The 2015-2016 college football season is over, but the recruiting cycle is anything but. In fact, college football coaches are now going through what might be the most difficult time of the year - considering how close we are to National Signing Day. In just two weeks - on February 3 - dozens of top high school recruits will be making their collegiate decisions. Many will do so live on national television.
What is National Signing Day, exactly? It's the first day that high school seniors can sign a National Letter of Intent to play for a school in the fall. It's typically held on the first Wednesday of February.
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been pulling out all the stops - including sleeping over at recruits' houses - to try to land big-time players. He has the Wolverines at No. 3 overall in 247Sports' latest 2016 class rankings. Will he get Michigan to jump LSU and Ohio State and take the top spot? National Signing Day will be an important day for him - and the rest of college football's coaches.