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Pluto: High expectations, few scholarships on National Signing Day
Commentator Terry Pluto says National Signing Day comes with unrealistic expectations from parents and pressures from coaches
by WKSU's AMANDA RABINOWITZ


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Only about 2,000 high school seniors nationwide will get scholarships to play football at Division I colleges on National Signing Day.
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Today is when the best high school athletes in the country sign letters of intent to play sports on college scholarships. With that, come some unrealistic expectations and pressures for students, parents, and coaches. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks to Amanda Rabinowitz about National Signing Day - that's ballooned from a simple, signed fax to a nationally-televised event.

Terry Pluto on National Signing Day

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Terry Pluto's solution to Canton McKinley's coaching controversy

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