College Football National Signing Day 2020: Dates, Top Recruiting School and Best Unsigned Prospects Available

National Signing Day may have lost some the luster of years gone by, but it remains an important date in the college football calendar.

While it no longer comes with the flurry of activity that characterized it in the past, as most of the FBS prospects are signed up in December, it retains multiple storylines worth following and each with its own level of intrigue.

A host of four-star prospects are still to finalize their decision, while a five-star talent remains unsigned— and in the midst of all that Georgia and Alabama battle it out to be the No. 1 recruiting school.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Wednesday.

When is National Signing Day?

National Signing Day falls on Wednesday, February 5 this year. Players who have yet to commit will announce their futures throughout the day, beginning from approximately 9 a.m. ET.

Who is the No. 1 recruiting school?

According to 247Sports' updated Composite rankings, Georgia holds the upper hand for the time being. Twenty-three players have committed to the Bulldogs so far, including five all-star recruits and 15 four-star prospects.

Alabama and Clemson are next in line. The Crimson Tide has secured four five-star players and 18 four-star recruits among its 26 commitments, while the Tigers have five five-star prospects and 12 four-star recruits.

Alabama, however, could top the list if it manages to land four-star defensive lineman McKinnley Jackson.

Meanwhile, defending national champions LSU and Ohio State are currently in fourth and fifth place respectively, with both schools securing three five-star prospects and 14 four-star players.

Who are the players to watch?

A number of high-profile players are expected to sign letters of intent on Wednesday, but one five-star prospect may have to wait a bit longer.

Zachary Evans

Evans remains the highest-ranked uncommitted player ahead of Wednesday. A five-star prospect, the running back from North Shore High School in Houston, Texas, committed to Georgia in December, before changing his mind.

The Bulldogs released him with no restriction but Evans is expected to skip national signing day altogether as he can't sign a second letter of intent.

He has visited LSU, Tennessee, Ole Miss and Texas A&M, but his future may remain unclear for a while longer yet.

McKinnley Jackson

Unlike Evans, Jackson is expected to commit on Wednesday.

A four-star prospect from George County High School in Mississippi, he has reportedly received 22 offers after an incredible senior season.

The defensive tackle racked up 76 tackles—61 solo—and a jaw-dropping 37 tackles for a loss.

Jackson has visited Alabama, Auburn, LSU, and Texas A&M so far, with Alabama, LSU and Texas A&M thought to be the front runners.

Avantae Williams

A safety from Deland High School, Florida, Williams has reportedly received 27 offers. A four-star recruit, Williams was a one-time Oregon commit but now looks set to accept an offer from Florida instead.

Malik Hornsby

Like Williams, Hornsby has a wide range of schools to choose from, with some 26 offers landing on his desk.

The dual-threat quarterback guided Fort Bend Marshall High School, Texas, to a 14-2 season last year, reaching the state title game.

Hornsby racked up over 2,200 yards through the air with 29 touchdowns, to which he added 1,500 rushing yards and 17 scores on the ground.

He has taken official visits to Purdue, Arkansas, Baylor and Texas A&M.

Alfred Collins

Another four-star prospect from Texas, the Cedar Creek High School product has received offers from Oklahoma, Alabama, Baylor, Texas and Texas A&M.

The defensive end racked up 86 tackles, 35 tackles for a loss and forced four fumbles in 10 games last season.

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Kirby Smart, head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs, walks onto the field prior to the Allstate Sugar Bowl against the Baylor Bears at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Georgia is projected to be the No. 1 recruiting school in college football this offseason. Sean Gardner/Getty

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