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Mountaineer Football................................................................................................................. 2 A Championship Program........................................................................................................ 8 The Big 12 Conference............................................................................................................. 12 NFL Mountaineers..................................................................................................................... 14 Mountaineer All-Americans................................................................................................... 16 Student Services....................................................................................................................... 18 Mountaineers in the Community.........................................................................................27 Dressed for Success............................................................................................................... 28 Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium................................................................. 30 Milan Puskar Center............................................................................................................... 36 Donald J. Brohard Hall of Traditions................................................................................. 38 Game Day in Morgantown...................................................................................................... 40 Iron Mountaineers................................................................................................................... 42 Walk-on Program.......................................................................................................................47 Mountaineer Excellence........................................................................................................ 48 West Virginia University....................................................................................................... 50

PREVIEWING THE 2013 SEASON

Preseason Notes....................................................................................................................... 56 Mountaineer Quick Facts.......................................................................................................57 Preseason Depth Chart.......................................................................................................... 58

MEET THE MOUNTAINEERS

Rosters......................................................................................................................................... 60 Pronunciation Guide................................................................................................................ 61 Player Profiles........................................................................................................................... 62 Newcomer Profiles................................................................................................................ 104

FOOTBALL STAFF

Head Coach Dana Holgorsen.............................................................................................. 105 Assistant Coaches....................................................................................................................111 Support Staff.............................................................................................................................121

OPPONENT INFORMATION

2013 Opponents......................................................................................................................126 Scores vs. 2013 Opponents.................................................................................................128

REVIEWING THE 2012 SEASON

Game-by-Game Recaps.........................................................................................................130 2012 Statistics.........................................................................................................................143

THE RECORD BOOK

GENERAL INFORMATION

WVU President James P. Clements................................................................................. 204 WVU Director of Athletics Oliver Luck.......................................................................... 205 WVU Intercollegiate Athletics......................................................................................... 206 Media Information................................................................................................................ 208

The 2013 West Virginia University Football Guide has been published by the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. © 2013 West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics The indicia depicted are registered trademarks of West Virginia University.

Hall of Famers.......................................................................................................................... 150 Consensus All-Americans....................................................................................................152 All-Americans...........................................................................................................................153 Top Plays................................................................................................................................... 155 Top Games................................................................................................................................ 156 Top Seasons.............................................................................................................................. 157 Top Careers.............................................................................................................................. 160 Class Rankings........................................................................................................................162 Individual Records................................................................................................................ 164 Defensive Records................................................................................................................. 166 Team Records...........................................................................................................................168 Coaching Records.................................................................................................................. 169 Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium Records............................................... 170 Year-by-Year Results.............................................................................................................. 172 All-Time Scores........................................................................................................................ 174 Series Records.........................................................................................................................182 Bowl Recaps..............................................................................................................................183 All-Time Lettermen.................................................................................................................189 Mountaineers in the Pros..................................................................................................... 197

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MOUNTAINEER FOOTBALL


L L A B T O O F R E E N I A T MOUN REAMS D

REFLECTS THE HOPES, AND PRIDE OF THE STATE

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MOUNTAINEER FOOTBALL „ WVU is the 14th-winningest football program in

the nation

„„ No matter where you go around the world,

once you’re a Mountaineer, you’re always a Mountaineer

„ Mountaineer football reflects the hopes, dreams

and pride of the state

„ Mountaineer football is passionate, rowdy and a

way of life

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MOUNTAINEER FOOTBALL „ West Virginia football plays hard, smart and

fast

„ Mountaineer football features an up-tempo,

high-flying offense

„ The Mountaineer defense is nasty and

physical

„ Special teams at West Virginia are difference

makers

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MOUNTAINEER FOOTBALL „ Four Top-8 Heisman finishers in four of the

past seven years

„ A nationally attractive program with fans

world wide

„ 104 national network appearances in the last

12 years

„ School-record 11 straight bowl games, which

is eighth-best nationally

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A CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM „ 12th-best record in college football during

the last 10 years (2003-12)

„ 77 wins in eight years „ 27 All-America selections since 2002 „ Three BCS bowl victories „ 17 victories over ranked teams since 2002

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A CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM „ 49 games have been nationally televised in

the last four years

„ 13th-best road record in college football in

the last nine years (2004-12)

„ 11th-best home record in college football

53-13 (2003-12)

„ The only school to post a 3-0 BCS bowl

record since 2005

„ Ranked 10-of-16 weeks in 2012 and 104

weeks in the past 13 years

THE ONLY SCHOOL TO POST A

3-0 BCS BOWL

RECORD SINCE 2005

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A CHAMPIONSHIP CONFERENCE „ The Big 12 Conference’s 90 percent bowl

participation mark in 2012 is the highest in college football history

„ All Big 12 losses in 2012 were to teams that

played in bowl games

„ 2012 marked the seventh time in the last

eight years that at least eight conference teams played in bowl games

„ The Big 12 has made 20 BCS bowl

appearances in the 15-year history of the structure

The Big 12 has 79 national award winners „ since 1996 to lead all conferences

„ 95 consensus All-Americans since 1996, best

among all conferences

„ The Big 12 has placed at least one team in

the Top 4 of the final BCS standings in 11 of 15 years

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MOUNTAINEERS IN THE PROS „ NFL scouts, general managers and personnel

directors are a fixture in the Milan Puskar Stadium press box each game

„ First round draft picks in 2012 and 2013 „ Top 15 draft pick in 2012 and 2013 „ Three draft picks and six free agent signees to

NFL teams in 2013

„ Six draft picks and 11 free agent signees to

NFL teams in the last two years

„ 183 Mountaineers have been drafted by the

NFL

„ 65 Mountaineers have been drafted in the

top five rounds

„ Mountaineers have played in the Super Bowl

on 21 different occasions

„ Mountaineers have played on professional

championship teams 42 times

„ Mountaineers have made 41 Pro Bowl

appearances

183 MOUNTAINEERS

HAVE BEEN DRAFTED BY THE NFL

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WEST VIRGINIA ALL-TIME ALL-AMERICA SELECTIONS BY POSITION Offensive Linemen - 29

Quarterbacks – 4

Running Backs – 10

Tight Ends - 3

Defensive Linemen – 8

Punter – 3

Linebackers – 8

Kicker – 2

Wide Receivers – 9

Return Specialist - 3

Defensive Backs – 8

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FROM TOP LEFT TO BOTTOM RIGHT Todd Sauerbrun Dan Mozes Aaron Beasley Pat White Brian Jozwiak Canute Curtis Carl Crennel Rich Braham

Darryl Talley Ira Rodgers Jim Braxton Major Harris Mike Compton Paul Woodside

Stedman Bailey Tavon Austin

ALL-AMERICANS „ West Virginia has 11 Consensus All-

Americans, including seven since 1990

„ 38 players have earned first team All-America

honors 150 times

„ 78 total All-Americans named to 231 teams „ 13 players have been selected two-time All-

Americans

„ Since 2002, West Virginia has had 11 first

team All-Americans, eight second team and eight third team

„ Since 2002, WVU has had 27 All-Americans

named to 66 different teams

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STUDENT SERVICES „ West Virginia received national AFCA

recognition for graduation rates in 2009, 2010 and 2011, having a 75 percent or better graduation rate

„ 30 football student-athletes earned Dean’s

List recognition during the 2012-13 academic year

„ 12 football players were named to the

conference All-Academic team

„ 44 football players were named to the Big 12

Commissioner’s Honor Roll

„ Since 2002, the Mountaineers have had

seven Capital One Academic All-Americans and 28 since 1952

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E H T T A E R A S C I M E ACAD S S E C C U S E H T F O T N REFRO

FO R E E N I A T N U OF THE MOROGRAM FOOTBALL P CHAMPS / LIFE SKILLS: The many challenges that today’s college student-athletes face, on and off the playing field, are unmatched in the history of higher education. Unfortunately, many students are not well prepared to face these challenges or encounter life issues that undermine health and success in college. To prepare student-athletes for the demands of college life and beyond, the NCAA developed the CHAMPS (Challenging Athletes Minds for Personal Success)/Life Skills program. In the spring of 1995, West Virginia University Intercollegiate Athletics initiated its own CHAMPS/Life Skills program. WVU was one of only 170 schools selected by the NCAA to participate in their national pilot program. Five programming “commitment” areas viewed as critical to personal growth are part of WVU’s model. They are: 1) academic excellence, 2) personal development, 3) career development, 4) athletic excellence, and 5) community service. For more information, see WVU intercollegiate athletics psychologist Dr. Ed Etzel in Room 275a in the Coliseum at (304) 293-7062 or online at WVUsports. com/page.cfm?section=12102

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STUDENT SERVICES „ Tutoring and career counseling always are

available

„ Freshmen attend mandatory study halls „ 12 players achieved a 4.0 GPA during a

semester in 2012-13

„ 29 football players in 2012 had a 3.0

cumulative GPA

„ 43 players made the Garrett Ford Academic

Honor Roll with a 3.0 GPA in 2012-13

„ 58 players made the Academic Achievement

Wall with a 2.75 or better

„ 79 football players achieved a 2.5 GPA or

better

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35 27 WEST VIRGINIA’S CONFERENCE ACADEMIC ALL-STARS

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STUDENT SERVICES „ The Mountaineers have had 23 players

inducted into the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society for outstanding performance on the field, classroom and in the community, since its inception in 2006

„ Former standout quarterback and current

Director of Athletics Oliver Luck was selected to the Capital One Academic All-American Hall of Fame in 2000

„ The Reynolds Family Academic Performance

Center occupies 5,600 square feet of space in the upper floor of the Puskar Center

„ The facility features 30 computer stations,

four tutoring rooms, eight small group study stations and a library-style open study area

„ Athletes can use the Puskar Center or

Coliseum study centers between classes or after practice in the evening

SINCE 2002,

THE MOUNTAINEERS HAVE HAD SEVEN CAPITAL ONE

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FROM TOP LEFT TO BOTTOM RIGHT Jeff Berk Mike Compton John Harcharic Jay Henry Dan Hannahs Jeff Hostetler David Mayfield Joe Kopnisky John Stroia Sam Huff Matt Taffoni Reed Williams

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ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS

- Former Mountaineer quarterback and current Director of Athletics Oliver Luck was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Hall of Fame in 2000

FROM TOP LEFT TO BOTTOM RIGHT Bruce Bosley Eric de Groh Terry Fairbanks Oliver Luck Dan Mozes Doug Slavonic Fred Wyant

2009 – Reed Williams, LB, Second Team 2008 – Doug Slavonic, DL, Second Team 2007 – Reed Williams, LB, First Team 2006 – Jay Henry, LF, First Team 2006 – Dan Mozes, C, Second Team 2005 – Jay Henry, LB, First Team 2004 – Jeff Berk, OL, Second Team 1998 – Eric de Groh, C, First Team 1997 – Eric de Groh, C, Second Team 1996 – Eric de Groh, C, Second Team 1994 – Matt Taffoni, LB, First Team 1993 – David Mayfield, DB, Second Team 1992 – Mike Compton, C, First Team 1988 – John Stroia, OL, Second Team 1983 – Jeff Hostetler, QB, First Team 1981 – Oliver Luck, QB, First Team 1980 – Oliver Luck, QB, First Team 1972 – John Harcharic, DE, Second Team 1970 – Kim West, K, First Team 1970 – Dan Hannahs, LB, Second Team 1958 – Terry Fairbanks, End, Second Team 1956 – Joe Kopnisky, DL, Second Team 1955 – Fred Wyant, QB, Second Team 1955 – Sam Huff, Tackle, First Team 1954 – Fred Wyant, QB, First Team 1953 – Bruce Bosley, T, Second Team 1953 – Fred Wyant, QB, Third Team 1952 – Paul Bischoff, End, First Team NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION SCHOLAR-ATHLETE TEAM 2009 – Reed Williams, LB 2006 – Jay Henry, LB 2005 – Jeff Berk, OL

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WEARING THE

GOLD AND BLUE BRINGS A SENSE

OF RESPONSIBILITY TO THE COMMUNITY AND THE STATE OF WEST VIRGIN IA

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MOUNTAINEERS IN THE COMMUNITY „ The WVU football program takes an active

role in a number of community service projects to help shape future champions of tomorrow

„ Since 1984, West Virginia football has

donated more than $697,000 to WVU Children’s Hospital from proceeds of the annual Gold-Blue Spring game

„ Four players have been selected to the AFCA

Good Works Team

„ Mountaineer football players are regular

visitors to WVU Children’s Hospital and area schools

„ Wearing the Gold and Blue brings a sense of

responsibility to the community and the state of West Virginia

„ The Mountaineer Community Service/Life

Skills program is involved in numerous educational, civic and religious projects that include: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

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Boys and Girls Club Special Olympics FBI Child Identification Program Little Leagues Christmas Shopping for underprivileged children American Red Cross Blood Drives Read Aloud Programs in local schools WVU Athletes Speak Out Program Fellowship of Christian Athletes Boy Scout Groups Ronald McDonald House DARE WVU Children’s Hospital WVU Diversity Week Relay for Life RAZEWV.com anti-tobacco campaign Walk a Mile in Her Shoes WELL WVU Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center Elementary school graduations

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27 DIFFERENT UNIFORM COMBINATIONS

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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS „ The Flying WV logo is one of the most recognizable in college

football

„ West Virginia’s famous dark blue helmet with the gold Flying

WV has been voted one of the best in college football

„ It’s an honor to wear the Gold and Blue, and the Mountaineers

wear the best that college football has to offer

„ The Mountaineers dress in style on and off the field, wearing

the best in gear from Nike

„ West Virginia’s uniforms are made of Nike’s elite performance

fabrics, producing a tight, shrink-wrapped fit

„ West Virginia’s uniforms are produced with state-of-the-art

fabrics that hold far less moisture and are light-weight

„ With different helmet combinations, the Mountaineers can wear

27 different uniform combinations featuring blue, gold and white jerseys with blue, gold and white pants

„ The Mountaineers will wear blue, gold and white matte-finish

helmets in 2013

„ New for 2013 will be Nike uniforms designed especially for

WVU featuring the great heritage of the Mountain State

„ An unique number style exclusive to WVU will be incorporated,

featuring sharp points and edges inspired by a miner’s pickaxe

„ The jerseys contain the state motto, Montani Semper Liberi

(Latin for “Mountaineers Are Always Free,”)

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MOUNTAINEER FIELD AT MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM „ Game days in Morgantown are filled with electricity and

excitement in one of the wildest facilities in college football

„ A ticket to Milan Puskar Stadium is the hottest ticket in the state „ WVU is 28-7 at home in the last five years „ 11th-best home record in college football 53-13 (2004-12) „ 17-6 in home night games since 2002

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MOUNTAINEER FIELD AT MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM „ 48 national television appearances in the last five years „ 49-11 at home during the last nine years „ West Virginia has won 82 percent of its home games in the last

nine years

„ West Virginia has won 74 percent of its home games since

1980

„ More than 11.3 million fans have watched a game in person

since Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium opened 32 years ago

A TICKET TO

MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM

HOTTEST TICKET IN THE STATE OF IS THE

WEST VIRGINIA

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STADIUM STADIUM FACTS FACTS ANDAND FIGURESFIGURES „ Opened: 1980 with a capacity 50,000 „ Architects/Engineers: Gates/Finch-Heery „ Original Contractor: Huber, Hunt & Nichols, Inc. „ Original Cost: $22 million „ Current Capacity: 60,000 „ Additions: 7,500 seats (1985) to South end zone; 6,000 (1986)

to North end zone, stadium suites in North end zone (2004) and South end zone (2007) „ Lights: Five banks on the perimeter of stadium and a bank along the top of the press box (upgraded 2001) „ Surface: FieldTurf synthetic grass (installed 2007) „ Suites: 12 on first level of press box (1994); 19 in North end zone (2004); 4 in South end zone (2007) „ Press Box: 125 seats on third level; broadcast and coaches’ booths on second level „ Camera Deck: Full length of press box; 40 camera positions „ Puskar Center: 39,542 square feet „ Home Locker Room: 3,565 square feet „ Weight Room: Renovated 2013 „ Scoreboard: Panasonic 22.5 mm Full-Color LED Board in South end zone with dimensions of 85’ x 23’6”; two 25mm Amber LED auxiliary boards in South end zone (both installed 2008) „ Ribbon Boards: 24 mm Full-Color LED fascia boards on the East and West sidelines measuring 306.1’ x 3.8’ (installed 2008)

