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.
At press time, Harbaugh had sent Michigan’s athletic department an envelope containing a heavily annotated seating chart, a list of the 63,000 seat views he had found unsatisfactory, and a glowing 70-page report on section 25, row 12, seat 9, which he claimed is “exactly what the great sport of football is all about.”