Click through the slideshow to see more photos from Orange County Register photographers from Signing Day events throughout Orange County.
This slideshow has been updated to include photos from Canyon, Capistrano Valley and Trabuco Hills. It also includes photos from Aliso Niguel, Beckman, JSerra, Laguna Beach, Mater Dei, Mission Viejo a
A list of the Orange County athletes who signed their National Letter of Intent (or submitted a letter of commitment to an Ivy League school or military academy).
Bobby Ay, El Toro, Cal Poly SLO
Brandon Alamo, Cypress Cal State Fullerton
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Today is the start of the fall period when high school seniors can sign their National Letter of Intent, and OCVarsity is ready for the big day.
We'll have signing news and updates in our OCVarsity blog.
We'll also have several slideshows (on our main site) that will be packed with photos of the athletes as they sign at home with
CYPRESS Cypress senior Quinten Pounds delivered a heartfelt speech and then followed his heart by committing to Washington on Wednesday night before a gym filled with teammates and family.
The dynamic wide receiver/cornerback sat at a table with visors from Washington, Boise State and Colorado in front of him. He delivered his new
Cypress senior Quinten Pounds has been secretive so far about his college commitment, but he plans to share the news Wednesday.
“I made my decision already,” he said after a practice this week. “I know where I’m going but I’m going to keep it quiet until (Wednesday).”
SANTA ANA – Before Malik McMorris plays a down of football Friday night for Mater Dei, he plans to pose for a family picture on the field as part of the school’s homecoming tradition for seniors. He hopes to have his father, Patrick, and perhaps his siblings by his side along with a special keepsake.
Daniel Bailey’s college decision, viewed from a football-only perspective, might have seemed puzzling.
The talented JSerra defensive end turned down offers from two schools in powerhouse conferences, UCLA and, Duke, to commit to Yale.
But the 6-foot-3, 254-pound senior owns a perspective that spans beyond the footbal
Ben Humphreys committed to Duke for several reasons, and not all of them related to football. But the Mater Dei safety will be focusing on the sports side of his college decision this weekend when he makes an unofficial recruiting trip to the university in Durham, N.C.
The senior is visiting to experience the Blue Devils’ ga
Jaylinn Hawkins started his senior season at Buena Park with an impressive burst Thursday.
The uncommitted receiver/safety had eight receptions for 294 yards and four touchdowns in a 65-0 victory against Orange.
Hawkins’ recruiting also is starting to build speed.
While an official recruiting trip to Oregon h
There’s a current sweeping through Orange County high school football, and it has arrived at the precise time that members of a potentially historic quarterback class are poised to catch the wave.
At the center of this perfect storm is a shift toward the spread offense with quarterbacks using their speedy feet along with their stro
With the start of the high school season quickly approaching, the Register has put together its lists of the top 10 players in the county at each position.
These lists are based on the observations of the Register’s reporters, the input of football coaches around the county and the amount of interest shown by college scouts.
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Even from afar Saturday, it seemed clear that Santa Margarita’s KJ Costello received positive words from several St. John Bosco players as he navigated the teams’ postgame handshake at the Edison passing tournament.
The junior-to-be quarterback comfortably chatted with a cluster of his Trinity
FULLERTON – Adam Connette decided weeks ago that he would play Thursday’s Brea Lions Orange County All-Star Game for someone other than himself.
The Orange Lutheran wide receiver selected his mother.
“She doesn’t really have much longer because she has cancer,” he explained. “This might
Servite senior-to-be quarterback Travis Waller (6-3 1/2, 195) said Tuesday that he has updated his top-four college choices.
Waller has added Oregon to his mix after the Ducks recently offered him a scholarship.
NOTE TO OUR READERS: This list consists of athletes who officially signed their letters of intent Wednesday.
The only athletes who can sign during this period are those who participate in the following sports: boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls golf, boys and girls lacrosse, boys and girls tennis, boys a
Wednesday is the beginning of the spring period when high school students can sign a National Letter of Intent for the following sports: baseball, softball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, girls water polo, swimming, wrestling and hockey.
Please email your signing news to the Register and OCVarsity.com at preps@ocre
First-team All-County safety Johnny Johnson of Mater Dei, Penn-bound defensive lineman/tight end Louis Vecchio of Villa Park and All-CIF quarterback Scott Lloyd of Fullerton highlight the North roster selections for the Brea Lions Orange County North-South All-Star Football Game.
The 55th edition of the game will be
Best morning ever.
That’s how Santa Margarita sophomore quarterback KJ Costello views what happened to him Tuesday.
At about 6:30 a.m., Costello received his first scholarship offer and it came from the reigning national champion: Florida State.
“No doubt it was the best morning of my life,” he sa
Servite football coach A.J. Gass was returning to his office one day in December when he noticed a line of college coaches waiting for him.
“I walked in from my P.E. class and there were five coaches waiting,” he recalled this week.
“As I brought the first coach in and was talking to him, two more coaches
NOTE TO OUR READERS: This list consists of athletes who officially signed their letters of intent this week.
The only athletes who can sign during this period are those who participate in football, girls and boys soccer, boys water polo, boys and girls track and field, boys and girls cross country and field hockey. Also included a