Davonte James, a 6'3'' 220 pound inside linebacker from Springfield, Ohio, will be playing college football for the West Virginia University Mountaineers after enrolling at the start of the Spring semester and signing his Letter of Intent. He choose the 'Eers over (ex)BCS conference offers such as Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, and Purdue. James will have the benefit of being able to compete for playing time early by taking part in Spring practices.
Davonte has the potential to being size and athleticism to the inside linebacker position in Keith Patterson's 3-4 scheme and provide depth there from day one. Welcome home, Davonte James!