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Doing more with less and vice versa

We’ve seen it many times.

NCAA Football: CFP National Championship-Clemson vs Alabama Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

These sorts of articles are always fun to read and directionally accurate, I guess. They often have a bit of specious reasoning and some lack of understanding around specific context but whatever. Let’s dive in!

Which College Football Teams Do The Most With The Least Talent? (And Vice Versa)

Meanwhile, at the other end of the spectrum, there are programs that recruit like crazy but achieve only modest outcomes, like South Carolina, Texas and Georgia. The latter two in particular are storied programs that recruit off of their prestige, but both teams have found a way to mess up that advantage in recent seasons.