National Signing Day had its highlights through Pasco County and there was absolutely no shortage of local names inking their signatures to sign on for college football action this fall.
Commitments started to come last minute on Wednesday, as numerous players were still sorting out which university or college to attend. Mitchell High School had a strong contingent of players sign after a very successful 11-1 campaign, while River Ridge, Wiregrass Ranch, Zephyrhills, Zephyrhills Christian and Wesley Chapel also had signees. Below is the list of players, high school they currently attend, position and the college they have selected to play at in 2021.
Maguire Anderson, Mitchell, WR: Bringham Young University (preferred walk-on)
Conor Finer, River Ridge, LB: University of South Florida (preferred walk-on)
Grady Clower, Wiregrass Ranch, WR: University of Central Florida (preferred walk-on)
Matt Helms, Wesley Chapel, QB: Warner University
Gary Shepard, Mitchell, OL: Centre College
Evan Brennan, Mitchell, OL: Lake Erie College
Larry Gibbs Jr., Wiregrass Ranch, DB: Warner University
Mehdi Boutazart, Mitchell, DL: City College of San Francisco
Jonathan Fairbank, Mitchell, S: Valpo University
Mike Barber, Zephryhills, DB: Luther College
Gabe Thompson, Wiregrass Ranch, OL: Army
Elijah Hadley, Mitchell, WR: West Liberty University
Nicholas Novo, Zephyrhills Christian, QB: Apprentice School
Robby Rinaldi, River Ridge, OL: Ave Maria University
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