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
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.
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