East Texas Football Stars Pick Colleges
This is what they've worked for. It's the time of year that high school football standouts get offers from colleges, and start to make the decisions on where they'll play football on Saturdays in the fall.
We've got the news on where some of your favorite players might be headed.
John Tyler's Tre Allison has gained lots of attention from big schools, including Mississippi State and SMU. Allison had a big season at linebacker with 118 tackles and helped the team go 11-2 and reach the Class 6A Division II regional semifinals.
The Lufkin Panthers' Dhailon Phillips is headed to Central Texas, to play football this fall at Texas State. Quarterback Kordell Rodgers has pledged to Texas State too.
ETSN.FM says other East Texas high school football players to receive offers include:
Henderson's Trestan Ebner - Baylor
Pleasant Grove's Jackson Pace - Abilene Christian
Marshall's Chasen Hines - Oklahoma State, Baylor, Louisiana Tech, Minnesota, North Texas, Texas, TCU
Center's Octavius Evans - Boise State
Arp's Demarvion Overshown - Kansas, SMU, Southern Miss, TCU, Texas, UTSA
Some big decisions lie ahead for those guys, and we'll keep an ear to the ground to see where they end up. National Signing Day is coming up Wednesday, February 1st. For now, congratulations on the amazing high school careers guys, and good luck at the next level. We know you'll do East Texas proud.