Derrick Pitts (Charleston, WV - South Charleston HS)
Thursday, Derrick Pitts announced his intention to attend Penn State University. He made his announcement at Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill restaurant with family and friends present.
The Black Eagles senior will provide the Nittany Lions with a diverse weapon who caught 33 passes for five scores and 480 yards, rushed for 305 yards and eight touchdowns while also making 82 tackles with six for a loss last season.
Pitts held offers from Penn State, West Virginia University, the University of Maryland, Tennessee and Florida.
Dorian Ethridge (Charleston, WV - Capitol HS)
Dorian Ethridge, a 6’-3” 210 pound outside linebacker from Capitol committed to Louisville a couple of weeks ago. Ethridge, rated as a 3-star linebacker by 247sports, was recruited by many of the major football programs in the area. Pitt, Virginia Tech and West Virginia all offered the #5 prospect in the state but he ultimately chose Louisville. Louisville sent former WVU coach Lonnie Galloway after Ethridge to secure his commitment and it worked.
Seth Stewart (Point Pleasant, WV - Point Pleasant HS)
Honored and blessed to say that I am going to continue my education at Louisiana state university. pic.twitter.com/cf0DWggN2W— Seth Orlando Stewart (@Atallwhiteboy) July 23, 2016
Stewart, a tall 6’-8” and 320 pound offensive tackle from Point Pleasant recently committed to SEC powerhouse LSU. Rated as a 3-star prospect by 247, Stewart was ranked the #7 prospect in the state. He saw offers from Louisville, Pitt, West Virginia and Arkansas.
Riley Locklear (Huntington, WV - Spring Valley HS)
Locklear was recruited hard by many schools. Rated as a 3-star by 247sports, Locklear showed great potential which caught the eyes of all the local schools along with some national elite schools. Holding over 20+ offers including Florida State, Oregon, Penn State and California, Locklear committed to the University of Tennessee earlier in July.