Jacolby Spells leads two four-star recruits signed by the West Virginia Mountaineers during the opening day of the early signing period for the 2022 football recruiting class.
Spells, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound cornerback from American Heritage High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, committed to the Mountaineers on July 4. He passed on offers from Indiana, Miami (FL), Arizona State, Arkansas and a host of other schools to commit to West Virginia.
The other four-star player is quarterback Nicco Marchiol, a 6-foot-2, 216-pound quarterback from Hamilton High School in Chandler, Arizona. Marichol weighed offers from Arizona State, Michigan State, Florida State, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida and Georgia before committing to the Mountaineers in June.
Both were rated four-star players by 247Sports.com.
The Mountaineers finished the 2021 season with a 6-6 record and are preparing to play in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl against Minnesota.
2022 West Virginia Early Signing Class
Class listed by 247Sports.com player ranking
CB Jacolby Spells, American Heritage (Fort Lauderdale, FL), 5-foot-11, 170 pounds
QB Nicco Marchiol, Hamilton (Chandler, AZ), 6-foot-2, 216 pounds
LB Travious Lathan, Gulliver Prep (Miami, FL), 6-foot-1, 205 pounds
ATH Christion Stokes, Harper Woods (Harper Woods, MI), 6-foot, 180 pounds
TE Corbin Page, Spring Valley (Huntington, WV), 6-foot-5, 257 pounds
IOL Landen Livingston, Leo HS (Leo, IN), 6-foot-4, 280 pounds
WR Jarel Williams, Saraland (Saraland, AL), 6-foot-3, 175 pounds
LB Raleigh Collins III, Neumann Goretti (Philadelphia, PA), 6-foot-3, 205 pounds
Edge Aric Burton, Clearwater Academy International (Clearwater, FL), 6-foot-5, 210 pounds
OT Sullivan Weidman, Dexter School (Brookline, MA), 6-foot-6, 300 pounds
IOL Maurice Hamilton, Cleveland Heights (Cleveland, OH), 6-foot-4, 345 pounds
S Mumu Bin-Wahad, Grayson (Loganville, GA), 6-foot, 180 pounds
S Marques McLaurin (Ellisville, MS), 6-foot-2, 200 pounds
Edge Asani Redwood (Suwanee, GA), 6-foot-4, 240 pounds
S Tyrin Woodby, St. Frances Academy (Baltimore, MD), 6-foot-1, 170 pounds
IOL Charlie Katarincic, Choate Rosemary Hall (Wallingford, CT), 6-foot-5, 280 pounds
P Oliver Straw, ProKick Australia (Australia, AUST), 6-foot-3, 220 pounds
JUCO WR Jeremiah Aaron (Corsicana, TX) , 6-foot, 185 pounds,