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The ultimate prize of Maryland has chosen to wait to commit.

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Ron Darby, Potomac

Though Wednesday is dubbed National Signing Day, it only ushers in the signing period. Stefon Diggs will have until April 1 to ink his signature to the school of his choosing, and will head to Maryland this weekend, MaxPreps reports.

Diggs is ranked the 14th overall prospect by MaxPreps and is considered the second-best receiver in this year's class, behind Dorial Green-Beckham of Hillcrest (Springfield, Mo.).

Though Diggs is expected to delay his signing, another talented Maryland product plans to announce where he's headed on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., EST. Potomac (Oxon Hill, Md.) athlete Ron Darby will decide between Florida State, Notre Dame, Auburn and Clemson. Darby, the 27th overall prospect nationally, was previously a Notre Dame commit, but reopened his recruitment earlier this month.

MaxPreps 2012 National Signing Day coverage

The rest of Maryland's elite are expected to sign with the schools they've already made verbal commitments to. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) defensive end Michael Moore (No. 64 overall) is expected to attend Virginia, Gilman (Baltimore) receiver/cornerback Cyrus Jones (No. 76 overall) pledged to Alabama and running back Wes Brown (No. 151 overall), Diggs' teammate at Our Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, Md.), committed to Maryland at the Under Armour All-American game.

Maryland high school division 1A champion Dunbar (Baltimore) features six players signing to schools, headlined by receiver Deontay McManus, who committed to West Virginia last summer. McManus is considered one of West Virginia's top recruits of the 2012 class.

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