LEE CO., GA (WALB) - Two Lee County Trojan football players put on their hats this afternoon and decided what jersey they'll be wearing in the fall.
Trojans Wide Receiver Bernard McCray will be headed to Dean College in the fall, up in Massachusetts.
While the man you see blocking in number 75, guard Josh West, will be headed to Kansas City, Missouri to line up for the Alvila University Eagles.
Both young men helped Lee County to a 7-2 record in their first season in GHSA Class 6A.
And, helped the team advance to the second round of the playoffs.
Coach Dean Fabrizio says he's proud to see his guys moving on to the next level.
"These guys are just, such hard working kids and have been such a large part of our program over the past 4 years," said Fabrizio. "And, you know, I'm just so excited for the opportunity that they're going to get."
"I felt like I fit in more there," said McCray. "And it was like, a new place I could go visit. Like, a new experience for me."
"Thank my whole family, thank God, thank the football program at Lee County High School," said West. "And, I feel blessed to have the opportunity to go play college football."
McCray was an All Region player for the Trojans.
He'll be sticking withreceiverr at Dean.
While the versatile West is still unsure of which position he'll play with the Eagles.
In addition to guard, he's started at center, tackle and even full back.