George Washington running back Ryan Switzer ended his high school football career in dramatic fashion Friday night. Playing slot receiver at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, Switzer caught the game-winning touchdown for the East team with just six seconds to go.

Martinsburg receiver Cedric Brown also played in the game for the East as well. The contest aired on the NFL Network as the East beat the West, 17-14.

“You’re here with the best players in the country, so it’s a good opportunity and a unique opportunity to come here and learn, get some coaching, and continue to increase your game,” Switzer said on the broadcast. “I’ve kind of been using the mindset that I want to have fun, but I’m here to play football and here for this game.”

Switzer a North Carolina commit, figures to play for the Tar Heels out of the slot receiver position.

“They have just a great coaching staff and I fit really well into the offense,” Switzer said. “I’ll be able to have an impact early if I go in and work. The coaching staff treated me first class and I have a great relationship with those guys and teammates as well, so it’ll be a good opportunity for me to have a good career.”

Switzer won the Kennedy Award for a second straight year in West Virginia this past season, while Brown, an Ohio University commitment, helped lead the Bulldogs to their third straight Class AAA state championship.

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Comments

  • Thom

    Why aren't they going to WVU? If we can't recruit the best in our own state, something is terribly wrong with the coaching in Morgantown!!!

    • Uncle Fester

      There is something terribly wrong with the football coaching staff at WVU. They have an Idiot at the helm and his drinking fraternity brothers manning the ship. In a state that produces only a couple of Div. 1 football prospects per year, if WVU cannot recruit the in-state guys, they have problems. Who is doing the recruiting?? Bob Huggins?? Holgerson never had a recruiting touch and Huggins sure has lost his. Lean, cellar dwelling years ahead for WVU, Holgerson and Huggins in the Big 12. Neither will coach a team to a 3rd place finish or higher in the years ahead. Let alone a conference championship. Holgerson and his Clown Posse of coaches are going to run the WVU football program into the ground. Going to be a lot of those 52-14 type of blowouts in the seasons ahead. At least while Holgerson is here.

  • Lisa

    This is what WV is about Congratulations Ryan Switzer and Cedric Brown

  • John

    Good Luck to him. As a WVU Alum I wish him luck with the exception of meeting us in a bowl game.

  • Chalkdust

    Fancy that. Those young men may have talent after-all. Morgantown calling coaching staff......