The Mountaineers continue their ascent to a Top 25 recruiting class and this time they hauled in one of their top targets at linebacker in Gulliver Prep (Miami, Florida) standout Travious Lathan. Lathan, who stands 6’-2” and 200 pounds, held over 20 Power 5 offers including notable titans like LSU Tigers, Florida Gators, Florida State Seminoles, Miami Hurricanes and LBU (Penn State Nittany Lions).
Lathan appears to be a dynamic player as he was named the LB MBP during the Under Armour Miami Camp in 2021. He was a two-way player in 2020 during the pandemic shortened seasons. He made 20 tackles and caught 14 passes going for over 200 yards and two scores. He was named a Miami Herald All-Dade 5A-Ind. second team selection on defense.
- Another linebacker that stood out was Travious Lathan of Miami Gulliver Prep who was fluid through drills and stood out as one of the best athletes in the backer group and then had an interception in one-on-ones. A four-star prospect, West Virginia leads on his 247Sports Crystal Ball.