WV Sports Now Daily Notebook – May 18
The West Virginia Sports Now Daily Notebook is a daily recap of news concerning West Virginia Football and Basketball.
Update (5:05 p.m.) –
**West Virginia football offered 2023 offensive tackle Juan Minaya (6-foot-6, 315-pounds) from Paramus Catholic in Paramus, New Jersey. Minaya has six total offers from Boston College, Connecticut, Miami, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, West Virginia and Penn State.
Beyond Blessed to receive an Offer from West Virginia University💙💛!#GoMountaineers
@NealBrown_WVU @CoachJaxDL @CoachMooreWVU @WVUfootball @PCFB_Paladins pic.twitter.com/2Z6BjXeuTv
— Juan Minaya (@Juan_Minaya77) May 18, 2022
Update (4:27 p.m.) –
**West Virginia offered 2023 running back Jordan Louie (6-foot, 210-pounds) from Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, Georgia according to Rival’s Trent Smallwood. West Virginia is Louie’s seventh offer following Arkansas, Arkansas State, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Louisville and Tennessee State.
#WestVa has extended an offer to '23 Meadowcreek RB Jordan Louie. https://t.co/lkyMI1M184@coachTWoff pic.twitter.com/1O4hN4C1Zo
— Trent Smallwood (@SmallwoodTrent) May 18, 2022
Update (4:00 p.m.) –
**West Virginia offered 2024 6-foot-4, 208-pounds linebacker Wendell Gregory from Marietta, Georgia. West Virginia is Gregory’s seventh offer following Arkansas State, Louisville, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.
Thankful for my coaches and teammates for helping me earn an offer from 🌕🔷 @WVUfootball @CoachKoonz @ChadSimmons_ @Mansell247 @WaltonRecruits @RecruitGeorgia pic.twitter.com/S1mIFUwDsC
— Wendell Gregory (@wendellgregory3) May 18, 2022
Update (2:47 p.m.) –
**West Virginia offered four-star offensive lineman Barry Walker (6-foot-6, 260-pounds). Walker is the No. 9 rated offensive tackle for the class of 2024 according to Rivals. In addition to West Virginia, he’s received offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Cincinnati, Coastal Carolina, Florida Sate, Georgia Southern, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Liberty, Louisville, Michigan State, Ole Miss, South Alabama and South Carolina.
Blessed to receive an ⭕️ffer from West Virginia University @CC_BIGCOACH @_CoachTA @CoachMooreWVU @Mansell247 @On3sports @RecruitGeorgia @ChadSimmons_ @Rivals pic.twitter.com/hlgPkzAm2g
— Barry Walker (@Barry_Walker72) May 17, 2022
Update (1:25 p.m.) –
**West Virginia has offered JUCO corner back Jaylon Shelton (6-foot-1, 185-pounds) from Tyler Junior College. He is originally from West Rusk High School in New London, Texas.
#AGTG Blessed To Receive an Offer To West Virginia University 🙏‼️ @coachgordon1 @TJCFOOTBALL @WVUfootball @BradyDavis10 @JUCOFFrenzy pic.twitter.com/ODzc7I1xw1
— Jaylon⁷ (@JaylonShelton7) May 18, 2022
Update (11:40 a.m.) –
**West Virginia has offered 2025 athlete Desmond Straughton (5-foot-11, 175-pounds) from Roseville, Michigan. West Virginia is just his fifth offer, but his third power-five offer after Indiana and Kentucky. Straughton has also been offered by Akron, Arkansas Pine-Bluff, Bowling Green and Eastern Kentucky.
Extremely Thankful to receive an offer from West Virginia University #AGTG @CoachWright37 @AllenTrieu @CoachSnowden @Rivals_Clint pic.twitter.com/0ZNMoOy05d
— Desmond Straughton (@DesStraughton) May 17, 2022
Update (11:16 a.m.) –
**West Virginia has offered 2025 safety Jared Porter (5-foot-9, 170 pounds). Porter is from Central Dauphin East High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Blessed to announce I have received a Division 1 offer from West Virginia University! Huge thank you to @CoachSeanReagan & @CoachWright37 @LanceDeane @AhkeeCowan @connormarsico30 @gove27 @EdOBrienCFB @SportsByBLinder pic.twitter.com/omd7PSrITv
— Jared Porter (@JaredPorter717) May 17, 2022