Delray Beach (Fla.) Village Academy wide receiver Devonte Robinson, who recently narrowed his list to five schools, made the decision on Wednesday to pledge his services to his favorite.
"I committed to West Virginia this morning," Robinson said. "It just came down to the coaches. I just felt like they were real from the start, from day one. They were very happy when I made my decision. I just felt today was the right day to go ahead and make my decision."
When Robinson committed, he spoke with West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen.
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"I did speak with him and told him I was committing," Robinson said. "He was really happy. He said that I will be pretty good in their offense. He said that it is simply my decision to show that by working hard."
While Robinson is looking forward to being a part of Holgorsen's offensive attack, it is another offensive coach on the staff that Robinson had forged a strong relationship with - running backs coach Robert Gillespie.
"Ever since day one I have been calling him and he has been there," Robinson said. "He came to see me during the spring and saw me in action during our spring game. He has kept me upbeat and focused. He talked to me about staying up even though we lost our spring game. He has just told me he likes my leadership skills. My relationship with him is great."
Coaches were not the only reason the speedy wide receiver opted for Morgantown.
"I like it academic-wise too," Robinson said. "Academics is a big deal to me and that played a big role in my decision."
Robinson chose the Mountaineers over Connecticut, Michigan State, Minnesota, and Wake Forest. When the football season begins, he still intends to utilize all of his official visits to see those schools.
"I still plan on it," Robinson said. "But my decision right now is West Virginia and I plan on stick with them."
As for when he gets to see his future home in-person, that date is still to be determined, but Robinson is already intrigued by what he may learn while on campus.
"I just want to see it and check out the atmosphere during a game," Robinson said. "I just want to see how it is up there."
During his junior season Robinson suffered a broken hand and only played the final six games of 2010. He finished the season with 28 receptions for 635 yards and nine touchdowns. He also had three rushing touchdowns.