Saturday, October 22, 2016

WVU Football Announces Roster Addition

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 1, 2016) – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that Ray Raulerson, a 6-4, 287-pound redshirt sophomore offensive lineman transfer from Tennessee, has signed a grant-in-aid, will be eligible for the 2017 football season and will have two years of eligibility.

Ray Raulerson, OL, 6-4, 287, Tampa, Fla./Plant Senior/Tennessee

2015 (r-Fr.)

  • Appeared in five games for the Vols during his freshman campaign
  • Made his collegiate debut vs. Bowling Green (9/5)
  • Saw action in the Outback Bowl vs. Northwestern (1/1), playing in his hometown of Tampa

2014 (Fr.)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Played for coach Robert Weiner at Plant High
  • Part of offensive line that paved the way for Plant to accumulate almost 400 yards of total offense in 2013
  • Helped lead Plant to a 11-2-1 record as a senior and advance to the semifinals of the Florida 8A state tournament
  • Earned All-County First Team as a senior by the Tampa Bay Times
  • Named All-County Honorable Mention as a junior by the Tampa Bay Times
  • Rated three-star by 247Sports (No. 83 offensive tackle, No. 123 prospect in Florida)
  • Rated three-star by ESPN (No. 113 offensive tackle, No. 191 prospect in Florida)
  • Rated three-star by Rivals (No. 54 offensive tackle, No. 77 prospect in Florida)
  • Rated three-star by Scout (No. 53 offensive tackle, No. 77 prospect in Florida)


  • Birthday is September 6
  • Son of Sam and Beth Raulerson
  • Majoring in Management

Press Release courtesy WVU Athletic Communication

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