National Signing Day lends itself to dramatic moments: the media coverage, the recruiting rivalries and the promise of an instant impact by the nation's top recruit.
The hype and drama over recruiting has intensified recently. MaxPreps looks at the most dramatic recruitments of the past five years:10. Arik ArmsteadSchool: Pleasant Grove (Elk Grove, Calif.)Year: 2012Ranked: No. 16Signed with: TBD
An early verbal commit to USC, Armstead began to look around due to issues his brother Armond experienced during his senior season with the Trojans. He then ruled ruled out the Trojans and was considered a lock to sign with Cal. Tosh Lupoi's departure to Washington
just days before Armstead was expected to announce turned his plans to enroll early upside down. After narrowing his choice down to Notre Dame and Auburn, with the hope of playing with Armond, Armstead pushed off his decision to enroll early and will now make a decision on National Signing Day while Armond returns to USC for the semester. Fans of all four schools remain on edge over Armstead's decision.