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Open Thread: Early Signing Day!

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19 of Penn State’s 20 current commits are ready to put pen to paper and they may not be the only ones

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12:40 PM: Dotson is the last expected signee of the day for the Nittany Lions, but there’s been rumblings of a potential surprise coming later in the day.

12:34 PM: In the immortal words of Waka Flocka: “Ayyeeee, it’s a party, it’s a party, it’s a party, it’s a party!” 4-star WR Jahan Dotson is joining the 2018 class!

11:58 AM: After committing earlier today, Micah Parsons has officially put pen to paper!

11:32 AM: All rise, the honorable Judge Culpepper is now officially a Penn State Nittany Lion!

11:14 AM: Perhaps the most underrated member of Penn State’s 2018 class, Charlie Katshir, has sent in his letter of intent!

11:04 AM: The Texas two step is officially complete as Isaiah Humphries signs for Penn State!

10:50 AM: One of the first verbal pledges to Penn State’s 2018 class is sign, sealed and delivered. Welcome aboard, Zack Kuntz!

10:43 AM: Let’s keep it rolling! 3-star DB Trent Gordon becomes the first of the Texas tandem to come on board!

10:33 AM: Penn State adds a little north of the border flavor with 4-star LB Jesse Luketa!

10:11 AM: Big Nana! 4-star OT Nana Asiedu has joined the fray (no, not the band)!

9:58 AM: After a roundabout recruitment, 5-star all-everything Micah Parsons has landed (back) with the Nittany Lions!

9:43 AM: Penn State has it’s quarterback on board! Welcome, Will Levis!

9:17 AM: Jake Pinegar, come on down!

9:04 AM: Welcome Jordan Miner to Penn State!

8:35 AM: Bryce Effner has sent his LOI!

8:27 AM: PJ Mustipher is the latest to sign with the Nittany Lions!

8:21 AM: Welcome to Penn State, Juice!

8:10 AM: The running back corps just got even better. Welcome to Penn State, Ricky Slade!

8:02 AM: Pat Freiermuth is the latest signee!

7:52 AM: Daniel George joins the crew!

7:44 AM: Aeneas Hawkins is officially a Nittany Lion!

7:40 AM: Add Justin Shoter to the list!

7:34 AM: We have our first signee of the day! Linebacker Nick Tarburton is officially a Nittany Lion!

The day is finally here!

With the invention of the Early Signing Period, football recruits can now put pen to paper starting on Dec. 20 and ending Dec. 22 before having to hold off until February.

Guess what?

Today’s Dec. 20!

Penn State currently has 20 players committed and all but Shaquon Anderson-Butts, who is dealing with some odds and ends, are expected to sign today. We will keep you updated here throughout the day as the Letters of Intent coming rolling in and below is a listed of players expected to sign today and what time.

Additionally, we’ve included the signing times for 5-star RB/DE/LB/P Micah Parsons and 4-Star WR Jahan Dotson who have the Nittany Lions among their final group.

3-Star OL Bryce Effner 8:15 AM

5-Star DE/LB Micah Parsons 10:00 AM

3-Star QB Will Levis 10:00 AM

4-Star LB Jesse Luketa 11:00 AM

4-Star DT Aeneas Hawkins 11:30 AM

3-Star DB Isaiah Humphries 12:00 PM

4-Star WR Jahan Dotson 12:30 AM

4-Star RB Ricky Slade 1:00 PM

4-Star DB Jordan Miner 2:00 PM

4-Star TE Zack Kuntz 2:30 PM

4-Star OT Nana Asiedu 2:30 PM

4-Star WR Daniel George 3:00 PM

4-Star OG Juice Scruggs 3:30 PM

The following players have yet to announce what time they will sign:

5-Star WR Justin Shorter

3-Star LB Charlie Katshir

4-Star DT PJ Mustipher

4-Star TE Pat Friermuth

4-Star LB Nick Tarburton

4-Star DT Judge Culpepper

3-Star DB Trent Gordon

3-Star K Jake Pinegar

Stay tuned here for updates throughout the day and, who knows, maybe a surprise or two!