December 11, 2007

3-star cornerback commit is a smart guy, too

Besides being the answer to a recruiting prayer, West Virginia 4-star cornerback commit Blair Irvin is smart, too.

For instance, his decision to flip from a commitment to Auburn to become a Mountaineer two weeks ago was based on the future in-laws.

Irvin's mother, father, brothers and sister live in various parts of Alabama and his home-state, Louisiana. Saturday, he marries Amy Hammond of Grove, Okla. The wedding is scheduled for Joplin, Mo. Not unexpectedly, the Irvins wanted Blair Jr., to attend LSU, with which he signed out of Patterson (La.) High School in 2002, or Auburn, where he committed this summer.

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