LIVE BLOG: 2013 National Signing Day Coverage


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Consider to be the next best day outside of Christmas (or to some even better than Christmas), another National Signing Day is upon us and we expect it to be no different than it has been in recent years.

We will be tapping many resources to bring you updates of who is signing, where they are signing and any surprises that may come with National Signing Day.

If you can’t be at your TV, no worries, as you will get live updates (no refreshing needed) from us here at FloridaHSFootball.com. Just follow the LIVE BLOG below:

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:33 pm

Oakland Park Northeast WR Stacy Coley flashing the U sign for the University of Miami earlier today at his signing ceremony, where a decent crowd of 250 people watched the action take place!

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:13 pm

Hearing that Delray Atlantic ATH Brisly Estime will officially join Syracuse Orange.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:11 pm

Jacksonville University Christian has three sign NLI’s today. Photo from Head Coach David Penland III:

Jeremiah Hamlin – Richmond
Marquis Haynes – North Carolina
Trey Ciresi – Berry College

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:09 pm

Per Laurel Pfahler of TCPalm.com, Port St. Lucie QB D.J. Juste will be attending Florida Atlantic.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:07 pm

Miramar WR Sean Avant is going to attend Florida Atlantic instead of Florida International. Avant’s teammate, RB Alex Lee, also will play for the FAU Owls.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:06 pm

Photo from Danielle Lyn who watched Miramar LB Jermaine Grace commit to Miami (FL):

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20132:03 pm

Miramar LB Jermaine Grace just chose Miami Hurricanes live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:44 pm

Delray Atlantic DT Keith Bryant has announced he will be attending Florida State University. ESPNU has it on tape delay due to a technical problem.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:42 pm

Fun Fact:

Michael Deeb (Notre Dame), Ahmad Fulwood (Florida), John O’Korn (Houston) and Levonte Whitfield (Florida State) all were the first to fax in their LOIs to their respective schools.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:38 pm

DE Todney Evans from Delray Atlantic will be attending MTSU, per the Palm Beach Post.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:27 pm

Winter Haven RB Adam Lane (Florida), Jacksonville Trinity DB Nick Washington (Florida), University School QB Mike White (South Florida), Orlando Jones ATH Levonte Whitfield (Florida State), Seffner Armwood WR Alvin Bailey (Florida), Orlando Olympia RB/WR John Armstrong (Wake Forest) all have signed their LOIs.

UPDATE: They have all been accepted by their respective universities.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:24 pm

Per Jeff Greer at the Palm Beach Post, Fort Pierce Central has RB Marcus Levy signing with Bowling Green, DB Joe Figueroa with Colgate and Josh Knight with Marshall.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:19 pm

Miramar has the cake ready! Photo from Cameron at @MiramarSports on Twitter!

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:14 pm

ESPN getting ready at Miramar. Photo from Cameron at @MiramarSports on Twitter!

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:09 pm

Miami Carol City players signing their LOI:

Edward Rolle – West Virginia
Simeon Thomas – Louisiana-Lafayette
Jalen Alexander – Louisiana-Lafayette

Picture from Danielle Lyn:

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:05 pm

Chaminade-Madonna’s Barry Higdon signs his LOI for Hawaii – Picture from Danielle Lyn:

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:03 pm

Plantation American Heritage QB Tyler Cogswell signed with Cincinnati this morning. Teammate Michael Deeb signed with Notre Dame this morning.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:03 pm

Some South Florida prospects that signed LOIs today: St. Thomas Aquinas DE Joey Bosa (Ohio State), Boyd Anderson LB Justin McDonald (Central Florida), Miami Southridge DB Jamal Carter (Miami Hurricanes.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20131:00 pm

Jacksonville First Coast LB Tyrell Lyons has faxed his LOI to Florida State.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:38 pm

Lakewood QB Tracy Johnson will be attending Texas Southern, per his twitter account.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:34 pm

Winter Park QB Asiantti Woulard just chose UCLA live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:24 pm

Thanks to Ty Lawrence at Bushnell South Sumter for sending in this photo:

From left to right:
Chance Edwards – Eastern Kentucky
Brandon Curtis – Wofford
Bo Farmer – Stetson
Devyn Jessmer – Stetson
Keanu Neal – Florida

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:21 pm

Dwyer DE Malik Brown will sign with Tennessee Volunteers.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:20 pm

Coming up at 12:30, QB Asiantti Woulard of Winter Park will announce live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:18 pm

Daytona Beach Mainland LB Quinton Powell just picked Southern California live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:17 pm

Correcting our early post, Carrollwood Day RB Robert Davis has signed with Memphis, per Bright House Network.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:09 pm

Orlando Christian Prep OT Blanchard Sanwuou has signed to play for Liberty University! Pictured with him is OCP Coach David Langdon:

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:07 pm

Plantation LB Ray Ciervo signs his Division II LOI to Brevard College in North Carolina!

