What Ohio State fans need to know about the early signing period

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Ohio State is expected to sign most — if not all — of its committed players in the Class of 2018 when the early signing period arrives Dec. 20. That’s good news for the Buckeyes, who currently have the top-rated class in the 247Sports composite rankings.

Here is a look at where things stand for Ohio State as the early signing period approaches.

What is the early signing period?

The early signing period allows high school seniors to sign in December, roughly six weeks earlier than the traditional signing period. This is the first year of its existence after the NCAA adopted it. National Signing Day will still be held Feb. 7 for players who don’t sign in December.

When is the early signing period?

The early signing period lasts from Dec. 20-22, 2017. Most prospects who sign during this period will do so on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

Which Ohio State commitments are signing during the early signing period?

Here is the list of projected signees, which is subject to change in the next couple of days:

  • Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 5-star DT Taron Vincent
  • Westerville (Ohio) South 5-star RB Jaelen Gill
  • Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco 5-star S Jaiden Woodbey
  • Lindenhurst (N.Y.) 4-star TE Jeremy Ruckert
  • Virginia Beach (Va.) Bishop Sullivan 4-star ILB Teradja Mitchell
  • Franklin (Ga.) Heard County 4-star QB Emory Jones
  • Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian 4-star S Tyreke Johnson
  • Brooklyn (N.Y.) Erasmus Hall 4-star C Matthew Jones
  • St. Louis Christian Brothers 4-star WR Kamryn Babb
  • Seffner (Fla.) Armwood 4-star RB Brian Snead
  • Franklin (Tenn.) 4-star T Max Wray
  • Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne 4-star WR L’Christian “Blue” Smith
  • Pocatello (Idaho) Highland 4-star DT Tommy Togiai
  • Toledo (Ohio) St. John’s Jesuit 4-star OLB Dallas Gant
  • Dinwiddie (Va.) County 4-star ILB K’Vaughan Pope
  • Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Blackman 4-star RB Master Teague
  • Brenham (Texas) Blinn College 4-star DT Antwuan Jackson
  • Orlando (Fla.) Jones 4-star CB Sevyn Banks
  • Austin (Texas) Lake Travis 3-star QB Matthew Baldwin
  • New Castle (Pa.) 3-star CB Marcus Hooker

Which Ohio State recruits are announcing during the early signing period?

Here is a list of Ohio State recruiting targets who will announce and sign during the early signing period.

  • Fairfield (Ohio) 5-star OT Jackson Carman
  • St. Louis Christian Brothers 4-star WR Cameron Brown

Which Ohio State commitments aren’t signing during the early signing period?

  • Owasso (Okla.) 4-star safety Josh Proctor

Which Ohio State commitments are enrolling early?

  • Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 5-star DT Taron Vincent
  • Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco 5-star SAF Jaiden Woodbey
  • Franklin (Ga.) Heard County 4-star QB Emory Jones
  • Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian 4-star SAF Tyreke Johnson
  • Brooklyn (N.Y.) Erasmus Hall 4-star C Matthew Jones
  • Franklin (Tenn.) 4-star OT Max Wray
  • Pocatello (Idaho) Highland 4-star DT Tommy Togiai
  • Toledo (Ohio) St. John’s Jesuit 4-star OLB Dallas Gant
  • Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Blackman 4-star RB Master Teague
  • Brenham (Texas) Blinn College 4-star DT Antwuan Jackson
  • Orlando (Fla.) Jones 4-star CB Sevyn Banks

If he commits to Ohio State, Jackson Carman will also enroll early.

The post What Ohio State fans need to know about the early signing period appeared first on Land of 10.

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