West Virginia The Latest For Ealey

Despite closing in on double-digit offers Coatesville (Pa.) athlete Amir Ealey insists his recruitment is far from over. That news bodes well for West Virginia, who became the latest school to extend an offer.

With each passing day, Coatesville (Pa.) athlete Amir Ealey adds to his ever-growing list of offers. He claims offers from Cincinnati, Connecticut, Maryland, Rutgers, Syracuse and Virginia.

The most recent school to enter the mix is West Virginia.

"I was surprised and excited at the same time," Ealey said about the offer. "I never really talked with West Virginia, only others spoke to them for me. I was supposed to go visit them a while back but I had a camp and couldn't make it."

"The offer kind of came out of the blue for me," Ealey continued. "My coach told me today when I was walking around that they had offered. I've not had any previous contact."

Though the Mountaineers are entering the picture behind others, Ealey claims it's not too late for them to become serious contenders for his services.

"Oh, I'm open in my recruitment," Ealey insisted. "I don't plan on making my decision until late. It's not too late. I'm waiting so long because I want to make the right decision. Everyday it seems like a new school is getting involved in my recruitment. I don't want to be one of those kids who regret their commitment. When I commit it's going to be 100% fully committed."

The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Ealey can benefit a program in a variety of ways on the field. A two-way performer, he could play multiple positions on both sides of the ball. Most schools, including WVU, are leaving the final decision up to him.

"Most schools are recruitment me as an athlete, where I can play defensive end, tight end or linebacker," Ealey said. "There are certain schools who are recruiting me for a certain position but the majority of them are saying I'm an athlete."

While most prospects may enjoy the confirmation of knowing which position their future holds, Ealey welcomes the opportunity to make a decision down the road.

"I like the choice a lot because I feel like I can play either one in college," Ealey explained. "I feel like I can play any of them and be successful at it."

Ealey plans to follow up with the Mountaineer coaches in the near future and has tentative plans to visit this summer.

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