The peak point of college football recruiting has arrived with National Signing Day.
HBCU football programs are finalizing signings that they hope will result in winning seasons and championships.
Here are some of the notable signings:
Reigning Celebration Bowl champion Florida A&M announced the signing of three FBS transfers. This includes former Power Five running back Rodney Hill and defensive back Jameel Sanders.
Alabama State signed former Texas Southern quarterback Andrew Body official while adding former UAPB linebacker Rico Dozier to its ranks.
Alabama A&M announced 10 new signings, including former Jackson State wide receiver Duke Miller.
Jackson State’s signing group is highlighted by Georgia State defensive back transfer Jalen Tate.
Grambling State adjusted its offensive line, adding four incoming first-year students to the unit.
North Carolina Central’s signing class includes running back Zion Dobson, named Player of the Year in South Carolina.
Texas Southern added two quarterbacks and seven defensive players in their first recruiting class under head coach Cris Dishman.
Entering their fourth season in the SWAC, the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats aim for their first winning season in the conference behind a group that includes four Power Five signings.
Former Dartmouth defensive back Cam Maddox highlights North Carolina A&T’s signing class.
On the Division II level, Edward Waters retooled its defense,e announcing the signing of eight defensive players.
Shaw has gone to work recruiting within the conference, poaching three CIAA transfers.
In the SIAC, Albany State premiered a 12-recruit signing class, including four defensive linemen.
Clark Atlanta head coach Teddy Keaton’s influence has been felt in his first recruiting trail with the team. Coming with him to Clark Atlanta are 10 different players from Allen, including reigning SIAC Offensive Player of the Year David Wright III.
Dishman gets more than a dozen commits in first signing class
Texas Southern head football coach Cris Dishman has secured the signatures of 15 players for the 2024 season. Dishman, the first-year coach, and his staff went coast-to-coast for his inaugural class as five states are represented, while Texas remains the foundation with 11 recruits from across the state.
MEAC champions load up on lineman
Howard University football head coach Larry Scott added 12 new Bison during Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The signing class featured six skill players and six linemen across nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.
Chennis Berry excited about first crop of Bulldog recruits in new era
South Carolina State head coach Chennis Berry announced the signing of 20 football prospects on National Signing Day. The class includes 13 transfers and seven newcomers.
Six defensive backs, two running backs, three defensive linemen, two offensive linemen, one tight end, four wide receivers, two quarterbacks are the newest additions to this year’s 2024 class.
“It was important that we signed the right players that were a good fit for our program,” said Berry. “We put together a small signing class to add with the transfers we are bringing, and this is a special group of young men.”