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D. J. Ward, left, patiently filled requests from classmates to pose for pictures with him after he signed a letter of intent to play football at the University of Oklahoma.  More than a dozen Southmoore High School athletes signed letters of intent to play at various colleges and universities  during an afternoon signing ceremony  in the school's gymnasium on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.  Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman