, the nation's No. 1 quarterback recruit
, is going to deliver an early Christmas gift for some lucky school.
That's because Kiel, ranked No. 2 overall,
plans to make his college decision before December 25
and intends to enroll early for the spring semester.
Notre Dame, Vanderbilt and LSU are his three finalists.
Kiel originally committed to Indiana in July, but reopened his recruitment in October
"When the time is right, I'll make my decision," Kiel told MaxPreps in the spring.
The 6-foot-4, 215-pound Kiel threw for 2,517 yards and 28 touchdowns while also rushing for 482 yards and 11 scores for Columbus East (Columbus, Ind.)