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James Gmiter

James Gmiter
  • Position Defensive Lineman
  • Height 6'3"
  • Weight 309
  • Hometown Bethel Park, Pa.
  • High School Bethel Park HS
  • High School Coach Jeff Metheny



  • Played offensive and defensive tackle for coach Jeff Metheny at Bethel Park High
  • Four-year starter
  • Two-time WPIAL Class 6A All-Southeastern Conference
  • Pittsburgh Tribune Review’s Trib 25 All-Star Team
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab 22
  • Helped lead Bethel Park to an 8-2 record and the 6A Southeastern Conference championship
  • Finished with 39 tackles, three sacks, six tackles for loss and one batted pass
  • Paved the way for the offense to average 263.1 rushing yards per game and 34.4 points as a run-first offense
  • Invited to play in the Blue-Gray All-Star Game
  • As a junior, named honorable mention Class 6A all-state selection
  • Nominated for Mr. Pennsylvania Lineman of the Year
  • Participated in the U.S. Army Combine
  • Three-star rating by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • No. 26 rated defensive lineman in Pennsylvania and No. 58 overall by rivals
  • No. 26 ranked in Pennsylvania by ESPN.com
  • No. 27 in Pennsylvania and No. 71 defensive tackle overall by 247Sports
  • Also offered by Wisconsin

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West Virginia


Recruiting Timeline

  • Signs NLI


    Gmiter signs National Letter of Intent.

  • Official Visit


    Gmiter officially visits West Virginia.

  • Verbal Commit


    Gmiter verbally commits to West Virginia.