By Nick Shook
Paul Haynes sat at the head of his conference table inside his office Wednesday morning, awaiting the start of another historic day in his head coaching career at Kent State.
ESPNU’s coverage of National Signing Day played on the television mounted on his office wall while less than two months of relentless recruiting efforts became tangible results in the form of faxed documents.
The first national letter of intent, signed by Toledo Whitmer recruit Nick Holley, arrived at 7:35 a.m.
Recruiting coordinator Ben Needham dialed the first official signee of the 2013 Kent State football recruiting class.
“You were right, you are faster than Nate,” Needham told Holley before handing the phone off to Haynes. Continue reading