WVU Football Commitment Roundup

It was a good Friday night for most of West Virginia's football commitments, as wins dotted the scoreboard on the last weekend of September.

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Hodari Christian

McKeesport HS
McKeesport, PA
LB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Record: 2-3
This Week: Fri 9/28 Defeated Altoona 18-14. Christian has 86 yards on 12 carries and helped put the Tigers in position for the game-winning score in the fourth quarter.

Next Game: Fri 10/5 Greater Latrobe

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Deshawn Coleman

Hickory HS
Hermitage, PA
RB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Record: 4-1
This Week: Fri 9/28 Shut out Titusville 38-0. Coleman scored on runs of ten and 65 yards from scrimmage, and capped his night with an 85-yard punt return for a third score. He finished with 149 rushing yards on nine carries.

"When you have someone like that, meaning Coleman, he's going to get his touches and his yards," Titusville head coach Scott Salvo told the Titusville Herald. "That's their bread and butter and they just kept going back to him and we just had nothing to counter with."

Next Game: Sat 10/6 Sharon

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Darrien Howard

Chaminade Julienne HS
Dayton, OH
LB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 240
Record: 5-1
This Week: Fri 9/28 Downed Archbishop McNicholas 27-10. Howard showed his verastility on offense, snaring three passes for 32 yards and rushing once for 11. Three of his four touches went for scores, including the run and pass receptions of 11 and 15 yards.

Next Game: Fri 10/5 Badin

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Marcell Lazard

Bloomfield HS
Bloomfield, NJ
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 280
Record: 3-0
This Week: Fri 9/28 Downed Columbia 28-18. Bloomfield racked up 338 rushing yards to earn a comeback win.

Next Game: Fri 10/6 Clifton

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Jacky Marcellus

Immokalee HS
Immokalee, FL
WR
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Record: 3-2
This Week: Fri 9/21 Fri 9/28 Raced past Gulf Coast 42-9. Marcellus sparked the Indians with a 67-yard punt return for a score

"On special teams, there's a limit to how many times I actually get the ball, so every time I touch the ball, I have to do something," Marcellus told the Naples News. "There's no ifs, ands or buts about it. That's what I have in my head every time I touch the ball, I'm gone."

Next Game: Fri 10/5 Lely

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Isaac McDonald

Champagnat Catholic HS
Hialeah, FL
S
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Record: 1-3
This Week: Fri 9/28 Lost to Calvary Christian Academy 14-6. Champagnat put together a strong defensive effort after yielding two early scores, but couldn't must enough offense to grab the win.

Next Game: Sat 10/6 Westminster Christian

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Chavas Rawlins

Monessen HS
Monessen, PA
QB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Record: 4-1
This Week: Fri 9/28 Edged Canevin Catholic 28-21. Rawlins had one of his best performances to date in the passing game, throwing for 208 yards and three scores in the win over the #2 Crusaders. Rawlins connected from 34, 23 and 22 yards out, and also had a long punt return to set up the deciding score.

Next Game: Fri 10/5 Serra Catholic

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De'Asian Richardson

Orange Park HS
Orange Park, FL
DL
Height: 6-4
Weight: 270
Record: 1-3
This Week: Fri 9/28 Lost to Fleming Island 30-0.

Next Game: Fri 10/5 Middleburg

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Daikiel Shorts

Eastern Christian Academy
Elkton, MD
WR
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
Record: 3-0
This Week: Open Date

Next Game: Sat 10/13 Archbishop Carroll

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Wendell Smallwood

Eastern Christian Academy
Elkton, MD
RB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Record: 3-0
This Week: Open Date

Next Game: Sat 10/13 Archbishop Carroll

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Tyler Tezeno

Klein Collins HS
Spring, TX
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 285
Record: 4-1
This Week: Fri 9/28 Routed Klein Oak 45-21. The Tigers piled up 306 rushing yards while scoring two touchdowns in each of the first three quarters. KC has rushed for 1,236 yards on the season, averaging 5.4 yards per carry.

Next Game: Thu 10/4 Klein Forest

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Elijah Wellman

Spring Valley HS
Huntington, WV
FB
Height: 6-3
Weight: 235
Record: 3-2
This Week: Fri 9/28 Turned back Greenbrier East 48-21. The Timberwolves cointined their ground assault, with Wellman carrying 15 times for 157 yards.

Next Game: Fri 10/5 George Washington

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Zaire Williams

Timber Creek HS
Erial, NJ
RB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Record: 2-2
This Week: Fri 9/28 Lost to Williamstown 26-18. Williams had a 29-yard scoring run to get TC off on the right foot, but the Chargers couldn't hold the lead in a battle of top five teams.

Next Game: Sat 10/5 Moorestown

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Daryl Worley

William Penn Charter HS
Philadelphia, PA
S
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Record: 2-1
This Week: Sat 9/29 Peddie

Next Game: Sat 10/12 Episcopal Academy

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