Big-time prep stars are catered to when they make their official visits to campuses across the nation. But do they really look at what makes a campus great?
Sure, a great game-day environment, a packed stadium and a tailgate party to-die-for are important.
So are the coaching staff, playing time and facilities.
But do they care about the beauty of the overall campus or the social life in and around the campus? Maybe, but it probably doesn't play a huge factor in their decision.
If they did care, this would be their cheat sheet in learning about the 50 best campuses in college football.
50. Southern Mississippi
Southern Mississippi's football history is rich and highlighted with upsets of major programs throughout the years.
The Golden Eagles can compete with the big boys when it comes to campus amenities.
The Hattiesburg campus is attractive and has 180 buildings packed on the 300 acres that Brett Favre once roamed.
49. South Florida
The University of South Florida has a number of campuses located across the state, but the many attractions around Tampa make it a popular location.
The region has a lot of big-time concerts and other entertainment options to make it very attractive to 18-year-olds.
Cal-Berkeley has a great academic reputation, but it is also meticulous and serene campus.
Two branches of Strawberry Creek flow into campus, and there are trees that date back to the late 1800s.
South Hall, one of two original buildings still standing, was erected in 1873.
Now that's the type of history that translates into a great on-campus lore.
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