The WVU football team is drawing big interest from a big-time player. Reuben Lewis might soon be announcing his verbal commitment to the Mountaineers.
According to Schuyler Callihan of dubvnation.com, Lewis has the WVU football team ranked No. 1 in his college standings. Callihan also tweeted that Lewis could make his decision in the next month.
Lewis would be a nice pickup for the Mountaineers. He is being recruited by Joe Wickline, according to 247sports.com and he would be a nice complement on the offensive line.
The recruiting website, 247sports.com, has Lewis listed at 6-foot-4, 310 pounds. Lewis is currently playing at Coffeyville Community College.
The WVU football team appears to be the leader for Lewis, though WVU appears to be his only offer right now. More may be coming soon, once programs see the attention Lewis has been drawing from the Mountaineers. According to WVSports.com, Lewis has received interest, but not an offer, from Florida State and Auburn. He was planning on visiting Morgantown this past summer.
Still, the commitment the WVU football team has shown to Lewis could bode very well for the team in Morgantown. The Mountaineers were there from the beginning and have kept on Lewis long enough to garner respect from both sides.
Lewis’ Coffeyville team started off the 2016 season as hot as can be by winning three of the first four games. This year, that same success hasn’t come easy. The Coffeyville Ravens are 1-4 on the year with the only victory coming against Butler Community College. The losses have been to Hutchinson Community College, Ellsworth Community College, Iowa Western Community College and Fort Scott Community College. Lewis has appeared in every game this year for Coffeyville.
Twelve of West Virginia’s17 offensive lineman on the roster are at or above Lewis’ height of 6-foot-4. He is well-sized and powerful enough to hold block, whether passing or running. According to MaxPreps, Lewis is the 25th best prospect from the state of Florida when he was coming out of high school.
Lewis graduated from Apopka High School in 2016. Coffeyville is located in Kansas. Current WVU safety Toyous Avery is a product of Coffeyville.