National Signing Day 2016 live blog: Rashan Gary picks Michigan, College football announcement schedule, predictions
National Signing Day 2016 is here once again and almost every college football fan is excited to know about who are the players their teams are signing. Almost every fan of the game is eager to know each and every detail about the players being signed and the teams signing them.
ESPN will be broadcasting the whole singing day process and the football fans will have several options to watch the whole show on their cable TV network or online on their laptops, tablets or even smartphones.
You can even watch the National Signing Day 2016 live stream free online if you go for a trial version of the Sling TV. After watching the National Signing Day 2016 you can cancel the trial version subscription. You will not have to pay a single penny for watching the show.
update: The nation’s top kicker, Quinn Norwood, commits to Michigan.
update: Three-star athlete Malik Harris becomes the latest player to announce his commitment to and sign with Ohio State on Wednesday.
update: Four-star cornerback Carlos Becker spurns Ohio State by signing with Florida State.
update: Four-star junior college offensive tackle Malcolm Pridgen picks Ohio State over Rutgers and Baylor. The Buckeyes could challenge for the nation’s top class depending on how the day unfolds.
update: Coveted Detroit cornerback Lavert Hill signs with Michigan over Penn State and Michigan State.
update: Maryland receives a surprise commitment from quarterback three-star Ty Pigrome out of Alabama.
update: Four-star offensive tackle Prince Sammons spurns Michigan State by signing with Auburn.
update: Four-star Hickory safety Andrew Pryts picks Stanford over Penn State and Ohio State.
update: Mecole Hardman Jr., a five-star athlete from Elbertan, Georgia, picks Georgia over four other schools, including Michigan.
update: Nate Johnson, a three-star receiver from Independence High School in Tennessee, announced he would keep his commitment to Michigan after some previous waffling.
update: Penn State announces the signing of highly-touted offensive lineman Michal Menet.
update: Linebacker Devin Bush from Pembroke Pines, Florida, was the first to fax in a letter of intent to Michigan.
update: One Ohio State’s first letter of intents to roll in is from five-star defensive end.
To be true, for college football fans, this is an annual exercise. National Signing Day, usually the first Wednesday of February, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the United States National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Although all NCAA sports have at least one National Signing Day, and most have two, college football’s version is by far the most widely followed by fans and sports media
Rashan Gary signing, 1:10 p.m. ET
In the meantime all eyes seem to be fixated at Rashan Gary. The 17-year old is an American football defensive tackle. In 2014, he concluded his high school football career at Paramus Catholic High School in New Jersey. He has been ranked as the No. 1 recruit in college football’s incoming Class of 2016.
There is no denying the fact that the final destination of Gary, a dominant defensive lineman and the nation’s No. 1 recruit, remains the top storyline heading into signing day. Gary will be at ESPN HQ in Bristol, Connecticut, to announce his choice live on ESPN’s Signing Day Special at 1:10 p.m. ET. Michigan, Ole Miss and Clemson are the schools believed to be in the running heading into the big day. The broadcaster has said that ESPNU’s first scheduled announcement is 9:10 a.m. ET, when Trayvon Mullen makes his pledge. All of the ESPN and ESPNU-scheduled announcements can be found HERE.
9:15 Trayvon Mullen ESPNU
9:30 Brandon Jones ESPNU
10:10 Ben Davis ESPNU
10:30 Deontay Anderson ESPNU
10:45 Dontavious Jackson ESPNU
11:10 Nate Craig-Myers ESPNU
11:30 Jeffrey McCulloch ESPNU
12:30 Landon Dickerson ESPNU
1:10 Rashan Gary ESPN2
2:05 Mack Wilson ESPN2
3:10 Derrick Brown ESPN2
3:20 Devin Asiasi ESPN2
3:20 Boss Tagaloa ESPN2