Repeat List

Several players who had to cancel scheduled visits to West Virginia last weekend due to the weather are now planning to make it in for WVU's game with James Madison.

While the weather last Saturday certainly didn't prevent anyone from making a trip to Morgantown, it was Thursday's and Friday's rain and windstorms that played havoc with recruiting visits. Many schools cancelled games and played them on Saturday, which, in turn, forced them to postpone their trips to check out the Mountaineer program.

Some of those players have rescheduled their visits for this weekend. Verbal commitments on the list include Blackhawk's Jeremy Bruce, Weir's Zac Cooper, Parkersburg South's Ryan Dawson, and Shenandoah Valley's Frank Carduff, all of whom had games or plans affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ivan.

One of the top uncommitted players on this weekend's visit list is side receiver David Harvey of Penn Hills High School, who recently listed the Mountaineers as his favorite. Harvey has offers from a number of Big Ten schools, as well as from Pittsburgh and West Virginia in the Big East, and is among the top 20 players at his position in the country.

Harvey's teammate Ed Collington is also scheduled to make the short trip down Interstate 79 to check out gameday at WVU.

Making an even shorter trip are Spencer Farley and Patrick Shadle, both of Morgantown High. WVU is still watching and evaluating their progress as seniors.

Offensive lineman Matt Hesseltine of Smyrna High school is the lead offensive lineman on this week's list. Hesseltine camped at WVU, and has had the Mountaineers high on his list of prospective schools as well.

Although the visits aren't offical, underclassmen will also be represented over the weekend. Morgantown's Charlie Russell, a sophomore quarterback whose profile continues to rise, will be on hand, as will junior Wes Lyons, the younger brother of Woodland Hills, Pa., standout Devon Lyons, who graduated last year and is attending Ohio State this year.

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