National Signing Day Open Thread

The big day is finally here. Will Alabama hold on to its lead and be pronounced the unanimous recruiting national champion once again? Will Florida pick up several late commitments to make a run at the title? Will top recruit Dorial Green-Beckham sign with Missouri or Arkansas? Will Vandy actually finish in someone's top 25? Will Auburn sign more than 15 players?

Story lines abound. Here is a schedule for commitments. We'll be doing some updates periodically through the day.

8:00 am: Tennessee has picked up 4-star JUCO WR Cordarrelle Patterson over several other SEC schools.

9:10 am: Justin Taylor, former Alabama commit and 2012's first oversigning controversy sparker, declined Bama's grayshirt and signed with Kentucky. The Tide picked up two more players though, in DT Korren Kirven and DL Dalvin Tomlinson.

9:35 am: Top OLB prospect Josh Harvey-Clemons has chosen Georgia over Florida and FSU.

10:08 am: The SEC has missed out on a couple of top players. CB Tracey Howard picked Miami over Florida, while DT Eddie Goldman chose Florida State over Auburn and Alabama.

10:20 am: Consensus top recruit in the nation WR Dorial Green-Beckham has chosen to stay in state and go to Missouri rather than head south to play at Arkansas.

10:30 am: Florida flipped Rivals 5-star DE Dante Fowler from Florida State, making him the third 5-star of the class so far. Georgia also flipped 4-star DE Josh Dawson from Vanderbilt. Dawson was one of four 4-star players Vandy had committed.

11:20 am: LB Kwon Alexander made his commitment in style, removing his jacket and revealing his LSU-themed bow tie and suspenders underneath. Texas A&M, after having lost some commits of late, picked up highly rated WR Thomas Johnson. Ole Miss finally got some good news, picking up S Trae Elston.

12:10 pm: The SEC loses three. JUCO WR Courtney Gardner, a longtime Arkansas commit, went with Oklahoma instead. Top DE Leonard Williams chose USC over Florida and others. LB Torshiro Davis has flipped from LSU to Texas.

12:20 pm: Highly rated Tampa WR Nelson Agholor has chosen USC over Florida and others.

2:02 pm: Auburn is on the board by securing WR Ricardo Louis, who has wavered between AU and FSU in recent weeks.

2:09 pm: Chizik strikes again! OT Avery Young is now a Tiger too, after having considered Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

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