National Signing Day for Student Athletes

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CLEVELAND-- It's national signing day: A big day for students and parents all over Northeast Ohio.  Hundreds of student-athletes are now signed, sealed and delivered at the school or university of their choice, including Friday Night Touchdown player of the year, Kareem Hunt who is headed to Toledo.

"It took me probably almost two years. It was like my junior year; I was thinking about it for a long time but I'm great and I'm glad that I made the decision," said Hunt.

14 student-athletes from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District signed their letters of intent Wednesday morning.  Glenville's Chris Worley a defensive star is staying home and playing football for the Ohio State University.

"This is what I've been dreaming of since I was a little kid to sign with Ohio State, make my mom and dad proud and my community," Worley said.

The biggest suspense of the day came at Cleveland Heights where Senior Shelton Gibson was deciding between Ohio State and West Virginia University.

"And I'm going to West Virginia University," he said at a podium in front of all his classmates.  "I was watching Tavon Austin, Steadman Bailey how they were doing and I could just see myself playing just like that because that is the type of offense I'm in now."

St. Ed's had 16 seniors sign letters of intent, seven of them will continue their football careers at the next level.

At Mentor, quarterback Mitch Trubisky is already at North Carolina, but on Wednesday one of his lineman, Brandon Short had his moment in the spotlight, he is headed to Lehigh.  What a day for northeast Ohio.

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