I highly doubt brownlee leaving to ucif has anything to do with playing time or how their win streak or how good of a recruiter shanon is.
Any local defensive player that prefers to play for Ucf’s defense over the U’s because they won a bunch of games is seriously on drugs.
I could be wrong but I have a different perspective about this topic.
If a kid or two (Good and Brownlee hypothetically) go to UCF and Miami gets commitments from John Dixon, Kaiir Elam and Tyrique Stevensonn (hypothetically) then is this really a problem? All five are good players, some people might consider it an upgrade. It depends on your perspective.
4th, Brownlee (while a quality project) is a project. He is a walking talking P.I. waiting to happen. He's the grabbiest CB I've seen in a while. Something tells me Rumph is gonna get another 4* CB before this is over and then I say we could drop the project kid. Numbers for next year are gonna be 3 SOs (Ivey, Frierson & Blades) and 3 FR (Bethel, Couch & whoever else) assuming Brownlee sticks or we get another commit. Brownlee is getting redshirted no matter what, so really he's a 2020 kid.
You can't have the "best program in the state" for more than a minute when you're one regular season or even conf championship game loss away from complete irrelevance. It's not fair or w/e but that's simply the truth about UCF until they're invited to a real conference or crack an 8 team playoff.
It seems you're the one who was raised well enough not to have any silly expectations of grandeur. But if all you want to do is resort to name calling to preserve your self-righteous warm and safe cushion of even keeled "7-5 is fine and I just hope next year is better" cocoon of denial, well enjoy, pal. I'm not here to break up anyone's party.