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A Look at WVU’s 2022 Recruiting Class So Far



West Virginia head coach Neal Brown is putting together one of the most promising recruiting classes in recent memory, and it’s shaping up to be WVU’s first Top 25 class since 2009.

With a quarterback, a wide receiver, a tight end, three offensive linemen, two safeties and two edge rushers, WVU’s class has covered a lot of bases. Here’s who has officially committed to WVU from the class of 2022 so far.

Nicco Marchiol 

Nicco Marchiol is a 4-star quarterback from Hamilton High School in Chandler, Arizona.

Marchiol (6-foot-3, 215 pounds) is the highest-profile recruit to commit to WVU this cycle, announcing his commitment last Monday on his birthday via Twitter following his WVU visit. The talented quarterback picked WVU over Arizona State and Michigan State (among 25 others) after de-committing from Florida State in June.

According to 247Sports, he is the 288th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He’s the 23rd-ranked quarterback and the third-ranked player in the state of Arizona.

Corbin Page 

Corbin Page is a 3-star tight end from Spring Valley High School in Huntington, West Virginia.

Page (6-foot-5, 257 pounds) was the first player to give his commitment to WVU, announcing via Twitter in December. The big tight end picked WVU over Virginia Tech, Louisville, Oregon, Central Michigan, Cincinnati, Marshall and Virginia.

According to 247Sports, he is the 445th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He is the 19th-ranked tight end and the first-ranked player in the state of West Virginia.

Sullivan Weidman 

Sullivan Weidman is a 3-star offensive tackle from Dexter School in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Weidman (6-foot-6, 300 pounds) committed to WVU on April 1st, announcing his decision on Twitter that morning. The hulking offensive lineman picked WVU over the likes of Louisville, Georgia Tech, Minnesota, Michigan State, Boston College, Buffalo, UCONN, Arizona State, Duke, Indiana, UMASS, Michigan, Nebraska, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Temple, Vanderbilt and Virginia.

According to 247Sports, he is the 670th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He’s the 59th-ranked offensive tackle and the 6th-ranked player in the state of Connecticut.

Jarel Williams 

Jarel Williams is a 3-star wide receiver from Saraland High School in Saraland, Alabama.

Williams (6-foot-3, 175 pounds) committed to WVU in early April, before his official visit to Morgantown in June, he announced via Twitter. The tall wide receiver picked WVU over Colorado, Florida State, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kansas State, Marshall, Nebraska, North Alabama, Northwestern, Notre Dame, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Tennessee and UCF.

According to 247Sports, Williams is the 698th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He is the 94th-ranked wide receiver and the 27th-ranked player in the state of Alabama.

Maurice Hamilton 

Maurice Hamilton is a 3-star offensive lineman from Cleveland Heights High School in Cleveland, Ohio.

Hamilton (6-foot-4, 345 pounds) was WVU’s first June commit, starting off a busy month of recruiting for the Mountaineers, as he announced his decision on Twitter following an official visit. The burly offensive lineman picked WVU over Akron, Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan, Iowa State, Kent State, Purdue and Toledo.

According to 247Sports, Hamilton is the 800th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He is the 40th-ranked interior offensive lineman and the 25th-ranked player from the state of Ohio.

Mumu Bin-Wahad

Mumu Bin-Wahad is a 3-star safety from Grayson High School in Loganville, Georgia.

Bin-Wahad (6-foot-0, 180 pounds) was the second WVU commit of June, announcing his commitment via Twitter after an official visit earlier this month. The athletic safety picked WVU over Michigan State and Nebraska (among 26 other schools) to play his college ball.

According to 247Sports, Bin-Wahad is the 897th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He is the 57th-ranked safety and the 81st-ranked player from the state of Georgia.

Tyrin Woodby 

Tyrin Woodby is a 3-star safety from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland.

Woodby (6-foot-1, 170 pounds) was the third WVU commit to announce in May via Twitter, becoming the first defensive commit for the Mountaineers. The talented safety chose WVU over Boston College, Buffalo, Liberty, Marshall, Maryland, UMASS, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, Sacred Heart, Temple and Virginia Tech.

According to 247Sports, Woodby is the 1,012th-ranked recruit in the cycle. He is the 66th-ranked safety and the 26th-ranked player from the state of Maryland.

Charlie Katarincic 

Charlie Katarincic is a 3-star offensive lineman from Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Katarincic (6-foot-5, 280 pounds) was the only recruit to commit to WVU in March and the second overall Mountaineer commit of the cycle, announcing his decision via Twitter on March 18th. The big offensive lineman picked WVU over Columbia, Dartmouth, East Carolina and Pennsylvania.

According to 247Sports, Katarincic is the 1,281st-ranked recruit in the cycle. He is the 65th-ranked interior offensive lineman and the fourth-ranked recruit in the state of Connecticut.

Aric Burton 

Aric Burton is an as of yet unranked defensive end from Clearwater International Academy in Clearwater, Florida.

Burton (6-foot-5, 210 pounds) committed to WVU a few days after his official visit, he announced on Twitter, continuing the trend of European recruits coming to Morgantown. The promising defensive end from Bavaria, Germany, picked WVU over Arizona State, Charlotte, Kansas, Minnesota and Arkansas State.

While Burton isn’t ranked by 247Sports yet, he will likely be either a 3- or 4-star prospect upon being evaluated during his lone high school season in the United States.

Zion Young 

Zion Young is a 3-star defensive lineman from Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Young (6-foot-5, 240 pounds) is the most recent WVU commit, announcing his decision the same day as Burton, a few days after the pair visited Morgantown on the same day, via Twitter. The powerful pass rusher picked WVU over Alabama State, Buffalo, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Middle Tennessee State and Western Kentucky.

While 247Sports doesn’t have Young ranked, Rivals has him ranked as a 3-star prospect.

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