The quarterback's father, Eugene Napoleon, was a running back at WVU under then-coach Don Nehlen from 1987-89. He played in 26 games, carried 210 times and netted 1,001 yards in his Mountaineer career.
While some high schoolers don't allow such "legacies" to play into their thinking during their college recruitment, it is apparent the family history weighed into Napoleon's thinking at least partially.
Just minutes after announcing his commitment, Napoleon (who tweets @Napoleon5Qb) added on Twitter that he "Cant [sic] believe" he will end up playing at the same school as his father.
Check back with BlueGoldNews.com for more on Napoleon's commitment and other developments from West Virginia's weekend camp.