NCF On The Trail: Sylvester Townes

Midyear signings: West Virginia

December, 19, 2013
According to, the following players signed with West Virginia:

Keishawn Richardson CB Putnam City, Okla./Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
HT: 5-11 WT: 175
Positional Rank: No. 8 juco CB
Stars: 3

Edward Muldrow OLB Snellville, Ga./Copiah-Lincoln CC
HT: 6-3 WT: 215
Positional Rank: No. 7 juco OLB
Stars: 3

Skyler Howard QB-DT White Settlement, Texas/Riverside CC
HT: 6-0 WT: 205
Positional Rank: No. 3 juco QB-DT
Stars: 3

Sylvester Townes OT Memphis, Tenn./Coahoma CC
HT: 6-6 WT: 285
Positional Rank: No. 21 juco OT
Stars: 3
The biggest game in the Big 12 this weekend will take place in Lubbock, Texas, where Texas Tech will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season against an Oklahoma State team looking to make it four wins in a row.

The Red Raiders (4-1 in Big 12 play) will host a couple key recruits during the game, including two defensive linemen who could really help fill some needs.

Here’s a look at those recruits.

WVU grabs juco OT Sylvester Townes

October, 3, 2013
Coahoma Community College product Sylvester Townes has committed to sign with West Virginia, according to multiple reports.

Townes made an official visit to Morgantown, W.V. for the Sept. 13 weekend and watched the Mountaineers defeat Georgia State 41-7.

Florida International, Kentucky, Middle Tennessee, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Texas Tech and Western Kentucky also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-6, 285-pound prospect.

Townes is West Virginia's 14th overall commitment and fourth junior-college pledge during this cycle.