WVU secures commitment from wide receiver Elijah Caldwell

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia has received a fourth verbal commitment from the state of South Carolina for their Class of 2023. Northwestern High School wide receiver Elijah Caldwell accepted his scholarship offer on Friday evening.

Caldwell hails from Rock Hill, South Carolina. He joins defensive lineman Cam Jackson, quarterback Raheim Jeter and defensive lineman Eamon Smalls as commitments from the Palmetto State. Caldwell is the third receiver in this year’s class. Rodney Gallagher and Tory Johnson, Jr. are wideouts to recently commit.

In thirteen games in his junior season, Caldwell caught 77 passes for 1,247 yards and 15 touchdowns. Northwestern went 11-2 in 2021, advancing to the South Carolina AAAAA state quarterfinals.

Caldwell received a scholarship offer from WVU on January 25. He also holds offers from Appalachian State, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Duke, East Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Gardner-Webb, James Madison, Kent State, Liberty, Marshall, UMass, Miami(OH), Middle Tennessee State, Old Dominion, South Carolina State, Utah and Western Kentucky.

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