irritated guys said. "Now, the Patriot League are all announcing their classes on NLI day. They're a part of the crazy skydiving-recruit announcing, hat-switching player circus that is national signing day."
"Well," sleepy guy said, "they're done now. For us, this is some sort of record, having them all done this early. It took a lot of sleepless nights, but they're done now."
"Let's get this done before we miss any more news cycles," irritated guy responded.
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