B/R Full Ride: Top College Football Rivalries That Start on the Recruiting Trail

Barrett Sallee@BarrettSalleeSEC Football Lead WriterJanuary 23, 2013

The top rivalries in college football provide 364 days of bragging for fans of the winner, and 364 days of agony for the loser.

Rivalries like Auburn vs. Alabama, Michigan vs. Ohio State and Texas vs. Oklahoma exist every day of the year, not just on game day.

But these rivalries not only take place between the lines on a particular fall Saturday, they also are hotly contested in the living rooms of potential recruits. 

Which college football rivalries are the most heated on the recruiting trail? SEC lead writer Barrett Sallee breaks down the top four in this edition of Bleacher Report's Full Ride.

Full Ride is Bleacher Report's weekly college football recruiting show that pulls back the curtain to give you the hottest news, analysis, interviews and highlights.

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