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How much do rivalry games impact recruiting?

Updated: October 5, 2000, 1:26 PM ET
ESPN.com

Big games like Miami-Florida State and Oklahoma-Texas are being played for bragging rights, but there is also something much bigger at stake -- the right to get a top recruit's signature on a letter of intent. We asked the coaches how important big rivalry games are when it comes to recruiting and this is what they said:

Mike Gottfried When you are instate, rivalries become very important. When I was at Cincinnati, we played Miami (OH) every year and felt like we had to win that game for ...

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