High school football players could begin signing a national letter of intent to play in college on Wednesday. “National Signing Day” kicked off a signing period that continues until Sunday, April 1.
This began the second signing period for football, which this season introduced an early signing period that ran from Dec. 20-22.
Below is a list of athletes who were selected to the Lexington Herald-Leader’s 2017 Class of the Commonwealth who’ve signed or will soon sign national letters of intent.
Please note: Some schools, such as NAIA institutions, cannot accept a national letter of intent, but some athletes listed below joined in the ritual on a purely ceremonial basis.
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Tyrese Allen (Paintsville, DT): West Virginia University
Jay Becherer (Elizabethtown, RB/DB): Undecided
Nick Bohn (Trinity, QB): Undecided
Kam Butler (Covington Catholic, TE/LB): Miami of Ohio
Will Bramel (Boyle County, OL/DL): Purdue University
Saul Brady (Franklin-Simpson, RB/LB): Campbellsville University
Jairus Brents (Waggener, WR/DB/QB): University of Louisville
Brayden Burch (Beechwood, QB): Georgetown College
Jake Chisholm (Ryle, RB): University of Dayton
Brice Fryman (Scott County, RB): Unknown
Blake Gamble (Johnson Central, RB/DE): Undecided
Kyle Hurt (Mayfield, RB/LB): Kentucky Wesleyan College
Luke Lemaster (Raceland, K): Unknown
Lorenzo Linsey (Wayne County, QB): Georgetown University
J.R. Lucas (Collins, QB): University of the Cumberlands
A.J. Mayer (Covington Catholic, QB): Miami of Ohio
Omari Milligan (DeSales, LB): Undecided
Rondale Moore (Trinity, WR): Purdue University
Nick Olsofka (Christian Academy of Louisville, OT/DT): Holy Cross
Cameron Sizemore (Corbin, QB): Undecided
Carter Smith (Madison Southern, RB/LB): Centre College
Wyatt Smock (St. Xavier, OL/DL): Vanderbilt University
D’Mauriae VanCleave (Danville, RB/WR/DB): Wofford College
Derek Wellman (Belfry, RB/DB): Georgetown College
Dillon Wheatley (Lexington Christian Academy, RB/LB): University of Pikeville