Recruiting rankings matter.
How much it matters can vary, but generally speaking, more talented teams win more games than lesser talented teams. I’m not breaking any news here. That’s a staple of why Bama > South Bama, even if South Bama had Nick Saban roaming the sidelines.
So to test this theory, I crunched the numbers for this weekend’s tilt against Boise State to see which team — OSU or Boise