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National Signing Day recap: Full details on MU, K-State, KU and KC-area football recruits

Lee’s Summit quarterback Drew Lock’s mother, Laura (left) and father, Andy (right) looked on as Drew signed his national letter of intent to play football at Missouri.
Lee’s Summit quarterback Drew Lock’s mother, Laura (left) and father, Andy (right) looked on as Drew signed his national letter of intent to play football at Missouri. Courtesy of the Lock family

Today was the first day 2015 high school seniors can sign letters of intent to play college football and the Missouri, Kansas State and Kansas programs have high hopes for their incoming players.

Also, several highly touted Kansas City-area players signed with college.

Check out what The Star’s staff has written throughout the day.

▪ Kansas State got its fax machine ready early this morning:

And the Wildcats received several letters right after the official start time:

The Star’s Kellis Robinett has more on the Wildcats’ class here. He also wrote about Horton’s Trey Dishon as a possible hidden gem in the class, and also previewed the Wildcats’ recruiting prospects today.

▪ From The Star’s Mizzou beat writer, Tod Palmer: Missouri landed East St. Louis defensive tackle Terry Beckner Jr. as part of a 21-player class that also included Lee’s Summit QB Drew Lock:

For details on each of the new Tigers, check out Tod Palmer’s live blog here.

▪ Kansas also got several signings early this morning and The Star’s Rustin Dodd broke down the 16 new players here.

Also, he wrote about the Jayhawks’ quarterback hopes and previewed their recruiting prospects today.

▪ There's also much more on the Kansas City-area high school front:

O’Hara quarterback Michael Briggs’ story gets a new chapter as he signs with Missouri State.

Park Hill set a school record with 10 football signings.

Blue Springs defensive linemen Carlos and Khalil Davis sign to play at Nebraska.

Piper’s Colton Beebe signs to play football at Minnesota.

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