Record 13 DHS football players sign collegiate Letters of Intent
DESOTO — The DeSoto High School athletics department hosted college-bound student athletes, their families, coaches and college representatives on National Signing Day, Feb. 3.
A record 13 DeSoto football players signed letters of intent for various colleges - 10 are Division I signees.
Two – defensive back Adrian White (Texas) and offensive lineman Evan Washington (LSU) — aren’t here because they’ve already enrolled early.
The value of the scholarships for these players is well over $2 million dollars.
Signees at DeSoto High School
· Running back Marcus Murphy – University of Missouri
· Wide receiver Darius Terrell – University of Texas
· Defensive end Byron Hudson – Texas State University
· Defensive back Vincent Eddie – University of Louisiana at Monroe
· Wide receiver Xavier Traylor – Angelo State University
· Defensive back Jonathan Thompson – Kilgore Jr. College
· Defensive back Traun Roberson – University of Texas at El Paso
· Linebacker Zachary Orr – University of North Texas
· Offensive line Adrian Adams – Southeastern Oklahoma State University
· Offensive line Michael Francis – Georgetown University
· Defensive tackle Brandon Forge - University of Texas at El Paso
Signees at their college:
· Defensive back Adrian White – University of Texas
· Offensive line Evan Washington – Louisiana State University National Signing Day is the first day a high school senior can sign a binding Letter of Intent for college football.
Although there are numerous signing periods for college sports, football, which always falls on the first Wednesday in February, is the most followed.
A letter of intent is binding for both the player and school for one academic year as long as the player is eligible to enroll at the college.