April 16, 2012

Mountaineers after Illinois O-lineman

West Virginia continues to stretch its recruiting profile into the state of Illinois and an offensive lineman from Naperville North H.S. is the most recent to receive a verbal offer from the Mountaineers.

Colin Goebel, 6-foot-4, 275-pounds, had previously been in contact with lead recruiter offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh, but the scholarship offer from the Mountaineers took him by surprise.

"My coach told me things had changed with the West Virginia recruiting board and told me to give the coaches a call and I called coach Bedenbaugh. So I called him and he offered me," he said. "I was real surprised. I was excited and happy to get an offer from the Orange Bowl champions."

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