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What to expect from college football recruiting’s first ever Early Signing Period

The SB Nation College Football Recruiting Podcast explains the Early Signing Period.

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SB Nation’s College Football Recruiting Podcast returns with Bud Elliott and Morgan Moriarty to discuss the new Early Signing Period. Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Google Play Music, etc.

Early signing day

  • What it is and why it happened.
  • What coaches expect to happen.
  • What we expect to happen.
  • Storylines!

Current rankings

  • 247 Composite Rankings
  • What team outside the top 10 will make a run?
  • What top-10 recruiting team could fall?

Listener questions

  • Will we see the unsigned prospects get a "rankings bump" from national sites in order to increase drama for February signing day?
  • Which schools or type of schools benefit the most from the change?
  • Are players at some positions more likely to early-sign than others? Offense vs. Defense? QB vs. DLs, etc.?
  • What lessons do you think coaches and prospects will learn this year that can alter how the new signing day will play out in years to come?