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Saints Host 25 High School Students on National Signing Day

Students sign their national letter of intent at Saints Facility.

The New Orleans Saints hosted 25 local high school students for National Signing Day at the team's facility Wednesday. 

The signees and their families were brought into the team auditorium and were welcomed by Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams.

"A lot of hard work has gone into getting you here today," said Williams. "Sacrifice from you, your family, coaches, teammates, teachers and the school which will you be graduating from later in the spring. We are honored to all of you here today for this special moment."

After Wiliams spoke, each student was given the opportunity to announce their school of choice on stage in front of their family, media members and peers. Following the announcements, each student signed their national letter of intent to their respective schools.

The students and their families were treated to a snack in the team cafeteria following the event provided by Hooters Restaurant.

Below is a list of the 25 student that attended the event and the school they chose.

Student                       High School                            College/University

Matthew Bailey          Edna Karr                               Tulane University

Barnell Brooks            Clark High School                  Tennessee State University

Daniel Brown              Clark High School                  Southern University

Davin Bouie                Riverdale High School            Nicholls State University

Ellis Carey                   Helen Cox High School          McNeese State University

Theltus Cobbins           McDonogh 35                         University of Kentucky

Kevon Foster              Warren Easton High School   University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Cedric Frierson           O. Perry Walker                      Southern Methodist University

Chris Gooden              Warren Easton High School   Hampton University  

Charles Henderson      McDonogh 35                         University of Utah

Jonathan Hill               Edna Karr                               Louisiana Tech University

Cortez Johnson           O. Perry Walker                      University of Arizona

Steven Johnson           Warren Easton High School   Hampton University

Timothy Johnson         Edna Karr                               Miami University (Ohio)

Howard Jones             Warren Easton High School   Bethune-Cookman University

Robert Kelly               O. Perry Walker                      Tulane University

Brandon Lebeau         Eleanor Mcmain High School Tulane University

Hakeem Parker            Clark High School                  Tennessee State University

Darnell Rachal            Riverside Academy                Nicholls State University

Justin Raymond          Edna Karr                               University of Southern Mississippi

Kevin Ruffin               Edna Karr                                   Southeast Prep

Antoine Turner            McDonogh 35                         Trinity Valley Community College

Isaiah Webster             O. Perry Walker                      Southern University    Devon White               McDonogh 35                         University of Louisiana at Monroe

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