Jax McCauley, a 2020 inside linebacker prospect from Austin, Texas, announced on Twitter Wednesday that he would continue his academic and athletic careers at West Virginia University as a preferred walk-on.
Excited to announce that I am 1000 percent commited to West Virginia University!!! I want to thank my family and coaches for supporting me through this process, can’t wait to get started @CoachKoonz @MJScouting @NealBrown_WVU @CoachTTrickett @JovonJohnson_ @TQHancock @CVance43 pic.twitter.com/lNokjsedZ2
— Jax McCauley (@JaxCrush) January 22, 2020
The 6-foot-0, 207-pound McCauley received the offer from the WVU coaching staff this past November.
— Jax McCauley (@JaxCrush) November 21, 2019
According to Keenan Cummings of WV Sports Dot Com, McCauley’s father played for the Mountaineers in the early 1990’s.
The younger McCauley racked up 176 tackles in 2019 and was a two-time 6A all-state player in Texas.
McCauley is not rated by 247Sports or Rivals.