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Kansas City high school football prospects ink letters on National Signing Day

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Daniel Carson signs with the University of Texas. (KCTV5) Daniel Carson signs with the University of Texas. (KCTV5)

For high school football players, the future of their playing career comes down to one day.

Wednesday is National Signing Day.

Throughout the day, athletes make their commitments to the colleges they will play in the fall.

The event begins the period when high school athletes can sign national letters of intent to play a specific sport at a college of their choice.

When it comes to local colleges, six players are expected to sign with Missouri State, three players are expected to sign with Missouri, two players are expected to sign with Kansas State and one player is expected to sign with Kansas. 

Several Kansas City area athletes will officially announce their decisions on Wednesday.

Local high school stars who will sign with Division 1 programs on Wednesday include: 

  • Park Hill WR Ronnie Bell, Michigan
  • William Chrisman DE Daniel Carson, Texas
  •  Shawnee Mission East RB Milton Braasch, Colgate
  • South WR Ja'Ron Burks, Missouri State
  • Bishop Miege OL Jack Burns, Cornell
  • Grandview DL Cartez Crook-Jones, Kansas State
  • Grandview Shane Cherry, Kansas State
  • Raytown WR Dominic Gicinto, Missouri
  • Park Hill CB Devin Haney, Northern Illinois
  • Lee's Summit OL T.J. Kennedy, Western Illinois
  • Lee's Summit North TE Jordan Murray, Missouri State
  • Lee’s Summit West WR Mario Goodrich, Clemson
  • Blue Springs South TE Brody Parker, Southern Illinois
  • Blue Springs DF Daniel Parker, Missouri
  • Blue Springs WR Ethan Swanegan, Missouri State
  • Blue Springs DB Nick Hessefort, Missouri State
  • Grain Valley DE Tristan Pfeiffer, Western Illinois
  • Raymore-Peculiar OL Zach Starforth, Illinois State
  • Schlagle RB Ivan Webb, Missouri State
  • Oak Grove LB Kenton Wilhoit, Illinois State
  • Center RB Jeremiah Wilson, Missouri State
  • Blue Valley North Myles Emery, Kansas
  • Central OL Bobby Lawrence, Missouri

Football generates the most news on National Signing Day but there will be signings for several other sports, as well.

KCTV5 will be live streaming some of the announcements here.

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