February 12, 2012

Visit exceeds Lazard's expectations

Bloomfield (N.J.) offensive tackle Marcell Lazard visited West Virginia for the Backyard Brawl last year, but took his first in-depth unofficial visit this past weekend for the junior day activities. And while the 6-foot-6, 300-pounder already held the Mountaineers high on his list, this weekend's visit did nothing but improve their chances in his overall recruitment picture.
The visit was much different than the first trip because he had the opportunity to get an extensive look at both the campus and the facilities such as the weight room and locker rooms.

"It's nice. I basically got a better feel for it. Everyone there is committed to the team and we went to the basketball game and then we went to dinner, and everyone had their blue and yellow on. The fans are very, very active and supportive," he said.

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