It’s A Sign

Two more Rebels football players sign up for college ball


Alex Ross, left, and Emmanuel “Manny” Franklin held a joint signing ceremony on Feb. 9.

Staff reports

There was more cake in the gym last week as Rebels senior football players Alex Ross and Emmanuel “Manny” Franklin signed National Letters of Intent to play college football in a joint ceremony.

Ross, a 6-foot-3, 295-pound lineman signed as a preferred walk-on at Grambling State University. He was a two-time All-District selection and All-State in 2022.

Franklin, a 5-foot-5, 160-pound athlete, signed with Papago Junior College in Arizona. He was a member of the 2022 Class 1A All-State team as a kick returner.