What to Know
- About 80 percent of available scholarships in FBS were scooped up during the early signing period in December.
Alabama already has the No. 1 recruiting class in the country locked up so losing a four-star or two on signing day is no reason to worry about the Crimson Tide. After having defensive end and South Florida native Khris Bogle flip from Alabama to Florida early in the day, another former Tide commit decided to sign elsewhere.
It wasn't shocking that defensive back Christian Williams, from Daphne, Alabama, signed with Miami, but it was an important get for the Hurricanes. New Miami coach Manny Diaz took advantage of the staff turnover at Alabama to land the four-star cornerback.
The first notable flip on signing day was good news for the Gators as Bogle, a pass rusher from Fort Lauderdale's Cardinal Gibbons High School, had committed to Alabama during a national high school all-star game last month. But on signing day Bogle, a four-star prospect, signed with coach Dan Mullen's Gators.
Florida is lining up a potential top-10 class that could give the Southeastern Conference five of the 10 best 2019 recruiting hauls, joining Alabama, Georgia, Texas A&M and LSU.
Florida State looks to finish strong after a disappointing first season under Willie Taggart, getting commttments from several top stars including five from South Florida.
About 80 percent of available scholarships in FBS were scooped up during the early signing period in December. The traditional February signing period, which begins Wednesday, is more of an afterthought.