The cost of recruiting: Mississippi State vs. Florida; does spending equal success?

Mississippi State athletic director Greg Byrne acknowledges the battle his department continues to face in the Southeastern Conference. Yes, the deck is stacked against him. No, he isn’t looking for an excuse.
He’s looking for more money.
“Your overall budget certainly has a direct effect on the success of your department,” Byrne said. “That’s why we’re very focused on growing our budget and making sure our coaches have the resources they need.”