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Mountaineers Send Offer to Texas Tech Transfer Safety Reggie Pearson



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Mountaineers head coach Neal Brown seems to be making an effort to bring in transfers from his Big 12 Conference opponents, with Wednesday’s offers particularly being toward Texas Tech.

Red Raiders safety Reggie Pearson, Jr. announced via his twitter account he had received an offer from West Virginia, the second Texas Tech transfer to say he has been in contact with the Mountaineers.

Pearson’s announcement came just over an hour after former Red Raiders teammate Philip Blidi posted his offer via twitter. Pearson, a senior, will likely have one year of eligibility remaining after spending two years at Wisconsin prior to his pair of seasons at Texas Tech.

The offer from West Virginia was Pearson’s third since confirming his movement into the transfer portal, and his fourth overall. His others include Mississippi State, Michigan State and Arkansas.

This season, Pearson is tied for fifth on the Red Raiders with 55 tackles, He is also tied for the team lead with two interceptions, while recording four passes defended and a fumble recovery in 12 games played. Pearson tallied four tackles in the Red Raiders’ 48-10 win over West Virginia on Oct. 22.

As of Wednesday, Pearson is not listed on the Texas Tech roster, meaning he will likely not be playing for the Red Raiders in the TaxAct Texas Bowl against Mississippi on Dec. 28.

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