Big Ten lunchtime links: Is RichRod's recruiting helping Spartans?

Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg

Happy Friday to all. I'll be heading to Columbus this afternoon for the big one Saturday night (ABC, 8 p.m. ET).

Time to study up.

  • Rich Rodriguez is recruiting a specific type of player to Michigan, and he's not afraid to travel to find to him. While RichRod racks up frequent flier miles, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio continues to land home-grown talent, Michael Rosenberg writes in the Detroit Free Press.

"Rodriguez's approach might do wonders for U-M, but it is also helping Michigan State."