Justin Rogers, a four-star prospect and the No. 2 dual threat QB in the country can really play. Some high school athletes sign in a low-key fashion around friends and family. If things get crazy, maybe they’ll bring in a prop or something like that. I’m not sure if I’ve ever seen this though.
Louisiana’s No. 1 QB Justin Rogers ready to sign his letter of intent pic.twitter.com/2F0TASFHVY— Sam Spiegelman (@samspiegs) December 22, 2017
That is a throne. Not as foreboding as the Iron Throne in Game Of Thrones, but certainly opulent enough to make signing with TCU an occasion. The table is a football field, and it sits on a base that’s made out of his nickname, “JG1.”
Save me your takes on humility and #class. The young man’s worked his tail off to get where he is today with the help of countless others, and if he wants to flex on a throne then that is what he should do. Have fun with the recruiting process and enjoy your moment, my man.
The signing is pretty big for TCU. For starters, Rogers is pretty good.
When you watch Rogers game film it’s easy to see why he had almost 30 offers, including schools like Georgia, Miami, Oregon, Texas, Texas A&M, Tennessee, and Ole Miss, not to mention Harvard. His 6-4, 210 pound frame, coupled with his laser-rocket arm and great mobility earned him his No. 2 dual-threat QB rating.
Rogers, an Elite 11 finalist, competed at The Opening, a Nike competition designed to pit the best high school players against each other in a 7-on-7 tournament, on the same team as TCU target JaMarr Chase, leading Team Vapor Speed to the finals and impressing scouts along the way.
The other is that Rogers is from Louisiana. When good players leave Louisiana, it is something to take note of. When they sign sitting on a throne, it’s also something to take note of.