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Early Signing Period: Western Pennsylvania star Kwantel Raines signs with West Virginia

The Mountaineers pull a big prize out of Pittsburgh’s backyard

Kwantel Raines | Twitter @KwantelRaines

Take Me Home ‘18: Kwantel Raines, Safety

Positon Height Weight School 247Sports Composite Rank
Positon Height Weight School 247Sports Composite Rank
S 6'3" 200 Aliquippa H.S. (Aliquippa, PA) Four-star; No. 17 S


247Sports (composite): ★★★★; Grade: 0.9230; No. 192 National; No. 17 S; No. 7 PA

247Sports: ★★★★; Grade: 93; No. 150 player; No. 11 S; No. 5 PA

ESPN: ★★★★; Grade: 82; 214th in ESPN300; No. 17 S; No. 25 Regional; No. 9 PA

Rivals: ★★★★; Rating: 5.8; No. 24 S; No. 13 PA


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Verbally Committed on October 30, 2017

Kwantel Raines is a cousin of current West Virginia Mountaineers safety Dravon Askew-Henry. The West Virginia staff were the first Power 5 program to offer the Aliquippa native, and it paid off when Raines announced his intentions to become a Mountaineer just a few days after West Virginia’s loss to Oklahoma State. Raines chose West Virginia over Penn State and Pittsburgh.

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