Another in-state player signs to begin his journey as a Mountaineer. Morgantown high school product Andrew Phares officially signed as a preferred walk-on with the WVU football program on Wednesday morning.
The 5-foot-9, 150-pound Morgantown, W.Va native signed during a ceremony at his school. He has experience at both wide receiver and cornerback.
— Andrew Phares (@Phares10Andrew) February 7, 2024
Phares signing comes about a month after he announced his commitment to accept West Virginia’s offer to attempt a career as a PWO player.
Honored and excited to announce that I’ve accepted my Preferred Walk-On offer and am committing to play football at West Virginia University!!! @CoachTylerAllen @CoachPorrecaWVU @Coach__Lal @CoachBiserMHS @CoachGordon0 @ATHINTRAINING @MohiganFootball @PrepRedzoneWV #WVUFootball pic.twitter.com/Ssd81NO6rP
— Andrew Phares (@Phares10Andrew) January 11, 2024
While he did receive scholarship opportunities from schools like Frostburg and Waynesburg, Phares decided he would rather try to live out his dream of playing home games at Milan Puskar Stadium as a West Virginia Mountaineer instead.
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