Myers: "It Felt Like Home"

Jaylon Myers' connection with Mountaineer assistant coach Tony Gibson loomed large in his commitment to West Virginia on Wednesday.

West Virginia scored another verbal commitment, its seventh for the Class of 2014, when junior college cornerback Jaylon Myers made an official visit and pledged to the Mountaineer program on Wednesday.

Like a number of players recruited by Tony Gibson, Myers felt an immediate connection.

"[He] was someone I could see myself learning from," Myers told "It was the way he broke down plays for me."

Myers (6-1, 190 lbs.) had liked WVU for some time, but the visit sealed the deal for him.

"I loved it, it felt like home," he said in a text message.

With three years in which to complete his final two seasons of eligibility, the corner has a year to get adjusted to Division 1, but figures to have a chance to compete early for playing time.

Myers will complete his final season of junior college football at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, which plays in the prestigious Jayhawk Conference.

With his size, Myers can jam receivers at the line, and does well disrupting routes from the start. He also shows very good closing speed, and can get up and high point the ball against tall outside receivers.

WVU Class of 2014 Verbal Commitments

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