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College football could be headed to an early-signing period
College football could be headed to an early-signing period

Defensive lineman Jacob Daniel made a verbal commitment to USC last May. Dominic Davis, a running back and receiver, committed in October. Like all high school seniors with football scholarship offers, they cannot sign national letters of intent until the first Wednesday in February, commonly known as national signing day. But that timetable could change if a proposal is adopted this summer by the Conference Commissioners Assn., which includes representatives from 32 college conferences. A 12-member study committee of conference administrators, athletic directors and former coaches is recommending that football follow the lead of most other NCAA sports and consider adopting an...

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