2019 National Signing Day: Live updates, analysis

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2019 National Signing Day: Live updates, analysis

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2019 National Signing Day: Live updates, analysis

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National Signing Day is here, offering high school football prospects an opportunity to sign with the school of their choice.

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In recent years, this day was the first chance recruits had to sign with a college; however, Early Signing Period in December changed that.

Follow along here, as this page will be updated.

SIGNINGS AND COMMITMENTS:

A family affiar: Texas signs sam ehlinger’s brother

Westlake High School (Austin, Texas) linebacker Jake Ehlinger announced he will follow in the footsteps of his brother Sam and late father Ross by signing with Texas. He declined an offer from an Ivy League school to be preferred walk-on for the Longhorns.

Gavin potter has wildest announcement of year

You like mystery? You like intrigue? Go watch this video of Gavin Potter announcing he will not attend Kansas State and not commit to Texas A&M by using body paint.

At this point, we think he’s going to Kansas. It’s unclear where else he could be hiding another school.

Four-star LB daniel heimuli commits to washington

Daniel Heimuli played in the Polynesian Bowl with nine Washington signees ho attempted to recruit him “every night,” according to the Seattle Times.

He listened. After winning Defensive MVP of the game in January, Heimuli committed to Washington over Oregon and Alabama on National Signing Day.

Chosen 25 OT darnell wright signs with tennessee

Tennessee continued to improve its outstanding 2019 class.

The Volunteers got a commitment from the final Chosen 25 player who remained uncommitted, Huntington (W.Va.) High School offensive tackle Darnell Wright. The 6-foot-6, 320-pound star picked Tennessee over West Virginia, North Carolina and Alabama.

DE Quashon fuller chooses fsu over alabama

Fuller, who was committed to Florida State after establishing a relationship with the school over the last three years, did not change his mind. The four-star defensive end chose the Seminoles over Alabama.

De La Salle defenders henry to’oto’o, isaiah foskey commit

Two of the top California players announced their commitments. Henry To’oto’o will attend Tennessee and Isaiah Foskey will join Notre Dame.

The two have helped De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) extend its sectional championship streak to 27 years, but both are saying good-bye to their California roots.

Four-star DT Ishmael Sopsher signs with Alabama

Sopsher, one of the nation’s top five defensive tackle prospects, has been a priority target for LSU and other SEC teams for some time. The 6-foot-3, 334-pounder eventually narrowed his choice down to LSU and Alabama, and chose the Crimson Tide Wednesday.

Four-star WR Devonta Lee commits to LSU

It can be hard for an up and coming college football recruit from Louisiana to reject the LSU Tigers. Just ask elite four-star Amite (La.) High School recruit Devonta Lee, who signed with the team Wednesday.

DB Kaiir Elam heads to the Gators

Defensive back Kaiir Elam ended his recruitment, picking Florida over Colorado, Georgia and Miami. Elam, who played for the Benjamin School (North Palm Beach, Fla.), tallied 48 tackles and eight interceptions the last three seasons.

Four-star athlete Mark-Antony Richards on the way to Auburn

Mark-Antony Richards has committed to the Tigers. 247 Sports reported that  Richards chose Auburn over Florida, Georgia, Miami and Penn State. He is the 12th best player in Florida and the 90th best overall player in the country, according to 247 Sports’ rankings.

Four-star OL Enokk Vimahi chooses the Buckeyes

Enokk Vimahi decided on Ohio State over USC and Oklahoma, 247 Sports reported. Vihami is the No. 7 guard in the country and the second best player in his state of Hawaii, per 247 Sports.

Four-star QB Lance LeGendre shocks FSU by picking Maryland

Every single 247Sports “crystal ball” prediction had picked the Seminoles for Lance Legendre. But apparently, he missed the memo. LeGendre instead committed and signed with Maryland and new Terps head coach Mike Locksley.

Five-star RB Jerrion Ealy commits to Ole Miss

Jan 3, 2019; Orlando, FL, USA; Team Flash running back Jerrion Ealy (13) celebrates as he scores a touchdown during the second quarter at Camping World Stadium. (Photo: Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)

Ealy, a five-star running back who went to Jackson Prep (Flowood, Miss.), committed to Ole Miss on National Signing Day Wednesday. Ealy has a choice of whether or not he will play football or baseball in the future. He had Division I offers for football and MLB Scouts are looking at him for baseball.

Moore flips commitment from a hometown school

Four-star defensive end Charles Moore, who played for Louisville (Miss.) High School, signed with Auburn on Monday, the Clarion Ledger reported. According to the Calrion Ledger, Moore committed to Mississippi State before reopening his recruitment in early January.

A calmness on the Alabama recruiting front

Four-star defensive lineman Byron Young was rumored to have possibly switched his commitment from the Crimson Tide, but when it came down to his final decision, he stuck with Alabama. Young is rated by 247 Sports as the No. 8 defensive tackle in the country and the sixth-best player in Mississippi this year.

Australian Punter Louis Hedley commits to Miami

Punter Louis Hedley committed to the Hurricanes on Tuesday night, Yahoo Sports reported. This is because Hedley lives in Australia and it’s already Feb. 6 there. Miami Head coach Manny Diaz had an Australian-themed response to Hedley’s commitment on Twitter.

George Pickens flips commitment to Georgia

Five-star wide receiver George Pickens, who played for Hoover (Ala.) High School, chose the Bulldogs after originally committing to Auburn, 247 Sports reported. He is the fourth-best wide receiver and the No. 1 player in his state, per 247 Sports.

 Doug Nester changes decision to Virginia Tech

After he had originally committed to Ohio State, Doug Nester, — a four-star guard — flipped his commitment to Virginia Tech. Nester played for Spring Valley (Huntington, W.Va.) in high school. He is the No. 6 guard and the No. 2 player in his state on 247 Sports’ rankings.

Khris Bogle commits to Florida

Bogle, a defensive end for Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), and a four-star recruit, committed to the University of Florida. Bogle had previously committed to Alabama at the All-American Bowl on Jan. 5. He had three hats on the table Wednesday on National Signing Day — Alabama, Miami and Florida.

Jamious Griffin picks Georgia Tech

ALL-USA selection Jamious Griffin chose Georgia Tech over Louisville, Florida State and Auburn. Griffin, who decommitted from N.C. State last month, will join his older brother Quon Griffin at Georgia Tech.

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