SDSU Football Commits (23...and counting) Jan 21, 2013 13:07:36 GMT -8
Post by sleepinggiantsfan on Jan 21, 2013 13:07:36 GMT -8
ESPN has never bothered to rate classes past the first 25 so they're irrelevant to my topic. Or to put it another way, I think the best way to judge the quality of this class in comparison to everybody's else will be to see how Scout and 247Sports rate it after LOI signing day.
Just a guess here, but I think Rivals coverage of schools outside of the top 25 will be closely related to the number of insider subscribers. I don't believe we have that many insider subscribers. Like I said, just a guess.
I doubt that's it. Certainly it doesn't appear there's been any reduction in the number of subscribers. I've been one for about five years (IIRC, I joined soon after UpChuck was shown the door) and when I go to the insider site these days the number of people on there is always much greater than it used to be.
I just think Rivals SDSU has cheaped out, which is why I assume the guy who runs - or used to run - the Hall of Champions stopped being the ASR guy, then they hired Edward Lewis and he has now left for their UCLA site. So I think Rivals simply doesn't pay enough to whoever is supposed to grade SDSU recruits to make it worth his while to spend much time on us.
Heck, I remember when the guy before the present guy left. At just about this time of year a couple years ago there was nobody handling SDSU and although Lewis never admitted it, it was obvious to us subscribers that Edward just gave a grade of 5.4 to 6-8 of our recruits who had committed months earlier and never been evaluated.