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Everyone got better yesterday.

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Early Signing Day! Yay! More Huskers!

It looks like a great class for Nebraska. We got several players that look to be exciting even though they have yet to step foot on campus. I’m sure when they get there, they’ll set the college football world on fire.

One thing to note, however. Everyone got better yesterday. Even Rutgers (I think).

Here’s a look around at what happened for everyone else.

Recruiting Round Up

2019 Early Signing Day Open Thread - The Daily Gopher
Gopher football signs 23 recruits today

Marquez Beason signs with Illinois - The Champaign Room
Beason is the highest-ranked recruit to commit to Illinois since Arrelious Benn in 2007. As a top-100 recruit, Beason had a incredibly impressive offer sheet including LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Oklahoma, among others. He still sits at the 84th-best recruit nationally, according to 247.

Early Signing Day 2019: Wisconsin recruiting class - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Our writers convene for early thoughts on the class of 2019.

Penn State Continues Upward Trend with Signing of 2019 Class - Black Shoe Diaries
When James Franklin came to Penn State, there was one thing everyone was certain of: this dude can recruit. As it turns out, everyone was right as Franklin has increased the talent across the roster exponentially since he took over in January 2014. As Bud Elliot pointed out last August in his yearly Blue-Chip Ratio article, no team has made a more dramatic jump talent-wise since 2014 than the Nittany Lions:

Iowa Football Recruiting: Early Signing Period Postmortem - Black Heart Gold Pants
The overall consensus on this class? It’s an Iowa football recruiting class.

The Good, The Bad, The Random from MSU’s early signing day - The Only Colors
Mark Dantonio said it himself – this offensive linemen corps might be his best haul in his tenure at MSU.

Chris Ash Details 2019 Recruiting Class At Signing Day Presser - On the Banks
To the coaching staff’s credit, in particular head coach Chris Ash, the class is comprised of some talented and intriguing prospects, as well as a former top recruit in Michigan Transfer Drew Singleton.

Reviewing signing day, and previewing what’s next for Ohio State - Land-Grant Holy Land
The 2019 recruiting class isn’t finalized just yet—and that’s good news for the Buckeyes.

Northwestern inks 18 players on National Signing Day - Inside NU
No surprises on signing day for Northwestern.

Purdue Football: 2019 Recruiting Class Breakdown - Hammer and Rails
Here is one complete list and breakdown of each our newest Boilermakers.

Frank Solich’s Ohio just won its 83rd game of the last 10 years - SBNation.com
The Bobcats’ previous high decade-long win total? 55 games.

Signing Day fax machines killed by Generation Z football recruits - SBNation.com
A Signing Day institution has crumbled.

Haha, 2019 Alabama signing class might be Nick Saban’s best yet - SBNation.com
Remember back in January, when the dynasty appeared to have a dent? That was fun!

Early Signing Day results: 12 winners and 5 losers in college football recruiting - SBNation.com
It’ll take years to know who did best, but we can make some inferences right now.

2-win Arkansas and UNC have impressive college football recruiting classes - SBNation.com
Two-wins teams aren’t supposed to recruit like these teams are.

9 quick reactions to Day 1 of CFB recruiting’s Early Signing Period - SBNation.com
6. Almost 90 percent of elite players signed early.

Boise State’s 2019 Signing Day class among the best non-powers ever - SBNation.com
It might actually be the best!

The Coach O is having problems....

Then There’s This

I don’t think you can blame millennials for their parents’ failure to teach them life skills. OTOH, we blame them for participation trophies (which we created), being addicted to their phones (which we invented and purposefully made addictive) and loving avocados to an extreme (damn millennials are destroying everything).

Let’s go ahead and blame them anyway, the entitled little bastards.