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Williamsburg student-athletes celebrate Signing Day

Williamsburg student-athletes celebrate Signing Day

For highly-recruited Lafayette football prospect Cheyton Pine, National Signing Day on Wednesday morning was the culmination months of speculation on where the linebacker/quarterback would play in college.

Pine said he didn’t make the final decision until 8 p.m. Tuesday night despite having already committed to the University of Pittsburgh before the fall season began. Seated in between Lafayette teammates Tyrek Graham and Trey Neville, Pine looked over three caps representing his final three choices: Pitt, Virginia Tech and Iowa State. Then in front of a considerable crowd buzzing with anticipation in a corridor near the school’s main entrance, Pine grabbed the blue...