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Sankey: SEC's satellite camp issues go beyond Harbaugh

Commissioner Greg Sankey wants to set the record straight: The issue of satellite camps wasn't the Southeastern Conference vs. Jim Harbaugh.

Sankey told a panel of sports writers and editors Monday that the issue of what he calls "recruiting tour events" dates at least to 2011 — well before Harbaugh left the San Francisco 49ers for Michigan.

"We were clear in our perspective but we had two votes out of 15 in the weighted voting system among the Bowl Subdivision," Sankey said at a meeting of the Southeast regional meeting of the Associated Press Sports Editors. "It's not as if we simply controlled the outcome. The ACC and the SEC have been in...