WVU Verbal Update

Take a look at the most recent performances of West Virginia's football verbal commitments.

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Victor Anderson
St. Xavier HS
RB Rec: 4-1 Ht 5-9 Wt 184
Last Game : Team lost to Trinity 10-0. Anderson has 33 yards on 7 carries before a leg injury. With Trinity leading 10-0 at 8:26 p.m., the game was suspended when a torrential downpour and lightning rolled into the area. Both teams and more than 30,000 fans were cleared from Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The Mr. Football front-runner has a "deep bruise" on his lower left leg and could be back in the lineup for Friday's game against Manual. Next game versus Manual HS 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Louisville, Kentucky,Tennessee
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Julian Miller
Beechcroft HS
DE Rec: 3-2 Ht 6-4 Wt 220
Last Game: Team beat East 22-2. The Cougar defense posted a shutout and moved into a tie for first place with Brookhaven in the North Division of the City League. Next game versus Brookhaven on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Boston College, Cincinnati, Illinois
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Phillip Shirdan
Monsignor Bonner HS
S Rec: 0-4 H: 6-0 W: 185
Last Game: Team lost to Archbishop Ryan 41-20. Next game versus Roman Catholic on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Penn St. Pitt, Akron, Temple, Rutgers
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Rodney Hudson
Ben C Rain HS
OL Rec: 2-2 Ht: 6-3 Wt: 285
Last Game: Team was shutout by Williamson 18-0. "We haven't been the same after the Daphne win," Shamburger said later. "We prepare each and every week and it's as if they just don't want it as bad as I thought they did. It starts with the four guys who are (college) prospects. If they lead the guys like I know they can, things will change. Until they step up, I've got a bad feeling this is the way it's going to be." In attendance was Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville. Next game versus Theodore on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Clemson, Auburn, Florida, Florida St.
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Gino Gradkowski
Seton-Lasalle HS/ WPIAL Class AA
OL Rec: 4-1 Ht 6-4 Wt 275
Last Game : Team lost to Brentwood 21-17. Gino's brother, Bruce Gradowski will make his first NFL start for the Buccaneers this Sunday. Next game versus Burgettstown on 9/30.
Other Schools Interested: Pitt, Michigan St, Wisconsin, Penn St., Toledo
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Chad Snodgrass
Nitro HS
OL Rec: 3-1 Ht 6-5 Wt: 305
Last Game : Nitro beat #1 ranked Capital 14-9. Nitron QB, Michael Scott threw for 146 yards and one touchdown for the Wildcats. Nitro played most of the second half in a hurry up offense. Nitro head coach Scott Tinsely added ?That was our plan, at halftime, our kids thought we could we could wear them out a little bit if we just picked up the pace. They were doing a great job of disguising defenses on us in the first half, so we thought it we went to a quicker count, we could catch them and not let them disguise defenses.?? Next game at Princeton 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Colorado, LSU, Marshall
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Brandon Hogan
Osbourne HS
CB, QB Rec: 3-0 Ht 5-11 Wt: 170
Last Game : Beat Potomac 14-13. Hogan had one of the biggest plays of the night, blocking the extra point attempt to preserve a 14-13 lead. "I went right over their center and was able to block it," Hogan said. The senior did connect on a 30 yard touchdown pass to preserve the victory and totaled 90 yards passing on the night. He also added an impressive 196 yards rushing. "It was a little shaky," Hogan admitted. "Against a hard team, it's always going to be a little shaky." Potomac coach Tony Lilly said, "I thought we did a good job against [Hogan}, He's a great athlete; he's going to get his. But I felt like we did a great job keeping him from making the big play, which was our goal going into it." Next game versus Freedom on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Clemson, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Marshall
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Donny Barclay
Seneca Valley SHS WPIAL Class AAAA
OL Rec: 3-1 Ht 6-5.5 Wt: 280
Last Game : Team beat Baldwin 22-6. Next game vs North Allegheny on 9/29. After the win Seneca Valley head coach Ron Butschle still wasnt happy, commenting ""We hurt ourselves with dumb penalties, and that kept our offense off the field."
Other Schools Interested: Pitt, NC State, Cincinnati, Akron
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Junius Lewis
Morgantown HS
DT Rec: 4-1 Ht 6-3 Wt: 265
Last Game : Morgantown registered a 45-7 win over Preston. Next game vs Wheeling Park on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Georgia Tech, Minnesota, UConn
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Bradley Starks
Orange Co HS
QB Rec: 3-0 Ht 6-4 Wt: 175
Last Game : Team beat Spotsylvania 33-14. Starks completed 16-of-25 pass attempts for 243 yards and three touchdowns (38,15,46). Starks also added a 2 point conversion gained 54 yards on seven carriers. After the win Starks commented, "Our expectations are so high from the coaches and the community, we have to come out here and we have to make things happen." Next game versus Fluvanna on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Iowa St., Temple, Duke, Maryland
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Terence Kerns
Gov. Thomas Johnson HS
RB Rec: 3-0 Ht 6-0.5 Wt: 205
Last Game : Kerns got in only seven carries, but that was enough for 190 yards and two touchdowns against Bel Air a week ago.Team beat North Hagerstown 42-7, Kerns rushed for 157 yards and added a nine yard TD reception. Next game versus Century on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Maryland, Penn St, Syracuse, Pitt, Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Tech
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Charlie Russell
Morgantown HS
QB Rec: 4-1 Ht 6-3 Wt: 215
Last Game : Russell went 10-of-19 passing for 136 yards and one TD in a 45-7 win over Preston. The senior also had 5 carries for 26 yards. On the season Russell is 37-of-71 passing, 605 yards, six TDs, two interceptions. Next game vs Wheeling Park on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Kentucky, Nebraska, NC St, Stanford, Michigan, Clemson
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Jock Sanders
St. Petersburg Catholic School
RB Rec: 1-4 Ht 5-7 Wt: 170
Last Game : St. Petersburg was shutout for the second week in a row, losing to Cardinal Mooney 37-0. Next game vs Tampa Catholic HS on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: South Florida, Ohio State
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Andrew Harris
St. Petersburg Catholic School
WR Rec: 1-4 Ht 6-3 Wt: 190
Last Game :St. Petersburg was shutout for the second week in a row, losing to Cardinal Mooney 37-0. Next game vs Tampa Catholic HS on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: South Florida, Boston College
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Kyrus Lanxter
Alcoa HS
WR Rec: 5-1 Ht 6-2 Wt: 185
Last Game : Tornadoes shocked top-ranked McCallie, 24-21. Lanxter set the stage for the Alcoa's final score with a 58 yard kickoff return. Next game vs Wartburg on 9/29.
Other Schools Interested: Kentucky, Minnesota, Louisville, Vanderbilt, Mississippi

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