In Life, in Love, and in Football, we should all be free to change our minds. And so I have had a change of heart about college football’s early signing period, the grand experiment that starts on Wednesday and ends on Friday.

At first I thought it was a good thing for all of those guys who are completely sure where they want to go to school and want to end the exhaustive recruiting process. I also thought it was good for schools not to have to spend money to “baby sit” committed players in January because they were afraid another school would flip them at the last minute.

Now both of those reasons are still valid. But based on what I’m reading and hearing, the negatives of this process are going to outweigh the positives. We’ll find out starting on Wednesday but here are five things I don’t like:  The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.