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WVSN Daily Notebook: Sept. 24, 2020



Welcome to WVSN Daily Notebook. This post will be updated with news throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with WVU sports and West Virginia high school football.

UPDATE – 7:27 p.m.

WVU has offered 2022 wide receiver Barion Brown out of Nashville, Tennessee. Brown (6-foot-1, 160 lbs.) is rated as a four-star prospect by both 247Sports and rivals. 247 rates Brown as the sixth-best recruit in Tennessee in the 2022 class, rivals has him as the fifth-best.

Brown has offers from Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M.

UPDATE – 3:07 p.m. – 


UPDATE – 1:20 p.m.

Former WVU lineman Josh Sills was apparently tasked with rallying the troops at halftime of Oklahoma State’s victory over Tulsa this past weekend. Colorful language warning.

UPDATE – 12:22 p.m.

Brian Davis of Austin American-Statesman is reporting that Texas Longhorns men’s basketball head coach Shaka Smart has said that the Big 12 will play two conference games in Dec.

UPDATE – 7 a.m.

WVU has made a scholarship offer to 247Sports four-star Indiana high school defensive lineman Joe Strickland. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds, Strickland currently has offers from Penn State, Michigan, Indiana, Purdue, Arizona State, Virginia Tech, Michigan State and Stanford among (many) others.

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Tom Bragg covers WVU, Marshall, high schools and other sports for West Virginia Sports Now. Tom spent more than a decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia covering high school, college, youth and professional sports for newspapers in Huntington, Fairmont and Charleston before joining WVSN in 2020. Tom is a graduate of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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