OSU’s Blue-Chip Ratio Suggests It Can’t Compete for Titles

Last summer, SBNation’s national recruiting director Bud Elliot wrote a piece discussing college football’s blue-chip ratio. Here’s a brief definition of from Elliot.

“Quite simply, it’s the recruiting standard needed to win the college football national championship. Reviewing years of recruiting data, and giving weight to more recent years with standardized recruiting rankings, I’ve determined that in order to win the title, teams need to sign more four- and five-star recruits