Many athletes already made their college choices, some were on the fence between programs, but either way, the best high school football players in Southern California put pen to paper on Wednesday, better known as Signing Day.

Spanning from the San Fernando Valley to the deepest corners of Orange County and Riverside, SoCal Prep Legends has stories about the best playmakers in SoCal from the big day. College football fanatics sat on the edge of their seats waiting to find out where the best athletes signed, which brings happiness for some and sadness for others.

Check out the Signing Day recap created from the coverage of the Southern California News Group prep staff.

Below are links to signing day stories of the best talent from each coverage area.

Click the title to open the story.

Inland Empire:

National Signing Day: Jaelan Phillips already at home at UCLA

Rancho Cucamonga honors 28 athletes on national signing day

Inland Valley athletes sign on the dotted line for National Signing Day

Summit’s Stephen Carr sticks with USC on National Signing Day

REV and Rancho Cucamonga honor athletes on National Signing Day

National Signing Day: Redlands running mates ink letters

National Signing Day: Special teams get the spotlight at Norco’s..

.   National Signing Day: Mermea stays with Hawaii, leads Vista Murrieta…

Orange County:

Santa Margarita triplets celebrate National Signing Day
nearly two decades after struggling to stay alive

Photos: O.C. athletes take part in National Signing Day

Photos: National Signing Day: Readers share photos from Orange County high schools

San Fernando Valley:

Local football athletes share in joy and excitement of National Signing Day

Signing Day: Kansas State stands behind Oaks Christian’s Karisma Carmichael

South Bay:

Five Narbonne football players sign letters of intent

South Bay girls soccer players sign in large numbers

Najee Harris leads Fab 15 best of the west list

Long Beach:

Big classes for Bosco, Poly highlight signing day in Long Beach

Long Beach Poly hosts 27-athlete signing day celebration

San Gabriel Valley:

Football standouts Brian Casteel and Tyler Nevens
make college choices official on National Signing Day

La Mirada football crushes it on National Signing Day

Local football standouts make their college choices official

 La Mirada soccer players lead group of 13 area players to sign college letters   

Five Arcadia girls soccer players sign national letters of intent

Big day for area soccer players and other athletes on National Signing Day

NOTE: SoCal Prep Legends coincides with The Southern California News Group’s 11 properties, which are the Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News.