Oftentimes recruits must decide between two schools who routinely play each other on the field at some point during the season.
Ritual players of the NCAA video game series know there's no better way to convince a recruit to come to your school than by scheduling a visit against his favorite team and pounding that team into the ground.
Sure, but does it work in real life?
Here are eight high-level recruiting battles playing out across the conferences. Two teams vying for a recruit are playing each other at some point during the season.
I've given my thoughts on which team should schedule the official visit and when. See if you think it would be a wise move.