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Early National Signing Day Announcement Watchlist

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Nick Saban's next star-studded recruiting class will start to materialize on Wednesday as dozens of the top recruits in the class of 2022 will make their decisions known on Early National Signing Day

Thanks to the introduction of the Early Signing Period, five years ago, high school football players across the country can give themselves an early Christmas present by announcing which college they will attend. A majority of the top recruits in the class of 2022 will do this on Wednesday, instead of waiting until National Signing Day in early February.

Here is a list of the top players (per Rivals) that are slated to announce their college plans on Wednesday, when they will do so, and the schools they are considering.

Top Uncommitted Class of 2022 Recruits with Announcement Times

Note: All times are ET and subject to change. Ranking and rating are courtesy of This list will be updated throughout the day as announcements are made.

No. 12 Denver Harris, CB
5-star, North Shore (Houston)
Announcement: 10:30 a.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Texas A&M
Pick: Harris' decision to wait until his state championship game after Saturday was worth it for Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher as he added the nation's fourth-ranked cornerback to the Aggies' impressive haul.

No. 13 Shemar James, ILB
5-star, Faith Academy (Mobile, Ala.)
Announcement: 6 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Pick: James added to Florida's big day by committing to the Gators.

No. 14 Marvin Jones Jr., WR
5-star, American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.)
Announcement: 4:40 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, USC
Pick: Georgia head coach Kirby Smart has landed another five-star recruit in Jones.

No. 30 Kiyaunta Goodwin, OT
4-star, Charlestown (Charlestown, Ind.)
Announcement: 8:15 a.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Florida State, Kentucky (verbal), Michigan, Michigan State, Texas A&M
Pick: On Wednesday morning, Goodwin announced he's not signing today but is down to either Kentucky or Michigan State.

No. 34 Kamari Wilson, S
4-star, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Announcement: 4 p.m.
Contenders: Florida, Georgia
Pick: New Florida head coach Billy Napier reeled in another big fish by keeping Wilson in the Sunshine State (and away from SEC East rival Georgia).

No. 42 Shazz Preston, WR
4-star, St. James (St. James, La.)
Announcement: 3 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, LSU
Pick: Preston spurned the in-state Tigers to sign with the Crimson Tide.

No. 48 Terrance Brooks, CB
4-star, Little Elm (Little Elm, Texas)
Announcement: 9:45 a.m.
Contenders: Ohio State (verbal), Texas
Pick: Texas struck early on Wednesday, as the Longhorns flipped the in-state product from Ohio State, giving head coach Steven Sarkisian and his staff a much-needed recruiting "win."

No. 50 Quency Wiggins, DE
4-star, Madison Prep Academy (Baton Rouge, La.)
Announcement: 10 a.m.
Contenders: Florida, LSU
Pick: Wiggins is staying put, committing to become a part of new head coach Brian Kelly's first recruiting class at LSU.

No. 56 Aaron Anderson, WR
4-star, Edna Karr (New Orleans)
Announcement: 10:30 a.m.
Contenders: Alabama (verbal), LSU
Pick: Anderson stuck with his initial commitment to Alabama, spurning the in-state Tigers.

No. 57 Anthony Lucas, DE
4-star, Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Announcement: 4:30 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Miami, Notre Dame, Texas A&M
Pick: Lucas is joining a stellar defensive line class at Texas A&M.

No. 62 Kam Dewberry, OT
4-star, Atascocita (Humble, Texas)
Announcement: 3 p.m.
Contenders: Oklahoma, Texas, Texas A&M
Pick: Dewberry won't have to go very far for college, as the Humble-area product committed to Texas A&M.

No. 63 Zion Branch, S
4-star, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas)
Announcement: 3:15 p.m.
Contenders: Ohio State, USC
Pick: Branch has committed to be a part of new USC head coach Lincoln Riley's first recruiting class.

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No. 67 Azareyeh Thomas, ATH
4-star, Niceville (Niceville, Fla.)
Announcement: 12 p.m.
Contenders: Georgia Tech, Florida, Florida State, LSU, Oklahoma
Pick: Thomas is staying in the Sunshine State, as he committed to Mike Norvell and the Seminoles.

