Cole Pennington one of many 2022s playing catch-up in recruiting

No matter where Lexington (Kentucky) Sayre quarterback Cole Pennington decides to go to school, the early level communication classes will be no problem for him.

The ultimate test, however, has become trying to decide a school for Pennington, who is one of thousands of Class of 2022 prospects who saw COVID-19 take away a majority of their recruitable time as prospective student-athletes.

Cramming all of their research in recruiting into just a few months is the ultimate test and not one that is easy to navigate.

It is the ultimate two-minute drill that will impact the futures of many lives, as Pennington pointed out on Friday during his unofficial visit to Marshall.

“The past year and a half, not being able to get out and see places and just get the feel has been tough,” Pennington said. “The most important thing in recruiting and deciding where to go is to get that feel. It’s not seeing the picture of the stadium.

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