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How Coach Jimbo Fisher and other major programs legally spend serious money to recruit top high school football players

Wealth of information that recruiting fans ought to know. I suggest reading the whole article before drawing any conclusions. Great job organizing and putting this information in context by Ira Schoffel and the Tallahassee Democrat staff. "Where Bowden's staff spent just more than $280,000 on recruiting during his final season three years ago, FSU cranked that budget up to $500,000 in 2010-11 and raised it again to $525,000 in 2011-12. That's an overall increase of nearly 86 percent." Over 1/6th of FSU athletics' recruiting budget goes to chartered flights by football coaches. "It also includes more than $200,000 spent on private, chartered flights for FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher and his assistant coaches — the vast majority of which take place in the span of about six weeks leading up to February's National Signing Day." "Florida State's increased spending is not out of line with other major programs. Even with the recent surge in football, FSU spent $1.16 million on recruiting for all sports in 2010-11; the Seminoles spent just less than $750,000 on men's sports and about $407,000 for women's. The men's total ranked fourth-highest in the ACC, while the women's total was highest. Meanwhile, several athletic programs in the Southeastern Conference spend more than $2 million annually on recruiting expenses for all sports."

2012 Texas Longhorn Recruiting Class Is Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Weep for DGB if you're the kind of person that can still find molecules of empty in a very full glass, but this class is pretty damn sweet. While DGB raised Missouri's class all the way into the...

Filling in the gaps

SuperBowl: Green Bay won, or so I heard on the Radio whilst identifying a Wandering Atrial Pacemaker rhythm and cursing my weekend schedule. I thought the Packers were a fairly close approximation...

Signing Day Updates

The Jesus has you covered ... National Signing Day: Fax Checking 2011 We're hearing this kid is pretty good... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4rKW9yjkV8

Bringing In Reinforcements On The D-Line, Colorado Adds Another Verbal Commit

Brining In Reinforcements On The D-Line, Colorado Adds Another Verbal Commit

Buffaloes Land Another Defensive End, Pick Up Verbal From Kisima Jagne

Buffaloes Land Another Defensive End, Pick-Up Verbal From Kisima Jagne

Buffaloes Get Another From California, Westlake DE John Stuart Commits

Buffaloes Get Another From California, Westlake DE John Stuart Commits

Colorado Receives A (Somewhat Shaky) Commitment From DE De'Jon Wilson

Colorado Receives A (Somewhat Shaky) Commitment From DE De'Jon Wilson

Potential Nebraska Staff Changes Steal Spotlight From Bo Pelini's Best Recruiting Class

Even on a day in which Nebraska gets a fine, fine recruiting class, Husker fans can't be left alone to enjoy it.

Kicker Mauro Bondi Commits To Nebraska

Nebraska picked up a couple recruits over the weekend, including a replacement for kicker Alex Henery.

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