Alabama's run of top-rated classes ends on National Signing Day

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Here's a pretty grim omen at the dawn of national signing day: USF's official football Twitter account now is suspended.USF now is working with Twitter to rectify the problem.

Channel 9 will have complete coverage of their decisions on Eyewitness News at 6 p.m., and will also take you across the viewing area to find out what this day means to the players, coaches and parents of college-bound athletes.

On a day when the University of Missouri Football knew Tigers fans would be closely watching its Twitter feed to get a first look at their future stars, their social media team got an unpleasant surprise.

Opposed to years past, USF football had one of its calmest National Signing Days ever Wednesday. "We've got to get to as many schools as we can'".

One of the first announcements of the day out of Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday was Florida State flipping star running back Anthony Grant from a Tennessee commitment.

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Coach Charlie Strong signed 24 players in December's early signing period. The Seminoles closed strong enough to have a borderline top-10 class.

UWG's signing class consists nearly exclusively of players from Georgia high school programs. Ohio State was second. The reigning national champions, Alabama, are at No. 4 or 7 in the three rankings. LSU and Alabama are among his choices.

Many high school football players throughout New Jersey signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday as part of the tradition February Signing Day.

There's a unusual sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with this time of year on the college football recruiting calendar. This year's top prospect, the Georgia high school quarterback Trevor Lawrence, already had signed with Clemson, which has made the College Football Playoff the past three years.

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