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WVU Commit Jason Cross Makes Highlight Worthy Pick in Big 33 Win

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WVU Football recruit Jason Cross

A big play by a West Virginia commit helped secure a win for Pennsylvania in the Big 33 game over the weekend. Team PA beat Maryland 31-7 thanks in part to future Mountaineer Jason Cross.

Just when it looked like Maryland was putting together a drive, Cross jumped up and flipped the field all on his own. Cross got in front of the intended receiver and used both hands to make the highlight reel worthy pick.

The video below from the PA Football News on X (Twitter) shows the play by Cross from the action in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Cross will be taking those country roads from Pittsburgh to Morgantown. The class of 2024 athlete signed on with the WVU football program on December’s National Signing Day.

Listed at 6-foot-2 and 170 pounds, Cross is primarily considered a safety, but was recruited as an athlete. He signed his national letter of intent during. ceremony at Bishop Canevin High School.

He even said he was “2,000% committed” when he announced his commitment at the end of June.

Cross’ athleticism is what makes him an attractive player to West Virginia. He also plays on his school’s basketball team and is listed as a safety by some outlets while simply an athlete by others. Cross is ranked among the Pennsylvania top recruits in his class, even receiving number six placement from 247 Sports.

When he committed to WVU, Jason Cross picked West Virginia over Michigan State and Syracuse.

Click here for the rest of WV Sports Now’s coverage of WVU football recruiting.

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