He is the state’s top-rated prep prospect in the 2017 class, but Derrek Pitts also staged a commitment announcement at a popular Charleston restaurant Wednesday and picked Penn State.
But the rising senior made no apologies to WVU fans, some of whom were at the restaurant on Wednesday.
“I love West Virginia,” Pitts said. “But as of right now, I’m doing what’s best for me and my family. If some people can’t understand that, then they don’t want the best for me. That’s what me and my family understood at the end of this process.
“I do what’s best for me and my family and if you don’t understand that, you didn’t like me from the beginning. If you don’t understand that, you will never understand me.”
Stones. I like his future.
But do we need to talk about this? I think we need to talk about this.