Morgantown, West Virginia – Neal Brown knows that college football teams live and die on the arm of their starting quarterback. Brown and his staff have zeroed on the player that they want to be the future leader of the West Virginia Mountaineers.
Braden Davis, a 6’5 200 pound dual-threat quarterback from Middletown, Delaware, is precisely the player that could take the Mountaineers from a mid-tier Big 12 Conference team to a team that could compete for conference and national championships.
Today, Davis released his top seven schools and the Mountaineers were among the favorites to land him!
— Braden Davis (@BradenDavis_5) April 16, 2021
Davis, a four star recruit and the #1 ranked prospect in the state of Delaware in the 2022 class, has received considerable attention from West Virginia University lately. Davis recently posted a video of him opening his mailbox at home to find a whole stack of letters from Morgantown. David included the hashtag “TakeMeHome22.”
— Braden Davis (@BradenDavis_5) March 16, 2021
According to national recruiting analyst Brian Dohn, Davis “has an excellent frame with length. Athletic with escapability. Does not panic under pressure. Good pocket awareness. Good arm strength that will improve with maturity. Shows very good touch on intermediate and deep balls. Throws catchable ball. Gets through progressions. Extends plays. Strong work ethic. Good foot speed and feet work in unison with arm.
Has to tighten lengthy delivery. Drops elbow at times. Must continue to get stronger and add weight. Added strength will increase arm strength. Multi-year starter at high-major program with long-term NFL Draft potential.”
However, it’s obvious that Neal Brown and staff have made Davis a top priority. While Brown has done an exceptional job at recruiting in-state and under-the-radar talent, it’s nice to see him shooting for the stars and competing with the top teams in the nation for a player of Davis’ talent.
With a continued major push by Neal Brown and his staff, they could bring one of the best and brightest players in the 2022 class! While West Virginia has struck out on big talents in the past, something feels very different about Davis. The Mountaineers are a major a player here!