Top Class of 2025 prospect has West Virginia football amongst top three schools, commitment set for June

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A big name in the state of Virginia has included West Virginia football in his top three potential landing spots, announcing yesterday that his commitment will come on June 22.

Deuce Edwards is a 6'1, 180-pound cornerback out of Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, Va. currently ranked with the Athletes position group by 247Sports. He is ranked the 16th-overall player in the state of Virginia by the outlet's composite rankings for the Class of 2025, with just one player at his chosen position of cornerback listed above him in his state.

On Tuesday he announced that he was down to three programs in his recruitment process -- Virginia Tech, West Virginia, and Michigan State. He is forecasted currently to choose Virginia Tech, but the Mountaineers have the opportunity to influence his decision in person this weekend, as he is set to visit Morgantown on May 31st.

He also shares another connection with both WVU and Virginia Tech in his relationship with Rashad "Roc" Carmichael, who is tagged in numerous highlights and recruiting news regarding Edwards and often retweets Edwards' posts on social media site "X".

Carmichael is a Virginia Tech alumni, but also is a close mentor for current WVU freshman Zyir Daniel -- Daniel's relationship with Carmichael has resulted in attention from Virginia Tech legend and former NFL quarterback Michael Vick, who maintains contact with Carmichael. Despite the obvious Tech connection, Edwards' relationship with a man who already has an athlete with close ties on the WVU roster could bold well for the Mountaineers.

Edwards also has visits set up on June 7th and June 14th to Virginia Tech and Michigan State, respectively.