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MILAN PUSKAR CENTER THE PUSKAR CENTER CONTAINS AREAS FOR:

• Coaches’ Offices • Locker Rooms • Weight Room • Athletic Training • Players’ Lounge • Film Study • Video Control Center • Team Meeting Room • Position Meeting Rooms • Program History and Tradition • Players’ Dining Hall • Equipment • Academic Study Center • Staff Meeting Rooms • Recruiting Offices

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DONALD J. BROHARD HALL OF TRADITIONS

CONNECTS WVU FANS WITH

MORE THAN A CENTURY OF

MOUNTAINEER FOOTBALL FILLED WITH INTERACTIVE DISPLAYS,

VIDEOS, PHOTOS, RECORDS AND INFORMATION

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THE ATMOSPHERE IS

ONE OF THE BEST IN THE

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GAME DAY IN MORGANTOWN „ The place to be on fall Saturdays is

Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium

„ The atmosphere is one of the best in the

country

„ Some of the most serious tailgating in the

nation begins the day

„ The Mountaineer Mantrip, which honors West

Virginia’s coal heritage, signals the arrival of the team to the stadium

„ The cheerleaders and nationally famous Pride

of West Virginia Mountaineer Marching Band start the pregame festivities

„ The playing of “Take Me Home, Country

Roads” ends the day by celebrating another Mountaineer victory

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“CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE WON BY THOSE WHO EMBRACE HARD WORK AND HAVE THE DISCIPLINE TO TOLERATE DISCOMFORT” -- WVU DIRECTOR OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING MIKE JOSEPH

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IRON MOUNTAINEERS „ In fall 2013, Mountaineer football will train

in the renovated strength and conditioning facility in the Milan Puskar Center

„ Mountaineer strength and conditioning is an

intense, every day commitment. There is no such thing as a part-time champion

„ The goal of the strength and conditioning

staff is to provide the student-athletes with the best “hands-on” strength and conditioning program in the country

„ The staff’s goal is to be outstanding teachers,

especially in the areas of safety, technique and nutrition

„ WVU nutritionists give guidance on proper

eating habits

„ The staff demands intensity and effort with

the goal of training the players to be fast, strong and a complete athlete

„ All training regimens are prepared with the

goal in mind to demand discipline and mental toughness

„ The staff’s goal is to develop a strong,

powerful athlete using a variety of resistancetraining movements

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PAST IRON MOUNTAINEER AWARD WINNERS 1996 – Bernardo Amerson, Charles Emanuel 1997 – Curtis Keaton, Steve Lippe 1998 – Eric deGroh, Shawn Foreman Tanner Russell, Boo Sensabaugh, 1999 – Barrett Green, Khori Ivy, Greg Robinette, Boo Sensabaugh, 2000 – Avon Coubourne, Chris Edmunds, Khori Ivy, Antwan Lake 2001 – Shawn Hackett, David Upchurch 2002 – Rasheed Marshall, Lance Nimmo 2003 – Pat Liebig, Quincy Wilson 2004 – Scott Gyorko, Mike Lorello, Craig Wilson 2005 – Jason Colson, Owen Schmitt, Craig Wilson, 2006 – Pat Liebig, Marc Magro, Steve Slaton 2007 – Keilen Dykes, Ovid Goulbourne, Darius Reynaud 2008 – Zac Cooper, Nate Sowers, J.T. Thomas 2009 - Noel Devine, Chris Neild, Nate Sowers, J.T. Thomas, Reed Williams 2010 – Don Barclay, Noel Devine, Matt Lindamood, Chris Neild, 2011 – Will Clarke, Najee Goode, Keith Tandy 2012 – Jeff Braun, Will Clarke, Ryan Nehlen, Taige Redman 2013 – Connor Arlia, Isaiah Bruce, Will Clarke

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IRON MOUNTAINEERS „ With their core development, the staff wants

to develop power and speed, decrease injuries and give the athletes functional training

„ The philosophy is to develop a strong, fast,

powerful athlete

„ Each player has a workout plan relevant

to his particular position so that he can maximize his athletic ability on the field

„ Dynamic/functional warm-ups and

movements are incorporated into every speed, agility, conditioning and weight training session

„ Every school in America develops its athletes

from the neck down, but at WVU, the Mountaineers build excellence in the physical and mental aspects of the game

„ The only place success comes before work is

in the dictionary

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[ CONNOR ARLIA ]

[ OWEN SCHMITT ]

RICH BRAHAM

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WALK-ON PROGRAM „ Dozens of players who came in as walk-ons

have earned scholarships, starting positions and honors

„ West Virginia has had one of the best walk-

on programs in the nation since 1980

„ WVU is the place where dozens of players

have grabbed opportunities and turned them into achievements and even NFL careers

„ Owen Schmitt is just one of WVU’s walk-on

success stories. From Division III Wisconsin River Falls, to WVU All-America status, 11 broken face masks, an NFL draft pick, who donned the cover of the EA Sports national college football video game, he enjoyed a six-year career in the NFL

[ NAJEE GOODE ]

„ Offensive lineman Rich Braham joined WVU

as a walk-on and left four years later as an All-American getting ready for a 13-year NFL career after being drafted in the third round by the Cincinnati Bengals

„ The most recent walk-on success story is

linebacker Najee Goode. Entering WVU as a walk-on, he left as a fifth-round NFL draft pick and is a current member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE „ 1 Team National Champion „ 1 Individual National Champion (two events) „ 1 National Award Winner „ 2 Team Conference Champions „ 11 First Team All-Americans „ 10 Second Team All-Americans „ 2 Third Team All-Americans „ 1 Honorable Mention All-American „ 15 NCAA Qualifiers „ 6 Individual Conference Award Winners „ 141 Academic All-Conference Selections „ 3 Team Academic Award Winners „ 2 Conference Coaches of the Year „ More than 400 student-athletes on the Garrett

Ford Academic Honor Roll and Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY „ It’s often said that our fans bleed gold and blue, but that

die-hard passions isn’t confined to sports. Whether it’s academics, athletics or community service, we are known for our unwavering enthusiasm and school spirit. „ From protecting the soil beneath our feet to the search for millisecond pulsars deep in space, our faculty, students and alumni puruse innovation everywhere. „ Mountaineers never back down from a challenge, no matter how insurmountable it may seem. „ Serving the state of West Virginia – and the world – is at the core of our mission. The benefits of WVU Extension, healthcare and service programs are seen in every county in the state. „ 14 colleges and schools offer 184 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degree programs from the bachelor’s through the doctoral and first-professional level. „ WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships—24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 36 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, two Morris K. Udall Scholars, five USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), nine Boren Scholars, five Gilman Scholars, 36 Fulbright Scholars, and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar.

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY „ Excellent faculty, 16 of whom have been named Carnegie

Foundation Professors of the Year, guide and mentor students. „ WVU has one of the safest college campuses in America, with 24-hour police protection and 37 outdoor emergency phones. „ Morgantown, W.Va., population 30,293, rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life. Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. Other recent rankings: One of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; one of the “Best Cities for Jobs” by MSN Careers; one of the 50 best places to launch a small business by CNNMoney.com; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

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WVU: Brief WVU: AA BRIEF Profile PROFILE Fall 2012 enrollment, on WVU campuses „ Students: statewide, was 32,595. The Erickson Alumni Center is a gathering place for „ Alumni: WVU’s more than 185,000 alumni worldwide. Programs: WVU offers 184 bachelor’s, master’s, „ Degree doctoral and professional degree programs. Campuses: Potomac State College of WVU; West „ Division Virginia University Institute of Technology Sciences Center Divisions: Robert C. Byrd Health „ Health Sciences Center - Charleston; Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, Martinsburg

Academic Divisions: Davis College of Agriculture, „ Major Natural Resources and Design; Eberly College of Arts and

Sciences; College of Business and Economics; College of Creative Arts; School of Dentistry; Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources; College of Education and Human Services; Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism; College of Law; School of Medicine; School of Nursing; School of Pharmacy; College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences; School of Public Health; Potomac State College of WVU; WVU Institute of Technology

Resource Center: Located on the Morgantown „ Visitors Waterfront, the Visitors Center features unique, cutting-edge

displays and traditional West Virginia hospitality. Operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday (closed Sundays and most University holidays). Guided tours with friendly knowledgeable student guides Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., except home football Saturdays. Phone: 304-293-3489. visit.wvu.edu

Parents Club: The Mountaineer Parents Club, „ Mountaineer with more than 22,000 members in clubs across the state

and nation, fosters success by connecting parents and family members with the student experience. The organization sponsors events on and off-campus, has a newsletter, a tollfree helpline (1-800-WVU-0096), parent electronic news, and a Parent Perk program. Membership is free. parentsclub.wvu. edu

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West Virginia owns a 54-30-3 record against its 2013 opponents. The Mountaineers have winning records over Baylor (1-0), Iowa State (1-0), Kansas (2-0), Maryland (26-21-2), Texas (2-0) and William & Mary (15-0-1). The series is tied with Oklahoma State (2-2), TCU (1-1) and Texas Tech (1-1). Oklahoma leads the all-time series 3-2, while Kansas State has a 2-1 edge. This will be the first meeting with Georgia State. AT HOME

The 2013 season marks West Virginia’s 34th season at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. WVU holds a 150-54-4 (.731) all-time record at the facility, which opened in 1980. The Mountaineers had two sellouts in 2012, having 60,101 against Kansas State and 60,012 against Baylor. WVU had near-sellout crowds against Marshall (59,120) and Maryland (58,504). West Virginia averaged 55,916 a game for attendance in 2012, and a total of 11,349,634 fans all-time have watched a game at Mountaineer Field. THE NUMBERS FROM TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE

West Virginia has been one of the best teams in college football in the last 10 years. The Mountaineers’ two-year win total (2011-12) of 17 is tied with Penn State for 30th-best in college football. West Virginia’s three-year win total (2010-12) of 26 wins is tied for 23rd-best in college football with Michigan and Florida. West Virginia’s four-year total (2009-12) of 35 wins ties for 18thbest with Nevada and Penn State, while WVU’s five-year victory total of 44 wins (2008-12) is 21st-best. West Virginia’s six-year (200712) win total of 55 is tied with Utah and Penn State for 16th best in college football, and its 66 victories in the last seven years (2006-12) is the 14th-best record. Over the past eight years (200512), the Mountaineers have won 77 football games and that total is good enough for the 14th-best record in the country. West Virginia has 85 wins in the last nine years (2004-12), which is the 14th-best mark in college football. And finally, West Virginia’s

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93 wins in the last 10 years (200312) give the Mountaineers the 14th-best record in college football behind Alabama in 13th-place. 11 STRAIGHT BOWLS

West Virginia’s appearance in the 2012 New Era Pinstripe marked the 11th straight bowl appearance by the Mountaineers, dating back to the 2002 Continental Tire Bowl. The 11 straight bowl appearances are a school record and rank No. 8 in the country, along with Boise State and Wisconsin. Florida State has been to 30 straight bowl games, Florida has been to 21 straight and Virginia Tech has been to 19 straight. 30 IS ENOUGH

Dating back to 1980, the Mountaineers hold a 164-12-1 record when scoring 30 or more points in a game. During the 1990s, the Mountaineers were 42-4 when scoring 30 or more points in a contest and were 40-2-1 in the ‘80s when reaching that mark. WVU is 82-6 since 2000 when scoring 30 points or more in a contest. COMPETING AT QUARTERBACK

There will be a battle for the starting quarterback job in August. Last year’s No. 2 quarterback Paul Millard returns for his junior season after backing up Geno Smith for two years. He played in seven games and completed 9-of-19 passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns. Redshirt freshman Ford Childress sat out last year after coming to West Virginia as a highly recruited prospect from Houston, Texas. After Clint Trickett graduated from Florida State in May, he announced that he was coming to Morgantown to compete for the starting job. He played in eight games as the backup with the Seminoles last year, completing 22of-34 passes for 272 yards.

in 2012, posting 207 yards and two touchdowns at Texas, and had 100 yards and a touchdown against Kansas. Garrison was limited early in 2012 after coming back from a knee injury he sustained before the Orange Bowl. He played in 10 games in 2012, averaged 4.5 yards per rush and two touchdowns. Smith enrolled at WVU in January after having an allconference season at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan., where he ran for 984 yards and 17 touchdowns as a sophomore. Sims joined the team in July after graduating from Houston in May. He rushed for 2,370 yards and 29 TDS and pulled in 158 receptions for 759 yards and 8 TDs in three seasons with the Cougars. OFFENSIVE LINE

West Virginia’s offensive line did a solid job blocking in 2012. The first team unit paved the way for the offense to average 39.5 points and 502.0 yards of total offense a game. Both starting tackles, Curtis Feigt and Quinton Spain, return this season. Spain started all 13 games, and Feigt earned the starting nod against TCU and stayed there for the remainder of the season. Nick Kindler, who returns for his senior season in 2013, played in all 13 games as a backup at tackle in 2012 and earned a start against Kansas State. Marquis Lucas saw limited action last year and will battle for the starting left guard spot, while junior college transfer Mark Glowinski sat out last

year and sits at the starting right guard spot entering the preseason. Russell Haughton-James saw action in the first two games last year before suffering a seasonending knee injury. He, along with redshirt freshman Tony Matteo, look to break into the guard rotation. Redshirt freshman Tyler Orlosky, veteran Pat Eger and junior college transfer Stone Underwood will battle at center. DEFENSIVE LINE

Seniors Will Clarke and Shaq Rowell return to lead the defensive line, Clarke at tackle and Rowell at nose tackle. Redshirt sophomore Kyle Rose is slated to start at defensive end. Clarke played in 12 games in 2012, finishing with 26 tackles, including 1.5 sacks and 6.5 tackles for loss and had three pass breakups. Rowell finished with 42 tackles, two tackles for loss and two pass breakups. Rose contributed 25 tackles, including 14 solo stops and two pass breakups. Sophomores Christian Brown and Eric Kinsey and redshirt freshman Noble Nwachukwu all look to break into the rotation this season. Brown played in 11 games last year at nose tackle and finished with 11 tackles, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble. Kinsey saw action at tackle in all 13 games and collected four tackles and two pass breakups.

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Juniors Andrew Buie and Dustin Garrison, junior college transfer Dreamius Smith and Houston transfer Charles Sims lead the Mountaineer running attack. Buie paced the ground game in 2012 with 851 yards on 179 yards, an average of 4.8 yards per run and tied for the team lead with seven touchdowns. He finished the season ranked No. 9 in the Big 12 in rushing. He had two 100-yard rushing performances

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In 2012, safety Darwin Cook finished fourth on the team in tackles and looks to finish his career with a strong senior season. He finished with 75 tackles, including 56 unassisted tackles, a sack, three tackles for loss, five pass breakups, an interception and tied for the team lead with Karl Joseph with three forced fumbles. Cook had double-figure tackle performances against Oklahoma with 10, including seven solo stops, and Syracuse with 11. He had four solo stops and two forced fumbles against Maryland. He finished with seven or more tackles in seven games.

