Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Bios for West Virginia football signees

BLUEFIELD — West Virginia football recruiting list

Dontae Angus

OL, 6-6, 330, Philadelphia, Pa./Martin Luther King

Starter on offensive and defensive lines for coach Ed Dunn at Martin Luther King High … helped lead the Cougars to a 12-2 record in 2013, won the Philadelphia Public School 3A championship and made an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs … earned 2013 Pennsylvania Class 3A All-State Second Team offensive line honors … 2013 Philadelphia High School Coaches’ 3A All-Public School Team (OL/DL) … selected Philadelphia Inquirer All-Southeastern Pennsylvania Second Team offensive line … 2013 Philadelphia Daily News All-Public School Second Team defensive line … helped pave the way for the offense to average 39.0 points per game and rushed for  more than 2,000 yards … was part of a defensive line that helped hold its opponents to 16.5 points per game … played for the North team in the 2013 Chesapeake Bowl … No. 8 on Pennsylvania’s Top 45 by National Underclassman Football Combine … No. 8 on Pennsylvania’s Top 50 by College Football Blog … three-star ranking by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout … No. 10 in Pennsylvania by ESPN, No. 11 by 247Sports … No. 25 on Pennsylvania’s Top 40 by Rivals … No. 29 top offensive tackle by ESPN, No. 34 by 247Sports and No. 36 by Scout … also offered by Florida, Purdue, Rutgers and Temple.

Amanii Brown

OL, 6-5, 285, Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown

Three-year letterwinner as an offensive and defensive lineman for coach John Bowers at Morgantown High … played center, tackle and guard, helping lead the Mohigans to an 8-3 record as a senior, No. 3 ranking in the conference and No. 11 in the state according to MaxPreps … 2013 West Virginia Class 3A All-State Second Team Offense … 2013 Morgantown Dominion Post All-Area Team … 2013 All-Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Honorable Mention … part of an offensive line that helped pave the way for the Mohigans to average 37.2 points per game, 3,643 rushing yards and 43 touchdowns … finished with 24 tackles, including one sack, 14 tackles for loss and a pass breakup … earned a spot on the 2013 American Family Insurance All-USA West Virginia Football First Team … named the state’s No. 1 player on National Underclassmen Football Combine 2013 rankings … helped lead Morgantown to a 10-3 record as a junior, No. 2 ranking in the conference and No. 5 in the state, advancing to the third round of the state playoffs … three-star ranking by ESPN, 247Sports and Scout and two-star ranking by Rivals … No. 1 ranked player in West Virginia by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals … No. 23 ranked center nationally by Scout … No. 37 rated offensive guard in the nation by 247Sports … No. 78 rated offensive tackle nationally by ESPN.

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