Found February 07, 2013 on Football Nation:
Who says college football doesn't have an off-season? National Signing Day can be just as competitive as games when it comes to swelling your coffers (no pun intended) with the best recruits, or rebuilding/reloading your program for a future title run. Just to illustrate how much this can mean to "fans", this year we had death threats and maternal intervention, along with the usual pestering on Twitter and other social media (is there other social media?). Establishing the winners and losers can be the result of a variety of reasons. For the bigger schools, scoring on top in-state prospects is often an indicator of how your school is viewed. For those few schools who have a chance at the really big prizes, losing out to other powerhouses can have a spin-off effect that can resonate for years to come. For smaller schools, pulling in highly-regard recruits at the expense of the big guys is always a win!So, here are a few schools who can hold their head high, and those wh...
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