Signing Day Futures

Scout.com plays off of a late night spoof and fast forwards to February, 2011 to take a look at what could happen when the ink dries on the football letter of intents for players like Anthony Wallace, Aaron Green, Herschel Sims and Ladarius Brown.

With the absence of Conan O'Brien in the late night line-up we have had to do without some great comedy and some off the wall skits.

So in the spirit of the late night comedian's most popular bit -- ‘In the Year 3000' -- Scout.com fast forwards to National Signing Day 2011 and tries to have some fun while guessing how the recruitments of four of the Midland's top prospects play out.

Cue the music.

On Signing Day 2011…

Anthony Wallace, a 6-foot-0, 220-pound MLB from Skyline High in Dallas, Texas signs with the Oregon Ducks in a complete regional shocker, and why not? With the recent falloff of USC in the face of their sanctions the Ducks have gone out and established their program as the one to beat in the Pac 10. Recently, Texas talent has also been very fortunate in not only playing but starring out on the field in Eugene and there is a clique of Texas players who are very popular on campus. Wallace should fit right in.

The Fallout: Oklahoma is shocked by the decision but turns to Norman North star Daniel Davis -- who is literally right up the street from campus -- to fulfill his lifelong dream of playing for the Sooners.

On Signing Day 2011…

The loss to Texas pays dividends on some level for the Huskers as Aaron Green, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound running back from Madison High in San Antonio, Texas keeps the family tradition alive and signs with Nebraska. Green has the type of talent to pull his car up in Lincoln, park, walk on the practice field and start helping the team and it was glaringly apparent this past Saturday that NU needs him. It is all too perfect of a scenario. His brother is already there and Green has the type of speed and talent to help Bo Pelini and the Huskers take the Big 10 by storm.

The Fallout: There will not be too much regional collapse over this one. His other three finalists -- Florida State, Texas, Cal -- already all have at least one talented running back committed for the Class of 2011.

On Signing Day 2011…

Ladarius Brown, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound receiver from Waxahachie High in Texas and Herschel Sims, a 5-foot-9, 190-pound running back from Abilene High in Texas both stay home and sign with the TCU, helping the Horned Frogs cement a Top 25 class and giving them true home-run threats at running back and wide receiver. Brown has consistently listed TCU as one of his favorites and the only thing that may change his mind is a coaching change and a new offensive scheme at Texas A&M. Sims ends up coming full circle and after his cousin, Ronnell Sims, gets his TCU offer they continue to play together in college.

The Fallout: Oklahoma State is left holding the bag on a running back commit allowing Desmond Roland the opportunity to get his first reps in college at the position. He turns in to a star and is an All-Big 12 caliber performer.


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