Landry-Walker's Devonta Jason (3) can't hang onto a pass in the end zone against Edna Karr's Devin Bush (5) during the first quarter Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Behrman Stadium.

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD

The tough part for Devonta Jason has been trying to keep it a secret.

Everywhere Landry-Walker's highly recruited receiver goes, people want to know where he plans to play in college.

"It's so hard, and I try not to be rude or mean to anyone," Jason said. "I just tell them to wait until Wednesday. It's frustrating sometimes, and I wonder why they just can't wait. "

For Jason, and the schools pursuing him, the wait is almost over.

He plans to announce his decision at 9 a.m. Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA's newly implemented early signing period.

Jason will have three jackets on the table and will choose between LSU, Mississippi State and Kansas.

The 6-foot-3, 210-pound Jason was committed to LSU as a sophomore, then de-committed and committed to Kansas. He recently de-committed from Kansas but still could go there.

Wherever the four-star recruit signs, the school won't have to wait long to get him.

Jason has completed his course work and will enroll in January at the school of his choice.

"I'll get a head start and get a chance to go in there and get acclimated on the field," Jason said. "Why waste time? I can go ahead and get in there and start to grind."

Jason's signing is one of the most anticipated ones on a day that isn't expected be full of surprises.

His Landry-Walker teammate, defensive back Corione Harris, is also scheduled to sign Wednesday, along with defensive backs Curry Benn and Ty'wam Francis.

Harris, also a four-star recruit, is committed to Kansas.

Three players from Warren Easton are expected to sign Wednesday, but the school will have a ceremony for that trio in February during the NCAA's regular signing period.

Easton defensive back Damien Tate is expected to sign with Tulane, while receivers Sheldon Jones and Yo'Heinz plan to sign with Texas-San Antonio and Ball State.

Easton coach Jerry Phillips will have those three players, along with any other signees, to participate in a ceremony in February. Also, Easton is out of school for the Christmas holidays and the other classmates would be unable to attend Wednesday.

De La Salle, which played in the Division II state championship game two weeks ago, also has three players scheduled to sign Wednesday.

Defensive lineman Jamiran James, Defensive Player of the Year on The New Orleans Advocate's All-Metro Team in 2016, plans to sign with Tulane. Safety Lance Robinson is expected to sign with Kansas State and lineman Jeremiah James with Nicholls State.

Northshore safety Jeremiah McDonald plans to play in the Big Ten and will sign with Northwestern.

Two players from Edna Karr, which won the school's first back-to-back state championship last week, will sign with out-of-state schools.

Safety Quindell Johnson and offensive lineman Titus Jones are expected to sign with Memphis.

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