Neibert is a really good egg in our basket....and certainly has AA potential. While a higher team profile is one of the factors needed to lure blue-chippers to VT....so is a commitment to the individual wrestler's development. Sitting Carter so he can excel at a higher weight, will have as much impact on recruiting as starting him.
I guess I personally think recruits will notice a top 5 finish at nationals more than a decision to redshirt 1 guy. But I really don't think you can go wrong either way. A redshirt would make us a stronger team in future years.
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