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Everything you've ever wondered about satellite camps; #DearAndy

Want a better understanding of what satellite camps are, why coaches are arguing about them and some real (and fake) implications of them? #DearAndy

On site from the SEC spring meetings, it’s an all-satellite camps edition of #DearAndy. Andy Staples answers your questions from Twitter on…

• What are satellite camps? Do you need some background on the rule coaches have been arguing about? Here’s what you should know.

• Which school is most likely to have a camp on an actual satellite? Could smart schools gain a recruiting edge by hosting space camps?

 When deciding where to host a satellite camp, should the quality of local barbecue options be considered? Is it a coincidence that some of the best areas for recruiting also have some of the best barbecue in the country?

• If teams hold camps in Georgia, are they called Georgia Satellites?

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