In thinking about our own situation with Stretch-gate, the concern about the NCAA hung over two recruiting periods. In this case, if the mentioned 8 month NCAA timeline holds (I don't know if this is valid, jsut mentioned), a ruling comes down Dec timeframe regarding the Vest. I guess the answer to the next question depends on how bullish you are on the outcome of the ruling, but would you want the NCAA to accelerate their investigation to get the penalty out there or have it finish past the NSD so there is still uncertainty?
If the sanctions would be severe, maybe it is better to have this wrap up early to give kids a chance to examine other options. If the NCAA will mess this up (unknown), then maybe having the issue hang over the program through NSD would be better.
Any thoughts here? I am a bit torn on the subject since it seems that OSU will keep the Vest regardless of the NCAA ruling based on their current posturing.