I had originally posted this to the "1000 mile" thread, but it got lost in the debate and I wanted to get some feedback because it seems like a viable update WIS could make, and could help dramatically reduce the appearance of having a recruiting advantage with two teams in the same world.
With FSS, what if you could scout states by division? Say for Florida, you have options as to what divisions you want FSS for. You could pick D3, D2, D1, or any combination. However, I think this would eliminate the perceived benefit of FSS now, that is if you scout states with a D1 school, you get all info for all divisions, which would benefit your D2/D3 school without having to spend said D2/D3 school's cash. You could also track by user, who scouted which levels. If a D1 coach (with a D2/D3 team) is scouting D3 recruits, chances are he is using his D1 team to cheat the system. I think it could also impact the cost of FSS, by varying the $ cost per recruit, depending on the level.
Current Florida recruits - 200 recruits total (60 D1, 70 D2, 70 D3) - $2,000 to scout, average of $10/recruit
New Florida recruits - 200 recruits total (60 D1 @ $24/recruit for $1,440, 70 D2 @ $16/recruit for $1,120, 70 D3 @ $8/recruit for $560) - $3,120 to scout all 3 levels
Just D1 - $1,440 vs. $2,000 = $560 savings using new plan
Just D2 - $1,120 vs. $2,000 = $880 savings using new plan
Just D3 - $560 vs. $2,000 = $1,440 savings using new plan
D1 & D2 - $2,560 vs. $2,000 = $560 increase using new plan
D2 & D3 - $1,680 vs. $2,000 = $320 savings using new plan