13WMAZ has a continuous, real-time story of Central Georgia athletes participating in Early Signing Day.
WHEN DID NATIONAL SIGNING DAY BEGIN?
The modern-day incarnation of this coveted date on the college football calendar launched in February 1982, after the College Football Association (along with high-profile coaches) successfully lobbied for a universal date for all NCAA football institutions.
Since then, National Signing Day has essentially covered the first Tuesday or Wednesday of February; and within this uniformity, the TV networks (read: ESPN) found a way to market the coverage of the even, not unlike how ESPN transformed interest in the NFL Draft in the early 1980s.
WHEN DID EARLY SIGNING DAY BECOME A THING?
We're entering year four of this three-day window in December, where high school seniors can officially sign with their schools of choice before the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
Stay with 13WMAZ for live updates for all of the student athlete signees.
Baldwin County High School
Javon Bullard - UGA
Bleckley County High School
Dominic Sasser - Carleton College
Amarius Mims - UGA
Crisp County High School
Nick Mercer - Georgia Southern
Sirad Bryant - Georgia Tech
Chris Paul Jr. - Arkansas
Preston Lavant - University of Pittsburgh
Hancock Central High School
Keveon Robbins - Southeast Missouri State.
John Milledge Academy
Amaad Foston - University of Virginia
Jones County High School
Bailey Taylor - Emmanuel College
Peach County High School
James Reddick II - Jackson State University
TJ Ferguson - University of Alabama
Warner Robins High School
Ahmad Walker - Liberty