December 4, 2006
Part 1: The Build up of Keith Nichol
This is the first in a four part series in which Sooner fans can get to know their newest commitment, quarterback Keith Nichol.
Part I: The Build Up
In this day and age of recruiting when a recruit's sprained ankle can send worry through an entire fan base and news of a commitment can send fans to heights greater than many victories, it's not hard to understand why the wavering of a commitment is a dangerous trespass for star recruits. Things like proximity to campus, and length of time of a commitment only add to these dangers.
This is why the rumors of Keith Nichol's wandering eyes were such a surprise to so many people. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound signal caller had not only been a long-time Michigan State commitment but had grown up a Spartan fan just an hour away from East Lansing.
If ever there was a solid commitment, Nichol was it.
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