It's a long time until mornin', but you have to like how new Oregon football head coach Mark Helfrich's first national signing day is going. It's early, but Helfrich is proving he can keep pace recruiting with the big boys.
Most Oregon fans were just hoping to get through today without losing any further commits. Dontre Wilson's flip to Ohio State was certainly painful-but-survivable, as long as 5-star running back Thomas Tyner does the expected later today and signs with the Ducks.
Now, it looks as if the Ducks had at least one very, very pleasant surprise up their sleeve—more on that in a slide coming your way soon.
It has to be said that even though it's only three hours into national signing day, Helfrich's day is already a huge success.
Let's look at the odds against the new head coach, and how Helfrich is bucking them.