I believe we are all denying the impact of the virus on individuals and sports themselves. Are the MLL and PLL going to play at all? Are colleges less likely to allow intercollegiate sports than in other years. The virus has enormous impact on everyone, psychologically, physically, economically. New York downstate is the center of destruction. Upstate is not as effected, but must be a consideration for some recruits and transfers. Insecurity, anxiety, and fear all can lead to impulsive decision making and action. No one, not one expert, not one politician can predict where or when or to what degree this virus will strike. It is a brutal insidious disease. Viruses can lay low, mutate, hide in cells and then explode with even greater force after months of declining infections. The number of transfers if it is higher than usual seems to me a picture of jittery at times poorly reasoned almost desperate behavior. Not everyone certainly, but some seem inexplicable.Yep.Unusual year. Some players would never have been drafted by MLL and PLL in other years but were high draft picks because they signaled they were ready to move on backed by knowledge that they had limited options. That is why I labeled these drafts farcial. Next year will be loaded with available 5 year talent that no longer have the option of returning to college
If I were coaching, I would concentrate on planning for a truncated season and especially for the following season, 2022. For example, how does the addition of a 5th year transfer make sense when there may be no season at all?