WVU Verbal Roundup

It was a tough Friday night for several members of the 2014 West Virginia football recruiting class, but there were still plenty of standout performances as every team swung into action.

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Devante Averette

Ellsworth CC
Iowa Falls, IA
LB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 230
Record: 0-1
This Week:9/7 vs. Iowa Western

Next Game: 9/14 at Arkansas Baptist

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Amanii Brown

Morgantown HS
Morgantown, WV
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 265
Record: 2-0
This Week: 9/6 Crushed Coolidge (Washington, D.C.) 66-8. Morgantown did nothing to hurt its #2 ranking in Class AAA as it scored on all but one possession in the game.

Next Game: 9/13 at Parkersburg South

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William Crest

Dunbar HS
Baltimore, MD
QB
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Record: 0-1
This Week: 9/6 Lost to Mansfield (Mass.) 29-26. Crest rallied the Poets from a 21-6 second half deficit with a pair of touchdown runs and a 62-yard scoring pass, but the Hornets produced a flate fourth quarter scoring drive to seal the win.

"He was unbelievable," Mansfield head coach Mike Redding told ESPN Boston of Crest. "He was the complete package, tall, big arm, athletic."

Next Game: 9/13 at Mergenthaler Vo-Tech

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Jamie Herr

Eastern Christian Academy
Elkton, MD
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 265
Record: 3-0
This Week: 9/6 Defeated Madison County (FL) 36-6 for their third long distance win in three opening games.

Next Game: 9/13 at St. Peter's Prep (NJ)

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Davonte James

Springfield HS
Springfield, OH
LB
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Record: 0-2
This Week: 9/6 Lost to Middletown 35-13. James scored on a 26-yard pass reception and helped a defensive effort that limited the Middies to 231 yards.

Next Game: 9/13 at Sycamore

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Josh Krok

Niles HS
Niles, OH
OL
Height: 6-8
Weight: 290
Record: 1-1
This Week: 9/6 Lost to Liberty 42-33. Niles scored 20 points on its first seven offensive plays and moved the ball consistently all night, but couldn't halt a second half Liberty rally.

Next Game: 9/13 vs. West Branch

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Jacob McCrary

Coral Reef HS
Miami, FL
WR
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Record: 2-0
This Week: 9/6 Shut out Cooper City 46-0. McCrary reported that he had two catches, including a 36-yard scoring grab, He also found the end zone on a 60-yard punt return.

Next Game: 9/12 at Miami Central

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Jaylon Myers

Hutchinson CC
Hutchinson, KS
CB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Record: 1-1
This Week: 9/7 vs. Garden City

Next Game: 9/14 at Dodge City

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Tyree Owens

Oviedo HS
Oviedo, FL
DE
Height: 6-4
Weight: 225
Record: 2-0
This Week: 9/6 Defeated Winter Springs 36-12 to defend it's #2 ranking. The Lions limited their opponents to just three first downs in the fist half while racing out to a 22-0 lead.

Next Game: 9/12 at Lake Howell

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Lamar Parker

Washington HS
Miami, FL
WR
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Record: 28-17
This Week: 9/6 Knocked off Miami Central 28-17 in a battle of #1 vs. #2 Miami powers. Parker had three receptions for 42 yards in the big win, and helped Washington to rally with two fourth-quarter touchdowns.

Next Game: 9/11 vs. Carol City

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Walter Rauterkus

Avon HS
Avon, OH
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 285
Record: 2-0
This Week: 9/6 Crushed East Tech 56-6. Avon moved the ball easily both on the ground and through the air as it topped the 40-point mark for its second consecutive win. THe Eagles amassed 304 yards of total offense and scored 49 of their points in the first half.

Next Game: 9/12 at Twinsburg

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Ricky Rogers

Gateway HS
Monroeville, PA
WR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Record: 2-0
This Week: 9/6 Defeated Connellsville 41-22 to maintain its #5 ranking. Rogers scored on a 19-yard pass reception to help the Gators build a 41-8 fourth quarter lead.

Next Game: 9/13 vs. Kiski Area

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Justin Scott

Pierce College
Woodland Hills, CA
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 285
Record: 0-0
This Week: 9/7 at Victor Valley

Next Game: 9/14 vs. Mt. San Jacinto

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