Locals sign up for the future on National Signing Day

By LEE HILLER, Journal Sports

Senior athletes all across the nation signed National Letters of Intent and a number of local kids did as well on Wednesday at their respective schools.

Green Oaks led the Shreveport Bossier Journal coverage area with five signing on the dotted line that includes De’Coldest Crawford signing early with Nebraska. Airline was next with four, Parkway, Benton, Calvary and Haughton all had three as did Captain Shreve when you include Kendrick Law during the early signing period.

Highlighting the signings on Wednesday would include Braylon Finney of Captain Shreve, Walter Williams and Shuncy Malone of Calvary all going to Grambling. Ckelby Givens of Captain Shreve inking with Southern-BR, Jaylon Jackson of Green Oaks to Jackson State and Sedric Applewhite from Bossier going to McNeese State.

Here is a of the rest of signees from the area:


John-Thomas Daigle, Southern Arkansas
Willie Sanders, Northeastern St.
Tayvon Patterson, Louisiana Christian
Mason Wallace, Sterling College


Davis Sellers, Harding
Aiden Colvin, Sterling
Logan Smith, Harding soccer


Sedric Applewhite, McNeese St.


Miles Williams, Southern Arkansas
Shuncy Malone, Grambling
Walter Williams, Grambling

Captain Shreve

Braylon Finney, Grambling
Ckelby Givens, Southern U. (December)
Kendrick Law, Alabama (December)

Green Oaks

De’Coldest Crawford, Nebraska (December)
LaTrevian Johnson, San Jose CC
Jaylon Jackson, Jackson St.
Israel Pierre, Ottawa University
Joe-Nathan Jamerson, SUSBO


Jyson Thomas, Arkansas Monticello
DJ Gladney, La-Lafayette
Chris Obregon, Ottawa University


Demajah Riley, Northeastern St. Oklahoma
Zaylin Thomas, Lane College


Tray Taylor – Northwestern Oklahoma State

North Caddo

Win Robinson, Henderson State


Andre Walker, Louisiana Christian


Rontavious Richmond, Hutchinson CC
Jayson Williams, Missouri Valley
Jayden Hardy, Missouri Valley


Dylan Foster, Southern Arkansas

Note: Signees are for football unless noted.