David Sills committed to Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans when he was in the seventh grade back in 2010. Fast forward to 2014, Sills decommitted from the Trojans on June 28 after visiting several schools and on July 16, the three-star quarterback committed to the West Virginia Mountaineers.
The 6-3, 180-pound signal-caller form East Christian high school in Elkton, MD picked the Mountaineers over offers from the Michigan Wolverines, Boston College Eagles and Clemson Tigers, among others.
The news of his commitment was reported by his quarterback coach Steve Clarkson via Greg Biggins, the national recruiting analyst for FOX Sports/Scout on twitter.
Via his QB coach Steve Clarkson, Elkton (Md) QB David Sills has committed to #WestVirginia
— Greg Biggins (@GregBiggins) July 16, 2014
— Steve Clarkson (@steveclarkson) July 16, 2014
Sills is the No. 455 player in the nation regardless of position, No. 17 pro-style quarterback and the No. 10 ranked player in the state of Maryland, according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings.
West Virginia now has two quarterbacks in the 2015 class as Sills joins three-star recruit Chris Chugunovto a class that now has 14 commitments and moved up to the nation’s No. 21 class overall and the No. 2 class in the Big 12, according to the 247Sports team rankings.
Sills is the fourth highest-ranked commitment for the class and brings an accurate arm to the field and a high football IQ after receiving some of the best training in the country.
He plays for one of the best high school teams in the country and the commitment from Sills could prove beneficial with some of his teammates following him to West Virginia in the coming years.