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Patience pays off for Thornton

For some it's honor among thieves when it comes to summing up the recruiting game. Then you read a story about a school being truthful, up-front and then it working out the way it was all said that it could. Then you read about who it happened to and you can't help but be happy for the recruit.

Merely days ago, Big Red Report brought you the latest on Justin Thornton. It seemed like a two horse race between Missouri and Kansas with the possibility that Nebraska could slip in there with an offer. There was also a chance that Northwestern could move in there after an official. The patience paid off for Thornton this week who finally got the offer that he seemed to be waiting for. An... Recommended Stories