As the headline says, that’s a wrap folks. National Signing Day 2012 — or “Singing Day”, which might be my favorite typo ever — is almost officially in the books, with but a few stragglers left who haven’t yet put pen to Letter of Intent paper.
Below you’ll find all of our updates throughout the day, and don’t forget Ben’s muy bueno recap of all the highs and lows from today’s signing action.
If you’d like to see where your school stands in the final team rankings, or where a signee ranked nationally coming into signing day, we’ve provided some links below.
11:41 p.m. ET — Here are the complete recruiting classes from Florida State, Washington State, USF, Illinois, Missouri, Wake Forest, Iowa, Texas Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, Arizona State, Utah and Cal.
7:47 p.m. ET — 247Sports.com is projecting that Alabama will claim the No. 1 recruiting class in its team rankings.
4:49 p.m. ET — Stanford keeps on rolling with another huge pickup at the offensive line position with the signature of Kyle Murphy out of San Clemente HS (CA). Murphy is the No. 19 overall prospect according to Rivals.com and the No. 11 prospect according to 247Sports.com.
3:00 p.m. ET — Cornerback Ronald Darby will go to Florida State. Darby is the 16th overall athlete in the country according to 247Sports. Another huge pickup for Jimbo Fisher‘s class.
2:52 p.m. ET — Hang on just a minute with the Josh Harvey-Clemons commitment to Georgia. While it could be nothing more than a minor hiccup or detail of which we’re unaware, coach Mark Richt said he still has not received Harvey-Clemons’ signature. Harvey-Clemons was one of the first major commitments of the day when he picked the Bulldogs.
1:40 p.m. ET — Don’t overlook Stanford during today’s signing day frenzy. The Cardinal just picked up offensive lineman Andrus Peat from Tempe, AZ. Peat is the No. 32 overall recruit according to Rivals.com. Read more about Stanford’s signing day HERE.
1:32 p.m. ET — Well, so much for that update regarding the team rankings a short time ago. Scout.com has updated its team rankings and, as a result, have Texas leapfrogging Alabama into the top spot. Thus, the Longhorns are now the No. 1 team according to Scout and 247Sports, while the Tide maintains its hold on Rivals’ top spot.
1:22 p.m. ET — Five-star wide receiver Nelson Agholor announced for USC over Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame and Oklahoma.
12:59 p.m. ET — Committed to Wisconsin since June of last year, Cleveland Heights (Oh.) High School offensive tackle Kyle Dodson announced that he is signing with Urban Meyer and Ohio State. Dodson was a consensus four-star recruit.
12:49 p.m. ET — With signing day inching past the halfway point, Alabama (Rivals, Scout) and Texas (247Sports) are still ranked where they were at the start of the day: No. 1. Barring some type of unexpected development, it appears that’s the direction the final rankings are headed.
12:46 p.m. ET — Northwestern announces its 2012 recruiting class.
12:18 p.m. ET — Indiana announced a 25-player-strong recruiting class.
12:14 p.m. ET — In perhaps the most shocking flip of the day, four-star wide receiver Deontay Greenberry switched his verbal commitment to Notre Dame to a Letter of Intent signing with Houston.
11:57 a.m. ET — USC signed defensive end Leonard Williams from Daytona Beach, FL. Williams is the No. 47 overall prospect according to 247Sports and No. 53 overall prospect according to Rivals.com
11:40 a.m. ET — Texas A&M picked up a nice WR commit in Thomas Johnson, listed as the No. 34 overall recruit by Rivals and No. 44 overall recruit by 247Sports. Johnson is part of a Texas A&M class that is quickly assembling some top in-state talent.
11:12 a.m. ET — Florida State commit Dante Fowler Jr has done the signing day flip, going with the Gators instead. 247Sports had the St. Petersburg, Fla. DE/LB rated as the No. 15 player in the country, and was No. 28 according to Rivals.
11:07 a.m. ET — Kwon Alexander, the No. 9 outside linebacker according to 247Sports, is “taking his talents” to LSU over Alabama and Auburn. Alexander said he knew he would commit to the Tigers for the past two weeks.
10:25 a.m. ET — the No. 1 overall recruit in the country according to Rivals.com, wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, has decided to stay in-state and attend Missouri. Green-Beckham is rated the No. 2 overall prospect according to 247Sports.
10:07 a.m. ET — Defensive tackle Eddie Goldman chose Florida State over schools like Alabama and Auburn. The five-star defensive tackle is rated the No. 14 overall recruit by 247Sports and No. 7 by Rivals. Jimbo Fisher continues to put together an amazing defensive line group.
10:00 a.m. ET — Tracy Howard from Miramar (FL), the top cornerback in the country according to Rivals.com and the No. 13 overall prospect, committed to Miami over Florida and Florida State.
9:25 a.m. ET — Linebacker from Valdosta (GA) Josh Harvey-Clemons chose to stay in-state and attend Georgia. He is the No. 32 overall recruit according to 247Sports and No. 31 recruit according to Rivals.
9:11 a.m. ET — Aledo (TX) RB Johnathan Gray has committed to Texas. Gray has been verbally committed to the Longhorns for a while now, but this is still a huge get for UT. Gray is the No. 9 overall prospect according to 247Sports and No. 5 prospect according to Rivals.
9:09 a.m. ET — Defensive end Mario Edwards has, as expected, signed with Florida State. Edwards had downgraded his commitment to a soft verbal in the months leading up to signing day, but reaffirmed his commitment to the Seminoles. Edwards is the No. 1 recruit in the nation according to 247Sports and No. 3 overall according to Rivals.
8:26 a.m. ET — Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson – the No. 1 JUCO prospect according to 247Sports, No. 4 according to Rivals.com — selected Tennessee over Georgia, LSU and Ole Miss.
(Rankings reflect overall position)
1/31 – Darius Hamilton, DE Don Bosco Prep (NJ); No. 11, Rivals; No. 20, Scout; No. 23, 247Sports; committed to Rutgers.
1/31 – Shaq Thompson, DB Grant Union (CA); No. 4, Rivals; No. 3, Scout; No. 6, 247Sports; committed to Washington.
1/30 – Zach Banner, OL Lakewood HS (WA); No. 16, Rivals; No. 72, Scout; No. 110, 247Sports; committed to USC.
1/29 — Arik Armstead, DT Pleasant Grove (CA); No. 61, Rivals; No. 2, Scout; No. 4, 247Sports; committed to Oregon.