February 6 was National Signing Day.  No event garners as much media attention in the life of a high school senior than Signing Day. This small sample of the 300 top high school football recruits, according to ESPN, highlights the Pigskin Cult. This region from Texas to Georgia indicates the prominent role the southern states play in big-time football. The eight states in this category account for 170/300 or 57 percent of the top recruits.