HISTORY First Year of Football: 1891 Seasons Played: 120 years All-Time Record: 708-463-45 (.601) All-Time Bowl Record: 14-18 (.438) Last Postseason Appearance: 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Result: Lost 38-14 vs. Syracuse COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Dana Holgorsen (Iowa Wesleyan, ’93) Record at School: 17-9 (2 years) Career Record: 17-9 (2 years) Football Office Phone: (304) 293-4194 Best Time/Day to Reach Coach: Contact Director of Football Communications Big 12 Conference Call: Mondays, 10:5012:30 p.m. (ET) ASSISTANT COACHES Joe DeForest (Louisiana, ’87) – Associate Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator Lonnie Galloway (Western Carolina, ’94) – Assistant Head Coach/Receivers Shannon Dawson (Wingate, ’90) – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Keith Patterson (East Central, Okla., ’86) – Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Ron Crook (West Liberty State, ’91) – Offensive Line Tony Gibson (Glenville State, ’94) – Safeties Brian Mitchell (BYU, ’95) – Cornerbacks Ja’Juan Seider (West Virginia, ’00) – Running Backs Erik Slaughter (Tarleton State, ’90) – Defensive Line ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Alex Hammond (Texas, ’04) – Director of Football Operations Ryan Dorchester (West Virginia, ’08) – Coordinator of Recruiting Operations Quincy Wilson (West Virginia, ’03) – Assistant Director of Football Operations Brett Kelley (Fairmont State, ’04) – Video Coordinator Dan Nehlen (West Virginia, ’85) – Equipment Manager Aaron Malik (West Virginia, ’07) – Assistant Equipment Manager ACADEMIC STAFF Curtis Jones (Dartmouth, ’95) – Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support Kelli Hinton (Cincinnati, ’03) – Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services Amy King (Akron, ’06) – Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services

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SPORTS MEDICINE STAFF John Spiker (West Virginia, ’69) – Coordinator of Athletic Medical Services Dave Kerns (Penn State, ’83) – Head Football Athletic Trainer Tony Corley (West Virginia, ’97) – Assistant Football Athletic Trainer

OFFENSE (9)

Andrew Buie (RB/9), Dante Campbell (WR/1), Cody Clay (FB/6), Pat Eger (OL/7), Curtis Feigt (OL/6), Nick Kindler (OL/1), Ivan McCartney (WR/1), Quinton Spain (OL/13), Jordan Thompson (WR/2)

DEFENSE (15)

Tyler Anderson (LB/1), Ishmael Banks (CB/4), Jared Barber (LB/4), Isaiah Bruce (LB/12), Terrell Chestnut (CB/3), Will Clarke (DL/11), Darwin Cook (S/10), Brodrick Jenkins (CB/7), Karl Joseph (S/13), Eric Kinsey (DL/1), Nick Kwiatkoski (LB/1), Nana Kyeremeh (CB/1), Doug Rigg (LB/9), Kyle Rose (DL/1), Shaq Rowell (DL/12)

SPECIALISTS (2)

John DePalma (LS/13); Mike Molinari (H/13)

TEAM INFORMATION 2012 Record: 7-6 Conference Record/Finish: 4-5/T-5 Basic Offense: Spread Basic Defense: 3-4 Lettermen Returning: 36 (10O/24D/2ST) Lettermen Lost: 20 (10O/8D/2ST) Starters Returning: 13 (4O/7D/2ST) Starters Lost: 16 (8O/4D/4ST)

STARTING EXPERIENCE LOST FROM 2012 (18)

ALL-STAR CANDIDATES: Isaiah Bruce (LB), Will Clarke (DL), Darwin Cook (S), Karl Joseph (S), Shaq Rowell (DL), Quinton Spain (OL)

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LETTERMEN RETURNING FROM 2012 (35)

SPECIALISTS (2)

OFFENSE (10)

Connor Arlia (WR), Andrew Buie (RB), Dante Campbell (WR), Cody Clay (FB), Pat Eger (OT), Curtis Feigt (OT), Dustin Garrison (RB), Nick Kindler (OT), Quinton Spain (OT), Jordan Thompson (WR).

DEFENSE (24)

Tyler Anderson (LB), Ishmael Banks (CB), Jared Barber (LB), Travis Bell (S), Christian Brown (DL), Isaiah Bruce (LB), Terrell Chestnut (CB), Will Clarke (DL), Darwin Cook (S), K.J. Dillon (S), Dozie Ezemma (DL), Garrett Hope (LB), Brodrick Jenkins (CB), Karl Joseph (S), Eric Kinsey (DL), Nick Kwiatkoski (LB), Nana Kyeremeh (CB), Shaq Petteway (LB), Doug Rigg (LB), Kyle Rose (DL), Shaq Rowell (DL), Rick Rumph (CB), Wes Tonkery (LB)

SPECIALISTS (2)

John DePalma (LS); Mike Molinari (H)

LETTERMEN LOST FROM 2012 (21) OFFENSE (10)

Shawne Alston (RB), Tavon Austin (WR), Stedman Bailey (WR), Jeff Braun (OL), Ryan Clarke (FB), Josh Jenkins (OL), Joe Madsen (OL), Ryan Nehlen (WR), Geno Smith (QB), J.D. Woods (WR)

DEFENSE (9)

Austin Copeland (LB), Josh Francis (LB), Terence Garvin (LB), Korey Harris (DL), J.B. Lageman (DL), Cecil Level (S), Pat Miller (CB), Taige Redman (LB), Jorge Wright (DL)

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RETURNING STARTING EXPERIENCE FROM 2012 (26)

player profiles

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING STAFF Mike Joseph (Fairmont State, ’99) – Director of Strength and Conditioning Darl Bauer (Hillsdale, ‘08) – Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning Kevin McCadam (Virginia Tech, ’01) – Assistant Director for Speed Development Irele Oderinde (Western Kentucky, ’03) – Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning

OFFENSE (10)

Shawne Alston (RB/4), Tavon Austin (WR/11), Stedman Bailey (WR/12), Jeff Braun (OL/13), Ryan Clarke (FB/6), Travares Copeland (WR/1), Josh Jenkins (OL/13), Joe Madsen (OL/12), Geno Smith (QB/13), J.D. Woods (WR/12) Josh Francis (LB/12), Terence Garvin (LB/13), J.B. Lageman (DL/1), Cecil Level (S/3), Pat Miller (CB/11), Jorge Wright (DL/13) Tavon Austin (KOR/PR/13), Stedman Bailey (KOR/13), Tyler Bitancurt (K/KO/P/13), Corey Smith (P/KO/11)

SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS For more information on the West Virginia Mountaineers, contact Director of Football Communications, Mike Montoro or Assistant AD/Communications Michael Fragale. Office Phone: (304) 293-2821 Press Box Phone: (304) 293-3799 Fax: (304) 293-4105 Official Web Site: WVUsports.com Twitter: @WVUFootball, @WVUSportsbuzz Assistant AD/Communications: Michael Fragale E-Mail: michael.fragale@mail.wvu.edu Cell: (304) 216-3834 Director of Football Communications: Mike Montoro Cell Phone: (304) 276-2605 E-Mail: mike.montoro@mail.wvu.edu MAILING ADDRESS: Sports Communications Office West Virginia University PO Box 0877 Morgantown, WV 26507-0877 Overnight Mailing Address: Sports Communications Office West Virginia University 217 Coliseum – 3450 Monongahela Blvd. Morgantown, WV 26505

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In 2012, sophomore safety Karl Joseph led the Mountaineer defense in tackles (104), unassisted tackles (76), tied for the team lead in interceptions (2), tied for the team lead in forced fumbles (3), was second in pass breakups (6) and was third in tackles for loss (7). He was named a First Team Freshman All-American by collegefootballnews.com and FoxSports.com and a secondteam selection by Phil Steele. He finished ranked No. 3 in the Big 12 Conference in unassisted tackles, tied for No. 5 in forced fumbles and total tackles. He finished with seven or more tackles in 11 games and had a season-best two tackles for loss against Marshall.

GENERAL Name of School: West Virginia University City: Morgantown, WV Founded: 1867 Enrollment: 32,595 Nickname: Mountaineers School Colors: Gold (PMS 124) and Blue (PMS 295) Stadium: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium (1980) Capacity: 60,000 Surface: FieldTurf Affiliation: Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Conference: Big 12 President: Dr. James P. Clements (UMBC, ’85) Director of Athletics: Oliver Luck (West Virginia, ’82) Official Web Site: WVUsports.com

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Redshirt sophomore linebacker Isaiah Bruce was No. 2 on the 2012 team in tackles with 94, including 51 unassisted tackles, had two fumble recoveries, including one that he returned for a 43-yard touchdown against Marshall, and was tied for fourth on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss. He made his first career interception against TCU, and returned it 12 yards and had his second against Syracuse. Bruce, who was named a Freshman All-America First Team by collegefootballnews.com and second team by Phil Steele and FoxSports.com, finished the 2012 season ranked No. 11 in the Big 12 in tackles and tied for No. 6 in fumbles recovered. He posted double-figure tackle performances against Marshall (16), Baylor (13) and Texas (10).

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Tavon Austin (KOR/PR), Stedman Bailey (PR), Tyler Bitancurt (K/KO/P), Corey Smith (P/KO)

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POS. NO. NAME WR (X) 19 K.J. Myers 6 Daikiel Shorts LT 67 Quinton Spain 79 Nick Kindler LG 78 Marquis Lucas 69 Tony Matteo C 65 Tyler Orlosky 76 Pat Eger RG 64 Mark Glowinski 73 Russell Haugton-James RT 62 Curtis Feigt 79 Nick Kindler IR (Y) 83 Connor Arlia 10 Jordan Thompson WR (Z) 11 Kevin White 82 Devonte Mathis QB 14 Paul Millard or 7 Ford Childress or 9 Clint Trickett HB (A) 88 Cody Clay 89 Will Johnson RB (B) 13 Andrew Buie 29 Dustin Garrison 2 Dreamius Smith * at Florida State

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POS. NO. NAME DT 98 Will Clarke 45 Eric Kinsey NT 90 Shaq Rowell 95 Christian Brown DE 93 Kyle Rose 97 Noble Nwachukwu SPUR 37 Wes Tonkery 40 Hodari Christian SAM 31 Isaiah Bruce 47 Doug Rigg WILL 35 Nick Kwiatkoski 33 Jared Barber BUCK 17 Dozie Ezemma 42 Garrett Hope BC 23 Brodrick Jenkins 41 Ricky Rumph FS 8 Karl Joseph 9 K.J. Dillon BS 25 Darwin Cook 43 Jarrod Harper FC 7 Nana Kyeremeh 20 Brandon Napoleon

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POS. NO. NAME K 8 Josh Lambert P 48 Michael Molinari 91 Nick O’Toole H 48 Michael Molinari LS 87 John DePalma KOR 10 Jordan Thompson 3 Vernon Davis, Jr. PR 10 Jordan Thompson 3 Vernon Davis, Jr.

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WT. 197 201 335 298 312 296 296 302 305 312 314 298 181 168 211 210 219 234 185 252 248 190 182 217 WT. 273 265 305 308 283 271 222 218 231 237 232 233 235 245 183 182 200 200 203 212 180 178 WT. 199 204 220 204 244 168 176 168 176

CL. r-So. Fr. r-Jr. r-Sr. r-So. r-Fr. r-Fr. r-Sr. r-Jr. r-So. r-Sr. r-Sr. Jr. So. Jr. r-Fr. Jr. r-Fr. r-Jr. r-So. r-Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. CL. r-Sr. So. r-Sr. So. r-So. r-Fr. r-Jr. Fr. r-So. Sr. r-So. Jr. r-Sr. So. r-Sr. So. So. So. r-Sr. r-Fr. So. r-Fr. CL. r-Fr. r-Jr. So. r-Jr. So. So. r-Fr. So. r-Fr.

GP 10 0 26 26 1 0 0 28 0 2 19 26 11 13 0 0 12 0 17* 13 0 24 22 0

GS HOMETOWN 0 Jacksonville, Fla. 0 Clayton, N.J. 16 Petersburg, Va. 1 Camp Hill, Pa. 0 Miami, Fla. 0 Clinton, Ohio 0 Cleveland, Ohio 19 Pleasant Hills, Pa. 0 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 0 Plantation, Fla. 7 Berlin, Germany 1 Camp Hill, Pa. 0 Weirton, W.Va. 3 Katy, Texas 0 Plainfield, N.J. 0 Miami, Fla. 0 Flower Mound, Texas 0 Houston, Texas 2* Tallahassee, Fla. 6 Alum Creek, W.Va. 0 Maple Grove, Minn. 11 Jacksonville, Fla. 8 Pearland, Texas 0 Wichita, Kan.

GP 29 13 23 10 13 0 22 0 13 37 12 22 12 12 36 9 13 13 38 0 13 0

GS HOMETOWN 22 Pittsburgh, Pa. 1 Miami, Fla. 12 Maple Heights, Ohio 0 Miami, Fla. 1 Centerville, Ohio 0 Wylie, Texas 1 Shinnston, W.Va. 0 McKeesport, Pa. 12 Jacksonville, Fla. 18 Oradell, N.J. 1 Bethel Park, Pa. 6 Mocksville, N.C. 0 Pomona, N.Y. 0 The Woodlands, Texas 11 Ft. Myers, Fla. 0 Daytona Beach, Fla. 13 Orlando, Fla. 0 Apopka, Fla. 23 Cleveland, Ohio 0 Frostburg, Md. 1 Worthington, Ohio 0 Rahway, N.J.

GP 0 26 0 26 13 13 0 13 0

GS HOMETOWN 0 Garland, Texas 0 Parkersburg, W.Va. 0 Corona, Calif. 0 Parkersburg, W.Va. 0 Cumming, Ga. 0 Katy, Texas 0 Miami, Fla. 0 Katy, Texas 0 Miami, Fla.


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Shelton Gibson...........................WR Dreamius Smith........................... RB Vernon Davis Jr..........................WR Charles Sims................................ RB Wendell Smallwood.................... RB Mario Alford...............................WR Carlton Nash................................ CB Daikiel Shorts.............................WR Ford Childress............................. QB Nana Kyeremeh.......................... CB Karl Joseph.................................... S Josh Lambert.............................. K/P K.J. Dillon...................................... S Kyle Majnaric..............................WR Clint Trickett............................... QB Jordan Thompson......................WR Sean Walters............................... LB Kevin White................................WR Ronald Carswell.........................WR Nana Twum Agyire..................... CB Andrew Buie............................... RB Thomas Chroniger......................... S Paul Millard................................ QB Daryl Worley.................................. S Dante Campbell..........................WR Terrell Chestnut........................... CB

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Logan Moore.............................WR Dozie Ezemma............................ DL d’Vante Henry............................. LB KJ Myers.....................................WR Dontrill Hyman............................ DE Brandon Napoleon..................... CB Avery Williams............................. CB Brodrick Jenkins.......................... CB Sam Eggleston...........................WR Jeremy Tyler.................................. S Darwin Cook................................. S Travis Bell...................................... S William Marable............................ S Elijah Wellman............................ RB Dustin Garrison............................ RB Tanner Macioce............................ S Isaac McDonald............................. S Isaiah Bruce................................. LB Maurice Zereoue......................... RB Brandon Golson.......................... LB Jared Barber................................ LB Nate Majnaric.............................. RB Ishmael Banks............................. CB Nick Kwiatkoski.......................... LB Shaq Petteway............................ LB Wes Tonkery............................... LB

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Greenville, Ga./Greenville/Georgia Military Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown Weirton, W.Va./Weirton Madonna Martinsburg, W.Va./Martinsburg Martinsburg, W.Va./Martinsburg Richmond, Va./Varina/Hargrave Military Mocksville, N.C./Davie Belle Glade, Fla./Glades Central Newark, N.J./Shabazz Bridgeton, N.J./Bridgeton Jacksonville, Fla./Providence Jacksonville, Fla./Trinity Christian Brooklyn, N.Y./Xaverian/C.W. Post Clermont, Fla./East Ridge Macon, Ga./Westide/Itawamba CC Pottstown, Pa./Pottsgrove Houston, Texas/The Kinkaid School McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport Crofton, Md./DeMatha/Towson Pittsburgh, Pa./Allderdice Alum Creek, W.Va./George Washington Cleveland, Ohio/Shaw Miami, Fla./Coral Reef/Miami, Fla. Kulpmont, Pa./Mount Caramel Area Cumming, Ga./Pinecrest Academy Apopka, Fla./Apopka Pleasant Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson Houston, Texas/The Kinkaid School Pomona, N.Y./Ramapo/New Haven Berlin, Germany/Mercersburg Academy Pearland, Texas/Pearland Woodbury, N.J./Deptford Cleveland, Ohio/Cleveland Heights Wilkes-Barre, Pa./GAR Memorial/Lackawanna Coll. St. Mathews, S.C./Calhoun County/Georgia Military Miami, Fla./Miramar/Eastern Michigan Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood Princeton, W.Va./Princeton/West Virginia Wesleyan Baltimore, Md./Dunbar Frostburg, Md./Mountain Ridge Plantation, Fla./American Heritage Moore, Okla./Southmoore/Arizona Western College The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands Dayton, Ohio/Chaminade-Julienne Warsaw, N.C./Warsaw/Hinds CC Euclid, Ohio/St. Edward Fort Myers, Fla./South Fort Myers Maple Grove, Minn./Osseo Orlando, Fla./Edgewater Camp Hill, Pa./Trinity Miami, Fla./Miami Northwestern Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park POS.

