Here’s video of Joshua Garnett picking between Stanford and Michigan. The video begins as he’s talking about Michigan…
And here’s my story for Friday’s newspaper:
Eight T-shirts, all sporting the logo of a major college football team that offered a scholarship to Joshua Garnett, hung in the commons at Puyallup High.
One by one, the highly-touted offensive lineman pulled down the T-shirts until only two – Michigan and Stanford – remained.
Then, before an audience of more than 200 people Thursday afternoon, Garnett called to the podium twin sister Rachel, who carried with her a backpack. Garnett reached inside and pulled out a crimson hat, declaring himself committed to Stanford.
Garnett said the decision to pick Stanford over Michigan was close.
“I definitely could have went to either school and made the right decision,” he said. “I felt like in my heart, Stanford was the place for me to be at.”
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