As is usually the case, Georgia Military College will be represented well throughout college football when next season rolls around.
Nine Bulldogs signed national letters-of-intent Wednesday, ranging from Division II to the SEC, Big Ten and Big 12.
Two former Middle Georgia standouts are among those moving onward and upward.
JaVontae Edwards, a running back from Baldwin, signed with Missouri Southern, a Division II program in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.
And former Wilcox County standout Antonio Marshall is headed for Indiana.
Daniel McCullers, a defensive linemen from North Carolina, was signed by Tennessee while defensive lineman Keon Stowers from South Carolina is going to Kansas.
GMC had 19 players sign in December.
Lonnie Outlaw (Wilcox County) will suit up for Miles in the fall, while other teammates signed with the likes of Central Florida and Eastern Kentucky.
GMC lands Waller
Putnam County running back Marteze Waller, The Telegraph’s All-Middle Georgia GHSA Player of the Year, headlines Georgia Military College’s class on signing day.
Waller was included on the Bulldogs’ list of signees. But he also was listed as a signee by Fresno State.
GMC’s Andreus Warthen and Northside offensive lineman D.J. Williams are among the 44 signed by veteran head coach Bert Williams and his staff.
Waller finished his career with 6,260 yards, 13th on the state’s all-time list. He ran for 2,180 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior.
Williams was an All-Middle Georgia first-team pick, helping Northside go deep into the playoffs. Warthen was third-team all-area selection at defensive back while rushing for more than 700 yards in 2010.
This year’s group covers a large number of states: Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, Alabama, Maryland, South Carolina, Michigan and Virginia.
“We were able to address literally all of our needs,” Williams said. “We do have a couple of young men we are waiting on, but we are far ahead of where we usually are at this point in the recruiting process.
“We can’t wait to get this group on the ground with our returners and get started working on 2012.”