WVU inks another to Class of '13

Written by Jenn Menendez on .

West Virginia has gotten another NLI for the Class of 2013 - Jacky Marcellus, a 5-8, 175 pound running back from Immokalee High School in Immokalee, Fla.

Marcellus brings the Class of 2013 to 26 players, including seven early enrollees and 18 who signed on Feb. 6, national signing day.

Here is his bio, courtesy WVU:

Jacky Marcellus, RB, 5-8, 175, Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee HS

Two-year starter and four-year letterwinner for coach Jerrod Ackley at Immokalee High … rushed for 374 yards and two scores as a senior with 25 receptions for 251 yards and two touchdowns before having knee surgery … helped team to an 11-4 record, district and regional championships and the state’s 5A championship game … running back MVP of the National Underclassmen (NUC) Five-Star Showcase in Orlando designed to identify America’s top juniors … rushed for 691 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, while catching 34 passes for 747 yards and seven touchdowns … also contributed 15 tackles and three interceptions on defense …  honorable mention all-state as a junior … ranked No. 24 on the Orlando Sentinel Florida Top 100 … three-star rating from rivals, Scout and ESPN … ranked as the No. 18 all-purpose back by rivals … also offered by Cincinnati, Minnesota, Rutgers and Vanderbilt.

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