Why would Kennesaw State, an MCLA Division II school located in Atlanta, play its first three games of the season against MCLA Division I foes Georgia Tech, Auburn and Georgia, and burn nearly a third of its schedule playing D-I teams that will prove no benefit on Selection Sunday?
Sometimes recruiting comes down to more than just the name of your own school.
Coaching at KSU, which has an enrollment of 24,000 students, Anthony Grizanti has found that playing games against his traditional SELC-II rivals doesn't always sell the soap.
"There are some kids I talk to down here in Georgia who don't even know who SCAD is," Grizanti said. "'Do you know Tennessee Wesleyan?' They're like, 'Huh?' If I say, 'Do you know Georgia Tech, Auburn, Georgia? Oh, yeah. Cool.' It's just an easier sell. Plus, for kids out of state it's an easier sell because they see those schools on TV."
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