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Austin Place, left, speaks during the signing day ceremony at Edmond Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Okla., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. Next to Place are Matthew Giudice, middle, and Khari Harding. Place will play soccer for the University at Buffalo. Giudice will play soccer and run track for Hastings College. Harding will play football for Auburn. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman