The population of Alabama is 4.8 million people. The population of Mississippi is just under 3 million. Compare this recruiting base with the almost 40 million people that live in the state of California.
The head football coach at LSU recently picked up a commitment from quarterback Zadock Dinkelmann. Zack's an 8th grader from Texas. That's not a misprint; Dinkelmann is indeed an 8th grader. Recruiting middle school kids is increasingly common at the highest levels of college sports.
Just as Bill Russell and Roger Maris didn't deserve death threats, Cade Foster doesn't deserve them either. So, if you sent the them or clicked 'favorite', you deserve to be thinking about your next 140 characters locked behind 40 bars.