Top High School Recruit Says College Coach Promised Him Meeting With Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Michael Jackson. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

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(CBS) Michael Jackson is dead, this we know.

But that didn’t stop one Division I football coach from allegedly promising the nation’s top recruit, defensive end Da’Shawn Hand, a meeting with the King of Pop.

Here’s the story from CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman.

Feldman: What is the craziest thing that has happened to you since you’ve been named the nation’s No. 1 recruit?

Hand: Well, I ain’t gonna say any names, but one coach told me that since I’m the No. 1 player, I’m gonna get to meet Michael Jackson. I said, “Isn’t he already dead?” The coach goes, “Well, alright, you can meet Tito.” I was like, alright. OK, I’m done.