Double Digit Weekend Visits Expected

The Mountaineer football program expects to see 10-12 visitors on this next to last weekend of the final recruiting push.

Among those expected to make official visits are Mountaineer commitments Craig Wilson and Taylor Ownbey. Wilson (6-1, 275, 4.8) and Ownbey (6-2, 225, 4.7) are the types of hardnosed players around which the coaching staff hopes to build their future team.

The staff will usually bring in at least one verbal commitment with each weekend's visiting class.

Also on the list are Miami Southridge twins Jermaine and Tremaine McCollum. Jermaine (a cornerback) and Tremaine (a wide receiver) have said in the past that they are a package deal, so a two headed offer could be in the making. The McCollums (5-10, 165, 4.3) also have shown interest in Iowa, NC State, Pitt, Georgia Tech, and Rutgers.

Quarterback/defensive back Denayne Dixon, who took in a WVU game on October 6, is also expected to visit. Dixon, who could play on either side of the ball, hails from Shaw High School in Cleveland, OH. At 6-3, 205, Dixon certainly has the size and frame the staff is looking for. If Dixon is offered, he could accept on the spot.

Just as on previous weekends, WVU is not giving up on player just because they have committed elsewhere. Running back/defensive back Adam Jones of East Lake High School in Atlanta, and wide receiver Kenneth Tookes of First Coast High School are slated to visit despite verbal commitments to Georgia Tech and Florida, respectively. A teammate of Jones', quarterback wide receiver Lew Kuffor, is also expected to make the trip to check out the Mountaineer program.

WVU's efforts to land a junior college quarterback are also continuing. This weekend Charles Hales, a 6-1 190 pound QB from Jones County junior college is expected to visit. Hales was a second team all Southern Mississippi juco selection.

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