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Gino Gradkowski

A Pennsylvania lineman with family ties to both West Virginia and Toledo visited the former for the Mountaineers' win over Pitt in the Backyard Brawl, and received a verbal offer from the WVU staff.

"I liked the atmosphere walking out of tunnel," said Gino Gradkowski of Seton-LaSalle High School. "The crowd was really into it. I brought down a film and gave it to Coach Trickett, and they made a verbal offer to me." Although just a junior, Gradkowski is already turning many heads (such as the Mountaineers') with his excellent footwork and road-grader blocking. He plays offensive and defensive... Recommended Stories