Recruiting Reaction

West Virginia hosted a number of top rated underclassmen Saturday to see the Mountaineers battle Texas. BlueGoldNews.com has their reactions to the overtime loss.

There were at least 50-60 recruits on hand for WVU's tough overtime loss to the Longhorns. While many of those won't end up getting scholarship offers, there were also a number of high-profile targets on hand.

There were more 2015 than 2014 recruits on hand, as West Virginia continues to lay the groundwork for next year's class, and for the most part reactions to the game, campus and facilities were overwhelmingly positibe.

Though it wasn't the outcome many had hoped for, the final score didn't appear to deetract from the in-game experience many of the top underclassmen witnessed on Saturday night.

The majority of the prospects spoke about the game atmosphere and entire visit as reasons to appreciate the West Virginia experience.

"It was so hype," Warren (Ohio) offensive lineman James Daniels said. "The crowd was crazy and they way they sat how the sections were blue, yellow and blue I really liked that."

The Scout.com three-star currently holds offers from West Virginia, UCLA, Penn State, Iowa and Michigan State, among others.

William Cameron, a 5-foot-10, 180 pound running back from Durham (N.C.) also made the trip and came away impressed.

"It went really good," Cameron said, describing his overall visit. "The atmosphere was probably the best, it was really loud."

The Mountaineers are the lone offer from Cameron. However, he holds strong interest from a variety of programs including Florida State and Tennessee.

Hubbard (Ohio) class of 2015 teammates L.J. Scott and Matt Jones made return trips to see the Mountaineers, along with 2014 quarterback Brennan Wassil.

Scott, 6-foot-1, 220 pound bruising running back, says he always feels comfortable at WVU.

"I thought the game was amazing," he said. The stadium, man, was on point and loud. It was the craziest experience I've ever seen."

Diasjon Robinson, a 2015 defensive tackle, was making his first trip to West Virginia. In search of his first offer, Robinson came away impressed.

"It went good," Robinson said. "The game was great last night -- one of a kind."


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