Coaches, colleges, and conferences have used social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to break the fourth wall with their desired audience, whether that means devoted fans or potential recruits -- and now the same technology gives high school stars a new way to interact and publish their own messages, reports. In the past, virtually all news about top prospects came from recruiting web sites or traditional media reports. But players such as Devin Gardner, a highly touted quarterback who has committed to attending the University of Michigan, now can cut out the middleman. Gardner maintains an active...

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