Urban Meyer ‘not a fan’ of early signing periods

When it comes to the college football recruiting process, the biggest topic up for discussion the last year is whether there would be an early signing period implemented. This would give big time recruits the opportunity to sign their National Letter of Intent in December, ahead of National Signing Day in February.

It looks like Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is against the possibility of having the early signing period. He spoke with reporters on Friday about why things should stay the way they are now.

I’m not a fan of that,” Meyer said according to Cleveland.com. “You’re moving it just forward and forward, what if a kid wants to change his mind? (If) he wants to change his mind because of coaching changes or other circumstances, the player should be allowed to change his mind.”

This would give recruits the chance to sign before other teams can jump in and change their mind, especially the weekend before National Signing Day. This would likely hurt many programs, especially the Buckeyes, who have had the top recruiting class in the Big Ten since Meyer arrived.

What do you think, fans? Should the recruiting process stay the way it is now or is a change in order?

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