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:07 pm

In 10 minutes, Daytona Beach Mainland LB Quinton Powell will commit live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:05 pm

It’s official: The Florida Gators have received an LOI from West Centennial’s Jay-nard Bostwick, a DT.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:04 pm

Deerfield Beach OL Royus Amos has signed with Samford.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:00 pm

New information from Matt Porter of the Palm Beach Post, Delray Atlantic ATH Brisly Estime has not faxed in his LOI to Syracuse.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:55 am

Six Division I players are coming out of Manatee via the Bradenton Herald:

QB Cord Sandberg – Mississippi State
DL Derrick Calloway – South Florida
DL Blake Keller – Central Florida
DB Willie Smith – Florida International
RB Anthony Lauro – Akron
OL Thor Miller – McNeese State

Division II players from Manatee:

DL Marquis Dawsey – Ferris State

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:47 am

Per Matt Porter of the Palm Beach Post – Village Academy QB Larry Birhm (Bethune-Cookman) and RB/LB Erich Maine (Robert Morris) have both faxed in LOIs.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:46 am

Coming up in 30 minutes, Daytona Beach Mainland LB Quinton Powell will announce on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:45 am

TCPalm.com reports that Centennial OL Justin Martinez has faxed his LOI to Western Kentucky.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:41 am

According to Jeff Greer of the Palm Beach Post, Delray Atlantic ATH Brisly Estime has faxed his LOI to Syracuse.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:40 am

DeLand RB JoJo Kemp has signed his LOI with Kentucky.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:39 am

BREAKING NEWS: Dieter Kurtenbach of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel is reporting that Alex Collins (South Plantation RB) has cancelled his Signing Day ceremony and is considering flipping to another school. Collins is currently an Arkansas commit.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:36 am

Per SFHSSports.com – South Plantation RB Alex Collins, who committed to Arkansas Monday night, has not yet signed his LOI with them yet.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:32 am

Naples Daily News reports that Naples High RB Manny Morgan has signed with Akron.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:29 am

Orlando Jones’ Devin Washington with his Mom after signing with the South Carolina Gamecocks.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:23 am

Blanche Ely DB Rashard Robinson has faxed in his letter of intent to LSU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:22 am

Adrian Baker of Chaminade-Madonna has signed his LOI with Clemson.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:17 am

Monsignor Pace LB Robert Jones has signed with Northern Illinois per SFHSSports.com

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:16 am

Immokalee DB Mackensie Alexander will be attending Clemson.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:13 am

From the Florida Times-Union (will be made over several posts) of Non-BCS Football signings for today:

Bishop Kenny – Eric Blackmon, South Alabama; Hunter Parry, LaGrange

Columbia: Jayce Barber, Jacksonville State; Brett Newcomb, Edward Waters; Antonio Pelham, Edward Waters; Solomon Bell, Edward Waters; Darren Burch, Miles College; Javere Smith, Northern Arizona; Felix Woods, TBA

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:13 am

From the Florida Times-Union (will be made over several posts) of Non-BCS Football signings for today:

Baker County – Jon Kinney, Sul Ross State

Bartram Trail – Gabe Davis, Weber State

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:10 am

Immokalee’s Mackerno Alexander has picked Auburn. Brother Mackensie will announce live on ESPNU in about 5 minutes.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201311:10 am

Oakland Park WR Stacy Coley just chose Miami Hurricanes live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:55 am

It’s official: Miami Northwestern DB Artie Burns has signed his LOI and will play for the Miami Hurricanes.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:52 am

