FORT WHITE — Nathan Thomas and Jon Mattson embarked on a new future, signing letters-of-intent to play college football Wednesday afternoon.
National Signing Day at Columbia High didn't pass without some suspense.
Night after night went by without a word from Georgia Southern.
Michael Jackson kept hoping the Eagles would call.
He knew they were interested, he just didn’t know how much.
Entering National Signing Day, all seven Columbia Tigers were verbally committed to schools.
But what transpired on stage in the school’s gym Wednesday morning yielded two big surprises.
FORT WHITE — The Lady Indians couldn’t have asked for a much better season opener.