Early Offer: Handicapping Hand 

November, 14, 2013
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The Early Offer is RecruitingNation's regular feature, giving you a daily dose of recruiting in the mornings. Today's offerings: Thursday is decision day for Da'Shawn Hand, the nation’s No. 6 player and five-star defensive end from Woodbridge (Va.) High. With his announcement coming at noon ET today, we turned to Big Ten recruiting writer Tom VanHaaren and SEC recruiting writer Derek Tyson to answer why they think the Crimson Tide, Gators or Wolverines will win the recruiting battle for Hand.

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