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Early signing period 2021: Checking out the football decisions for local athletes

Raines receiver Quincy Burroughs (second from left) poses with members of his family during Wednesday's early signing period. Burroughs signed with Cincinnati. (Justin Barney, News4JAX)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The first day of the high school football early signing period arrives on Wednesday. Players can sign with their college programs in the 72-hour window between Wednesday and Friday. A glance at players who have been reported to be signing on Wednesday morning. This list will be updated throughout the week. The regular signing period is Feb. 2, 2022.

Looking for athletes who play other sports who made their college choices? There’s a good chance that some familiar names signed last month. And more athletes are signing this week, too.

Class of 2022 football signees

Position, Player, High school, College

S Anthony Brackenridge, Sandalwood, Western Kentucky

S Nick Bell, Paxon, Navy

LB Ben Bogle, Nease, Southern Illinois

WR Quincy Burroughs, Raines, Cincinnati

QB Chris Calhoun, Sandalwood, Navy

OL Kanaya Charlton, Brunswick, Florida State

LB Dylan Chiedo, Bartram Trail, Furman

P Evan Crenshaw, Nease, Coastal Carolina

OL Reed Collins, Bolles, Lafayette

OL/DL Sam Dec, Nease, Army

DB Damani Dent, Parker, Michigan

Parker's Damani Dent signed with Michigan on Wednesday. (News4JAX)

QB Cade Duncan, Bartram Trail, Ave Maria

RB Christian Ellis, White, University of New Mexico

RB Jamie Felix, Camden County, Georgia Tech

CB Derrick Hartley Jr., First Coast, Howard

P Will Henne, Ponte Vedra, Air Force

DE Aaron Hester, Fletcher, Florida State

OL Derrell Johnson II, Riverside, Wake Forest

OL Carson Kinnett, Bartram Trail, Carthage

DL DeAnte McCray, Sandalwood, Navy

WR Elo Modozie, Bartram Trail, Army

DL Mason Mozo, Bartram Trail, Colgate

WR Marcus Peterson, Columbia, Cincinnati

LB Luke Pirris, Ponte Vedra, Navy

LB Micah Pollard, Bartram Trail, Michigan

S Merritt Reynolds, Fletcher, University of Chicago

LB Ezekiel Romero, Bartram Trail, Stetson

DB Jaheim Singletary, Riverside, Georgia

TE Grant Stevens, Nease, UCF

RB Eric Weatherly, Bartram Trail, Duke

LB Donovan Wilson, Nease, Robert Morris

OL Logan Wylie, Bartram Trail, Stetson

DL Christian Yousefzadeh, Creekside, Army

From left to right, Bolles coach Matt Toblin, Bradley Mann, Reed Collins, Hayden Schwartz, coach Josh Hoekstra and coach Mannie Wellington. (News4JAX)

About the Author:

Justin Barney joined News4Jax in February 2019, but he’s been covering sports on the First Coast for more than 20 years.