Georgia's rise to football national championship helped by unmatched recruiting spending, more than 25% higher than the second-highest spender

Jan 12, 2022

Per Steve Berkowitz: Georgia’s first football national championship in 41 years was built on many pillars, not the least of which is a financial commitment to recruiting that has been unmatched among Bowl Subdivision public schools.

Over the six-year period that began with the 2015 fiscal year, when Mark Richt was still its head coach, Georgia spent more than $14.8 million on football recruiting — an amount that is just over $3.2 million greater than the next-largest total, the $11.6 million spent by Alabama.

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