West Virginia had always been there in the recruitment of El Dorado (Kan.) Butler C.C. outside linebacker Charlie Benton so he decided to repay the favor.

Benton, 6-foot-3, 215-pounds, committed to the Mountaineers Sunday evening ending a process that had really only just started.

Still, because the coaching staff prioritized the athletic linebacker by maintaining consistent contact and giving him his first power five offer enough was enough.