Malik Greaves................................ S Chai Smith..................................WR Hodari Christian........................... LB Ricky Rumph............................... CB Garrett Hope................................ LB Jarrod Harper................................ S Eric Kinsey................................... DL Martez Stone............................... LB Doug Rigg.................................... LB Justin Arndt................................. LB Michael Molinari........................H/P Darrien Howard........................... LB Al-Rasheed Benton..................... LB Marvin Gross............................... DE Tanner Grose............................... LB Tyler Anderson............................ LB Grant Lingafelter..........................OL Jewone Snow............................. LB Adam Pankey..............................OL Stone Underwood......................OL Curtis Feigt...................................OL Michael Calicchio........................OL Mark Glowinski...........................OL Tyler Orlosky...............................OL Quinton Spain.............................OL Tony Matteo................................OL

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70 70 73 74 76 77 78 79 80 82 83 84 85 87 88 89 89 90 91 92 93 95 97 98

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James Gayeski............................ DL Brandon Jackson........................OL Russell Haughton-James............OL Tyler Tezeno................................OL Pat Eger.......................................OL Marcell Lazard.............................OL Marquis Lucas.............................OL Nick Kindler.................................OL Jacky Marcellus..........................WR Devonte Mathis..........................WR Connor Arlia...............................WR Terrance Gourdine.....................WR Ivan McCartney..........................WR John DePalma..............................LS Cody Clay.................................... RB Darren Arndt................................ DL Will Johnson..............................WR Shaq Rowell................................ DL Nick O’Toole................................. P Trevor Demko............................. DL Kyle Rose.................................... DL Christian Brown........................... DL Noble Nwachukwu..................... DL Will Clarke................................... DL


Nana Kyeremeh Josh Lambert Marcell Lazard Grant Lingafelter Marquis Lucas Tanner Macioce William Marable Jacky Marcellus Kyle Majnaric Nate Majnaric Devonte Mathis Tony Matteo Ivan McCartney Isaac McDonald Paul Millard Michael Molinari Logan Moore KJ Myers Brandon Napoleon Carlton Nash Noble Nwachukwu Tyler Orlosky Nick O’Toole Adam Pankey Shaq Petteway Doug Rigg Kyle Rose Shaq Rowell Ricky Rumph Dreamius Smith Daikiel Shorts Charles Sims Wendell Smallwood Chai Smith Jewone Snow Quinton Spain Martez Stone Tyler Tezeno Jordan Thompson Wes Tonkery Clint Trickett Nana Twum Agyire Jeremy Tyler Stone Underwood Sean Walters Elijah Wellman Kevin White Avery Williams Daryl Worley Maurice Zereoue

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180 199 294 265 312 210 198 175 202 232 210 296 183 205 219 204 200 197 178 184 271 296 220 323 225 237 283 305 182 217 201 213 196 198 242 335 242 280 168 222 185 189 195 285 215 235 211 183 190 188

So. r-Fr. Fr. Fr. r-So. r-Jr. r-Sr. Fr. r-So. r-Sr. r-Fr. r-Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr. r-Jr. r-Jr. r-So. r-Fr. r-Fr. r-Fr. r-Fr. So. r-Fr. Jr. Sr. r-So. r-Sr. So. Jr. Fr. r-Sr. Fr. r-Fr. r-Jr. r-Jr. Fr. Fr. So. r-Jr. r-Jr. r-So. Fr. Jr. r-Fr. Fr. Jr. r-So. Fr. r-Jr.

1vl RS HS HS SQ SQ SQ HS SQ SQ RS RS 2vl HS SQ 2vl SQ SQ RS SQ RS RS JC RS 2vl 3vl 1vl 1vl 1vl TR HS TR HS RS 1vl 2vl HS HS 1vl 1vl TR SQ HS JC RS HS JC SQ HS SQ

HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS COLLEGE

Worthington, Ohio/Thomas Worthington Garland, Texas/Garland Bloomfield, N.J./Bloomfield Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Chagrin Falls Miami, Fla./Miami Pittsburgh, Pa./Canevin Catholic/Allegheny CC Virginia Beach, Va./Bayside/Ellsworth CC Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee Akron, Ohio/Green/Akron Akron, Ohio/Green Miami, Fla./Miramar Clinton, Ohio/Manchester Miami, Fla./Miramar Hialeah, Fla./Champagnat Catholic Flower Mound, Texas/Flower Mound Parkersburg, W.Va./Parkersburg South Fairmont, W.Va./Fairmont Senior/Fairmont State Jacksonville, Fla./First Coas Rahway, N.J./St. Peter’s Prep New Smyrna, Del./New Smyrna Wylie, Texas/Wylie Cleveland, Ohio/St. Edward Corona, Calif./Mater Dei/Fullerton College Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton Steubenville, Ohio/Steubenville Bloomfield, N.J./Bergen Catholic Centerville, Ohio/Centerville Maple Heights, Ohio/Glenville/Iowa Western CC Daytona Beach, Fla./Mainland Wichita, Kan./Wichita Heights/Butler CC Clayton, N.J./Eastern Christian Houston/Houston Texas Wilmington, Del./Eastern Christian Warmister, Pa./William Tennent Canton, Ohio/Canton McKinley Petersburg, Va./Petersburg Cleveland, Ohio/John Adams Houston, Texas/Klein Collins Katy, Texas/Katy Shinnston, W.Va./Bridgeport Tallahassee, Fla./Florida State Chevy Chase, Md./Bethesda Lithonia, Ga./Martin Luther King Brookhaven, Miss./Brookhaven/Copiah-Lincoln CC Hollywood, Fla./Hallandale Huntington, W.Va./Spring Valley Plainfield, N.J./Emmaus/Lackawanna College Washington, D.C./Calvin Coolidge Philadelphia, Pa./William Penn Charter Hempstead, N.Y./Hempstead/Potomac State

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FLORIDA............................21

DELAWARE..........................2

OHIO................................... 16

NORTH CAROLINA...........2

PENNSYLVANIA .............. 11

CALIFORNIA........................1

WEST VIRGINIA............. 10

KANSAS...............................1

TEXAS.................................10

MINNESOTA.........................1

NEW JERSEY...................... 8

MISSISSIPPI.......................1

GEORGIA.............................4

OKLAHOMA.........................1

MARYLAND........................ 4

WASHINGTON, D.C...........1

VIRGINIA.............................4

GERMANY............................1

LAST NAMES Arlia (Connor).....................are-Lee-uh Buie (Andrew)............................boo-E Eger (Pat)................................... Egg-er Ezemma (Dozie).....................ez-E-ma Calicchio (Mike).............ka-leech-E-O DePalma (John).................da-Palm-uh Feigt (Curtis)..................................fight Gayeski (James)................... guy-S-ski Glowinski (Mark)............... Glow-insky Gourdine (Terrance)............gor-Deene Kwiatkoski (Nick).....quit – a - Cowski Kyeremeh (Nana).....................Ky-rum Macioce (Tanner) .........mass-E-O-see Matteo (Tony)......................ma-Tay-o Majnaric (Nate/Kyle)............ minor-Ick Molinari (Michael)............. Mall-in-airy

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Nwachukwu (Noble).....watch-a-Chu-ku Orlosky (Tyler)....................or-Losk-ee Petteway (Shaq)..................Pet-a-way Rowell (Shaq)...................... like Growl Rumph (Ricky).............................. rumf Tezeno (Tyler).......................te-Zeeno Twum Agyire (Nana).....chume a-gwire Zereoue (Maurice)............Zair-uh-way FIRST NAMES Daikiel (Shorts)........................ da-Keel D’Vante (henry)................... da-vant-A Dontrill (Hyman).................... don-Trell Hodari (Christian)...............hoe-Darr-E Ishmael (Banks).....................Ish-meal Jewone (Snow).......................ja-Wan Wendell (Smallwood).........when-Dell

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ARLIA

ANDERSON 6-2, 244, r-Sr. | Morgantown | Morgantown, W.Va.

5-9, 181, Jr. | Weirton Madonna | Weirton, W.Va.

2012 (R-JR.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

83

Named the 2013 Tom Nickolich Award recipient, WVU’s top walk-on

• Played in 10 games and started one • Missed the final three games due to injury • Finished with nine tackles, assisted on a tackle for loss, had an interception and a pass breakup • Notched a career- and season-high two solo tackles against Baylor; also had first career pass breakup • Against James Madison, had first career interception, finished with three tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss • Made first start of his career at the Buck linebacker position against Marshall • Named the 2012 Tom Nickolich Award recipient, WVU’s top walk-on

2012 (SO.)

2011 (R-SO.)

• Saw limited action on special teams • WVU Defensive Scout Team Champion: Pitt

• Earned Iron Mountaineer honors in Spring 2013 • Started at inside receiver and used on special teams as well • Played in nine games • Finished with seven catches for 43 yards, including a long of 14 yards • Nabbed two catches at Iowa State, including a long of seven yards • Saw extended playing time at Oklahoma State, finishing with three catches for 25 yards • Registered his first career catch against JMU

2011 (FR.)

• Added depth at strong-side linebacker • Contributed on special teams • Played in all 13 contests in 2011 • Had a career-high five tackles against Maryland • Had a four tackles against Norfolk State • Recorded two tackles against Marshall

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played in all 13 games, mostly on special teams

• Started for Coach Bob Kramer at Weirton Madonna • Two-time first team all-state selection • Named MVP of state championship game and MVP of North-South AllStar game • Wendy’s Heisman winner • An All-Valley and All-OVAC honoree

2009 (FR.)

PERSONAL

2010 (R-FR.)

• Birthday is Jan. 21 • Son of Mike and Maribeth Arlia • One of three children • Majoring in athletic coaching education • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Academic All-Big 12 First Team • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

• Redshirted • 2009 WVU Scout Team Defense Player of the Year • Scout Team Champion: Colorado

HIGH SCHOOL

• Starter at linebacker and tight end for coach John Bowers at Morgantown High • Two-time all-state performer, first team as a senior, second team as a junior • Finished with 58 tackles, five sacks and two fumble recoveries as a senior

ARLIA’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2012 9 7 43 2011 2 0 0 Totals 11 7 43

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 17 • Son of Michael Anderson and Kathy and Jack Torsney • One of four children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll ANDERSON’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2012 10 6 3 9 0.5/1 0 1 1 0 0 2011 13 9 8 17 4/9 0 0 0 0 0 2010 13 3 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 36 18 14 32 4.5/10 0 1 1 0 0

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Avg. 6.1 0 6.1

TD Long 0 14 0 0 0 14


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JUSTIN

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Arndt

Arndt 6-2, 230,r-So. | Martinsburg | Martinsburg, W.Va.

5-11, 212, r-Fr. | Martinsburg | Martinsburg, W.Va.

2012 (R-FR.)

2012 (FR.)

SHEPHERD 2011 (FR.)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Sat out to meet transfer eligibility requirements

• Redshirted • WVU Defensive Scout Team Champion: Oklahoma State • Played for coach David Walker at Martinsburg High • Helped lead Martinsburg to a 28-0 record and two Class 3A state championships as a • junior and senior • Two-time state championship MVP • Named all-state first team as a senior • Led team in tackles for loss (15) as a senior • Returned interception 97 yards for touchdown against Morgantown • Led team with 959 yards rushing and scored 22 touchdowns

• Member of Shepherd football team

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 25 • Son of Jeff and Brenda Arndt • One of two children • Majoring in biology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Dec. 22 • Son of Doug and Beth Arndt • One of five children • Majoring in sport management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

CB ISHMAEL

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Played for coach David Walker at Martinsburg High • Lettered in football, basketball and track • Helped lead Martinsburg to the 2010 Class 3A State Championship • Earned 3A All-State honors as a senior • Finalist for the Hunt and Huff Awards • Played in the state North-South All-Star Game • Finished with 108 tackles as a senior • Returned an interception and blocked punt for a touchdown

2010 (FR.)

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• Redshirted • Scout Team Champion: Connecticut, Louisville

PREP SCHOOL

• Coached by Robert Prunty at Hargrave Military • Finished with four interceptions • Rivals.com prep school third-ranked cornerback and Top 25 nationally • Finished with an interception on the goal line against South Alabama • Blocked a punt against Walter Reed Prep

BANKS

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Stu Brown at Varina High • Second team All-Central Region • Had 47.5 tackles, four tackles for loss, 15 pass breakups and two forced fumbles as a senior • Returned four interceptions for 67 yards and a touchdown

6-0, 182, r-Jr. | Hargrave Military | Richmond, Va.

Played in 24 career games and started four

2012 (R-SO.)

• Played in 11 games and started his last four games at field cornerback until a knee injury at Iowa State sidelined him for the final two games • Moved from cornerback to safety in the spring and back to cornerback during 2012 season • Finished with 20 tackles for the season, including 18 solo stops • Set career high with four solo stops against TCU • Finished with three solo stops versus Kansas State • Had two solo tackles versus Baylor • Registered three total tackles versus Marshall, including two solo stops

PERSONAL

2011 (R-FR.)

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2012 11 18 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 2011 13 9 2 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 24 27 4 31 0 1 0 0 0 0

• Birthday is Jan. 17 • Son of Dwight and Carol Banks • One of three children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies BANKS’ DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

• Added depth at left cornerback and played on passing downs • Saw action in all 13 games and was used on more than 100 plays on defense • Recorded two tackles against Clemson • Had three tackles and a pass defended against LSU

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BARBER 6-1, 233, Jr. | Davie | Mocksville, N.C.

6-1, 188, r-Jr. | Glades Central | Belle Glade, Fla.

2012 (JR.)

Has played in 22 career games and started six

• Added depth at free safety and saw action on special teams • Played in three games until a shoulder injury against Maryland sidelined him for the remainder of the season, forcing him to medically redshirt • Finished with nine tackles, including four unassisted tackles, one sack, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup • Had a season-high six tackles against James Madison, including a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss

2012 (SO.)

• Played in 12 games in 2012 at Will linebacker, including four starts • Finished with 34 tackles for the season, including 18 solo tackles, one sack, 2.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery • Finished with five tackles against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl • Made four total tackles, including one solo against Kansas • Against Oklahoma, tied or set season bests in solo stops (3), assisted tackles (4), total tackles (7) and pass breakups (1) • Had first career fumble recovery and four total tackles against TCU • Against Kansas State, recorded first career sack, two tackles for loss and two solo tackles

2011 (SO.)

• Added depth at free safety and was used extensively on special teams • Played in 11 games • Made first career start at Cincinnati and finished with a personal-best six tackles, including tying for game-high honors with four assisted tackles • Had first career fumble recovery against Bowling Green

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2011 (FR.)

• Saw action at middle linebacker as a true freshman • Played in 12 games and started two • Finished with 23 total tackles, including two for loss and had three pass breakups • WVU Special Teams Champion: Maryland • Season-high six tackles against Clemson in the Orange Bowl, including one for loss and two pass breakups • In his first career start, posted four tackles against Pitt, including two solo stops

2010 (FR.)

• Played in 13 games • Finished with five tackles, including four solo stops

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Jessie Hester • Florida Class 2A all-state first team • Collected 62 tackles and 10 interceptions as a senior • Helped lead Glades Central to a 13-2 record and state 2A championship game

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Doug Illing at Davie High • Four-year starter who helped lead Davie to a record of 27-24, including a 9-7 mark in • 2010 and an appearance in the North Carolina 4A state championship game • Finished career with 529 total tackles, 78 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks and one interception

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 4 • Son of the late Jerlean Bell • Godmother is Cathy Seider and brother is Nija Peterkin • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Oct. 20 • Son of Lee and Dreama Barber • Enrolled in general studies • One of four children • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

BELL’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 3 4 5 9 1.5/5 1/4 0 1 0 0 2011 11 4 6 10 0 0 0 1 0 1 2010 13 4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 27 12 12 24 1.5/5 1/4 0 2 0 1

BARBER’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

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Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 10 18 16 34 2.5/13 1/10 0 1 0 1 2011 12 13 10 23 2/6 0 0 3 0 0 Totals 22 31 26 57 4.5/19 1/10 0 4 0 1

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[ ISAIAH BRUCE ]

BRUCE 6-1. 231, r-So.| Providence | Jacksonville, Fla.

