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Early Signing Period Announcement Guide

The Early Signing Period for college football kicks off Wednesday, with a 72-hour window open for players to make their decisions official with a signed letter-of-intent. With the majority of prospects now signing in December, Wednesday Dec. 18 is officially National Signing Day. Many of the class's biggest names are already committed, but one thing is for sure: There will still be hat ceremonies, commitment videos and plenty of televised announcements and some high-profile flips.

Here’s our guide on when and how to watch announcements from the nation’s top players (all times Eastern), which kick off in earnest on Wednesday.

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Time/Channel: 3 PM ET/No TV

Finalists: Oregon (committed), Nebraska, UCLA, Arkansas

Coverage: Oregon commit Myles Slusher still contemplating his future


Time/Broadcast: 10 AM/TBD

Finalists: Alabama, Kentucky, LSU, Georgia, Florida, Auburn

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COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS Kentucky lands 4-star JUCO DT Jeremy Flax Four-star OL Reuben Adams gives Kentucky major boost

SIMMONS: Coin flip helps Whitehead pick Tennessee over UCLA

HELMHOLDT: Minnesota 4-star LB Kaden Johnson picks Wisconsin Auburn beats Alabama, Ole Miss for R250 tight end Peagues

CASSIDY: Georgia Tech flips Florida State QB commit Sims Tennessee lands big DE Perry Ole Miss lands DB out of Florida FSU earns surprise signing from WR Kentron Poitier

CASSIDY: LSU reaches into Florida to pick premiere OL Dumervil

SPIEGELMAN: Stanford beats out Texas A&M for Emmitt Smith's son Ohio State lands second QB in 4-star C.J. Stroud Four-star OLB Phillip Webb picks LSU

CASSIDY: Georgia picks up speedy WR from Lakeland

CASSIDY: OU pulls athletic DB out of Florida

GORNEY: Oregon beats USC, others for nation's top linebacker No. 1 DE staying home, chooses South Carolina