Early signing period primer
Here are 12 things you need to know about the Class of 2012's early signing period
Updated: November 8, 2011, 4:58 PM ETBy Dave Telep | Recruiting Nation
The early signing period gets interesting Thursday when Alex Poythress (Clarksville, Tenn./Northeast) and Robert Carter (Thomasville, Ga./Shiloh), a pair of top-25 prospects, are expected to announce their decisions. However, we've learned that the Class of 2012 holds on tightly to its secrets and shuns rumors. It's a group capable of surprising fan bases, and it's not finished.
Jack Arent/adidasShabazz Muhammad, No. 1 overall, is expected to sign late.
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2012 EARLY SIGNING PERIOD
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