Vance Roberts Talks About Decision contacted 2011 prospect Vance Roberts from Dunbar High School in Washington D.C. The talented defensive back committed to West Virginia and talks about why he selected the Mountaineers and what fans can expect.

In the end, Vance Roberts followed his heart. It lead him to Morgantown and a verbal pledge to West Virginia. I wrote earlier that Michigan State was the runner up but Vance had another school as his next choice. Vance also talks about what fans can expect from him when he hits campus.

"All along I had West Virginia as number one," said Roberts. "I remember being there for practice and I wanted to just jump right on the field and practice with them. I wanted to be a Mountaineer right then. I just felt in my heart that it was the place for me."

Roberts called Coach (Chris) Beatty to give him the good news.

"I talked to Coach Beatty. He was really excited. He said it was a blessing and that I really made him a happy guy."

Many people including myself thought that it was between West Virginia and Michigan State but Roberts said it was another school not to far from Morgantown.

"I would say that Marshall was actually my second choice. It is a good school too."

It has been mentioned that Vance and twin brother Vernard would leave options open if Michigan or Ohio State offered but Vance feels happy and ready to move on.

"I really feel I am done. I just want to focus on the upcoming season and getting better. I have a lot of work to do before I even get to college. I want to play in the NFL so my work is just beginning. I am just going to work my butt off and get ready for West Virginia."

Roberts talked about what the fans can expect from him when he arrives.

"The fans can expect that I will work hard and be a great leader on and off the field. I am there to help West Virginia win any way I can."

Vance's twin brother is expected to join Vance at WVU. Vernard is expected to make his choice known around 2 p.m. today.

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