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West Virginia Football: 2022 Recruiting Class Rundown

NCAA Football: West Virginia at Baylor

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.

West Virginia also added four players via the transfer portal, highlighted by former four-star Clemson running back Lyn-J Dixon.

The Mountaineers finished the 2021 season with a 6-7 record after dropping the Guaranteed Rate Bowl to Minnesota, 18-6.

2022 West Virginia Signing Class

Class listed by player ranking

Four-Star Players

CB Jacolby Spells, American Heritage (Fort Lauderdale, FL), 5-foot-11, 170 pounds

QB Nicco Marchiol, Hamilton (Chandler, AZ), 6-foot-2, 216 pounds


Three-Star Players

LB Travious Lathan, Gulliver Prep (Miami, FL), 6-foot-1, 205 pounds

ATH Christion Stokes, Harper Woods (Harper Woods, MI), 6-foot, 180 pounds

LB Lee Kpogba, East Mississippi CC (Scooba, MS), 6-foot-2, 210 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

WR Jeremiah Aaron, Navarro College (Corsicana, TX), 6-foot, 185 pounds

TE De’Carlo Donaldson, Gulliver Prep (Miami, FL), 6-foot-2, 215 pounds

WR Cortez Braham, Hutchinson CC (Hutchinson, Kansas), 6-foot-2, 200 pounds


RB Lyn-J Dixon, Clemson, 5-foot-10, 194 pounds

TE Brian Polendey, Colorado State, 6-foot-5, 230 pounds

CB Marcis Floyd, Murray State, 6-foot, 188 pounds

SDE Zeiqui Lawton, Cincinnati, 6-foot-3, 240 pounds


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