A defensive back that was a long-time lean to West Virginia has just informed the Mountaineers that he is committing to WVU.

Ohio defensive back Nana Kyeremeh committed to West Virginia on Monday evening.

"I just got off the phone with WVU," Kyeremeh told "Coach Dunlap was my recruiter, and I have been keeping in touch with him. I was a little concerned with some of the defensive coaches leaving, but that's not a big problem. They have hired one coach from Oklahoma State, and no matter what scheme they play, they will still need corners and safeties."

Kyeremeh has played both positions in high school and said he would be comfortable at either spot. However, he thinks he'll get a look at corner first.

"I am pretty fast, and can do a lot of different things. I can cover, and I blocked six kicks this year and ran back kicks. My coach thinks I can hit. Some corners aren't into that, but I like hitting."

At 5-11 and 175 pounds, Kyeremeh might be best suited for corner, but his versatility makes him a valuable pickup. With WVU's defensive scheme still in doubt, he could slot in at either position, and he's comfortable wherever he ends up.

Kyeremeh was also happy with the entire scene at West Virginia. Both his father and brother came with him on his official visit in November.

"I've been there a couple of other times, and I liked the system. They have a good engineering program, and that's something I want to study."

Kyeremeh's family is from Ghana, where his older brother was born. He was born in the U.S., but traces his distinctive name to his family's roots.

"My parents came here in the early 1990s, but they gave me a name that's very common in Ghana," he explained. "I have never been there, but I hope that one summer we will be able to go back and visit."

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