Mount de Sales football players Dexter Williams, Josiah Cotton sign letters of intent

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Mount de Sales quarterback Dexter Williams and running back Josiah Cotton both signed letters of intent Wednesday to play for their future schools.

Mount de Sales senior QB Dexter Williams after signing his letter of intent.

The signing started at 10:30 a.m. in Zuver theater at Mount de Sales downtown campus.

Williams is headed to Indiana to play for the Hoosiers. He’s posted over 6,400 yards passing and 73 touchdowns in his time at Mount de Sales.

Cotton will head to Samford University, a private Christian university in Homewood, Alabama.

Mount de Sales senior RB Josiah Cotton after signing his letter of intent to play for Samford University.

Cotton finished with 2,665 rushing yards and 30 touchdowns with the Cavaliers.

The dynamic duo helped lead the Cavaliers to a perfect 10-0 record in the regular season, and then capped it off by winning the school’s first region title.

Here’s both Williams and Cotton.


“You sign the letter of intent. That’s what you’ve been looking forward to your whole playing career, ” said Williams. “Coming into high school you know that’s what you want. The day is here. You get to live out your dreams. Dreams do come true. The future is bright.”


“It means a lot to me,” said Cotton. “It’s always been a dream of mine. To be able to say I’m about to go to play D-1 football for a big college. D-1 school. I always dreamed about this ever since I was little. Ever since I saw college football. I wanted to be on the big stage.”


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