Texas A&M struck gold.

Blessed with a 37-inch vertical leap, unparalleled court vision and a lightning-quick first step, Mansfield Timberview point guard Alex Robinson could have signed with almost any basketball team in the country.

Florida State and Miami offered him. Baylor, Marquette, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Vanderbilt followed. Even Larry Brown and SMU came calling, even though they held a commitment from the nation’s No. 1 ranked point guard, Dallas Prime Prep’s Emmanuel Mudiay.

If life is about decisions, then we are the product of thousands of said decisions, both large and small, that we’ve made throughout our lives