Myers commits to WVa;First Coast WR is fifth from school to pick a bowl subdivision team.

Make it five big-time

college commitments for First Coast


Receiver Kenneth Myers became the latest Buccaneers standout to

pledge his services to an NCAA

Football Bowl Subdivision school.

The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Myers committed to West Virginia following

an official visit to the school this past weekend. He was in

attendance for the Mountaineers’ 49-10 victory over UNLV.

“I felt comfortable there,” Myers said. “I walked on the field

on game day and there were people in the crowd who were calling my

name. That made me feel good. The fans were great even though it

wasn’t that big of a game. I had a great time with the coaching


The chance to compete for playing time as a freshman was

appealing to Myers.

“That was a big part of my decision,” Myers said. “The receivers

coach told me that if I don’t play in my first year, it’s my


Myers chose West Virginia over offers from South Florida,

Louisville, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt. Although national signing day

isn’t until Feb. 3, Myers says his recruiting process is over.

“I’m 100 percent committed,” Myers said. “I’m not taking any

other visits.”

Myers, a promising outfielder as well, will also get to play

baseball for West Virginia.

So far this season, Myers has 16 receptions for 256 yards and

four touchdowns for the undefeated Buccaneers.

He joins four other teammates committed to play major



Running back Eric Beverly and defensive lineman Derrick Mitchell

have committed to Florida State. Safety Jared Henry pledged to

South Carolina and safety Carl Williams committed to Illinois., (904) 359-4377