The first offer has come in for fellow Richmond (Va.) Varina prospect, running back Trey Johnson. The 5-foot-10, 166-pounder's scholarship comes from the Big East.
"It's really exciting, I got an offer from West Virginia on Thursday," he said. "West Virginia is a good school for me, they run the spread which is very exciting and they are interested in me.
"When I was little, I always had West Virginia in mind. I liked Steve Slaton and that fits my style. I like West Virginia."
Johnson is thrilled to get his first offer as well.
"It came as a shock to me," he said. "To have my first offer, that's big. Now I know I have somewhere to go after high school."
Interest is picking up in the speedy tailback.
"I went to Georgia not too long ago, I've heard from Virginia Tech, Virginia, East Carolina, Michigan State, Tennessee, Duke, North Carolina and Boston College."
Does Johnson like anybody?
"The school I like are Michigan State, Georgia and Tennessee," he said. "I like Georgia because of the atmosphere. I went down there and it's a football school. The fans are into the football game and they get love from the whole state.
"I like how it is at Tennessee. Michigan State I see tradition there with their run blockers."
Johnson confirmed he plans to attend a West Virginia junior day sometime in the near future.
What is the tailback looking for in a college?
"I want a good line, that's what I'm looking for," he said. "I want four or five guys like my teammate Marquis (Wallace). Other than that, I just want to play football."
Johnson fell just short of 2,000 yards as a junior, rushing for 1,970-yards 21 touchdowns.
"I think right now my best abilities are how I make a move," he said. "I can tell what a defender is going to do before he does it. I think I have good balance and not just speed. I do want to work on my legs, improve them and get a little bigger. I don't want to lose my speed."