Recruiting Spotlight: Wide Receiver/Tight End

In the third installment of a continuing series, provides an inside look at the receivers in the football recruiting class of 2015. We examine the top targets, which names to keep an eye on, and what potential commitments that could be on the horizon.

Recruiting Plan

West Virginia sprinted off to a hot start with the class of 2015 at the wide receiver/tight end spot, with three of its first four commitments being pass catchers. Moving forward, the question is centered around how many additional prospects could be added -- and which select recruits make the list.

In The Fold

Khalil Lewis: The Mountaineers were the first official offer for Lewis last April, and a commitment appeared inevitable. That proved to be the case when he committed to WVU in January. That hasn't kept additional schools from trying to get involved, though. Since his commitment he's been the recipient of offers from Louisville, Miami (Fla.) and Nebraska among others.

Jovon Durante: The Miami (Fla.) standout has a close relationship with the Mountaineer coaching staff, which led to his early commitment. The difficulty West Virginia will face is holding on to the four-star. He recently labeled the hometown Hurricanes as a team that could peel him away, though his upcoming visit to WVU could solidify his Mountaineer ties.

Stone Wolfley: A local product from Morgantown, Wolfley followed in his family's footsteps by committing to the Mountaineers almost a year ago -- becoming the first commitment in the class of 2015.

Top Targets

Ryan Davis: The Scout 300 athlete lists WVU among the top schools standing out at the moment -- along with Miami (Fla.), Mississippi State, Nebraska and Kentucky. The Mountaineers hope to utilize Davis in the slot and on special teams, which is appealing to the St. Petersburg (Fla.) native. He's planing to visit West Virginia in the summer.

Steven Claude: When Claude received his West Virginia offer in February, he quickly defined it as "a dream come true." With close ties to Mountaineer commitments Khalil Lewis and Kendrell McFadden, Claude is definitely intrigued by what WVU has to offer. An offer from Miami (Fla.) could change the course in his recruitment, but for now he's believed to be leaning toward the Mountaineers.

Names To Keep An Eye On

Damian King: The shifty playmaker from Largo, Fla., holds close to double-digit offers, but it's West Virginia who's believed to be the leaders for his services. The Mountaineers plan to use the 5-foot-10, 170 pound, King as a slot receiver. WVU continues to keep in touch, and hope to have him on campus this summer.

Tavares Martin: Martin recently listed a top three -- West Virginia, Miami (Fla.) and Michigan State. His close relationship with Coach JaJuan Seider could turn out to be the deciding factor.

Darrion Landry: The Mountaineers are the latest school to get involved with Blinn (Tex.) wide receiver Darrion Landry. Though an official offer hasn't been extended, things could escalate between the two if it happens.

Austin Dorris: The Shadyside (Ohio) tight end has visited West Virginia on numerous occasions. The hefty question is will the Mountaineers consider another tight end/B Back, despite having a commitment from Stone Wolfley. If they elect to do so, Dorris is presumably at the top of the list.

Final Thoughts

With three wide receiver/tight end commitments currently in the fold for the class of 2015, the Mountaineers are expected to be selective at the position going forward. However, they remain active for a preferred group of prospects. The viewpoint from here suggests two, possibly three, additional pledges at this position.

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