PLANTATION, Fla. - Here is how Alex Collins, who became the unfortunate poster child for everything contorted about National Signing Day, summed up his two days on the sports stage:
“I really just wanted my mom’s blessing,” he said.
He got his father’s blessing instead. And his aunt’s. And his grandma’s. And, as he stood Thursday at Bokamper’s restaurant in Plantation, smiling with an Arkansas hat on his head a day later than expected, you realized something about this entire mess.