No. 76 Earl Little, CB
4-star, American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.)
Announcement: 4:30 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Florida State, Miami
Pick: Little is headed to Alabama.

No. 81 Enai White, DE
4-star, Imhotep Institute Charter School (Philadelphia)
Announcement: 5 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Georgia, Ohio State, Texas A&M
Pick: White is joining Texas A&M's loaded defensive line class.

No. 86 Nyjalik Kelly, DE
4-star, Dillard (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Announcement: 2 p.m.
Contenders: Florida, Miami, Oregon
Pick: New Miami head coach Mario Cristobal already making an impact with Kelly committing to stay in the Sunshine State to play for the Hurricanes.

No. 91 Darrius Clemons, WR
4-star, Westview (Portland, Ore.)
Announcement: 3 p.m.
Contenders: Auburn, Miami, Michigan, Oregon
Pick: Clemons opted for the Big Ten and is signing with Michigan.

No. 100 Jake Johnson, TE
4-star, Oconee Country (Athens, Ga.)
Announcement: 8 a.m.
Contenders: South Carolina, Texas A&M
Pick: Johnson, the younger brother of former LSU quarterback Max Johnson who is currently in the transfer portal, has committed to Texas A&M. Will big brother follow?

No. 121 Derrick Moore, DE
4-star, St. Frances (Baltimore)
Announcement: 2:45 p.m.
Contenders: Michigan, Ole Miss
Pick: Moore is going to Michigan.

No. 122 Jihaad Campbell, OLB
4-star, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Announcement: 4:15 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Texas A&M
Pick: Campbell chose the Crimson Tide over the Aggies.

No. 130 Khurtiss Perry, DT
4-star, Pike Road (Montgomery, Ala.)
Announcement: 1 p.m.
Contenders: Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Texas, UCF
Pick: Perry stayed in-state, committing to Alabama.

No. 136 Devin Moore, CB
4-star, Naples (Naples, Fla.)
Announcement: 8 a.m.
Contenders: Florida, Notre Dame
Pick: New Florida head coach Billy Napier got his first recruiting "win" by convincing Moore to stay in the state and sign with the Gators.

No. 138 Trevion Williams, DE
4-star, Crystal Springs (Crystal Springs, Miss.)
Announcement: 12 p.m.
Contenders: Auburn, Florida State, Mississippi State
Pick: Williams is staying in the Magnolia State and has committed to Mike Leach and Mississippi State.

No. 154 Justin Williams, RB
4-star, East Paulding (Dallas, Ga.)
Announcement: 8 a.m.
Contenders: Auburn, Tennessee
Pick: Williams picked Tennessee over Auburn.

No. 191 Armani Winfield, WR
4-star, Lewisville (Lewisville, Texas)
Announcement: 5 p.m.
Contenders: Baylor, Michigan State, Texas
Pick: Winfield is signing with Big Ten champion Baylor.

No. 195 Malik Agbo, OT
4-star, Todd Beamer (Federal Way, Wash.)
Announcement: 5 p.m.
Contenders: Auburn, Miami, Oklahoma, Texas
Pick: Agbo is headed to Texas.

No. 205 Jaron Willis, OLB
4-star, Lee County (Leesburg, Ga.)
Announcement: 12 p.m.
Contenders: Arkansas, Florida State, Ole Miss
Pick: Willis is headed to Oxford, as he committed to play at Ole Miss.

No. 230 Jaydn Ott, RB
4-star, Norco (Norco, Calif.)
Announcement: 4:30 p.m.
Contenders: BYU, California, Oregon, Wisconsin
Pick: Despite interest from other programs, Ott is staying close to home and is signing with California.

No. 244 Nick James, DT
4-star, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Announcement: 7 p.m.
Contenders: Indiana, Miami, Ohio State, South Carolina
Pick: James is going to Indiana, giving head coach Tom Allen and the Hoosiers a nice recruiting win to close out Wednesday.