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How Ohio State-Michigan and other top college football rivalries stack up in recruiting

College football's rivalry weekend is here. The biggest rivalries in the sport go beyond the field and extend onto the recruiting trail as well.

Conference rivals battle for the top prospects year in and year out. In-state rivals try to make sure the top recruits stay home but don't don their rival's colors.

We look at four of college football rivalries and break down the recruiting numbers, from the number of ESPN 300 prospects the teams have to how they fare when it comes to recruiting in the same territory (or each other's).

Ohio State-Michigan

ESPN 300 commits 2018-21
Ohio State: 63
Michigan: 37

Poaching each other's territory
Michigan commits from Ohio (2018-21): 7
Ohio State commits from Michigan (2018-21): 2

Biggest recent battle: CB William Johnson