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  1. ESPN survey shows most football recruits support both stipends fo...

    Jeremy Crabtree

    Most of the nation's top high school recruits believe the College Football Playoff is the best way to determine the national champion, think athletes should receive a stipend, want an early signing period and have been harassed by fans on social media.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  2. Dan Mullen, Mississippi State Bulldogs coach, supports earlier si...

    Sam Khan Jr.

    Some coaches want an early signing period for recruits, and you can count Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen among that contingent.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  3. SEC schools securing commitments early

    Alex Scarborough

    An early signing period can't get here soon enough. In fact, a number of SEC teams are recruiting as if it already exists. On Tuesday, Auburn played catch-up with its league brethren by gaining its 16th and 17th total commitments of the 2015 cl...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  4. Collegiate Commissioners Association panel formed to explore earl...

    Jeremy Crabtree

    The Collegiate Commissioners Association has formed a committee chaired by Mid-America Conference commissioner Dr. Jon Steinbrecher to research whether an early signing period would be a good thing for college football.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  5. Delany: Early signing date merits more talk

    Adam Rittenberg

    Unlike other conferences, the Big Ten hasn't taken a formal position on an early signing period. Many league coaches see the benefits but differ on when such a period would start and how exactly it would work. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and h...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  6. SEC recruiting scorecard

    Edward Aschoff

    College football doesn't have an early signing period, yet, but that doesn't mean we can't get an early start on some recruiting news. As of Friday, the SEC has seven teams ranking within the top 15 of the ESPN's RecruitingNation team rankings. Fi...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  7. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    Sometimes the simplest solution is the best solution, right? Well, with the debate over an early signing period in full swing, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has an altogether different idea on the subject: eliminate national signing day completely and let...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  8. Early signing day has its pitfalls

    Kyle Bonagura

    As it becomes more and more apparent that some form of an early signing period has a good chance to work its way into college football, it's time to caution against unintended consequences. On the surface, an early period -- whether it's before th...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  9. B1G must push for earlier official visits

    Adam Rittenberg

    Unlike the ACC or SEC, the Big Ten hasn't taken an official position on an early signing period. Many Big Ten coaches see the benefits, but there has been no united front. Here's a bit of advice: The Big Ten coaches should band together about an u...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  10. Does early signing make sense for B1G?

    Brian Bennett

    Momentum seems to be building for creating an early signing period in college football. The Conference Commissioners Association will discuss the idea as part of its agenda at a meeting later this month. As with many things in life, the devil is i...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  11. Why the early signing period rule proposal is a bad idea - Colleg...

    Rod Gilmore

    Rod Gilmore explains why he believes an early signing period for college football is a bad idea for the student-athlete, and generates an alternative proposal that could serve recruits who wish to make their decisions early.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  12. 10 ways the NCAA can improve college football recruiting

    ESPN.com

    ESPN.com writers Jeremy Crabtree and Tom Luginbill offer their suggestions for how to improve college football recruiting.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2014
  13. SEC's early signing plan not so early

    Edward Aschoff

    DESTIN, Fla. -- If the college football recruiting landscape does change, the SEC made sure this week that it will be ready. A couple of weeks after watching the ACC propose an early signing period to begin on Aug. 1, the SEC on Wednesday offered ...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  14. SEC to recommend earlier signing day for Monday after Thanksgivin...

    Brett McMurphy and Edward Aschoff

    The SEC prefers the current recruiting signing period, but with "mounting interest" in an early signing day, the SEC recommended it be the Monday after Thanksgiving, SEC commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  15. Take 2: Good idea for early signing period?

    Andrea Adelson and Matt Fortuna

    During the ACC spring meetings last week, commissioner John Swofford announced that league coaches are in favor of an early signing period. The topic has long been debated and is up for discussion next month at a meeting of the College Commissioners ...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  16. SEC lunchtime links

    Sam Khan Jr.

    The weekend is almost here. Before you take off, take a minute to peruse the news and notes from around the league in Friday's links, which include some Nick Saban video, early signing period and playoff talk, transfer news and more. If you haven...

    Blog | May 16, 2014