Those of you who consider the Georgia program to be in the throws throes of a death spiral might do well to read this article to get some idea of how the program is received by observers of some of its poorer relations.
You might also reflect upon the data from these charts:
Perennial recruiting powers
The following schools were ranked in Rivals.com top 10 recruiting classes in the country the most times for the period 2000-2009:
School No. Florida State 8 Georgia 8 Southern Cal 8 Florida 7 Oklahoma 7 Texas 7 Miami 6 LSU 6 Tennessee 6 Alabama 5 Michigan 5
Perennial football powers
The following schools were ranked in the final Associated Press top 10 the most times for the period 2000-2009:
School No. Ohio State 7 Oklahoma 7 Southern Cal 7 Texas 7 Florida 5 Georgia 5 LSU 5 Va Tech 5