Posted by Trentonjoe on 5/26/2012 10:49:00 PM (view original):
Depends on a gizillion factors, but realistically you might be able to snag a bad two star player.
i think two stars will not even let you pull them down, with a d-.
low end d1 schools (up to a b-) have to pull down high end players, just like d2/d3. and low d1 schools CANT even TALK to the high end recruits. recruiting on a d+, i find that 2 stars wont even TALK to you, and 1 stars are mostly pulldown material. ive never played below a D+, maybe i had a D at an experimental school but i dont think so, so im not sure how different d+ and d- are. but at best, you are looking at 1 stars for pulldowns, and 2 stars as impossible to talk to. its hard to pull a guy down in d1, usually those players go to better schools.
the star system and ranking system are both basically useless. even for a+ d1 schools, you should ignore those metrics and go purely off ratings.
colonels comment about not being able to get as good of players as d2 schools is way off though. if you cant pull the same quality recruits, with 3x the money, and higher prestige, you are doing something SERIOUSLY wrong. at d1, i will sometimes takes players i think should reside on championship level d2 schools, and sometimes i take players way beyond what i can get with a top of the line d2 school. but the bare minimum standard has to be championship caliber d2 players, or else, why even be in d1??