The WVU football team continues adding talent to the roster, with their latest addition coming at quarterback.
Former 4-star (247sports) quarterback Jack Allison is transferring from the University of Miami (Fla.) and has chosen WVU as his destination.
The 6″5′ pro-style quarterback was highly touted out of high school, receiving offers from Alabama, Missouri and Tennessee before heading to Coral Gables.
After spending only his freshman season at Miami, Allison will have three years of eligibility to play for the ‘Eers after sitting out this upcoming season.
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Allison has all the tools to be a great quarterback too: he’s tall, strong-armed, and possesses a willingness to learn – something he’ll have plenty of time to do in Morgantown.
With “The Year of (Will) Grier” upon us, Dana Holgorsen and his staff should be able to groom Allison for the future at WVU.
With the addition of the former Hurricane, the Mountaineers have a few new faces in their quarterbacks room. Grier’s been in Morgantown for about a year, while junior college transfer David Isreal is expected to arrive at the end of the month. With this new talent in the room – and on the field – it should make for some great competition amongst the group.
What’s the deal with quarterbacks from Florida transferring to the Mountain state, anyway? Clint Trickett in 2013. Grier in 2016. And now Allison. They’re from the “Big 3” Florida schools, too: Florida State, Florida and The U.
Miami handled WVU in their most recent bowl game, but let’s be honest – Florida State is the only school of the “Big 3” that’s superior to WVU; Miami was great (12 years ago) and Tim Tebow’s exhausted his eligibility.