Two players ties to the region announced they have signed contracts with the Chiefs.
Caldwell, a Northwest Missouri State fullback who played at Lee’s Summit North, led the Bearcats in rushing touchdowns with 11 last season. The 5-foot-11, 220-pound back led the MIAA in rushing in 2016 with 1,408 yards.
Beecham, a Kansas State offensive guard, started 11 games for the Wildcats last season. The 6-3, 321-pound native of Cibolo, Texas, helped pave the way for one of the Big 12’s top rushing offenses last season.