WVU finds recruiting niche in Texas


When Dustin Garrison guided the little guy from his home state around campus in December, he could sense some apprehension. It’s only natural.

The West Virginia running back knew asking Jordan Thompson to consider moving more than 1,300 miles from Katy, Texas, to Morgantown, W.Va., wasn’t an easy sell. Garrison had his doubts, too.

Once he got past the initial homesickness, he knew he’d made the right choice. He knew Thompson would, too, if he chose the Mountaineers.

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