National Signing Day - a look at who is going where


    On Wednesday, McCallie had seven sign, with two more possible. Quindarius Dunnigan headlines the group, signing with MTSU. (Image: WTVC)

    Ink met paper and dreams became real today.

    Many student athletes signed their letters of intent in the early signing period in December.

    But today is the traditional National Signing Day.

    Here's a snapshot look at some of the notable ones.

    The defending state champion Whitwell Tigers had two of their primary players sign letters of intent. Quarterback Warner Ashworth will continue his academic and athletic career at the University of the Cumberlands.

    The entire school turned out to see Ashworth and Hudson Petty sign.

    These two grew up together and played football together since they were five or six years old.

    Petty is going to Jacksonville State to compete as a safety. "It just feels great being from a small town and playing big time ball," Petty said.

    At Ringgold High School, the Jax State fight song rang through the halls.

    Offensive tackle Cade Nayadley will further his skills for the Gamecocks. "I mean it's big, I mean you got a head start on life and stuff. You get your school paid for. That's a big thing and I love football too," Nayadley said.

    Fellow Tiger Pete Brower will play wide receiver at Morehead State. Their coach, Robert Akins, spoke highly of both young men. Akins didn't focus on their football abilities, but instead on their character. "This is all about Cade and Pete and I want to say about both of these young men how proud I am, number one of their character. They always try to do the best they can," Akins said.

    Notre Dame's Mr. Football finalist Cameron Wynn plans on heading south to Florida Atlantic University.

    He still has to get his ACT scores up before he can get in but he fells confident he'll be a part of Lane Kiffin's explosive offense. Wynn was quite excited, "I think it's going to be a beautiful place, it's going to be amazing, the coaches are going to be outstanding. They got Kiffin. The team has came up a long way since he got there. I'm looking forward to it and I'm very excited."

    Red Bank's exciting and electric athlete Calvin Jackson will stay in the SoCon, signing with Wofford. Jackson said, "It felt like home. It's not too far away from here."

    McCallie had seven sign, with two more possible.

    Quindarius Dunnigan headlines the group, signing with MTSU.


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