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National Signing Day Central
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National Signing Day Central

February 01, 2017

Welcome to National Signing Day 2017. This will serve as the landing spot for all of our coverage throughout the day.

A couple of things to call your attention to: We have a free message board thread going throughout the day for general updates. You can find that here.

Hail Varsity Premium subscribers have access to a premium thread where we are sharing some insider updates, analysis, player quotes and much more. If you’re not a subscriber, you can try us out free for 30 days.

We are also doing our first signing day live show. Hail Varsity Radio hosts Chris Schmidt, Mark Kraynak and former Husker Jay Moore will be offering their impressions of the class, reacting to any breaking news and talking with a few special guests from 9 to 11 a.m. (Premium subscribers can watch a replay here.)

Below you’ll find links to all of our stories throughout the day and the player pages for the expected members of the 2017 class as well as those players planning signing-day announcements.

Let the faxing begin.

Memories of Signing Days Past: Mike Babcock recalls some of the Huskers biggest successes and snubs.

Huskers Medal on Signing Day, Search for ‘Gold’ Begins Anew: Brandon Vogel offers some thoughts on Nebraska’s 2017 class and what it means going forward.

Immediate Reaction: Signing Day Press Conference

Huskers’ Haul Excites Riley: Jacob Padilla offers a comprehensive recap of the day.

WATCH: Mike Riley Breaksdown the 2017 Class

Hail Varsity Radio: A podcast of our signing-day special, featuring numerous interviews with players and coaches.


OL Broc Bando | 3-star, 83.9
QB Tristan Gebbia | 4-star, 91.9
WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. | 4-star, 90.3
WR Jaevon McQuitty | 4-star, 90.8
LB Avery Roberts | 4-star, 92.9


TE Kurt Rafdal | 3-star, 85.8
OL Matt Sichterman | 3-star, 88.6
LB Andrew Ward | 3-star, 83.9
OL Brendan Jaimes | 3-star, 87.1
RB Jaylin Bradley | 2-star, 75.8
TE Austin Allen | 3-star, 84.8
DT Deontre Thomas | 3-star, 88.1
FB Ben Miles | 3-star, 83.6
DE Guy Thomas | 3-star, 87.9 – Thomas Sticks with Nebraska
OL Chris Walker | 2-star, 76.8
LB Willie Hampton | 3-star, 85.0
WR Tyjon Lindsey | 4-star, 95.9
DT Deiontae Watts | 3-star, 88.9
DT Damion Daniels | 3-star, 86.9 – Daniels Picks the Huskers
CB Elijah Blades | 4-star, 93.7 – 3 p.m. – Recruit Profile (Premium)


RB CJ Verdell | 3-star, 87.3 – Signed with Oregon
WR Bryan Thompson | 3-star, 88.4 – Signed with Utah
ATH Jeremiah Hawkins | 3-star, 86.0 – Signed with Cal
WR Jamire Calvin | 4-star, 91.1 – Signed with Washington State
ATH Michael Onyemaobi | 3-star, 87.4 – Signed with TCU
WR Joseph Lewis | 4-star, 97.9 – 3 p.m. – Signed with USC
ATH Greg Johnson | 4-star, 93.5 – 3 p.m. – Signed with USC
CB Deommodore Lenoir | 4-star, 94.3 – Signed with Oregon

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