An LOI is a nonbinding legal agreement that not only expresses interest, but typically details the initial terms for the contemplated transaction, timing for due diligence, any contingencies (financing, Board approval, etc.), and specifies the timing to execute a final definitive agreement and close the transaction.
Having a great support staff is essential to every student athlete and when mom is not around, the coaching staff will be the only ones that will be there for these young athletes. We sometimes forget that these kids are just that, kids. Some of them may be 6 foot 8, and over 300 pounds, but overall, they are 18 year old kids who need help and support in this new college environment.