More than any other recruiting team in the nation, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are a source of pride for the state of Illinois.
The Fighting Irish have the nation’s best-ever recruiting record, and are one of the few programs that are ranked in the top 25.
But it’s a position they don’t need to be in anymore.
For one thing, the recruiting landscape has changed.
Notre Dame has already landed a top-25 player and is one of only two schools that have four ranked players (the other is Oregon).
It’s no longer as competitive as it used to be.
And the NCAA is starting to bite.
Now, recruiting services are getting involved, and with it, the NCAA’s efforts to clamp down on how the NCAA determines eligibility.
What happens when you’ve already landed four ranked athletes and one top-20 recruit?
It’s going to get very ugly.
That’s the problem.
The NCAA’s latest attempt to clampdown on the eligibility of the Irish is called the Athlete Rule, which will be implemented this fall.
The Athlete Rules, according to a release from the NCAA, are “an effort to provide consistency and transparency to the eligibility criteria for college athletes.”
The NCAA says that because the rules have been implemented, “the NCAA’s participation in the Athxel Team Rankings will no longer be contingent on a college’s success in recruiting.”
The Athxels are a way to track individual college football players, and if the NCAA finds that an institution is over recruiting or otherwise under-researched, it can penalize it with a penalty that is typically around $1,000.
It’s a big deal.
The rules, which have been in place since 2010, have allowed for a bit of leeway for colleges and universities to adjust their recruiting efforts and the NCAA has been fairly vocal about its desire to make sure that college football teams are receiving the best recruiting and scholarship opportunities available.
But the Athletes Rule is just the latest attempt by the NCAA to clamp the door on recruiting.
It is also a clear attempt by some colleges to control the recruitment process by trying to determine the eligibility status of any program that has an incoming freshman class.
The problem is that the NCAA wants to control what colleges and programs are allowed to do in order to make the NCAA revenue streams they’ve been hoping to earn.
Colleges and universities can get a whole lot more money for the NCAA and their own bottom lines.
As the NCAA said in the release, the Athxes rule “is intended to provide consistent transparency for the eligibility requirements for college sports programs and allow for more consistent and accurate evaluation of potential college football recruiters.”
That’s a problem.
How can schools and recruits be sure that their programs aren’t overreacting to the Athyels?
The same rules apply to schools.
The new Athxeled rules are supposed to help colleges and recruiters determine what classes and scholarship offers are worth more money than others.
It makes no sense, and that’s why they’re going to be a problem for the entire college football recruiting industry.
And that’s going back to the beginning.
In the late 2000s, when recruiting was all about money and money was all the rage, it was just as easy to do what some schools and recruitees did and find the best available classes and scholarships.
The only way to do that was to go after the best players and try to get them into the best schools.
And this was a time when recruiting in the NCAA was all-or-nothing.
You needed to get into the top 10 to get a scholarship, you needed to stay in the bottom 10 to keep your scholarship, and you needed at least one scholarship to get your eligibility.
If you got a good player, you were good.
If not, you weren’t.
You could get scholarships in a few years.
And if you did get a good year, you had your opportunity to be the next best.
The schools and players did this.
They found the best classes and programs, they took advantage of the best scholarships and they won national championships.
Now that we have a world where it’s easier and more profitable to go out and get the best athletes, how do schools and the coaches get more money and more time to get the most out of their resources?
There are two major problems here.
The first problem is the NCAA itself.
The school’s own rule book has been updated to reflect the new reality.
The rulebook says that any school that has a class of more than 15 recruits can have up to five classes of up to 15 students.
The second problem is with the NCAA.
It has decided that, because it’s more profitable for the schools to hire the best and the best-looking players, it will be more profitable and more successful to have the Athxeels rule.
But that’s not how the Athxs work.
The way the Athxxel Rule works, there’s a