Eielson Football players sign to Mayville State

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Two more Interior Athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to play at the College Level today.
Eielson Football players Scott Fry and DeAndre Ford will both be playing for Mayville State University in the fall. ​
Fry has been a regular force on the offensive and defensive lines for the Ravens in each of the past four seasons, helping them secure State Championships in three of those campaigns. ​
He has been on the All-State team for the past three seasons and is a two-time reigning Lineman of the year for the Division 3 level. ​
Ford caught the Ravens by surprise last season, playing high school football for the first time and making an immediate impact. ​
He wasn't able to step onto the field until the regular season finale against Monroe Catholic, but registered two interceptions in what was his first ever High School game. ​
He finished the year with four picks in three games. ​
These two best friends will now be playing for the Mayville State Comets, an NAIA program located in Mayville North Dakota, who are members of the North Star Athletic Association. ​
We were at the signing and heard from both Fry and Ford about why they chose Mayville State, and how it feels taking the next step in their athletic careers.
"It was a decision that we made together. I'm very excited. Shoutout to my mom. I love you," said Ford.
​"I know the location pretty well. It's just a nice town I love it down there. And uh... It feels good. I think that through youth football and through high school... It definitely helped a lot. Especially to my family. That's a big reason why I'm playing football still," said Fry.
Scott is the second member of the Fry Family to play for Mayville State. His brother Devin also played for the Comets from 2011-2015.