WVU Football Verbal Update: 10/7

It was something of a down week in terms of team performance for West Virginia's 2009 football verbal commitments, but there were still some standout individual showings on the first weekend of October.

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Shawne Alston

Phoebus HS
Hampton, VA
RB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Record: 6-0
Last Game: Defeated Gloucester 65-13. Alston continued his phenomenal senior season, rushing for 185 yards on 15 carries. Alston scored three times, including a 59-yarder on his first carry of the game. He also scored on runs of 37 and three yards.

Next Game: vs. Hampton on 10/10

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Cole Bowers

Cabell Midland HS
Ona, WV
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 290
Record: 5-1
Last Game: Defeated Riverside 23-21. Bowers helped power a balanced Knight attack, which totaled 326 yards. Six different Knight receivers caught at least one pass in the contest.

Next Game: vs. South Charleston on 10/10

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Tajh Boyd

Phoebus HS
Hampton, VA
QB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Record: 6-0
Last Game: Defeated Gloucester 65-13. Boyd sat out the game, his second consecutive miss, with a sprained knee.

Next Game: vs. Hampton on 10/10

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Branko Busick

Steubenville HS
Steubenville, OH
LB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
Record: 7-0
Last Game: Defeated Wheeling Park 41-7.

Next Game: vs. Poland Seminary on 10/10

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Dominik Davenport

Phoebus HS
Hampton, VA
DL
Height: 6-1
Weight: 265
Record: 6-0
Last Game: Defeated Gloucester 65-13. Davenport had another touchdown run, an eight-yarder, as part of Phoebus' red zone offense. He now has six scores on the season.

Next Game: vs. Hampton on 10/10

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Pat Eger

Thomas Jefferson HS
Clairton, PA
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 250
Record: 5-1
Last Game: Shut out Elizabeth Forward 35-0. TJ scored all of its points in the first half to remain atop its conference standings.

Next Game: vs. Chartiers Valley on 10/10

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Curtis Feight

Mercersburg Academy
Mercersburg, PA
DL
Height: 6-<6/font>
Weight: 270
Record: 0-5
Last Game: Lost to Blair Academy 34-7. Two consecutive second half turnovers ended Mercersburg's hope of springing an upset on undefeated Blair.

Next Game: vs. Hill on 10/11

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Terence Garvin

Loyola HS
Towson, MD
S
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Record: 6-0
Last Game: Defeated McDonough 55-14. Garvin had three touchdown runs, including a 60-yarder on the first series of the game. He added two one-yard plunges in the second half to complete the rout.

Next Game: vs. Mt. St. Joseph on 10/18

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Daquan Hargrett

Northwestern HS
Miami, FL
RB
Height: 5-8
Weight: 170
Record: 5-1
Last Game: Defeated Southridge 47-6. Hargrett made the most of his seven carries, recording 110 yards and two scores in the blowout win.

Next Game: vs. Southridge on 10/2

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Logan Heastie

Great Bridge HS
Chesapeake, VA
WR
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Record: 4-2
Last Game: Lost to Indian River 48-7. Heastie did all he could, catching 10 passes for 148 yards and Great Bridge's only score.

Next Game: vs. Grassfield on 10/10

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Nick Kindler

Trinity HS
Camp Hill, PA
OL
Height: 6-6
Weight: 275
Record: 5-1
Last Game: Shut out East Pennsboro 24-0. Kindler helped front a Shamrock rushing attack that rolled up 358 yards on the evening. Coming into the contest, Trinity was averaging 267 yards per game on the ground.

Next Game: vs. Middletown on 10/10

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Deon Long

Dunbar HS
Washington, DC
WR
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Record: 1-5
Last Game: Defeated Ballou 45-12 for its first win of the season.

Next Game: vs. Wilson on 10/11

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Chris Snook

Highland HS
Medina, OH
FB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Record: 7-0
Last Game: Downed Barberton 31-8 to take sole possession of first place in the Ohio Suburban League. Snook again played a major role, contributing 125 rushing yards and a touchdown to help the Hornets maintain their perfect record.

Next Game: vs. Wadsworth on 10/10

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Ryan Spiker

Tri-Valley HS
Dresden, OH
OL
Height: 6-5
Weight: 295
Record: 6-1
Last Game: Dropped a close 22-21 decision to Sheridan

Next Game: vs. Crooksville on 10/10

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Jordan Weingart

Buchholz HS
Gainesville, FL
OL
Height: 6-2
Weight: 290
Record: 3-3
Last Game: Lost to Niceville 38-28. The Bobcats rallied from a 35-7 deficit but were unable to overcome the 28-point hole they dug for themselves.

Next Game: vs. Orange Park on 10/10

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