Dante Stills

Dante Stills
  • Position Defensive Lineman
  • Height 6'4"
  • Weight 284
  • Hometown Fairmont, W.Va.
  • High School Fairmont Senior HS
  • High School Coach Nick Bartic

Highlights

Biography

  • A three-time Class AA All-State performer for coach Nick Bartic and J.L. Abbott at Fairmont Senior High School
  • Named defensive captain and a first-team selection of the 2017 West Virginia AA All-State team
  • Also a first-team All-State selection as a junior and a second team All-State selection as a sophomore
  • Named a 2017 Under Armour All-American
  • Led the Polar Bears to consecutive state runner-up finishes in 2016 and 2017
  • Team finished 12-2 overall and 8-0 in its conference in 2017
  • Collected 81 tackles, 31.5 tackles for loss and 11 sacks as a senior
  • As a junior, he collected 75 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss and 6.5 quarterback sacks
  • A four-time member of the Times West Virginian football team
  • Ranked as the state‚Äôs No. 1 prospect by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • Ranked the No. 140 overall in the nation by 247Sports
  • ESPN300
  • ESPN ranks him the No. 24 best recruit in the region and No. 21 at his position
  • rivals lists him at No. 6 at his position and No. 150 overall nationally
  • Rivals250
  • Participant in the prestigious Nike Opening Camp
  • His brother, Darius, is a freshman on the 2017 Mountaineer football team
  • Father, Gary, was an All-Big East standout linebacker at WVU for Hall of Fame Coach Don Nehlen, before enjoying a successful pro career with Kansas City and Baltimore
  • Also offered by Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Miami, Michigan State, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Penn State, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Tennessee and Vanderbilt

Other Offers

West Virginia

Florida

Oklahoma

Miami

Georgia

Kentucky

Louisville

Maryland

Michigan State

North Carolina

Penn State

Pitt

Purdue

Rutgers

Tennessee

Vanderbilt

Announcement

Social Media

Recruiting Timeline

  • Signs NLI

    12/20/17

    Stills signs National Letter of Intent.

  • Official Visit

    12/8/17

    Stills officially visits West Virginia.

  • Verbal Commit

    8/24/17

    Stills verbally commits to West Virginia.