Illinois Football Recruiting: Penn State and West Virginia Offer Darius West

2014 safety Darius West received offers from the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Penn State Nittany Lions this week. This brings his total number of offers to ten.

Nov 17, 2012; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions helmet sits on the field prior to the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

The other teams to have offered at him include: Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, Purdue, and Toledo.

West is a 6’0″, 195 pound defensive back from Lima, Ohio. He is currently a junior at Lima Central Catholic High School.

Lima Central Catholic made it to the Division V Ohio State Playoffs. However, they lost to Liberty-Benton, 17-24, in the second round.

As a junior, he recorded 47 tackles, five interceptions, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 12th in the state of Ohio, 20th among safeties, and 212th nationally among 2014  high school recruits by 247Sports.

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Topics: Darius West, Football, Illinois Fighting Illini, Penn State Nittany Lions, Recruiting, West Virginia Mountaineers

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