High School Football
7:00am: West Virginia Outdoors with Chris Lawrence

Highly touted wideout Kevin Thomas commits to Mountaineers

West Virginia continues to bolster its 2022 recruiting class by putting an emphasis on the City of Brotherly Love.

On Friday, the Mountaineers received a commitment from Kevin Thomas, a 6-foot-3, 202-pound wide receiver from Neumann-Goretti High School in Philadelphia.

Thomas’ pledge to the Mountaineers marks the 16th commit of West Virginia’s 2022 recruiting class and the second straight Neumann-Goretti player to commit after hybrid defender Raleigh Collins III did so last week.

Thomas is listed as a 4-star prospect by Rivals and 3-star prospect by 247 Sports. He had a lengthy list of offers from high-level programs, including: Florida, Texas A&M, Penn State, Nebraska, Michigan State, Oregon, Tennessee, Pittsburgh, Maryland and Arizona State.

The Spartans were believed to be the Mountaineers’ biggest threat to land Thomas.

Thomas joins Jarel Williams of Saraland, Alabama as the second wide receiver commit in West Virginia’s upcoming recruiting class.





More Sports

Sports
Roundup: Martinsburg collects another quality win, points aplenty in Class AAA games
September 18, 2021 - 1:42 am
Sports
Ritchie County surges past St. Marys, 36-7
September 18, 2021 - 1:27 am
Sports
Keyser controls line of scrimmage, rolls by Robert C. Byrd 35-13
The Golden Tornado scored a pair of early touchdowns to help set the tone and never looked back, handing the Class AA No. 1 Eagles their first loss.
September 18, 2021 - 1:24 am
Sports
Photo gallery: Cabell Midland bounces back to defeat Hurricane, 44-25
September 18, 2021 - 12:57 am