2012 (R-FR.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Earned Iron Mountaineer honors in Spring 2013 • Played in all 13 games at Sam linebacker, starting 12 • Named Freshman All-American (collegefootballnews.com, FoxSports.com, Phil Steele) • Named All-BIg 12 Conference Second Team (San Antonio Express-News) and honorable mention (AP) • Ranked No. 12 in the Big 12 in total tackles and tied for No. 6 in fumbles recovered • Led WVU in assisted tackles (43) and tied for the lead in fumbles recovered (2) and interceptions (2); also was second in total tackles (94), third in solo tackles (51) and fourth in tackles for loss (6.5) • Made eight tackles against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl, including six assisted tackles • Against TCU, finished with nine tackles, including seven solo stops and had first career interception • Record nine total tackles and four assisted tackles against Kansas State • At Texas, tied a career high with seven solo tackles; also had a fumble recovery and the first pass breakup of his career • Collected team highs with 13 total tackles and six solo tackles against Baylor; also tied for a game high with seven assisted tackles • Against James Madison, notched a game- and career-high two tackles for loss and team highs in total tackles (9) and assisted tackles (5); also assisted on a sack • Registered game highs in tackles (16), assisted tackles (9) and fumble recoveries (1); also had seven solo tackles and one tackle for loss versus Marshall • Was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week after his performance versus Marshall • Scored the first touchdown of his career versus Marshall, returning a fumble 43 yards

2011 (FR.) • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Paul Peterson at Providence High • Four-year starter who helped lead Providence to a record of 33-11 over his career, including a 10-2 record as a senior and an appearance in the regional finals • 2010 Jacksonville Times-Union Super 24 • Three-time first team all-city • State champion in the 300-meter hurdles

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 11 • Son of Robert Spenser and Virginia Bruce • One of three children • Majoring in business management BRUCE’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 51 43 94 6.5/17 0.5/1 2/12 3 0 2/43

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13

[ ANDREW BUIE ]

BUIE 5-9, 190, Jr. | Trinity Christian Academy | Jacksonville, Fla.

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2012 (SO.)

• Team’s top option at running back and paced squad with 851 rushing yards • Finished season ranked No. 9 in the Big 12 in rushing (65.5 avg./g) • Rushed for more than 100 yards for the second time with a game-best 100-yard showing vs. Kansas; day included a two-yard score • Netted a team-best 53 rushing yards at Oklahoma State • Paced team with 71 rushing yards at Texas Tech • Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the Texas game after rushing for career-best 207 yards on 31 carries and two scores • Crucial in Texas win, pushing WVU to victory with 63 yards on seven carries and a touchdown in team’s final drive • Finished with a game-best 281 all-purpose yards at Texas, including 66 yards on three catches • Earned second straight start against Baylor and rushed for a game-best 82 yards, on 25 attempts, for two one-yard touchdowns, the first two-score game of his career

2011 (FR.)

• Played in 11 games and started two • Finished with 172 yards on 51 carries and caught 13 passes for 85 yards

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Verlon Dorminey at Trinity Christian Academy • Miami Herald Florida Top 100 • Orlando Sentinel Florida Top 100 • SuperPrep Florida Top 100 • 2010 Jacksonville Times-Union Super 24

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 9 • Son of Andrew Buie and Katina Kelly • Majoring in communications studies BUIE’S RUSHING STATISTICS Year Games 2012 13 2011 11 Totals 24

Att Yards 179 851 51 172 230 1,023

Avg, 4.8 3.4 4.4

BUIE’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2012 13 28 318 2011 11 13 85 Totals 24 41 403

Avg. 11.4 6.5 9.8

TD Long 7 30 1 12 8 30

TD Long 0 42 0 20 0 42

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F O O T B A L L

OL

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MICHAEL

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calicchio

brown 6-3, 308, So.| Bridgeton |Bridgeton, N.J.

6-9, 325, r-Jr. | C.W. Post | Brooklyn, N.Y.

2012 (FR.)

• Saw action in 11 games • Finished with 11 tackles, including eight solo tackles, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble • Tied a career high with two solo stops at Iowa State • Against Oklahoma, tied career highs with one tackle for loss and one assisted tackle; also set career highs with three total tackles and one forced fumble • Collected his first career tackle for loss against Kansas State

HIGH SCHOOL

2012 (R-SO.)

• Did not see any game action

2011 (R-FR.)

• Earned a letter as an offensive tackle at LIU Post • Helped lead Pioneers to a 7-4 record and a share of the PSAC East title • Part of line that paved the way for the offense to post 4,716 yards of total offense and average 33.5 points per game

2010 (FR.)

• Redshirted • WVU Offensive Scout Team Champion: Cincinnati, Louisville

• Played for coach Dave Ellen at Bridgeton High • Saw action in seven games, helping lead the team to a 6-4 record • Finished the season with 35 tackles (14 solo, 21 assisted) and two sacks • As a junior, finished with 40 tackles and three sacks • Completed 2009 with 22 tackles (12 solo, 10 assisted), one sack and one forced fumble

PREP SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL

• Team captain for coach Don Laurendi at Xaverian High • Helped lead the Clippers to a 6-4 record and No. 15 ranking in New York as a senior • Named all-league as a senior and participated in the senior all-star game

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Aug. 31 • Son of Ronnie Brown and Ansanette Holland • One of five children • Enrolled in general studies

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Jan. 7 • Son of Anthony and Angela Calicchio • One of seven children • Brother Sean was an All-American offensive lineman at Massachusetts • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

BROWN’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 11 8 3 11 2/2 0 0 0 1 0

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Played offensive line at Valley Forge Military

[ CHRISTIAN BROWN ]

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CB

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TERRELL

CHESTNUT

CAMPBELL 6-4, 212, r-So. | East Ridge | Clermont, Fla.

5-11, 177, r-So. | Pottsgrove | Pottstown, Pa.

2012 (R-FR.)

2012 (R-FR.)

• Added depth at inside receiver, seeing action in 11 games • Finished with two catches for 19 yards, a touchdown and a long of nine yards • Earned first career start at Texas Tech and brought in a career-long catch of nine yards • Turned first career catch into a touchdown, as he connected with Geno Smith on a four-yard toss against JMU • Redshirted

• Saw action at boundary cornerback • Played in six games and started three • Assisted on a tackle against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl before leaving the game with a knee injury • Tied season-high with two tackles against Kansas, including a tackle for loss • Season-high two tackles and a pass breakup at Iowa State • Earned first career start against Oklahoma, finishing with a solo tackle and a pass breakup • Saw first career action against TCU

HIGH SCHOOL

2011 (FR.)

2011 (FR.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

16

• Coached by Bud O’Hara at East Ridge High • Played four years and started two • Helped lead East Ridge to a four-year record of 31-13, including an 8-2 mark as a senior • Finished 2010 with 43 catches for 639 yards and seven touchdowns • As a junior, he finished with 31 catches for 486 yards, an average of 14.6 yards per catch and three touchdowns

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by former Mountaineer Rick Pennypacker at Pottsgrove High • As a four-year starter, helped lead Pottsgrove to a four-year record of 469, including a 10-3 mark in 2010 • Four-time first team all-state • Played in the 2011 Big 33 Game between Ohio and Pennsylvania • Two time PAC-10 MVP of the Year • Two time All-Southeastern Pennsylvania • 2010 Maxwell Football Club Mini Maxwell Award • 2010 PAC-10 Defensive Player of the Year

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 13 • Son of Diondrae Campbell and Alesha Culp • One of six children • Majoring in sociology and anthropology

PERSONAL CAMPBELL’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2012 11 2 13

Avg. 6.5

• Birthday is Dec. 10 • Son of Charlotte Barnes • One of seven children • Majoring in sociology and anthropology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

TD Long 1 9

[ TERRELL CHESTNUT ]

CHESTNUT’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 6 3 3 6 1/4 0 0 2 0 0

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HODARI

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christian

CHILDRESS 6-5, 234, r-Fr. | The Kinkaid School | Houston, Texas

6-0, 218, Fr. | McKeesport | McKeesport, Pa.

2012 (FR.)

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Nov. 24 • Son of Hodari and Shureeka Christian • Majoring in biology

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 1 • Son of Ray and Kara Childress • Father was a five-time NFL Pro Bowl selection for the Houston Oilers, a two-time All American at Texas A&M and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame • One of five children • Enrolled in general studies

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Coached by Jim Ward at McKeesport High • 2012 Pennsylvania Sportswriters Class 4A All-State linebacker • 2012 Coaches/Pennsylvania Football News Class 4A All-State Second Team linebacker • Two-year starter at linebacker and running back • Recorded 57 tackles, including 43 solo tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries in nine games as a senior • Rushed for 546 yards, averaging 5.87 yards per carry with three touchdowns • All-Class 4AFoothills Conference linebacker in 2012 • No. 19 on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Top 25 Pennsylvania football players • Named to the 2012 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 25 • Member of the 2012 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 • McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33 team • Played in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl

• Coached by Steve Hill at The Kinkaid School • Led team to a 20-1 record in two seasons as a starter, winning back-toback Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) championships in 2010 and 2011 • Completed 184-of-292 passes for 3,171 yards and 41 touchdowns and only seven interceptions in 10 games as a senior, completing 63 percent of his passes • No. 6 in passing yards and No. 2 in touchdown passes in the Houston area • Threw for 300 or more yards in six games and 400 or more yards in one game • Finished 2010 season completing 177-of-307 passes for 2,658 yards, 25 touchdowns and 13 interceptions • Threw for 300 or more yards in three games • Two-time all-SPC first team quarterback • Invited to the 2012 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl • ESPNU Top 150 recruit

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CHRONIGER 6-0, 205, r-Sr. | Towson | Hyattsville, Md.

6-3, 252, r-So. | George Washington | Alum Creek, W.Va.

2012 (R-JR.)

2012 (R-FR.)

• Walk-on who sat out to complete transfer requirements

• Gave the Mountaineers a big and strong blocker as a fullback • Played in 13 games and started six • Grabbed second catch of season vs. Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl; also earned starting nod • Hauled in first career catch vs. Oklahoma, a 19-yard gain • Earned second career start at Texas • Earned first career playing time and start against Marshall

TOWSON

• Versatile athlete who played multiple positions • Missed 2010 and 2011 seasons with injuries • Played in 11 games as a true freshman • Third-leading rusher with 154 yards on 59 carries • Completed 19-of-50 passes for 183 yards and two touchdowns • Ran for 97 yards on 11 carries and scored a touchdown against Delaware

2011 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Offensive Scout Team Champion: Marshall

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

HIGH SCHOOL

• Two-year starting quarterback for coach Bill McGregor at DeMatha High • Named all-state second team as a senior • Earned All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference First-Team honors twice • Passed for 1,375 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior • Also ran for 1,100 yards and nine touchdowns • Accounted for 31 touchdowns as a senior • Starting quarterback in the Maryland all-star game • Finished with 13 interceptions as a sophomore

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Steve Edwards at George Washington High • Helped lead George Washington to a combined record of 32-6 as a threeyear starter, including an 11-1 record as a senior • Finalist for Hunt Award, given to the top lineman in West Virginia • Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl, a regional all-star game in Baltimore • Invited to play in the West Virginia North-South All-Star Game • Participated in the US Army National Combine.

PERSONAL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Feb. 15 • Son of Joan Peacock and Thomas Chroniger • One of five children • Brother Ben plays at Towson • Stepfather is Rick Peacock, regional manager for USA Football • Majoring in philosophy

• Birthday is Jan. 10 • Son of Chuck and Roxanne Clay • Majoring in computer science • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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CLARKE 6-7, 273, r-Sr. | Allderdice | Pittsburgh, Pa.

Has played in 29 career games and started 22

2012 (R-JR.)

• Earned Iron Mountaineer honors in Spring 2013, only three-time honoree in WVU history • Starter at defensive end • Named All-Big 12 Conference honorable mention (AP) • Finished with 26 tackles, including 13 unassisted tackles, 1.5 sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss and three pass breakups • Established a career high in tackles for loss (2.5) and recorded three total tackles against Oklahoma • Made return from injury versus Kansas State after sitting out Texas Tech game • Recorded season highs with five tackles and one tackle for loss against Baylor; also matched a season high with one pass breakup

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2011 (R-SO.)

• Defensive end who started 11 of 13 contests in 2011 • Tied game high with one sack against Clemson in the Orange Bowl • Recorded a career-high nine total tackles at USF, including eight unassisted and one tackle for loss • Registered first career sack and had two tackles at Rutgers; also tied for a team high with one tackle for loss • Recorded three tackles against UConn; had team-high one pass breakup (first of his career) • Made first career start against Marshall, registering four tackles

2010 (R-FR.)

• Played in four games • Sustained an ankle injury in the Marshall game that hampered his performance most of the 2010 season

2009 (FR.)

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Don Schmidt at Taylor Allderdice High • Pittsburgh North-South All-Star • Two-time Tribune Review All-City League as tight end and linebacker • Pennsylvania Top 40 lineman

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 4 • Son of William and Beverly Clarke • Father starred in basketball at Duquesne • One of three children • Majoring in criminology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

CLARKE’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 12 13 13 26 6.5/11 1.5/8 0 3 0 0 2011 13 19 15 34 5/25 2/16 0 1 0 0 2010 4 1 1 2 0.5/2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 33 29 62 12/38 3/24 0 4 0 0

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COOK 5-11, 203, r-Sr. | Shaw | Cleveland, Ohio

Has played in 38 career games and started 23

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2012 (R-JR.)

• Second-year starter at boundary safety • Tied for No. 43 nationally in forced fumbles and No. 82 in solo tackles • Ranked No. 4 in the Big 12 in fumbles forced and tied for No. 23 in total tackles • Tied for the team lead with three forced fumbles; also was third in solo tackles (56), third in pass pass breakups (5) and fourth in total tackles (75) • Forced a fumble near the goal line with under less than four minutes remaining to seal the victory at Iowa State • At Iowa State, had seven solo stops, two pass breakups and a tackles for loss; also recorded nine total tackles and forced one fumble • Had first interception of season, two tackles and a pass breakup against Baylor • Had a sack, tackle for loss and forced fumbles (2) against Maryland, one of which was returned 51 yards for a touchdown by Doug Rigg

2011 (R-SO.)

• First-year starter at bandit safety, starting all 13 games • Ranked No. 14 in the Big East in total tackles • Second on the team in tackles (85), solo tackles (51), assisted tackles (34) and interceptions (2) • Had a pivotal 99-yard fumble return for touchdown in Orange Bowl; also collected four total tackles

2010 (R-FR.)

• Played in 13 games • Finished with nine tackles, including eight solo stops and a fumble recovery

2009 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Scout Team Champion: Connecticut

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Rodney Brown at Shaw High • AP Division II All-Ohio First Team • Had 99 tackles, 20 sacks and caused six fumbles on defense

PERSONAL

• Birthday is July 17 • Son of Chris and Corie Cook • One of four children • Graduated in May 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies • Working on a second bachelor’s degree in business • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll COOK’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 12 56 19 75 3/11 1/8 1/0 5 3 0 2011 13 51 34 85 1/1 0 2/21 4 0 2/99 2010 13 8 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 Totals 38 115 54 169 4/12 1/8 3/21 9 3 3/99

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5-10, 176, r-Fr. | Miami, Fla. | Miami, Fla.

6-5,244, So. | Pinecrest Academy |Cumming, Ga.

2012 (FR.)

Moved from cornerback to wide receiver in the spring

• Played in all 13 games • Handled the field goal, punting and extra point snapping duties

2012 (FR.)

• Redshirted to meet transfer eligibility requirements

HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Nov. 21 • Son of Vernon, Sr., and Theodosia Davis • Majoring in sport management

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 16 • Son of Paul and Cheryl DePalma • One of two children • Majoring in general engineering • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Started at tight end, defensive end and long snapper for coach Charles Wiggins at Pinecrest • An all-county tight end as a senior • At the Rubio Long Snapping Nationals in 2012, his 15-yard snap time was .69 • Ranked No. 6 nationally by Chris Rubio Long Snapping in 2012 • Four-year starter in basketball • Was an all-region and two time all-county performer • Scored more than 1,000 points in his career • Member of the national honor society • Named for the school’s Top Athlete Award

• Played for Coach Chevas Clementes at Coral Reef High • Florida 8A All-State First Team defensive back • Earned Miami-Dade First Team honors • Finished with two interceptions and no catches allowed • Had 491 receiving yards and three touchdowns • Had 25 tackles and four interceptions as a junior • As a junior caught 32 passes for 649 yards and six touchdowns

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DILLON

DEMKO 6-6, 260,r-Jr. | Mount Caramel Area | Kulpmont, Pa.

