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Transfer Safety Tahj Ra-El Withdraws Commitment to West Virginia



WVU Football safety Tahj Ra-El with ODU
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Transfer safety Tahj Ra-El is withdrawing his commitment to West Virginia. This completes a period of a few days that saw Ra-El visit WVU, tell reporters how “great” the visit was, announce a commitment to the Mountaineers and now change his mind a day later.

Ra-El announced his plans to transfer on Dec. 30, simply posting a screenshot of Old Dominion submitting his transfer request. The Charlotte, North Carolina native has one year of eligibility remaining.

Ra-El recorded 84 total tackles, six pass deflections, 5.5 tackles for a loss, and one interception in 2023. He has 132 tackles in three years at ODU. He ended up picking WVU over Big 12 foe Cincinnati.

Click here to WV Sports Now’s recent conversation with Ra-El.

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