"I have verbally committed to Mississippi State University and intend to sign and send my NLI to Coach Houston Franks at Mississippi State University on Febuary 3rd 2010," wrote Bobby McIllece in the email.
Jay sent a similar email a few minutes earlier.
"I have verbally committed to Mississippi State university and intend to sign the NLI on February 3rd 2010," wrote Jay.
Both did well in recent cross country events. Jay placed 13th in the 5A Texas State Meet, 8th in the NXN South Championship and 54th in the NXN (Nike Cross Nationals) Championships. Bobby placed 5th in the Texas District 5A Meet and 12th in the Nike South Invitational.
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