6-1, 200, So. | Apopka | Apopka, Fla.

2012 (R-SO.)

2012 (FR.)

• Did not see game action

• Added depth at boundary safety and was used on special teams • Played in all 13 games • Finished with 20 tackles, including 14 solo tackles and a forced fumble • Established season highs with four solo tackles and one forced fumble at Texas Tech • Set career highs in total tackles (4) and assisted tackles (3) vs. JMU

2011 (R-FR.)

• Played in four games and finished with three tackles • Season-high two assisted tackles against Bowling Green

2010 (FR.)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Redshirted • WVU Scout Team Champion: USF, Louisville

• Three-year starter for coach Rick Darlington at Apopka High • Combined for a record of 30-9, including an appearance in the Florida 6A state championship game • 2011 Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida Second Team Defense • Played in the 2011 Central Florida All-Star Game for the East Side • No. 56 on Orlando Sentinel 2012 Florida Top 100 • No. 10 on Orlando Sentinel 2012 Central Florida Super60

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Bob Chesney at Mount Carmel Area High • Two-time Associated Press all-state DE, first team in 2009 and second team in 2008 • Pennsylvania Football News 2A Second Team All-State • 2008 Reading Eagle Defensive Player of the Year • 2008 Sunbury Daily Item Defensive Player of the Year • In an injury-shortened senior year, he had 38 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a fumble recovery

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 11 • Son of Kimberly Dillon • One of three children • Enrolled in general studies

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 1 • Son of Tom and Peggy Demko • One of four children • Majoring in finance • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • President’s List • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

DILLON’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year GP T A TT TFL PBU INT FF FR 2012 13 14 6 20 0 0 0 1 0

[ TREVOR DEMKO ]

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Eggleston

EGER 6-6, 302, r-Sr. | Thomas Jefferson | Pleasant Hills, Pa.

5-11, 176, r-Fr. | The Kinkaid School | Houston, Texas

2012 (FR.)

Has played in 28 career games with 19 starts Moved from tackle to center during the spring

• Redshirted • WVU Offensive Scout Team Champion: Oklahoma

2012 (R-JR.)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Three-sport athlete at The Kinkaid School • Helped lead Kinkaid to a 20-1 record in two seasons as a starter, winning back-to-back • Two-time All-Southwest Preparatory Conference • 2010 SPC Player of the Year • Finished with 1,450 rushing yards, 800 receiving yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior • Had 1,157 yards and 14 touchdowns rushing as a junior • Finished with 51 catches for 685 yards and 14 touchdowns • Earned two SPC all-conference honors in baseball and one in wrestling

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 8 • Son of Bobby and Melissa Eggleston • One of four children • Majoring in engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2011 (R-SO.)

• Played in 13 games and started 12 at right tackle • Made his first career start against Marshall • Saw time on 837 offensive plays in 2011 • Season-high 82 plays against Clemson • Used on 60 or more plays in 10 games • Used on 70 or more plays in five games • Finished the year with 24 knockdowns • Season-high five knockdowns against Clemson

[ PAT EGER ]

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Played all 13 games in 2012, including six starts at right tackle, one at right guard and finished the season as the backup for both guard positions • Named All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention (AP) • Used on 562 offensive plays • Had 19 knockdowns on the season • Started at right guard vs. Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl and finished with one knockdown on 58 offensive plays • Netted two knockdowns on three plays vs. Oklahoma • Tallied two knockdowns on 46 plays at Oklahoma State • Saw time on 10 special teams plays off the bench against TCU • Came off the bench to register one knockdown on 37 plays against Kansas State • Tallied three knockdowns on 59 plays at Texas Tech • Earned time on 77 plays in Texas win and tallied one knockdown • Saw time on 88 plays in Baylor win and earned two knockdowns • Tallied one knockdown on 53 plays in Maryland win • Saw time on 65 plays against JMU and tallied three knockdowns • Earned three knockdowns on 65 plays against Marshall

2010 (R-FR.)

• Played in three games • Scout Team Champion: Louisville

2009 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Scout Team Champion: Auburn

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coach by Bill Cherpak at Thomas Jefferson High • Harrisburg Patriot News Platinum 33 Team • WPIAL Class AAA All-State First Team • Associated Press Class AAA All-State First Team • Helped Thomas Jefferson to a pair of PIAA Class AAA state titles

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Feb. 14 • Son of Terrie and the late Mike Eger • One of two children • Majoring in sports management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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FEIGT

EZEMMA 6-2, 235, r-Sr. | New Haven | Pomona, N.Y.

6-7, 314, r-Sr. | Mercersburg Academy | Berlin, Germany

2012 (R-JR.)

Has played in 19 career games and started seven

• Played in 12 games at defensive end • Used on special teams • Finished with five tackles, including one sack

2012 (R-JR.)

• Saw action at right tackle, including starting the final six games • Saw action on 396 plays during 2012 • Tallied a season-best four knockdowns on 82 plays vs. Oklahoma • Registered three knockdowns on 91 plays at Oklahoma State • Second career start against TCU • Saw action on all 90 plays against TCU and finished with two knockdowns

2011 (JR.)

• Redshirted • Defensive Scout Team Champion: Cincinnati

NEW HAVEN 2010 (SO.)

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2011 (R-SO.)

• Helped lead New Haven to an 8-2 record and the Northeast 10 title • Recorded 15 solo and 11 assists for 26 total tackles • Second on the team with 7.5 tackles for loss • Also second on the team with four sacks and two forced fumbles

• Saw action at right tackle • Moved from defensive line during spring • Played in four games and started one against Pitt

2009 (FR.)

2010 (R-FR.)

• Saw time in eight games • Recorded eight tackles, including five unassisted

• Saw limited action • Scout Team Champion: Louisville, Pitt

HIGH SCHOOL

2009 (FR.)

• Played for Bari Vitolo at Ramapo Senior High • Earned all-section, all-county and all-league honors

• Redshirted

PERSONAL

• Coached by Dan Walker at Mercersburg Academy • All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League • Hagerstown Herald-Mail All-Area Second Team • Came to Mercersburg (Pa.) Academy during his junior year after growing up in Germany

HIGH SCHOOL

• Birthday is Jan. 23 • Son of Ambrose and Glory Ezemma • One of five children • Majoring in chemistry • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Nov. 23 • Son of Andre Rogalski and Andrea Feigt • Married to the former Katelyn Williams, an All-American high jumper at WVU • Majoring in public administration • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Academic All-Big 12 First Team • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

[ DOZIE EZEMMA ]

[ CURTIS FEIGT ]

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GARRISON 5-8, 182, Jr. | Pearland | Pearland, Texas

Has played in 22 career games with eight starts

2012 (SO.) • Returned from knee injury suffered in Orange Bowl practice and finished with 207 rushing yards and two touchdowns • Also had nine catches for 43 yards with a long reception of 11 yards • Paced team with 54 rushing yards against Kansas State; also caught a season-high four catches for 30 yards • Scored first touchdown of the season with a two-yard rush at Texas Tech; day included a season-best 42 rushing yards on nine carries • Saw first action of 2012 season against Maryland

2011 (FR.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Played in 12 games and started eight • Made first career start against Bowling Green and had a breakout game, registering a career-best 291 yards on 32 rushes and two touchdowns; yardage was NCAA’s second-best single game total in 2011 • His 291 yards rushing tied Kerry Marbury (Temple, 10/23/71) for the second-best rushing performance in school history; rushing total was the single-game best for a WVU freshman • Ranked No. 6 in Big East in rushing (57.1) • Led team with 742 rushing yards • ECAC Offensive Rookie of the Year

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Tony Heath at Pearland High • Led team to a 16-0 record and Texas 5A state championship as a senior • 2010 Texas APSE Class 5A first team all-state offense • 2010 Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston Offensive Player of the Year • 2010 Touchdown Club of Houston Offensive Player of the Year • 2010 Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston First Team Offense • 2010 District 24-5A MVP • For his career, he had 607 carries for 4,261 yards rushing and 62 touchdowns

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 15 • Son of Daryl and Shondalon Guillot • One of four children • Majoring in criminology GARRISON’S RUSHING STATISTICS Year Games 2012 10 2011 12 Totals 22

Att Yards 46 207 136 742 182 949

Avg, 4.6 5.5 5.2

GARRISON’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2012 10 9 43 2011 12 24 201 Totals 22 33 244

Avg. 4.8 8.4 7.4

TD Long 2 26 6 42 8 42 TD Long 0 11 0 36 0 36

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Glowinski

Gayeski 6-4, 250, r-So. | Deptford | Woodbury, N.J.

6-5, 305, r-Jr. | Lackawanna College | Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

2012 (R-FR.)

Moved from tackle to guard this spring

• Did not see any game action

2012 (JR.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2011 (FR.)

• Redshirted

• Redshirted • WVU Scout Team Offensive Champion: Baylor

HIGH SCHOOL

JUNIOR COLLEGE

• Two-year starter for coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College • 2011 NJCAA second team All-American • Helped anchor an offense that was ranked No. 23 nationally in 2011, averaging 388.36 • yards per game • Rushing offense was ranked No. 6, averaging 239 rushing yards per game • Team averaged 327.6 total yards and 138.5 rushing yards during the 2010 season

• Three-year letterman and two-year starter for coach Mike Blackiston at Deptford High • As a senior, had 74 tackles, eight sacks, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries • Started in the Adam Taliaferro All-Star Football Classic • West Jersey Football League-Independence Division All-Star First Team Defense • Gloucester County Times All-Defensive Team First Team • First Team All-West Jersey League • Courier Post All-Group 3 First Team Defense • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played for GAR Memorial High in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. • Was a three-year and two-way starter • Helped lead team to a 26-8 record • Team averaged 331.5 rushing yards per game in 2009, 218.9 rushing yards per game • in 2008 and 193.9 rushing yards per game in 2007

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Jan. 18 • Son of James and Lisa Gayeski • One of two children • Majoring in nursing • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 3 • Son of Mark and Dawn Glowinski • One of two children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

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EASTERN MICHIGAN 2010 (R-FR.)

• Played in three games at Eastern Michigan with one catch for 18 yards against Toledo

2009 (FR.)

Gourdine

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played for former Mountaineer standout Damon Cogdell at Miramar High • Finished with 38 catches for 600 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior • Had 40 receptions for 700 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior

6-0, 190, r-Sr. | Miramar | Miami, Fla.

PERSONAL

2012 (R-JR.)

• Birthday is Aug. 14 • Son of Terrance Gourdine and Brenda Jackson • One of three children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

• Did not see any game action

2011 (R-SO.)

• Sat out to complete transfer requirements

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TANNER

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Grose

Greaves 6-2, 205, Fr. | Sandalwood | Jacksonville, Fla.

5-10, 196, r-Jr. | West Virginia Wesleyan | Princeton, W.Va.

2012 (R-SO.)

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN

• Three-year starter for coach Adam Geis at Sandalwood High • Named to the 2012 Florida Times-Union Super 24 • Earned All-Gateway Conference honors • Collected eight interceptions for his career and returned two of them for touchdowns Ranked No. 9 on the Orlando Sentinel’s North Florida Super60 • Four-star recruit according to ESPN • Three-star recruit according to rivals, Scout and 247sports • Rivals No. 43 safety • Lettered in basketball and track

• Saw action in five of the final six games as a sophomore • Finished with six tackles, including five solo stops • Season-high two tackles against West Virginia State • Played in one game as a freshman

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 25 • Son of Sherry Hall • One of five children • Majoring in engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 30 • Son of Jeff and Tina Grose • One of three children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Played linebacker and wide receiver for coach Ted Spadaro at • Princeton Senior High • Earned Mountain State Athletic Conference honors as a senior • Named second-team all county wide receiver • Finished with 27 catches for 460 yards and four touchdowns • Collected 110 tackles • Awarded team’s most dependable player

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Harper

Haughton-James 6-5, 312,r-So. | American Heritage | Plantation, Fla.

6-1, 212, r-Fr. |Mountain Ridge | Frostburg, Md.

2012 (FR.)

2012 (R-FR.)

• Redshirted

• Saw action in two games • Had right knee injury at the end of September that sidelined him for the remainder of the season

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

HIGH SCHOOL

• Three-year, two-way starter for coach Roy Devore at Mountain Ridge High • Recorded 52 tackles, five tackles for loss, three interceptions, five fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles in 2011 • Rushed for 1,334 yards on 187 carries, totaling 24 all-purpose touchdowns on offense Finished 2010 with 72 tackles, one tackle for loss, nine interceptions and one fumble recovery on defense, while recording 1,860 all-purpose yards, along with 18 touchdowns on offense • 2011 Maryland small school first team defense • 2010 Maryland small school second team defense • 2011 Cumberland Times-News Co-Defensive Player of the Year • 2010 Cumberland Times-News first team defense and second team offense • 2010 Mineral Times Daily News-Tribune Player of the Year • 2009 Cumberland Times-News honorable mention offense

2011 (FR.)

• Redshirted • WVU Offensive Scout Team Champion: Bowling Green

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Byron Walker at American Heritage • Played left tackle in 2010 • Named Broward County First-Team Offense in 3A-1B • Florida Sun Sentinel Top 50 Seniors in Broward County • Played in the 2011 Miami Dolphins Dade vs. Broward All-Star Football Game presented by Under Armour • Played right tackle in 2009, helping guide Western to a 6-4 record

PERSONAL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 16 • Son of David Haugton-James and Tina McCabe, and Kimberly Anderson • One of three children • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Enrolled in general studies

• Birthday is March 28 • Son of Boyd and Jane Harper • One of six children • Enrolled in general studies • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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jackson

hope 6-3, 245, So. | The Woodlands | The Woodlands, Texas

6-3, 338,r-So. | St. Edward | Euclid, Ohio

2012 (FR.)

2012 (R-FR.)

• Added depth at Buck inebacker and was used on special teams • Played in 12 games • Finished with 14 tackles for the season, including 10 solo stops and two tackles for loss • Season-high six tackles, including four unassisted tackles and two tackles for loss against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl

• Added depth at guard • Did not see game action

2011 (FR.)

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is April 2 • Son of Juanita Jackson • One of three children • Majoring in journalism

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Dec. 27 • Son of Barb Hope-Rea and Mike Rea and Pat Hope • One of four children • Enrolled in general studies HOPE’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year GP T A TT TFL Sacks PBU FF FR 2012 12 10 4 14 2/2 0 0 0 0

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Coached by Rick Finotti at St. Edward High • Two-year starter who went 15-0 as a senior, won the Ohio Division I championship and was ranked No. 13 in the country by USA Today • Played left tackle in 2010 • Team averaged 268.1 rushing yards per game with three players over 900 yards rushing, while also averaging 115.8 passing yards per game • Participated in the 2010 U.S. Army National Combine

• Two-year starter and three-year letterwinner for coach Mark Schmid at The Woodlands High • Led team to a record of 12-2 and appearance in the Texas 5A state quarterfinals in2011 and 10-1record in 2010 • 2011 Houston Chronicle Top 100 recruit • 2011 Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston Second Team Defense • Texas 5A honorable mention all-state in 2011 • 2011 District 14-5A Defensive Player of the Year

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JENKINS 5-10, 183, r-Sr. | South Fort Myers | Fort Myers, Fla.

Has played in 36 career games and started 11

2012 (R-JR.)

• Played in nine games and started seven at field cornerback • Finished with 33 tackles, including 29 unassisted, a tackle for loss, an interception and two pass breakups • Made four total tackles, including three solo stops versus Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl • Did not play at Oklahoma State and against Kansas State due to injury • Had a two pass breakups with one solo tackle against TCU • Had a career- and team-high eight solo tackles against Marshall

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2011 (R-SO.)

• Played in all 13 games in 2011 and made four starts • Started the final three games of 2011 • Tied a career high with five solo tackles against Clemson; also broke up one pass • Registered a game-high two pass breakups against Pitt, had one tackle for loss and made four total tackles • Collected career-high six tackles and had one pass breakup at Cincinnati • Earned first career start at Rutgers, where he finished with a game-high two interceptions; also tied a game high with two passes defended

2010 (R-FR.)

