Here's a look at what remains on the calendar for 2016 recruiting

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Where We are Now: Right now we are in what is called a "Dead Period," which began on Dec. 14 and will last through Jan. 13, 2016.

What's Next: From Jan. 14 through Jan. 30 is a "Contact Period."

What's after That: Jan. 31 is a "Quiet Period." Then Feb. 1-4 is a "Dead Period." National Signing Day is on Feb. 3.

Definition's of the different "Period's" per the NCAA:

What is a contact period?

During a contact period a college coach may have face-to-face contact with college-bound student-athletes or their parents, watch student-athletes compete and visit their high schools, and write or telephone student-athletes or their parents.

What is a quiet period?

During a quiet period, a college coach may only have face-to-face contact with college-bound student-athletes or their parents on the college’s campus.  A coach may not watch student-athletes compete (unless a competition occurs on the college’s campus) or visit their high schools. Coaches may write or telephone college-bound student-athletes or their parents during this time.

What is a dead period?

During a dead period a college coach may not have face-to-face contact with college-bound student-athletes or their parents, and may not watch student-athletes compete or visit their high schools. Coaches may write and telephone student-athletes or their parents during a dead period.

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