In sum, the quarterbacks will be in the spotlight. But also check out the running backs (specifically Smith), the offensive line (specifically, if healthy, Eger) and the kicker.
It's not that Grantham doesn't have other options. He does, including offers from Clemson and Marshall, among others. He should feel free to go exactly where he wishes.
But every single indicator pointed to Grantham committing to WVU. He has a terrific relationship with WVU assistant Ronnie Everhart. He visited Morgantown and was offered a scholarship by head coach Bob Huggins. He's indicated the Mountaineers have always been his favorite team. Then he participated in last Saturday's Scott Brown Invitational and played on the same team as the other four Mountaineer signees.
Yet, as of Tuesday afternoon, we've heard nothing but crickets on that front. Quiet as night.
Grantham, a 6-foot-7 forward, lifted the 26-2 Bulldogs to the most recent Class AAA championship.
Those in the Kanawha Valley seeking a reason to get outside might want to check out the local colleges' spring games.
Pat Kirkland and the University of Charleston will unveil the latest version of the Golden Eagles team at 7 p.m. Thursday at UC Stadium at Laidley Field.
New West Virginia State University coach Jon Anderson will showcase his Yellow Jackets at 3 p.m. on April 27 at Lakin Field in Institute.
Just thought you should know.
Reach Mitch Vingle at 304-348-4827, mitchvin...@wvgazette.com or follow him at twitter.com/MitchVingle.