Per Jeff Greer of the Palm Beach Post: Seminole Ridge’s Kyle Shortridge (Louisville), Silas Spearman (FIU), Rayfield Dixon (Minnesota), Jason Shepherd (Bowling Green)and Omar Pierre-Louis (Bowling Green) have signed their LOIs.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:51 am

Coming up in the 11 o’clock hour on ESPNU, WR Stacy Coley (Oakland Park Northeast) at 11:05 and Immokalee’s Mackensie Alexander at 11:15.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:50 am

A couple more University School players signing LOIs today:

LB Nick Internicola – Rutgers
LB Skai Moore – South Carolina

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:44 am

Immokalee players that have signed LOIs (Alexander brothers will sign shortly):

ATH Tshumbi Johnson – Cincinnati
ATH Jacky Marcellus – West Virginia
DT Deadrin Sneat – South Florida

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:42 am

From Laurel Pfahler of TCPalm.com – Port St. Lucie QB D.J. Juste says he has not signed yet, despite reports he is in at FAU. Still has LOI for Buffalo, FAU and Illinois.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:38 am

North Miami CB Troy McCoullum has signed his LOI with Lousiana-Layfatte.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:37 am

Others at Fort Lauderdale University School that are signing LOIs today are Jalen Battle (Illinois State) and Jordan Budwig (Florida International).

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:36 am

Per ESPN 760 – Ft. Pierce Central RB Marcus Levy has signed with Bowling Green.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:35 am

Orlando Dr. Phillips Safety Marcell Harris has signed his LOI with the Florida Gators.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:34 am

Treasure Coast DB Justin Williams has signed his LOI with Michigan State according to Lauren Pfhaler of the TCPalm.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:30 am

Per Wells Dusenbury of ESPN 760, Vero Beach DBs Sean Paul & Dravious Wright have sent in their LOIs to North Carolina State.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:28 am

University School WR Jordan Cunningham just picked Vanderbilt live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:20 am

Players that have signed LOIs per Don Haggard of Big County Preps:

LB Terrelle Martin (Anclonte) – Black Hills State
ATH Richard Benjaim (Tampa Bay Tech) – Louisville
OL Connor Rafferty (Tampa Robinson) – Samford
DL Justin Madison (Tampa Robinson) – Iowa State
DB Nate Goodwin (Orlando Freedom) – South Florida

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:15 am

Players that have signed LOIs per Don Haggard of Big County Preps:

OL Cameron Ruff (Tampa Jesuit) – Cincinnati
DB Reggie Brown, Jr. (Tampa Jesuit) – Florida Atlantic
OL Bruce Hector (Tampa Robinson) – South Florida
OL/DL Robbie Garcia (Tampa Jesuit) – Iowa State
DL Mike Love (Countryside) – South Florida
WR Zach Benjamin (Tampa Catholic) – South Florida
TE Jeremy Kerr (St. Petersburg) – Florida State

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:09 am

Crestview RB Micah Reed has signed his LOI with the Central Florida Knights.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:07 am

Seffner Armwood OL Aaron Evans has signed his LOI with Central Florida, per the Orlando Sentinel.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:04 am

Orlando Sentinel: Bradenton Manatee DE Blake Keller has signed his LOI with Central Florida Knights.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:04 am

Coming up at 10:20, Fort Lauderdale University School WR Jordan Cunningham will pick his college live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:02 am

Orlando Sentinel: Naples Barron Collier LB Jake Berman has signed with the University of Central Florida.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:01 am

Per Chris Smith at XOFan.com – Gainesville RB Raphael Webb has signed his LOI with Vanderbilt.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201310:00 am

Orlando Sentinel: Cocoa LB Deondre Barnett has signed with University of Central Florida.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:58 am

Tampa Tribune: Steinbrenner WR Jon Marc Carrier has signed his LOI with Dartmouth.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:55 am

Commits from Palmetto that have signed LOIs (via Bradenton Herald):

RB/WR Cory Crawford – Temple
WR E.J. Burston – Massachusetts
WR Shaq Harris – Massachusetts
OL/DL Joe Bundrage – Coffeyville Junior College (KY)

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:54 am

Orlando Sentinel: Fort Myers OL Tate Hernly has signed with University of Central Florida.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:48 am

Orlando Sentinel: Gainesville High WR Chris Thompson has officially signed with Florida.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:43 am

Commits from Bradenton Southeast that have signed LOIs (via Bradenton Herald):

