8Sports Blitz National Signing Day 2017

Highland Springs' Mekhi Becton shares a touching moment with a family member following his decision to join the Louisville Cardinals on National Signing Day in Richmond, Va., February, 1st, 2017.

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Wednesday is National Signing Day! That means it is the first day that football players and other student-athletes can sign a National Letter of Intent to accept a scholarship to play their sport in college.

The 8Sports team of Mitch Carr and Chip Brierre are driving all around town to capture this big day for local student athletes. Follow them on Twitter (@MitchCarrTV and @Chip8News) and Facebook as the day rolls along, and check out the gallery of signees below!

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