I think the NCAA is just getting rid of the stupid rules. You can scout a two year-old but you can't call a junior in high school.
Remember, the NCAA already has this rule in place for men's basketball. It's doing fine.
And the schools proposed and voted to adopt this rule, so I don't know why everyone seems to be blaming the NCAA staff.
"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."