THE NCAA IS taking steps towards an early signing period in football, according to reports. The biggest obstacle is deciding on a date.
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Options are all over the map and could include a fall, late-summer or early-summer signing period.
A decision is expected in June.
Among the accelerating factors to employ an early signing period is the increasing use of financial aid agreements by high school seniors who graduate early and join a college program in January.
The SEC is against an early signing period according to one SEC coach.
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A CF.C column from last month on how an early signing period would affect the Cougs is available