The thing everyone should keep in mind though is that the sport is setup to have non senior losses each year. You are allowed to take in 25 scholarship players a year, but can only have 85 players on scholarship. So in a 4 year cycle (meaning no redshirts and no early NFL departures) you still...
We were on this guy pretty hard but it was kinda the same situation as Davis in that he waited and had to take an offer that was a lower one due to it. Now he is back on the market and if Sills is gone I bet we are interested.
NCAA allowed any team that wanted to play in bowl games this year due to covid. They stated so at the beginning of the year to encourage teams not to play games they shouldn't (ie to many covid positives) due to trying to make a bowl game.
Well the big dogs will mostly have their seniors heading for the NFL and a lot of other teams did not have that many seniors. So yeah I think some teams might get ahead with this setup including us possibly.