FOR SOME, TODAY IS A NATIONAL HOLIDAY. It's College Football's National Signing Day. Two to three years of work by college coaches concludes when recruits sign their name on the National Letter of Intent making all of those verbal commitments binding.
It's a very Iowa class this year. Mostly three-star recruits with a couple of four-star prospects and your handful of two-star kids. The ranking services rate Iowa's class in the 40s and 50s. Recruiting rankings is sometimes a numbers game.
If you want to re-live the recruiting season, Rivals' Blair Sanderson offers a free read on the subscription site. Voice of the Hawkeyes is also letting you test their posts for free with a guess at which recruits make an early impact. There doesn't appear to be much intrigue with this Signing Day for the Hawks. Still, stick around and find out the answers to the following questions: Will all of the recruits understand how to operate a dated piece of technology called the fax machine? Will all of the National Letters of Intent find their way to Iowa City? Will there be any surprises?