College football recruits commit to uncertainty

By Dave Peck
Medill Reports

When a high schooler commits to playing college football, they do so expecting a season. That’s not the case for this year’s class of recruits. For incoming freshman Jacob Horigan and transfer Max Jacobs, the decision to play football for Bowdoin College came amid the most unusual circumstances.

Photo at top: Avonworth High School’s Jacob Horigan tumbles into the endzone. (Jacob Horigan/Avonworth)