Jayvon Wilson, a former Ridgewood running back who played his senior season at Fivay, has signed a commitment to play at West Liberty University, in West Virginia.

HUDSON- The leading rusher in Pasco County last season has finally found where he will be playing football at this upcoming fall.

Fivay running back Jayvon Wilson signed with West Liberty University last week, giving his commitment to the Hilltoppers as his college destination. Wilson had a small signing ceremony for his commitment to the school in West Virginia

Wilson’s message to those in the Twitter world about his commitment to West Liberty was:

“I am excited to announce that I be furthering my academic and athletic career at West Liberty University! I am truly grateful for God’s favor and blessings upon my life. I am also grateful for my parents for all their love, support and guidance. I would not be the player and person I am today if it wasn’t for great coaches and trainers that I have had past and present. Special thanks to: NPR Bucs PPAL league for putting the love of football in my heart.” — Wilson.

Fivay went 4-6 last season and Matt Durchik’s offense ran through Wilson’s talents in the backfield. Wilson rushed for a county-high 1,646 yards and scored 18 rushing touchdowns. Wilson also helped on the defensive side of the ball and racked up 27 tackles.

Before landing at Fivay for his senior season, Wilson played his previous three prep seasons at the now defunct Ridgewood High School under Jay Fulmer, who is now the offensive coordinator at Bishop McLaughlin. In Wilson’s junior season with the Rams, he ended up rushing for 878 yards and rushing for five scores.

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