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.
Extremely blessed to receive an offer from The University Of West Virginia !! @PCHS_Firebirds @Coach_AD615 @3DHarris @bigcorch @coachbrunetti2 @BuckFitz @DreamTeam7v7 pic.twitter.com/3Nt17WdXqu
— Barion Brown (@BarionBrown) September 24, 2020
UPDATE – 3:07 p.m. –
From the Wyoming Co. Board of Education: No athletics at Westside until October 8.
Renegades will miss at least two football games during that span (Indy – 9/28 & Shady Spring – 10/2). #wvprepfb pic.twitter.com/uXl0RKat1a
— Nick Dugan (@NSDugan) September 24, 2020
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.
Halftime in the @CowboyFB locker room got intense in Week 1 😯 pic.twitter.com/EMSQiaX0wE
— ESPN College Football (@ESPNCFB) September 24, 2020
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.
Texas men’s coach Shaka Smart said the Big 12 has decided to play two league games in December to get 18-game slate going early.
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) September 24, 2020
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.
Blessed to receive an offer from West Virginia University! #hailWV @GeradParker1 pic.twitter.com/L8x7zVL4D5
— Joe Strickland. (@J3stripe) September 24, 2020