Patsy Ratings – Bucknell’s Class of 2017
There are no statistics, of course, which say, definitively, that Bucknell wasn't totally using their grant-in-aid money to effectively scholarship football players last season. (None, except the fact that Bucknell hasn't won a Patriot League football title since 1997.)
But with the prospect of conventional scholarships came the prospect of a different type of recruit becoming attracted to the delights of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. (Delights which escaped me during my "recruiting" trip there, but I digress.)
Did it work? Is there a significant boost in the type of athletes headed to Bucknell? And was the net result a Patsy Point haul that reflects this?
The answer is: Sorta.
Yes, there was a boost. But it didn't net to a huge boost in Patsy Points from year-to-year.
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