Notre Dame’s #PotOfGold recruiting campaign, while clearly ridiculous, has thus far been a success – at least in terms of publicity. The Irish have been sending 477 pieces of gold-themed mail to specific recruits in hopes that the over-the-top methodology will prove effective in landing their services. But today, we learned another little anecdote that’s interesting – some of the letters are literally dipped in 24-carat gold powder. Jimmy Byrne, a 4-star offensive tackle from Ohio, tweeted out a photo today:
— Jimmy Byrne (@Jimbo_Slice76) December 23, 2013
I have no clue if a blotch of gold powder is going to be enough to sway some of these kids, but you’ve got to hand to Notre Dame – the Irish are going all-out to land their top targets.