May 17, 2008

Gainsville O-Lineman leaning toward WVU

West Virginia University is close to securing another verbal commitment for its class of 2009. Jordan Weingart, an all-state guard from Bucholz High School in Gainsville, Fla., says he is leaning toward committing to the Mountaineers. The 6-foot-3, 290-pound Weingart garnered all-state recognition as a junior, and would give WVU eight verbal commitments for 2009.

Despite being offered a scholarship by East Carolina on Friday, Weingart says he is likely to commit to WVU by the end of May. The affable big man has also received interest from Central Florida, South Florida, Auburn, Duke, and his hometown Florida Gators, but says that the environment he experienced while attending the Mountaineers' annual Gold-Blue scrimmage really helped turn his interest toward WVU.

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