National Signing Day

DeSoto County athletes were involved in the early signing period for college football programs. Here are some of Wednesday’s signings as reported by their new schools on Twitter.

(Will update as we learn more signings)

Khamron Ford of Olive Branch and Northwest Mississippi Community College is going to Southeastern Louisiana University. 

David Duvall of Center Hill and Northwest Mississippi Community College has signed with McNeese State. 

Jaylen Powell of Horn Lake and Northwest Mississippi Community College has signed with North Alabama. 

Matt Williams of Horn Lake and Northwest Mississippi Community College signed with Louisiana-Monroe

Stephen Hall of Olive Branch and Northwest Mississippi Community College is going to Washington State. 

Xavier Hill of Olive Branch has signed with the University of Memphis. 

Trevor Walton of Horn Lake signed with the University of Memphis

John Slaughter of Southaven has signed with Tennessee.

CJ Rayborn of Southaven signed with Central Arkansas. 

Southern Miss additions include Ryder Burns of Lake Cormorant and Mississippi State transfer Gabe Cavazos Jr. of Lake Cormorant. 

Ian Jeffries of Southaven signed with Arkansas State University

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