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Brashear High School quarterback/safety Jermaine Robinson gave his verbal commitment to West Virginia back in March, but was at Connecticut this weekend to take in the spring game and check out the campus. Is Robinson as firm with his decision as he was last time we spoke?

Jermaine Robinson stars on both sides of the field for Brashear High School, however the Pittsburgh, Pa, athlete is being recruited as a safety. This 6-foot-2, 180-pound young man gave a verbal commitment to West Virginia roughly one month ago, but was in Storrs over the weekend with teammates.

"I went up with Quamane Bryant and Ed Tinker to check out Connecticut last weekend, but I was only along for the ride," Robinson explained. "I'm still completely solid to West Virginia and that is definitely where I want to be. We are all trying to end up at the same school, that is true, but I want that school to be West Virginia."

While Robinson's commitment to West Virginia is firm at this point, we did take some time to ask what he thought about his experience at Connecticut and the things he saw on a guided tour certainly made an impression on the Pittsburgh native.

"Their facilities were really, really nice," Robinson stated. "They had all this unique equipment like single stations and dumbbells that no one else had because of patents and both the locker room and weight room were just really cool. I mean, the campus was nice and all, but when you saw the facilities it was like, wow."

"I thought Coach (Todd) Orlando was a nice guy and he keeps it real which I like," Robinson said. "Coach (Randy) Edsall looks like a Marine drill sergeant out there during practice, real serious man. It was a nice visit up there, but like I said, I'm solid to West Virginia."

As a junior, Robinson threw for 1045 yards and 20 touchdowns from his quarterback position. On defense, he registered 84 tackles, six sacks, four interceptions, four forced fumbles and scored a touchdown.

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