The December 20th early National Signing Day may be new, but programs taking to social media to announce their signing class is not.
If your Twitter feed is anything like ours, it was bombarded with signing day announcement after announcement, and like we’ve done in years past, we wanted to shed some light on some of the more creative and eye-catching designs and announcements that programs decided to use this year.
Here are the ones that have caught the eye of our staff so far:
For the second year in a row, Mark Dantonio flipped around the normal signing day tradition of putting on a hat to announce the decision, with the head coach of the Spartan donning a hat from the recruit’s high school.
Welcome to the Spartan Family @LaDariusJ2. La'Darius led Muskegon to a State Championship last month and has been awarded Michigan Mr. Football, Gatorade Player of the Year in Michigan, MLive Player of the Year and Captain of the @freep Dream Team. #Green18 pic.twitter.com/G0JVAdWSA4
— Mark Dantonio (@DantonioMark) December 20, 2017
The Spartans also put together this futuristic video
— Spartan Football (@MSU_Football) December 20, 2017
The Sooners were smart to get Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield in on their creative announcement.
Tanner, the next chapter begins now –
— Lincoln Riley (@LincolnRiley) December 20, 2017
The Ducks are known for their futuristic spin on lots of things, and their signing day announcement is the perfect example.
— OregonGridiron (@OregonGridiron) December 20, 2017
Having players sign their name like this is a nice little touch
— Cyclone Football (@CycloneFB) December 20, 2017
Randy Edsall’s team brought back some well-known alums with NFL experience, like Dan Orvlosky, to give a scouting report on their signees.
— UConn Football (@UConnFootball) December 20, 2017
UGA’s is short, but impressive
SIGNED ✅ #ATD
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) December 20, 2017
The graphic that the Vols are using are pretty cool looking
— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) December 20, 2017
What the Huskies are doing with their announcements are as unique as anything out there today
Watching @JacobSirmon develop over the last 4yrs has been special. Excited to start our process of protecting one of the greatest QB traditions in all of CFB #PurpleReign @UW_Football pic.twitter.com/83dX8GqOXG
— Bush Hamdan (@bushhamdan) December 20, 2017
*This article will be updated throughout the rest of the day as we come across more that catch our eye, so feel free to share ones that impressed you with @CoachSamz, @FootballScoop, or [email protected].