Signing day announcement times

Wednesday marks an early holiday for college football fans. Just like March Madness has a way of stopping production across America, many grown-ups will all of a sudden find themselves coming down with grave illnesses Wednesday morning that will force them to miss work.

Miraculously, this sickness lasts just about 24 hours.

National signing day has that affect on people. These days, it doesn't matter how old you are, you'll get hooked and you'll find yourself reaching for the phone to inform your boss that you just can't make it in.

(Chances are that he won't be there, either.)

Well, if you're one of those unfortunate souls who is a bit under the weather Wednesday, have no fear. ESPN and its platforms have you more than covered for your national signing day viewing pleasure. ESPNU's National Signing Day Special begins at 9 a.m. ET Wednesday and lasts until 7 p.m. ET. There will be all sorts of news and analysis from ESPN's recruiting experts and plenty of live commitments! You can also watch on ESPN3.com and WatchESPN.

Also, check out ESPN.com's 2012 national signing day preview page to get even more recruiting insight.

Here's a look at the prospects who will have their signings aired on ESPNU:

  • DE Mario Edwards (No. 1 in ESPNU 150): 9:05 a.m.

  • OLB Josh Harvey-Clemons (No. 17): 9:15 a.m. -- Will it be Florida, Georgia or Florida State?

  • CB Tracy Howard (No. 18): 9:35 a.m. -- Florida was once the leader, but Miami might have taken control after a successful visit over the weekend.

  • DT Eddie Goldman (No. 10): 10:05 a.m. -- Alabama and Auburn are competing with Florida State here.

  • WR Dorial Green-Beckham (No. 3): 10:15 a.m. -- Arkansas held the lead for a while, but is in a real fight down to the wire with Missouri after his official visit over the weekend.

  • OLB Kwon Alexander (No. 29): 11:05 a.m. -- Alabama, Auburn and LSU are all in the hunt.

  • S Trae Elston (No. 10 safety): 11:05 a.m. -- LSU and Ole Miss appear to be at the top of his list.

  • WR Nelson Agholor (No. 47): 12:05 p.m. -- This sounds like a battle between Florida and USC.

  • WR Thomas Johnson (No. 33): 12:20 p.m.

  • OT Andrus Peat (No. 9): 1:35 p.m.

  • OT Avery Young (No. 61): 2 p.m. -- Auburn, Florida and Georgia area all in the running and this one still appears up in the air.

  • CB Ronald Darby (No. 38) 2:30 p.m. -- Auburn has been heavily involved with Darby, but Florida State might have the edge.

Here are some other notable ESPNU 150 announcement times:

  • DE Korren Kirven (No. 100): 8 a.m. -- Sal Sunseri first recruited him to Alabama and now Tennessee.

  • DE Dante Fowler Jr. (No. 71): 10 a.m. -- He's committed to Florida State, but Florida hasn't stopped heavily recruiting him.

  • DT Leonard Williams (No. 50): 11 a.m. -- It sounds like he's down to Florida and USC.

  • S Landon Collins (No. 6): 1 p.m. -- He's committed to Alabama, but we've all heard about the drama surrounding his mother and her desire for him to go to LSU.

  • ATH Ricardo Louis (No. 21): 1 p.m. -- He was once committed to Auburn, then Florida State. Now, he's uncommitted, but it sounds like it's Auburn or Florida State.