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CBS Names 2 Major Programs The 'Losers' Of National Signing Day

An interior view of Florida State's football stadium.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - SEPTEMBER 07: FA-18 fighter jets do a missing man fly-over to honor FSU graduate and U.S. Navy pilot Scott Speicher who was shot down in the first Gulf War during pre-game ceremonies as the Miami Hurricanes prepare to take on the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 7, 2009 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Two major college football programs have been named the "losers" of the early National Signing Day that took place on Wednesday.

CBS Sports' Barton Simmons has named two major programs the "losers" of the early signing period, which began yesterday.

The two programs: Miami and Florida State.

The Hurricanes and the Seminoles have usually found great success on the recruiting trails, but this year was different.

From CBS:

Miami: Where do we begin? Miami finds itself 37th in the national rankings at the end of Wednesday. It has lost five commits in the Class of 2019 since the start of January, and it didn't even sniff upward movement in the recruiting rankings on signing day. It lost to Florida on four-star teammates Keon Zipperer and Lloyd Summerall; it had been trending for five-star wide receiver Jadon Haselwood who is now getting plenty of Oklahoma buzz; and it felt like it could steal four-star cornerback Tyrique Stevenson away from Georgia. Miami got no good news -- and it really needs good news.

Florida State: Though FSU was active, it did not get the kind of high-profile activity we're used to seeing from the Seminoles. Yes, they flipped defensive tackle Malcolm Ray from South Florida. Yes, it landed one-time Miami commit Jarvis Brownlee, a three-star safety. Yes, it landed Raymond Woodie III, the son of Florida State's linebackers coach. But FSU also failed to get signatures from some of its highest-profile commits such as five-star cornerback Akeem Dent, four-star cornerback Travis Jay and top 100 safety Nick Cross. It also lost one of the best quarterbacks in this class when Howell flipped to North Carolina.

The 2019 recruiting cycle isn't completely over, so Miami and Florida State still have some time to improve, but things aren't looking good right now.