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Feb 08 2019

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Perez signs with McPherson College

By DAVID LOPEZ
Special to the NEWS

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Shown are Nicko Perez and his parents along with Athletics Director Dan Gomez and Athletics Coordinator Ramiro Partida posing for a photo. Perez signed his letter of intent Wednesday afternoon to play with McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas. (Photo by David Lopez)

Wednesday at the San Benito Varsity Gym, Greyhound Defensive End Nicko Perez (#45) signed his Letter of Intent to continue playing football for McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas.

Perez said he loved the environment of the campus when he visited.

“As soon as I got there, I felt welcomed. They came to me with open arms like family and they took me in like family. They stood out more than other schools, and I just knew I had to go there,” Perez said.

Perez’s current success as an athlete is self-credited to his relentless work ethic.

“Honestly it’s the motor I have, I never stop,” he said. “When I’m working, I just gotta keep going. I wanna be the best. I wanna play with the best.”

After signing his LoI, Perez gave a short speech to all those in attendance where he became emotional when thanking his coaches and his parents, especially when recalling his leg injury his junior year.

 

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