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The vote: More than 77 percent in favor of early signing date

Published: July 6, 2008
The Oklahoman contacted all 119 Division-I Bowl subdivision football coaches and asked if they were in favor of an earlier signing date for high school athletes. Here's a look at the results:

For early signing (87)
Air Force (Troy Calhoun)

Akron (J.D. Brookhart)

Alabama (Nick Saban)

Arizona (Mike Stoops)

Arkansas St. (Steve Roberts)

Auburn (Tommy Tuberville)

Boise State (Chris Petersen)

Boston College (Jeff Jagodzinski)

Bowling Green (Gregg Brandon)

BYU (Bronco Mendenhall)

Buffalo (Turner Gill)

Central Florida (George O'Leary)

Central Michigan (Butch Jones)

Cincinnati* (Brian Kelly)

Clemson (Tommy Bowden)

Colorado* (Dan Hawkins)

Connecticut (Randy Edsall)

East Carolina (Skip Holtz)

Eastern Michigan (Jeff Genyk)

Fla. International (Mario Cristobal)

Florida State (Bobby Bowden)

Fresno State* (Pat Hill)

Georgia (Mark Richt)

Georgia Tech (Paul Johnson)

Hawaii* (Greg McMackin)

Houston (Kevin Sumlin)

Indiana (Bill Lynch)

Iowa (Kirk Ferentz)

Iowa St. (Gene Chizik)

Kansas (Mark Mangino)

Kent State (Doug Martin)

Kentucky (Rich Brooks)

La.-Lafayette (Rickey Bustle)

LSU (Les Miles)

Louisiana Tech (Derek Dooley)

Louisville (Steve Kragthorpe)

Marshall (Mark Snyder)

Maryland (Ralph Friedgen)

Memphis* (Tommy West)

Miami (Randy Shannon)

Miami Ohio (S. Montgomery)

Michigan (Rich Rodriguez)

Minnesota (Tim Brewster)

Mississippi (Houston Nutt)

Mississippi St. (Sylvester Croom)

Missouri (Gary Pinkel)

Navy (Ken Niumatalolo)

Nebraska (Bo Pelini)

New Mexico (Rocky Long)

North Carolina (Butch Davis)

North Carolina St. What date do the coaches want?

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