WVU Football Commitment Roundup

There was a good bit of success, especially on defense, for West Virginia's commits on the first full weekend of high school football action.

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Imarjaye Albury

Northwestern HS
Miami, FL
DL
Height: 6-0
Weight: 278
Record: 1-0
This Week: Thu 9/1 Defeated North Miami Beach 42-12.

Next Game: Sat 9/10 vs. MacArthur South

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Ford Childress

Kinkaid HS
Houston, TX
QB
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210
Record: 2-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Defeated Westbury Christian 34-0. Childress had a light day's work compared to last week's explosion, but still completed 17 of 25 throws for 269 yards and four scores in the shutout win. Childress threw his first interception of the season, but has offset that with 11 scoring strikes so far.

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Second Baptist

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Da'Quan Davis

Calvert Hall
Baltimore, MD
CB
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Record: 1-0
This Week: Thu 9/1 Defeated St. John's 35-18. The Calvert Hall defense stiffened after yielding 12 first-half points to allow the Cardinals to gather the win.

""We were a little rusty in the beginning, but we made some adjustments at halftime," Davis told BlueGoldNews.com. "I went to our defensive coordinator and told him I thought we needed to go zone against their spread. We went to Cover 3, and in the second half we shut them down. I had five tack;es and two pass break-ups, and didn't allow any catches."

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. DeMatha

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Jarrod Harper

Mountain Ridge HS
Frostburg, MD
S
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Record: 1-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Defeated Jefferson 53-33. Harper had 12 carries for 155 yards, including a 53-yard touchdown run, to help fuel the Mountain Ridge explosion. He also had a 12-yard touchdown reception

Next Game: Fri 9/16 vs. Allegany

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Korey Harris

Bartram Trail HS
Jacksonville, FL

Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
Record: 1-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Shut out Nease 39-0. The Bartram Trail defense was dominant in the win, allowing just eight yards rushing and 59 yards passing. The Bears also scored on an interception return.

"I had four tackles and 1 1/2 sacks," Harris said in updating BlueGoldNews.com. "Had plenty of quarterback hurries too."

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Ponte Vedra

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Joseph Jackson

First Coast HS
Jacksonville, FL
OLB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Record: 1-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Defeated Parker 48-0. Another WVU defensive commit, another shut out as the Buccaneers dominated the Braves in the opening week. First Coast is now ranked #6 in Class 5A and #26 in the state of Florida.

Next Game: Fri 9/16 vs.Jacksonr

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Darreall Joyner

Miami Central HS
Miami, FL
WR
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Record: 0-0
This Week: Sat 9/3 vs. Southridge was reportedly postponed due to weather.

Next Game: Sat 9/16 vs. Cocoa

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Sam Lebbie

Dematha HS
Hyattsville, Md.
LB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 235
Record: 1-0
This Week: Sat 9/3 Defeated Loyola Blakefield 24-20. After yielding 20 consecutive points, the Stag defense stiffened

"We had some rough times, being the first game but you kind of expect that," Lebbie told the Washington Post. "But we came together when we needed to, and came out with that 'W'."

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Calvert Hall

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Tony Matteo

Manchester HS
Akron, OH
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 275
Record: 1-1
This Week: Fri 9/2 Defeated Woodridge 49-28. The Panthers rallied from a 28-14 deficit in bouncing back from a season-opening loss. The offense rolled up nearly 400 yards and scored 33 second-half points in the comeback win.

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Black River

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Deontay McManus

Dunbar HS
Baltimore, MD
WR
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Record: 1-0
This Week: Sat 9/3 Defeated Dunbar (Washington, D.C.) 22-8 in a game that ended due to an on-field fight with 4:33 to go. McManus had four receptions for 47 yards, but suffered a hand injury late in the game.

Next Game: Sat 9/10 vs.Southwestern

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Brandon Napoleon

St Peters Prep
Jersey City, NJ
ATH
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Record: 1-0
This Week: Thu 9/1 Defeated Pope John XXIII 45-14.

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Montclair

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Bret Niederreither

Red Land HS
Lewisberry, PA
DL
Height: 6-3
Weight: 255
Record: 1-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Edged East Pennsboro 22-21. Red Land rushed for 248 yards in the win. ""Our offensive line did exactly what we asked of them. We were able to run the ball really well, and that ultimately was what put us over the top.," head coach Chad Weaver told the Daily Record.

"I think I did pretty good," Neiderreither told BlueGoldNews.com "I think I really stood out as a leader. At the end of the game we needed some first downs to kill the clock and I told the coach to run behind me. Defensively I did all right and as a team we did pretty well and all made plays."

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Dallastown

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Noble Nwachuku

Wylie HS
Wylie, TX
DL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 240
Record: 1-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Defeated West Mesquite 16-6. Wylie's defense held West Mesquite to 92 yards rusing and 131 yards passing, and just a single score in the third quarter.

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Rowlett

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Tyler Orlosky

St. Edward HS
Lakewood, OH
OL
Height: 6-4
Weight: 290
Record: 1-0
This Week: Fri 9/2 Defeated Penn Hills 47-6. The Eagles justified their #4 national ranking in dominating the game after Penn Hills scored on its first possession. St. Edwards scored four times on the ground in the win.

Next Game: Sat 9/10 vs. Cardinal Mooney

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Albert Reid

Friendship Academy
Washington, D.C.
RB
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195
Record: 2-0
This Week: Thu 9/1 Defeated Mount St. Joseph 18-13. Reid had 19 carries for 147 yards and a two-yard scoring run in the win.

Next Game: Mon 9/4 vs. Gonzaga

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Devonte Robinson

Village Academy
Delray Beach, FL
WR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Record: 0-1
This Week: Fri 9/2 Lost to Treasure Coast 40-6. Robinson had three catches for 77 yards in the loss.

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. Benjamin

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J.T. Washington

Satellite HS
Satellite Beach, FL

Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Record: 0-1
This Week: Fri 9/2 Lost to Melbourne 31-0. Washington provided most of the Scorpions' offense, rushing for 54 yards and catching three passes for another 21 markers.

Next Game: Fri 9/16 vs. Viera

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Trevor Williams

Calvert Hall HS
Baltimore, MD
ATH
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Record: 1-0
This Week: Thu 9/1 Defeated St. John's 35-18.

"Trevor had a big game," teammate Da'Quan Davis told BlueGoldNews.com. "He had an interception that he ran back about 40 yards, and he had eight catches for more than 100 yards and a touchdown."

Next Game: Fri 9/9 vs. DeMatha

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