June 18, 2007

Hale: WVU tape 'had me ready to play'

PITTSBURGH--This city's best defensive player and its fastest athlete visited head coach Rich Rodriguez and lead recruiter Tony Gibson last Friday.

"They showed us around the place, we watched a little of the DVD highlights and then went in and talked to Coach. He is a nice guy. The highlight was crazy. It had me ready to play that day. Sitting there watching, I was "chilled" and everything. It was fun to watch," said Gateway's Shayne Hale Saturday morning.

Hale (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) is the 12th overall-rated high school football player in the nation, according to Rivals.com.

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