• Played in all 13 games, mostly used on passing situations • WVU Defensive Champion: Louisville • Registered 18 tackles for the season, including 17 solo stops and two pass breakups

2009 (FR.)

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Grant Redhead at South Fort Myers High • Florida Class 3A Third-Team All-State • One of seven Southwest Florida players invited to play in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game • District 16 Player of the Year

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 7 • Son of Kevin Taylor and Tarshia Jenkins • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll JENKINS’ DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 10 29 4 33 1/3 0 1 2 0 0 2011 13 22 5 27 2/10 0 2 8 0 0 2010 13 17 1 18 0 0 0 2 0 0 Totals 36 68 10 78 3/13 0 3 12 0 0

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Johnson 6-6, 248, r-Fr. | Osseo | Maple Grove, Minn.

6-6, 298, r-Sr. | Trinity | Camp Hill, Pa.

2012 (FR.)

Has played in 26 career games and started one

• Redshirted • WVU Scout Team Offensive Champion: Texas Tech, Kansas

2012 (R-JR.)

• Added depth at right tackle and was used on special teams • Saw action in 13 games at right tackle, including one start • Used on 257 offensive plays • Season-high 52 offensive snaps against Kansas • Earned first career start against Kansas State and saw time on 29 plays • Tallied one knockdown on a career-high 84 plays at Texas Tech

HIGH SCHOOL

• Two-year starter for coach Derrin Lamker at Osseo High • Helped lead Osseo to a 9-2 record in 2011, while recording a 7-3 mark in 2010 • Made 16 receptions for 199 yards and one touchdown in 2011 • Scored three touchdowns on 14 receptions for 169 yards in 2010 • Ranked No. 26 tight end by rivals.com • No. 5 on rivals.com Minnesota Postseason Top 10

2011 (R-SO.)

• Added depth at left tackle and left guard

2010 (R-FR.)

PERSONAL

2009 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Scout Team Champion: East Carolina, Louisville

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Jeff Boger at Trinity High • Harrisburg Patriot News Platinum 33 Team • Two-time AP Class AA first-team all-state

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• Birthday is Dec. 28 • Son of Stephen and Kathleen Kindler • One of five children • Majoring in legal studies • Dean’s List • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

kinsey

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Did not see any game action

• Birthday is March 20 • Son of Jay and Karen Johnson • Enrolled in general studies • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

[ NICK KINDLER ]

6-2, 265, So. | Miami Northwestern | Miami, Fla.

2012 (FR.)

• Played in all 13 games • Finished with four tackles and two pass breakups

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played for coach Billy Rolle at Miami Northwestern HS • As a senior, he helped Northwestern finish with a 7-3 record • Finished with 87 tackles, including 24 for loss, and 10 sacks as a senior • Also forced five fumbles and had three fumble recoveries • Named All-Dade County 8A-6A first team by the Miami Herald

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 6 • Son of Lakika Newsome and Eric Kinsey • One of three children • Enrolled in general studies

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JOSEPH 5-10, 200, So. | Edgewater | Orlando, Fla.

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2012 (FR.) • WVU Defensive Player of the Year • Freshman All-America (collegefootballnews.com, FoxSports.com, Phil Steele) • All-Big 12 Conference Honorable-Mention Team (AP) • Started all 13 games at free safety • First true freshman to start at safety since Robert Sands (2008) • Tied nationally for No. 14 in solo tackles, No. 59 in forced fumbles and No. 85 in total tackles • Tied for fifth in the Big 12 in total tackles and fifth in forced fumbles • Led WVU in solo tackles (76) and in total tackles (104) and tied for the team lead in forced fumbles (3) and interceptions (2); also was second in pass breakups (6) and third in tackles for loss (7) • Recovered a fumble in the end zone that was forced by Darwin Cook to help seal the victory at Iowa State • At Iowa State, set or tied career highs in total tackles (13), solo stops (12), tackles for loss (1) and fumbles recovered (1) • Against Oklahoma, had 10 total tackles and one tackle for loss • Had nine tackles, including eight solo stops vs. TCU, while also recording one tackle for loss and forcing a fumble • At Texas Tech, had nine solo tackles, first interception of his career and one pass breakup • Forced first fumble of his career and notched eight total tackles, six solo stops, and one pass breakup at Texas • Against Maryland, established a career high with one sack and had 1.5 tackles for loss; also collected seven total tackles and five solo stops • Tied a game high with two tackles for loss against Marshall; also collected seven total tackles, including five solo stops

HIGH SCHOOL • Coached by Zac Yarbrough at Edgewater High School • Helped lead Edgewater to a 7-4 record as a senior • Finished 2011 with 126 tackles (97 solo), three sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, four blocked punts and two blocked field goals • Two-time Orlando Sentinel Defensive Player of the Year

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 8 • Son of Marie Joseph • One of two children • Enrolled in general studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team JOSEPH’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 76 28 104 7/25 1/12 2/22 6 3 1

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6-2, 232, r-So. | Bethel Park | Bethel Park, Pa.

5-10, 180, So. | Thomas Worthington | Worthington, Ohio

2012 (FR.)

Moved to will linebacker this spring

• Added depth at boundary cornerback and was used on special teams • Played in all 13 games • Earned first career start against Kansas State • Finished with a solo tackle and a forced fumble against TCU • Registered three tackles against Kansas State, including two solo stops and a pass breakup • Assisted on two tackles and had a pass breakup against JMU • Season-high three solo tackles against Marshall

2012 (R-FR.)

• Saw action in 12 games at Sam linebacker, including one start against Kansas • Finished with three tackles, including one solo stop and a pass breakup vs. Kansas • Tied his season high with five tackles against Oklahoma, including three unassisted tackles • Season-high five tackles, all solo, at Texas Tech • Finished with two tackles against Baylor • Assisted on three tackles and had a pass breakup against Marshall

HIGH SCHOOL

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Jeff Metheny at Bethel Park High • Played wide receiver and safety • Missed first two months of senior season with back injury • Returned in November to help lead Bethel Park to the second round of the WPIAL playoffs and a top-10 ranking in the state • No. 32 on 2011 rivals.com Pennsylvania Postseason top 40 • Named to the 2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Preseason Fabulous 22 list

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 16 • Son of Richmond and Mary Kyeremeh • One of four children • Majoring in engineering • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 26 • Son of Frank and Pam Kwiatkoski • One of two children • Enrolled in general studies

KYEREMEH’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Three-year starter for coach Scott Gordon at Thomas Worthington High • Finished 2011 with 73 tackles, six interceptions that totaled 145 return yards and two touchdowns, four blocked punts with two being returned for touchdowns and twoblocked extra points • Two-time All-OCC Central Division First Team honoree • 2011 Columbus Dispatch All-Metro First Team Defense

2011 (FR.)

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 11 5 16 0 0 0 2 0 1

KWIATKOSKI’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

[ NANA KYEREMEH ]

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 12 17 11 28 0 0 0 3 0 0

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6-1, 199, r-Fr. | Garland | Garland, Texas

OL, 6-4, 312, r-So. | Miami Central | Miami, Fla.

2012 (FR.)

2012 (R-FR.)

• Redshirted

• Added depth at both guard positions • Saw action against Kansas

HIGH SCHOOL

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2011 (FR.)

• Two-year starter for coach Jeff Jordan at Garland High • Named All-District 10-5A first team kicker as a senior • Texas Nike Spring Camp semifinalist • Chris Sailer National Kicking Event Field Goal Last Man Standing champion, as well as being a • finalist in the punting competition • Finished 2011, making 9-of-16 field goals, including conversions from 47 yards, 48 yards and 51 yards • Kicked 49-of-52 extra points and had 15 touchbacks on kickoffs • Made 6-of-10 field goals in 2010, including the longest field goal in school history with a 53 • yarder against Duncanville • Also was successful from 47 yards and 51 yards • Was 18-for-18 on extra points • Split time as a punter, averaging 36 yards per punt on 11 punts for 391 yards

• Redshirted • WVU Scout Team Offensive Champion: Maryland, Cincinnati

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Telly Lockette at Miami Central High • Miami Herald All-Dade County First Team Offense • Played in the 2011 Nike South Florida All-Star Football Game presented by the Tournament of Championships

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 25 • Son of Tommy Lucas • One of four children • Enrolled in general studies

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Dec. 4 • Son of Chris and Rhonda Lambert • Majoring in criminology

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• Played for coach Robert Jacoby at Canevin Catholic High • Collected 54 tackles, including two sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a senior • Finished with nine carries for 47 yards with a long of 12 yards as a junior

PERSONAL

Macioce

• Birthday is Feb. 4 • Son of Chris and Lorraine Macioce • One of two children • Majoring in business management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

5-10, 210, r-Jr. | Allegheny CC | Pittsburgh, Pa.

2012 (R-SO.)

• Did not see any game action • Transferred to WVU from Allegheny CC

ALLEGHENY CC (2010-11)

• Attended school but did not play football

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Majnaric 6-2, 202, r-So. | Akron | Akron, Ohio

6-0, 232, r-Sr. | Green | Akron, Ohio

2012 (R-FR.)

2012 (R-JR.)

• Did not see any game action • Transferred to West Virginia from Akron

• Did not see any game action

2011 (R-SO.)

2011 (FR.)

• Did not see any game action

• Attended Akron but did not play football • Redshirted

2010 (R-FR.)

• Did not see any game action • Scout Team Offensive Champion: Maryland, Louisville

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played for coach Tom Stacy at Green High • Started as a junior but injuries kept him from playing his senior season • All-Suburban League All-Scholar Team

2009 (FR.)

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Three-year letterwinner for coach Tom Stacy at Green High • Team captain as a senior • Four-time Suburban League All-Scholar Team • Suburban League Honorable Mention • Highest grade point average on team as a senior

• Birthday is June 25 • Son of Daniel and Darla Majnaric • One of two children • Brother Nate is on the WVU football team • Majoring in exercise physiology • President’s List • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is June 5 • Son of Daniel and Darla Majnaric • One of two children • Brother Kyle is on the WVU football team • Majoring in athletic coaching education • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • President’s List • Big East Academic All-Star • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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2010 (R-FR.)

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• Started 11 games at Ellsworth Community College • Finished with a team-leading 74 tackles • Collected three pass breakups • Returned a fumble 64 yards for a touchdown • Had a season-high 14 tackles against Iowa Central CC • Registered nine stops against Joilet JC and against Lackawanna JC

Marable

2009 (FR.)

• Attended Ellsworth CC but did not play football

HIGH SCHOOL

2012 (R-JR.)

• Played in two games • Used on special teams • Defensive Scout Team Champion: Texas

• Played for coach Darnell Moore at Bayside High • Registered 55 tackles as a senior, including 20 unassisted • Had a forced fumble and an interception • Finished with three pass breakups • As a junior, he finished with 36 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and eight pass breakups

2011 (R-SO.)

PERSONAL

6-0, 198, r-Sr. | Ellsworth CC | Virginia Beach, Va.

• Birthday is May 26 • Son of Willie Marable and Brenda Rogers • One of four children • Majoring in sport and exercise psychology

• Played in six games, primarily on special teams • Finished with three tackles • Registered solo tackles at Rutgers and Louisville • Defensive Scout Team Champion: Norfolk State

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MATHIS 6-1, 210, r-Fr. | Miramar | Miami, Fla.

6-4, 296, r-Fr. | Manchester | Clinton, Ohio

2012 (FR.)

2012 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Offensive Scout Team Champion: Kansas State

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played three seasons for coach Jim France at Manchester High • Finished career without delivering a bad snap • Graded out at 97 percent in blocking efficiency on a team that amassed more than 4,000 yards • Earned Division IV All-Ohio first team offense honors in 2011, after being named special mention in 2010 • Two-time Northeastern Inland All-District first team offense and All-Pac 7 first team offense member • 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive All-Star • 2011 Akron Beacon Journal Football All-Star • Served as a team captain and earned team MVP award in 2011, while being named the school’s top lineman in 2010

• Two-year starter for former Mountaineer Damon Cogdell at Miramar High • Finished 2011 with 35 receptions for 552 yards and eight touchdowns • Spent 2010 between quarterback, running back and wide receiver • Threw for 713 passing yards and seven touchdowns, while rushing for 167 yards and two touchdowns • Also caught 10 passes for 198 yards • Represented the South Florida squad in the Nike South Florida All-Star game • Named Miami Herald All-Broward County second-team offense • Member of the 2011 Sun Sentinel Class 8A-7A-6A Second-Team Offense • No. 12 on Miami Herald Top 25 2012 recruit list • Came in at No. 39 on Miami Herald 2012 Florida Top 101 • Ranked No. 44 on Orlando Sentinel 2012 Florida Top 100

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 8 • Son of Kevin and Michelle Todd • One of four children • Majoring in English • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Jan. 8 • Son of Delone and Maureen Mathis • Enrolled in general studies

WR IVAN

• Caught a career-best eight catches for 101 yards, in second career start at Maryland • One of three players to finish with over 100 yards receiving at Maryland, the first time three players have netted at least 100 yards on catches in WVU history and the first time since 998 WVU has had multiple 100-yard receivers • Recorded first career touchdown and five receptions versus Marshall

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• Played in 12 games • One catch for four yards against Rutgers • Finished with one carry for two yards against UNLV

HIGH SCHOOL

WR, 6-2, 182, Sr. | Miramar | Miami, Fla.

• Coached by former Mountaineer Damon Cogdell at Miramar High • Played in the U.S. Army All-American game • Named 2009 Florida Class 6A All-State First Team • Sporting News Top 35 • Broward County Florida Times Union No. 1 wide receiver and Super 75 overall • Miami Herald Top 5 in South Florida

Rejoined the team in summer 2013 Has played in 33 career games with 11 starts

2012 (JR.)

• Played in eight games before leaving the team in November • Made one start against TCU • Finished with nine catches for 112 yards, an average of 12.4 yards per catch and a long of 52 yards

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Oct. 5 • Son of Ivan, III, and Azya McCartney • Majoring in communications

2011 (SO.)

• Played in 13 games and started 10 at wide receiver • Named third team All-Big East (Phil Steele) • Ranked No. 7 in the Big East in receptions (3.8 per/g) and No. 9 in receiving yards (45.0 yards/g) • Third on the team in catches and yards and fourth in receiving touchdowns • Tallied a career-best 131 receiving yards against UConn, including a 51-yard catch, also a career best

MCCARTNEY’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches 2012 8 9 2011 13 49 2010 12 1 Totals 33 59

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Millard 6-2, 219, Jr. | Flower Mound | Flower Mound, Texas

5-11, 204, r-Jr. | Parkersburg South | Parkersburg, W.Va.

2012 (SO.)

Has played in 26 career games

• Primary backup at quarterback • Cold off the bench, entered the Oklahoma State game and threw a 37yard touchdown to Stedman Bailey on a fourth-and-13 situation • Attempted a career-high nine passes against JMU • Connected with K.J. Myers on his first pass of 2012 for a three-yard touchdown against Marshall

2012 (R-SO.)

• Served as the team’s holder for field goals and extra points • Added depth at punter

2011 (R-FR.)

• Coached by Cody Vanderford at Flower Mound High • No. 1 nationally rated quarterback in passing and No. 2 in total offense by MaxPreps • Completed 331-of-500 passes for an area-best 4,491 yards and 47 touchdowns in 11 games as a senior • Threw for 300 or more yards in 10 games, 400 or more yards in seven games and 500 or more yards once

PERSONAL

2010 (FR.)

