(KLTV/KTRE) - For the first time ever, high school seniors had the opportunity to take advantage of an early signing period this past December. Numerous East Texas football standouts ended up signing a National Letter of Intent effectively ending their recruiting process.
Those names are as follows:
Tre Allison- John Tyler linebacker signed with Syracuse
DeKalen Goodson- John Tyler defensive end signed with Houston
Chance Amie- Tyler Lee quarterback signed with Syracuse
Hunter Brabham- Hughes Springs defensive end signed with Army
Kris Dike- Van offensive lineman signed with TCU
Chasen Hines- Marshall offensive lineman signed with LSU
Kameron King Marshall offensive lineman signed with Southern Miss.
Marje Smith- Marshall athlete signed with Baylor
Chris Kessler- Longview kicker signed with Texas State
DeMarvion Overshown- Arp safety signed with Texas
Jonathan Shepherd- Kilgore wide receiver signed with Oklahoma State
Q Borders- San Augustine wide receiver signed with SFA
JaTerius Evans- Center safety signed with SFA
While that list is very impressive, even more talented players from the region will sign on Wednesday during the traditional National Signing Day. Remember, nothing is official until the National Letter of Intent is sent to the university. Below, however, is a list of athletes and the school they are expected to sign with on Wednesday.
Jacourtney Calvin- Lufkin defensive end committed to Texas State
Drake Centers- Tatum offensive lineman committed to Texas Southern
Jeremiah Davis- Lufkin defensive back committed to SFA
Trae Hall- Henderson quarterback committed with New Mexico
Keaontay Ingram- Carthage running back committed to Texas
Dewaylon Ingram- Carthage wide receiver undecided
Dee Bowens- Carthage wide receiver committed to Sam Houston State
Malik Jackson- Lufkin wide receiver committed to Louisiana Monroe
Isaiah Phillips- Lufkin wide receiver committed to Louisiana Monroe
Gary Wiley- Pine Tree defensive end/outside linebacker committed to SMU
Tyree Wilson- West Rusk defensive end committed to Texas A&M
DaRyan Williams- Nacogdoches defensive back committed to SFA
Make sure you have downloaded the free Red Zone app to keep up with the latest on signing day as it happens. You can also watch the action on East Texas Now all day long, on KLTV.com and KTRE.com, as well as easttexasnow.live.