In a recent article in the Washington Post, veteran recruiting analyst Bob Gibbons was asked about the growing concern by NCAA officials and others over an increasing number of fans who are creating Web sites, obtaining media credentials and becoming amateur recruiters for their favorite colleges.
"It really has gotten worse," said Gibbons, who has traveled the summer circuit while evaluating players for 30 years. "We have a whole different set of communications than I am familiar with, and that existed when I first started out, went to camp, watched the best players and did a report on them.
"They have taken it to different levels. There are multiple problems that need to be resolved, and I don't think anyone knows the exact solution to it. How do you legislate these people who claim they are media representatives?"