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High schoolers sign letters of intent on National Signing Day

Several players commit to UM, UF

MIAMI, Fla. – Wednesday is National Signing Day and dozens of talented South Florida high schoolers are making decisions about their future.

At Booker T. Washington High School, 20 students signed letters of intent to play college football.

"Man, very excited. I just can't wait to compete with these guys," said Treon Harris.

Harris picked Florida.  His dad, who is also the head coach, says it was his son's decision to become a Gator.

"I just gave him an opportunity to make a decision, and he put everything together," said Tim Harris.

Demetrius Jackson and Chad Thomas are headed to UM. It's a big deal for the 'Canes as this is the first year for Al Golden since the Nevin Shapiro  scandal was resolved.

Miami aims to bring in top talent from around the country to build off this year's season and bowl appearance.

"M goal is to be one of the best to come out of UM, even thought it's my first year playing, I want to approach every day like it's my last," said Jackson.