DB/P Jordan Grabski – Idaho
WR Jacob Sannon – Idaho
DB Eric Thompson – Youngstown State

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:41 am

Jacksonville Bishop Kenny WR Ahmad Fulwood has signed his LOI with Florida Gators.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:37 am

Lake City Columbia OT Laremy Tunsil just picked Ole Miss over Georgia and Alabama.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:35 am

Austin Lyon at Bright House Sports Network has reported that New Smyrna Beach WR James Clark has signed with Ohio State over Florida and Clemson.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:33 am

Winter Haven RB Adam Lane has officially signed with Florida.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:31 am

Orlando Sentinel: New Symrna Beach DE Davarez Bryant picks Florida State.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:28 am

South Sumter DB Keanu Neal has faxed in his LOI to Florida Gators.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:25 am

Huge crowd at Lake City Columbia for the the commitment of Florida HS Football Class 6A 1st Team OL & Offensive MVP of the year Laremy Tunsil.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:22 am

Miami Booker T. Washington OT Denver Kirkland just picked Arkansas on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:15 am

Miami Booker T. Washington OLB Matthew Thomas just picked Florida State live on ESPNU.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:08 am

According to Chris Smith of XOFan.com, Creekside kicker Tommy Openshaw has faxed his LOI to Vanderbilt.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:05 am

Three players to choose their college live on ESPNU this hour. Matthew Thomas (Miami Booker T Washington) at 9:15, Denver Kirkland (Miami Booker T. Washington) at 9:20 and Laremy Tunsil (Lake City Columbia) at 9:35.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20139:03 am

Per PrepBuilders.com – Benjamin TE Jonathan Pavlov has faxed his LOI to Florida International.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:56 am

Gainesville Sun is reporting that Lake City Columbia OL Laremy Tunsil likely headed to Ole Miss. Official announcement comes at 9:35 am.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:55 am

Tampa Wharton DB Vernon Hargreaves III has sent his LOI to Florida Gators.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:54 am

According to ESPN’s Corey Dowlar Paris Bostick (Tampa Plant Safety)has signed his LOI with Georgia.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:53 am

Suncoast DT Ke’Tyrus Marks has signed and faxed his LOI to Arkansas.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:49 am

Jason Blakeney at the Pensacola News Journal has reported that Gulf Breeze will host its signing day ceremony tomorrow at 11am CST.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:45 am

Palm Beach Gardens WR Frank Brown has sent his LOI to Bethune-Cookman per Jeff Greer of Palm Beach Post.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:43 am

Also reported from Jeff Greer at the Palm Beach Post: Glades Central will not have any signings today. DB Will Likely is already enrolled with Maryland.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:37 am

Crescent City DT Caleb Brantley has faxed in his LOI to Florida Gators.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:30 am

Jeff Greer at the Palm Beach Post has reported that there will be no signings at Pahokee today.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:29 am

Delray American Heritage OL Roderick Johnson has faxed his paperwork to Florida Gators.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:28 am

SFHSSports: Gulliver RB Bo Ellis (Harvard) and Boyd Anderson DB Eddie Jackson (Alabama) have both faxed in LOIs.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:26 am

Bright House Network: Lake Gibson WR Eric Carter signed with Minnesota and RB Tyler Brown signed with Iowa State.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:25 am

Bright House Network: Orlando Evans RB Brandon English (Bowling Green), Orlando Evans WR Tony Stevens (Auburn), Orlando Evans LB Ro’Derrick Hoskins (Florida State) have all signed their LOIs and sent them in.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:23 am

Tampa Jesuit TE Travis Johnson has signed with Cinncy Bearcats.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:21 am

Cardinal Newman TE Matt Burke (Purdue), Heritage Delray RB Greg Bryant (Notre Dame) both have sent in LOIs.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20138:20 am

Palm Beach Post: Palm Beach Gardens OL James Cruise (Florida International)

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20137:41 am

We can already report via Twitter, that Baker County RB Falon Lee has signed with Miami of Ohio.

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 20137:32 am

Good Morning Everyone! We will start posting updates real shortly here!

FloridaHSFootball.com Staff February 6, 201312:20 am

Watch here for live updates all day on National Signing Day!

Last Updated On: February 6, 2013 at 5:06 PM

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