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Albert Reid

West Virginia has often won recruiting battles for players by being the first offer on board, or by recruiting a player diligently over a long period of time. That wasn't the case with the Mountaineers' latest football pledge, however.

Being the first to offer a scholarship to a prospect often holds a great deal of weight, and West Virginia's list of verbal commitments over the past few years is littered with success stories of just that type. However, that's not the only way in which WVU has been able to fill out its roster – a fact that was clearly illustrated when Albert Reid became the eighth verbal commitment in the Class...

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