EERinsider.com continues it's series on meeting our new friends in the Big 12 Conference. Our next stop takes is to Manhattan, the home of the Kansas State Wildcats.
We recently had the opportunity to talk with Curtis Kitchens about the Cats. Curtis covers KSU and the Big 12 for 610 Sports (KCSP) in Kansas City. Here is our Q&A with Curtis Kitchens.no comments
The recruiting circuit has been somewhat quiet for Al-Rasheed Benton up to this point, but that sure has changed recently.
Within a very short period of time, Benton's offer list has grown quickly. One of his most recent offers, comes from West Virginia. And he's interested in getting to know more about the 'Eers.no comments
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (May 14, 2012) West Virginia native Ron Everhart, who has 27 years experience as a basketball coach including 18 as a head coach, has been named assistant basketball coach at West Virginia University, head coach Bob Huggins announced today. Everhart replaces Jerrod Calhoun, who left in April to become the head basketball coach at Fairmont State University.
Everhart, 50, has compiled a 273-261 record in 18 seasons as a head coach at Duquesne, Northeastern and McNeese State.no comments
Former West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin is still one of the most beloved Mountaineers of all time. If it was Irvin's smile, the swag he carried, or his motor on the field, he drew the attention of every Mountaineer fan, and usually the opposing quarterback.
Now Irvin has moved on to the next chapter in his life, the NFL. Being the 15th selection in this years NFL draft brings pressure and expectations, but also pleasure knowing that all of the hard work has paid off.no comments
West Virginia University has long been known to have some serious speed in the backfield. Names like Steve Slaton, Amos Zereoue, and Noel Devine come to mind. Now WVU is back on the trail looking for its next speedster in this offense. Maybe you have heard of him, his name is Taquan Mizzell.no comments
With already one offensive lineman committed for the 2013 recruiting class, the Mountaineers became one step closer recently to possibly gaining another.
Belle Vernon, PA native Dorian Johnson trimmed his large list of schools last week to four, and West Virginia made the cut.no comments
West Virginia University has been living in the State of Florida. Always a popular destination for coaches, WVU offered safety/linebacker Tyrell Lyons from First Coast High School in Jacksonville. Lyons stands 6 foot 2 and 240 pounds. He is rated three stars by Rivals.com.
Lyons is currently a verbal commit to Florida State.
He also has offers from Miami(FL), UNC, Ohio State, and South Carolina to name a few.
Lyons has said he will cut his list of finalist by the end of summer once he takes all of his visits.
WVU was also at Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg to offer receiver Rodney Adams. Standing 6 foot 1 and weighing 175 pounds, Adams has gained some impressive offers.
Being a current Florida verbal commit, Adams has gained offers from Oklahoma, Alabama, Florida State, Miami, and Vanderbilt to name a few. Adams is rated a four star by Rivals.com.
This may be a hard get for the Mountaineers. Adams is currently trying to convince his friends to follow him to Gainesville.no comments
The West Virginia football staff has been putting in the hours along the recruiting trail recently, and they've been doing so in the state ofTexas.
Within the past week, the Mountaineer coaches have handed out several offers in the Lonestar State. Some to already national rated prospects, and others to kids just picking up steam on the national circuit.no comments
The West Virginia coaching staff has reeled in their third commitment for the 2013 class, and they didn't have to look too far to find him. On Friday, McKeesport, PA product, Hodari Christian, pledged his services to the Mountaineers.
Christian, a 6-foot, 210 pound linebacker is rated a 3-star by both Rivals.com and Scout.com .Scout also ranks him the 40th best outside linebacker in the country.no comments
West Virginia coaches have been all over the region meeting with coaches, watching tape, and sending offers to some talented young men. Coaches recently made a stop at American Heritage High School (FL) and offered two way athlete, Marcus Davis.
Davis is rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com.
Marcus is the kind of athlete who can play both sides of the ball, and is being recruited that way. Davis, who stands 5-foot-11, 170 pounds prefers to play cornerback.
He currently has offers from Boston College, Duke, Vanderbilt, and Wake Forest to name a few.
Stay with EERinsider.com for all your WVU and recruiting news as we have more on Davis' recruitment.no comments