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NCAA looks at early signing period for football

  • 5:06 pm Friday, March 7th, 2014 by Michael Carvell

College football is considering an early signing period and could vote on it as early as June,

“I think everyone wants an early signing period,” the NCAA’s Susan Peal told ESPN’s Mitch Sherman. “It’s just trying to nail down what’s the appropriate date for that.”

Every college sport except for football allows high school athletes to sign at the beginning of their senior year of school. Football’s signing day is every February.

Peal said the Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) will meet in June to review an agenda that includes discussion of the early signing period (However, it must be noted that this [More]