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Four Downs: On The Eve of National Signing Day 2013, Teams Push for Eddie Vanderdoes

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Reign of Troy: Signing Day 2013 TV And Internet Announcement Schedule

On the even of National Signing Day, the push for letters of intent from some of the non-committed, top prospects is on. Among those seemingly still on the fence, none is garnering more attention right now than five star defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes.

Vanderdoes is scheduled to announce his commitment at 5 p.m. PT tomorrow. The Placer, Calif. native seems to have a tight lid on his decision, because various sources have thrown any number of names at the wall, hoping they’ll stick — UCLA, USC, Notre Dame, Alabama — but there seems to be no consensus of where he might ink.

Slap The Sign: Five Undecided Recruits Interested In Notre Dame On Signing Day

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has his Irish eyes on more than just Vanderdoes. Currently sitting No. 2 in’s signing class rankings, Notre Dame is trying to finish strong with five big names. Along with Vanderdoes is another one-time USC verbal commit, Kylie Fitts. National Signing Day: Top Story Lines

Rivals tracks some of the most fascinating story lines of National Signing Day 2013. Among them is the strong class Pennsylvania has produced, including Penn State’s ability to lock up five star quarterback Christian Hackenberg. Also, the intriguing recruitment of Vonn Bell takes center stage. The five star safety can make the rich richer at Alabama, or the Richt Richter at Georgia…sorry for the pun.

But Bell would be a decided banner carrier if he chooses Tennessee.

Razorbackers: Arkansas Has Four Scholarships Left After Addition Of Alex Collins

Bret Bielema landed a coveted committal on Monday night with the announced intention of Alex Collins to take his talents to Fayetteville. But Bielema’s work is far from done, with the Arkansas Razorbacks still aiming to fill four slots. Per

Arkansas is still waiting to hear on the decisions of 3-star tackle Dwayne Johnson, Bellaire, Texas, and 4-star tackle/guard Denver Kirkland, Miami, Florida. Should both players commit Bielema will have quickly built an offensive line of the future immediately establishing the pedigree for success he had as head coach of the Badgers; road graders up front.

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