Local Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

Published 02/05 2014 09:46AM

Updated 02/06 2014 12:05AM

Local football players have set their sights on the future of their playing careers. Wednesday marks national signing day. Four athletes from the midland empire signed letters of intent or are walking-on to play at Missouri Western. Five players are going to Northwest, and three to Benedictine.

Benton: Dontae White, RB* -- Missouri Western

Central: Ceyonte Bell, DB -- Quincy; Jeb Drost, OL -- Kansas State; Kyle Fox, DB* -- Northwest Missouri State; Derek Gray, RB -- Missouri Western; Jacob Kaiser, QB -- Quincy; Tyree Mayfield, TE -- Wyoming

East Buchanan: Eddie Kilgore, QB -- Southwest Baptist; Tanner Troncin, LB -- Graceland

Lafayette: Cody Massey, WR -- Northwest Missouri State; Cody Pettijohn, LB* -- Missouri Western

Lawson: Austin Eskew, TE -- Northwest Missouri State; Garrett Titus, QB -- Benedictine; Adam Turpin, FB -- Benedictine

LeBlond: Tyler Thrasher, WR -- Benedictine

Maryville: Jackson Morrison, OL -- Northwest Missouri State; Trent Nally, DB -- Northwest Missouri State

North Andrew: Quayde Bauman, OLB/S -- William Jewell College

Savannah: Jake Humphrey* -- Washburn; Jesse Dickens* -- Missouri Western


* = walk-on

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