WVU Football Verbal Update: 9/10

Postponements due to the effects of Tropical Storm Hanna meant Monday play dates for several of the high schools on this week's update list.

West Virginia's trio of commitments from Phoebus High School didn't let a Monday play date bother them as they all rolled up impressive performances in their win.

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Shawne Alston

Phoebus HS
Hampton, VA
RB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Record: 2-0
Last Game: Shut out Bethel 52-0. Alston had 102 yards and three touchdowns as Phoebus scored on eight consecutive possessions.

Next Game: vs. Woodside on 9/13

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Cole Bowers

Cabell Midland HS
Ona, WV
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 290
Record: 1-1
Last Game: Lost to Capital 21-7. Cabell Midland had two drives inside Capital's 20-yard line that were snuffed by turnovers.

Next Game: vs. Woodrow Wilson on 9/12

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Tajh Boyd

Phoebus HS
Hampton, VA
QB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Record: 2-0
Last Game: Shut out Bethel 52-0. Boyd was 10-14 for 186 yards and three touchdowns.

Next Game: vs. Woodside on 9/13

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Branko Busick

Steubenville HS
Steubenville, OH
LB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Record: 3-0
Last Game: Defeated East Liverpool 45-13. Busick sat out the game with an elbow injury, but is expected to return for Steubenville's next game.

Next Game: vs. St. Joseph's Collegiate on 9/12

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Dominik Davenport

Phoebus HS
Hampton, VA
DL
Height: 6-1
Weight: 265
Record: 2-0
Last Game: Shut out Bethel 52-0. Davenport scored his second touchdown of the season on a two-yard run, and helped hold Bethel to 96 yards of total offense. ""It was a pretty good showing for us," Davenport told the Hampton Daily Press. "We still have a lot to work on, and we could have done a lot more. But the defense got a doughnut. As in, a zero on the scoreboard."

Next Game: vs. Woodside on 9/13

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Pat Eger

Thomas Jefferson HS
Clairton, PA
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 250
Record: 1-1
Last Game: Rolled over Uniontown 43-7. Eger powered a rushing attack that piled well more than 200 yards. TJ scored all 43 of their points in the first half before clearing its bench for the final 24 minutes.

Next Game: vs. Trinity on 9/12

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Curtis Feight

Mercersburg Academy
Mercersburg, PA
DL
Height: 6-<6/font>
Weight: 270
Record: 0-1
Last Game: Dropped a 22-21 decision to St. Albans. Mercersburg missed a field goal on the final play of the game.

Next Game: vs. Landon on 9/13

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Terence Garvin

Loyola HS
Towson, MD
S
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Record: 2-0
Last Game: Shut out Gonzaga 42-0. Garvin had a short touchdown run in the romp.

Next Game: vs. Edmundson-Westside on 9/13

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Daquan Hargrett

Northwestern HS
Miami, FL
RB
Height: 5-8
Weight: 170
Record: 1-1
Last Game: Shut out Carol City 14-0. Northwestern has 125 rushing yards in the win.

Next Game: vs. Homestead on 9/12

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Logan Heastie

Great Bridge HS
Chesapeake, VA
WR
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Record: 2-0
Last Game: Defeated Lakeland Suffolk 22-13 to maintain its #7 ranking. Heastie was limited after Great Bridge's starting quarterback went down with a knee injury.

Next Game: vs. Granby on 9/12

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Nick Kindler

Trinity HS
Camp Hill, PA
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 275
Record: 1-1
Last Game: Dropped a 27-22 decision to Delone Catholic on a last-play touchdown in overtime. Trinity rallied from a 14-0 deficit to force overtime on the strength of more than 100 yards rushing.

Next Game: vs. Camp Hill on 9/12

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Deon Long

Dunbar HS
Washington, DC
WR
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Record: 0-3
Last Game: Lost to Good Counsel 42-12. Long had an 80-yard touchdown reception and a 98-yard kickof return for a score to provide all of Dunbar's offense.

Next Game: vs. Fort Hill on 9/19

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Chris Snook

Highland HS
Medina, OH
FB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Record: 3-0
Last Game: Crushed Brookside 48-7. Highland scored six times in just 3:30 of possession to end the game early. Snook had touchdown runs of 45 and 20 yards, his only two carries of the evening, before leaving the game.

Next Game: vs. Tallmadge on 9/12

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Arthur Render

Palomar College
San Marcos, CA
DB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Record: 0-0
Last Game: Render did not play due to a delay in confirming his eligibility. He is expected to be cleared in time for his team's next game on Sept. 13.

Next Game: vs. on 9/12

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Ryan Spiker

Tri-Valley HS
Dresden, OH
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 295
Record: 2-0
Last Game: Defeated Maysville 27-7.

Next Game: vs. West Muskingum on 9/12

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Jordan Weingart

Buchholz HS
Gainesville, FL
OL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 290
Record: 0-1
Last Game: Lost to Eastside 16-10. Buchholz had almost 300 yards of total offense but missed a couple of chance to score that would have made the difference in the game.

Next Game: vs. Columbia on 9/12

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