Younger Burgess highlights Fall Signing Day

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Jordan Burgess made it official on the first day that he could sign.  He will follow his older brother Brad and play basketball at VCU.

Burgess signed at Benedictine Wednesday on the first day of the early signing period for all sports other than football.  Burgess had all ready verbally committed to VCU.

Jordan said Wednesday that he's not worried about following his brother, one of the best players in school history to VCU.  Jordan said that he's been known as "Baby Brad" for 18 years, so it doesn't bother him.

Burgess joins two other high school signees to VCU.  Georgia native and power forward Mo Ali-Cox and center Justin Tuoyo from Northern Virginia will join the Rams.

At Benedictine, Ryan Geary signed to play baseball at VMI, and David Burnett inked to play basketball at Stony Brook.

At James River, the Rapids had four baseball players sign Division 1.  Tyler Carrico and Nathan Kirby inked with UVA, Kit Scheetz signed with Virginia Tech, and Collin Lawless is headed to Longwood.  James River also had Christine Simon sign to play softball at Radford.

Deep Run is sending its first player to Division 1 basketball.  6'7" forward Lucas Dyer is headed to Radford.  Classmate Michael Boyle will join him there to play baseball with the Highlanders.  The three time Region Golfer of the Year, Chris O'Neill is headed to Michigan.

And Cosby had a pair of baseball players sign on Wednesday.  Pitcher Michael Carpenter is headed to VCU, and catcher Luke Lowery signed with East Carolina.

Copyright 2011 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.