Originally Posted by Sea Ray
As an SEC apologist, I have no problem with oversigning as long as it's within NCAA guidelines. If not then they deserve to be hammered by the NCAA. If the SEC is playing within the rules then kudos to them for doing all they can to play top notch football. Having been to colleges in both the SEC and the Big Ten, I can vouch for the fact that football is more important in the south and they'll go to all lengths to get ahead. No question
There is a reason most every college, and most athletic directors rail against oversigning. This isn't pro sports.
I guess I find the idea of promising a young man a college education to play football, only to yank his scholarship from him when I happen to recruit someone better than him at the same position is a little disreputable and immoral.
As far as which schools care most about football, I think a more appropriate gage of measuring this is how much a program spends on it's program, not how many loopholes a program can find. And also not how many educations a program renigs to student athletes.
According to Forbes, the top 3 biggest spending programs on college football were Ohio State, Alabama, and Notre Dame.