Mose Jeffery

Kilgore College offensive lineman and Longview native Mose Jeffery (above) announced his signing with Baylor University Wednesday in a unique way, something that’s becoming commonplace for National Signing Day. Jeffery was one of a host of Rangers moving on to four-year programs.

When you get a featured spot on the main ESPN website, you know you’ve made the big time.

And that’s what Kilgore College’s Mose Jeffery did Wednesday, embracing the new December version of National Signing Day with a unique presentation.

Jeffery, an offensive lineman that has helped Kilgore College football win 18 games, a Southwest Junior College Football Conference playoff championship, two regular season SWJCFC titles and the Heart of Texas Bowl, hit the big time today with his official announcement that he’d be signing with Baylor.

Jeffery’s announcement was done in the mode of the Muppets, with a Muppet making the physical appearance at a podium, and a photo of Jeffery at the end of the video.

ESPN.com thought the announcement was funny enough, or unique enough, that they put it on their best signings videos of the day, for the entire nation.

See Jeffery’s video here on his Twitter account, https://twitter.com/doitallbigmo.

After the News Herald’s print edition went to press Tuesday night, KC defensive back Geovonte Howard announced his destination.

Howard was being pursued by seemingly everyone, as well, and is headed to join the Purdue Boilermakers in the Big 10 Conference.

According to Purdue football website hammerandrails.com, Howard chose Purdue over Maryland, Iowa State, Ole Miss, and Kansas State. Purdue fans were celebrating the news.

From the site: “I have said this to the guys, he is a plug and play cornerback for the 2020 season. Howard will have two years left of eligibility it appears. As an added bonus, he is a December Graduate and will be at Purdue for the Spring Semester. Welcome to Purdue, Geo. Boiler Up!”

When Kilgore College announces its incoming freshmen signing class, see it here in the News Herald, and online at kilgorenewsherald.com.

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