On the eve of signing day

Written by Jenn Menendez on .

The big day has just about arrived: National Signing Day

West Virginia’s class is ranked a solid No. 25 nationally by, and No. 34 by, and neither recruiting site rank any of the class’s prospects as a five-star recruit.

It will undoubtedly be a big day for Coach Dana Holgorsen, who over the course of Wednesday will get signed letters of intent rolling off the fax machine from a class that will need to provide depth fairly quickly after a 7-6 season where a lack of depth proved to be an issue.

The big guns

Both WR Shelton Gibson (6-1, 275) and LB Darrien Howard (6-2, 250) – both Ohio prospects - are both four-star recruits according to Rivals and Scout rankings.


Overall, this appears to be a pretty solid recruiting class for Holgorsen and his staff and ranks among the middle of the pack across the Big 12 according to multiple recruiting sites.

There are 24 total commits, including seven junior college players.

But will there be drama?

Isn’t there always? Is it possible Clariton WR Tyler Boyd changes his commitment from Pitt. He visited WVU and Tennessee in the last two weekends and will sign his letter at 10 a.m. Wednesday according to his twitter account.

His own high school coach, however, told the Post-Gazette on the eve of signing day that Boyd is “confused” and does plan on signing a letter of intent. But it is unclear where.


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