On Friday, former Miramar (Fla.) Patriot head coach, and brand new defensive assistant at West Virginia, Damon Cogdell, helped pull in his third commitment to West Virginia from his old school of Miramar.

The more amazing part, all three of those commitments have happened in around the last 48 hours.*

The latest commitment however was when 2015 Miramar safety Kendrell McFadden gave his pledge to the Mountaineers.


McFadden, who stands in at six-foot-three, 185-pounds, recently transferred from McArthur High in Hollywood.

“I transferred to Miramar because I wanted to be inside a better program. I loved Miramar, I loved how everything was being ran. I especially loved how coach Cogdell had complete control of the program.,” said McFadden.

Now, McFadden had only been a Patriot for a little over a month when he found out coach Cogdell was moving on to the college level.

“I am actually really proud of him for being able to step up like that to the next level.,” said McFadden.

McFadden chose the Mountaineers over the likes of, Alabama, Florida State, Miami, and Ohio State, whom he has offers from.

McFadden said the biggest reason for him committing to West Virginia is because of Cogdell being hired there.

“Well the running backs coach (JaJuan Seider) came down to McArthur during my freshman year. They told my coach that they really wanted me.,” said McFadden. “It’s kind of sad that coach Cogdell isn’t going to be able to coach me my senior year so I want to play for him in college.”

McFadden plans to visit Ohio State soon.

*2015 Miramar wide receiver Kahlil Lewis committed to West Virginia just hours after Cogdell had been named a new coach at West Virginia on Wednesday. On Thursday, 2015 running back Alex Anderson committed to West Virginia as well.