May 26, 2011

OL favors the Mountaineers

West Virginia and five other schools have verbally offered Tyler Orlosky, one of the top offensive linemen in Ohio from the Class of 2012.

While Orlosky is trying to keep an open mind it's clear that the Mountaineers are going to be tough to beat.

The 6-foot-4, 290-pound offensive guard from Lakewood (Ohio) St. Edward also has offers from Akron, Bowling Green, Illinois, Michigan State and Northwestern, but so far West Virginia is the only school he has visited.

"I've been to West Virginia and that would probably be my top choice," Orlosky said on Thursday evening. "I liked it down there. I really enjoyed it a lot.

"It was probably just the campus life that stuck out. It's not a small campus but it's a smaller major college campus. The coaching staff was very nice, too."

Orlosky said he isn't sure whether he will be visiting any other schools this summer. That would certainly help West Virginia.

"I'd like to make a decision before the season starts," he added. "Part of me just wants to say I'm done with it and go ahead and do it (commit). Then again, part of me wants to take some more visits."

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