"I replay that memory a lot," Cotton says. "Every time I walked into and out of my room, I would see it."
The 6-foot-5, 235-pound tight end's goal became reality last summer, when he attended Stanford's football camp. David Shaw offered him a scholarship during a water break.
"At first, I thought I was in trouble or something," Cotton laughs.
Far from it. The versatile Idahoan -- who has quarterback, tackle, receiver, and tight end experience -- is now committed to Stanford's 2013 recruiting class. He joined me and Sam Fisher on The Bootleg Radio to discuss his classic recruiting story and share insights about his official visit and recruitment.
Bootleg Radio: Eric Cotton (click here if sound below doesn't work)
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