• Connected with Stedman Bailey on a career-long 45-yard pass against Bowling Green • Saw his first collegiate action in fourth quarter against Norfolk State • Connected with Brad Starks on a 30-yard strike against Norfolk State for his first collegiate touchdown

• Birthday is Sept. 9 • Son of Colleen and the late Robert Millard • One of four boys • Married to the former Laura Poe • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big East Academic All-Star • Majoring in multidiscplinary stuides

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played running back, kicked field goals, punted and played safety for coach Jon Bolen at Parkersburg South High • Earned second team all-state honors as a senior and honorable mention as a junior • As a senior, finished with 11 touchdowns, 23 receptions for 460 yards, 40 rushes for 293 yards and six interceptions • Finished 3-for-4 on field goals and 44-of-47 on PATs • Voted North MVP in the North-South All-Star Game • Played in the BACF All-Star Game

MILLARD’S PASSING STATISTICS Year Games Comp. 2012 7 9 2011 4 7 Totals 11 16

Att. Yards Pct. TD Int. Long 19 87 .474 2 1 37 15 124 .467 1 2 45 34 211 .471 3 3 45

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

HIGH SCHOOL

• One of the team’s punters • Also served as the team’s holder on field goals and extra point attempts • Special Teams Champion: Connecticut • Seven punts at Cincinnati for 260 yards and a 37.1 avg.; long punt went for 58 yards and placed two inside the 20-yard line • Despite snow and wind at Rutgers, punted a career-high eight times for 306 yards with a long of 48 yards • Placed an impressive four punts inside the 20-yard line and had two additional punts resulting in a fair catch • Sold punting effort at Syracuse with three punts for 134 yards and a 44.7 avg. • Placed one punt inside the 20 against Syracuse with a long punt of 47 yards • Impressive collegiate debut against UConn, punting five times for 215 yards and a 43.0 avg. • Placed three punts inside the 20 vs. UConn with a long of 47 yards

2011 (FR.)

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 15 • Son of Serge and Cindy Molinari • One of four children • Both sisters played soccer at WVU • Majoring in sport management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Dean’s List • Big East Academic All-Star • Academic All-Big 12 Football First Team • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll MOLINARI’S PUNTING STATISTICS

Year Punts Yards Avg. Long TB FC I20 50+ 2012 1 31 31.0 31 0 0 0 0 2011 30 1,116 37.2 58 2 5 11 1 Totals 31 1,147 37.0 58 2 5 11 1

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MOORE 5-11, 200, r-Jr. | Fairmont State | Fairmont, W.Va.

6-2, 197, r-So. | First Coast | Jacksonville, Fla.

2012 (R-FR.)

Former quarterback who moved to wide receiver during the spring

• Played in nine games • Finished with two catches for nine yards and a touchdown • Long catch of six yards against James Madison

2012 (R-SO.)

• Redshirted to complete transfer requirements • 2012 WVU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year • Offensive Scout Team Champion: Texas, Iowa State as a quarterback

2011 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Offensive Scout Team Champion: Rutgers, USF

FAIRMONT STATE 2011 (SO.)

HIGH SCHOOL

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• When he left FSU, he was fourth in school history in passing yards (3,546), third incareer TDs (31), fourth in total offense (4,324) and fifth in completions (277) • Two-year starting quarterback for the Falcons

• Coached by Marty Lee at First Coast High • Team went 11-1 in 2010, falling in the regional semifinals • 2010 Florida Times-Union Super 75 recruit • 2010 Florida Times-Union Super 24 • 2010 All-First Coast Second-Team Offense • 2010 first team all-conference • Scout.com Top 150 wide receiver • Finished senior season with 600 receiving yards, 18.3 yards per catch and nine touchdowns • Had more than 400 yards receiving and six touchdowns in 2009 • Also played baseball

2010 (FR.)

• WVIAC Offensive Freshman of the Year • Threw for 1,874 yards and 18 touchdowns • Had 2,226 yards of total offense on the year (sixth-most in a single season at FSU)

HIGH SCHOOL

• All-time leading passer at Fairmont Senior • NCAC Player of the Year • First team all-state quarterback and WBOY Athlete of the Year • Finished his career with 6,286 yards and 68 touchdowns • Also lettered in basketball and track.

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Nov. 19 • Son of Kenneth and Andria Myers • One of three children • Majoring in criminology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Feb. 19 • Son of Steve and Barbara Moore • Youngest of three children • Majoring in sociology and anthropology

CB BRANDON

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• Two-year starter for coach Rich Hansen at St. Peter’s Prep • Went 81-for-144 for 1,218 and 11 touchdowns as a quarterback in 2011 • Also rushed 79 times for 460 yards and two touchdowns, while also returning a kickoff • Made two interceptions as a defensive back • Played in the 2011 U.S. Marines Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl • 2011 HCIAL Red Division Co-Player of the Year • HCIAL Red Division first team all-conference offense in 2011 and third team all conference offense in 2010 • 2011 All-Hudson County first team offense and 2010 All-Hudson County third team offense

Napoleon 6-0, 178, r-Fr. | St. Peter’s Prep | Rahway, N.J.

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Nov. 19 • Son of Eugene and Tracey Napoleon • Father was a former Mountaineer standout tailback • One of two children • Majoring in communication studies

2012 (FR.)

• Redshirted

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Nash

Nwachukwu

5-10, 184, r-Fr. | Smyrna | New Smyrna, Del.

6-2, 271, r-Fr. | Wylie | Wylie, Texas

2012 (FR.)

2012 (FR.)

HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

• Redshirted

• Redshirted

• Played for coach Clay Lloyd at Smyrna High • Named first team all-state defensive back and second team as a running back • Finished with 1,374 yards rushing and 20 touchdowns as a senior • Also had 38 tackles and an interception • Earned second team all-state defensive back honors as a junior • Had 887 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns • Had 23 tackles and four pass breakups

• Started two seasons for coach Bill Howard at Wylie High • Two-time unanimous All-District 10-4A first team defense member • Recorded 53 tackles, eight tackles for loss, four sacks, nine quarterback hurries and one forced fumble in 2011 • Played first season of football in 2010, leading Wylie to the Texas 4A state semifinals with an 11-4 record • Finished 2010 with 50 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, three sacks, 11 quarterback hurries, two pass breakups and three forced fumbles • Five-time Wylie News Player of the Week • Dallas Morning News Player of the Week honor in 2010

PERSONAL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Nov. 30 • Son of Emmanuel and Isabel Nwachukwu • One of five children • Enrolled in general studies

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MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Birthday: May 4 • Oldest of three children • Son of Carlton Sr. and Hershell Nash • Enrolled in general studies

Pankey

6-4, 296, r-Fr. | St. Edward | Cleveland, Ohio 6-5, 323, r-Fr. | Hamilton | Hamilton, Ohio

Moved from guard to center during the spring

2012 (FR.)

Returns after having offseason knee surgery and missing spring practice

• Redshirted

2012 (FR.)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Redshirted

• Played two seasons for coach Rick Finotti at St. Edward High • Division I All-Ohio special mention honors in 2011 • Two-time Northeastern Lakes All-District First-Team Offense • Two-time Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive All-Star • No. 3 on the 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top 50 Northeast Ohio football players • Finished career grading out at 93 percent blocking efficiency and 72 pancake blocks • Named to the Division I All-Ohio second team offense in 2010 • High school teammate of WVU offensive lineman Brandon Jackson

HIGH SCHOOL

• Three-year starter for coach Bob Jacoby at Hamilton High • Earned Division I All-Ohio Third Team Offense honors as a senior • Southwest All-District first team offense in 2011, after earning second team honors in 2010 • Three-time All-Greater Miami first team offense member • Team averaged 189 rushing yards in 2011 and a total of 236 yards per game • Helped team to average 347 yards of total offense per game, including 306 rushing yards per game in 2010

PERSONAL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Feb. 15 • Son of John and Debbie Orlosky • One of two children • Enrolled in general studies • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Birthday is Feb. 2 • Son of Leslie Campbell • Majoring in Business and Economics

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PETTEWAY 6-0, 225, Jr. | Steubenville | Steubenville, Ohio

6-4, 283, r-So. | Centerville | Centerville, Ohio

2012 (R-FR.)

Has played in 25 career games

• Added depth at defensive end • Played in all 13 games, making first career start against Kansas State • Assisted on three tackles against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl • Made two solo tackles against Kansas • Tied a season high in solo tackles (3) and total tackles (4) against TCU • Against Kansas State, set a career high with three solo tackles and tied a career high with four total tackles • Against James Madison, had career highs in assisted tackles (4) and total tackles (4); also had first career pass breakup • Saw first action of his career versus Marshall, registering three tackles, including two assisted tackles, versus the Herd

2012 (SO.)

• Saw action in all 13 games, adding depth at Sam linebacker • Moved from safety to the Star linebacker positionFinished with 42 total tackles, including 26 solo stops, 1.5 sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss and three pass breakups • Made seven stops, including five solo tackles against Kansas • Had a career-high two pass breakups, two assisted tackles and an assist on a tackle for loss against Oklahoma • Set career highs in solo tackles (6), assisted tackles (4), total tackles (10), tackles for loss (1.5), sacks (1.5) and pass breakups (1) against TCU

2011 (FR.)

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2011 (FR.)

• Played in 12 games • Added depth at bandit safety and was used extensively on special teams

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Reno Saccoccia at Steubenville High • Helped lead Big Red to a 37-6 as a three-year starter, including finishing 8-3 as a senior and advancing to the first round of the state playoffs • All-Valley captain as a senior • Two-time All-Ohio First Team • Two-time Wheeling Intelligencer All-Valley First Team • Earned Dapper Dan Special Achievement Award

• Coached by Ron Ullery at Centerville High • Team went 17-6 in two seasons, falling in the second round of the Ohio State Championship in 2010 • Finished 2010 season with 86.5 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one forced fumble, three fumble recoveries and one interception • Invited to play in the Pennsylvania-Ohio Big 33 Game

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Oct. 2 • Son of Todd and Theresa Rose • Majoring in political science

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Feb. 2 • Son of Keisha Petteway • One of three children • Majoring in communication studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

ROSE’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 14 11 25 0 0 0 2 0 0

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Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2012 13 26 16 42 4.5/17 1.5/14 0 3 0 0 2011 12 5 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 25 31 19 50 4.5/17 1.5/14 0 3 0 0

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rigg 6-1, 237, Sr. | Bergen Catholic | Oradell, N.J.

Has played in 37 career games and started 18 Moved from Will to Sam linebacker during the spring

2012 (JR.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Second year starter at Will linebacker • Fifth-leading tackler with 58 tackles, including 32 unassisted tackles, one sack, 2.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and an interception • Ranked fourth on the team with 26 assisted tackles • Recorded four or more tackles in seven games • Established career highs as he tied for a game-high nine assisted tackles and 11 total tackles at Texas; also assisted on a tackle for loss • Versus Baylor, tied career highs with one sack, one tackle for loss and five solo tackles • Against Maryland, had a 51-yard fumble return for a touchdown and tied for a game high with seven total tackles; also set a career high with five solo tackles and tied career highs with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery • Made five total tackles, including four solo stops, versus James Madison • Had first career interception versus Marshall; also registered four total tackles, including two solo stops

2011 (SO.)

• Played in 11 games and started nine at strong-side linebacker • Three or more tackles in four games • Forced fumble at the goal line that produced Darwin Cook’s 99-yard fumble return against Clemson; also had two tackles • Finished with four tackles at USF; also had a sack; recovered fumble in fourth quarter that led to game-winning field goal • 2010 (FR.) • Played in all 13 games • Posted 14 tackles, including eight unassisted tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss • Season-high five tackles at LSU

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Fred Stengel at Bergen Catholic High • Named all-state on defense • 2009 Star-Ledger First Team Defense • 2009 first-team defense Star Ledger all-non-public

PERSONAL

• Birthday is May 9 • Son of Peter and Jayne Rigg • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll RIGG’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 32 26 58 2.5/6 1/5 1 0 1 1 2011 11 11 18 29 3.5/12 1/8 0 0 1 1 2010 13 8 6 14 0.5/1 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 37 51 60 101 6.5/19 2/13 1 0 2 2

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• Played in 10 games as a backup defensive tackle

JUNIOR COLLEGE

• Coached by Scott Strohmeier at Iowa Western CC • Helped lead Iowa Western to a 9-2 record, the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championship, an appearance in the national semifinals and a No. 11 final national ranking • Finished 2010 with 32 tackles, eight tackles for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble in 10 games

ROWELL

HIGH SCHOOL

• Attended Glenville High, where he was all-state, all-region and all-district • Played in the Big 33 game between Ohio and Pennsylvania

6-4, 305, r-Sr. | Iowa Western CC | Maple Heights, Ohio

PERSONAL

Has played in 23 career games and started 12

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2012 (R-JR.)

• Played in all 13 games and started 12 contests at nose tackle • Finished with 42 total tackles, including 18 solo stops, two tackles for loss and two pass breakups • Established career highs in total tackles (6) and assisted tackles (5) versus Syracuse • At Iowa State, tied a career high with two solo tackles and had five total tackles • Tied or set career highs in solo stops (2) and tackles for loss (1) against Oklahoma; also had five total tackles • Against Texas, collected four total tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss • Recorded four tackles, including two solo stops, against Maryland • Had three total tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss versus JMU • Made first start of his career and had two tackles versus Marshall

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• Birthday is Jan. 7 • Son of Raymonda Rowell • Majoring in sociology and anthropology ROWELL’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 18 24 42 2/4 0 0 2 0 0 2011 10 2 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 23 20 30 50 2/4 0 0 2 0 0


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RUMPH 5-11, 182, So. | Mainland | Daytona Beach, Fla.

6-0, 201, Fr. | Eastern Christian | Clayton, N.J.

2012 (FR.)

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

• Added depth at boundary cornerback and was used on special teams • Played in nine games, finishing with nine tackles, including six unassisted tackles and a fumble recovery

HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL

• Starter for coach Scott Wilson as a senior at Mainland High • Helped lead Mainland to a 12-2 mark and the state championship semifinals • Named 6A All-State, All-County and Top 10 Grid Iron Performance Player for Volusia County • Played in the Central Florida All-Star game

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Aug. 19 • Son of Kenya Wallace • One of four children • Enrolled in general studies

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Oct. 6 • Son of Daikiel, Jr., and Kheesha Shots • One of four children • Enrolled in general studies

RUMPH’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 9 6 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 1

2011 (R-SO.)

RB CHARLES

• All-Conference USA First Team • Led Houston with 821 yards rushing on just 110 carries and scored nine TDs • Ranked fourth on the club with 1,396 all-purpose yards • Made 51 catches for 575 yards and four TDs • Broke a 58-year-old school record at Tulane, averaging 20.7 yards per rush on 10 carries for 207 yards and two scores • Topped 100 yards on the ground twice

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MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Coached by Dwayne Thomas at Eastern Christian Academy • Played in three games in 2012, recording 16 catches for 342 yards, an average of 21.4 yards per reception, and four touchdowns • Caught seven passes for 177 yards and three touchdowns in 39-35 win over Strom Thurmond • Hauled in seven receptions for 130 yards and two touchdowns in a 62-3 victory over Niagara Academy • Had two catches for 35 yards against Archbishop Spalding • Previously lettered for three seasons at Red Lion Christian Academy • Finished with 45 catches for 530 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior • Also had 40 tackles and one interception while playing cornerback and safety

2010 (SO.) • Redshirted

2009 (FR.)

RB, 6-0, 213, r-Sr. | Houston | Houston, Texas

• Conference USA Freshman of the Year • Team leader with 698 rushing yards and nine touchdowns • Finished with 128 yards and a touchdown against Northwestern State in debut, sixth UH player to finish with 100 or more yards in his debut • Added 70 catches for 759 yards

Transferred to West Virginia in July for final year of eligibility Graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in health

HOUSTON 2012 (R-JR.):

HIGH SCHOOL

• All-Conference USA Second Team • Led Houston with 851 rushing yards and 11 rushing TDs • Finished with 37 receptions for 373 yards and three TDs • Third in Conference USA in rushing yards per game, scoring and second in all-purpose yards • Had four 100-yard rushing games and one 100-yard receiving game • Rushed for a career-best 210 yards against North Texas • Had multiple rushing touchdowns in four games • Pulled in a career-best 11 receptions vs. Louisiana Tech

• Played for coach Keith Magee at Westbury High • Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 • Named District 21-4A MVP and First Team All-District • Selected TSWA Third Team All-State running back

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Sept. 19 • Son of Dinetta Oliver • Enrolled in graduate school for fall semester

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SMALLWOOD 5-11, 196,Fr. | Eastern Christian | Wilmington, Del.

5-10, 198, r-Fr. | William Tennent | Warminster, Pa.

2012 (FR.)

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

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HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Dwayne Thomas at Eastern Christian Academy • Played in three games in 2012, rushing for more than 450 yards and scoring four touchdowns • Averaged more than eight yards per carry • Carried the ball 21 times for 154 yards in win over Strom Thurmond • Rushed for 90 yards on nine carries in victory over Niagara Academy • Had 220 yards, three touchdown runs and a 50-yard receiving touchdown against Archbishop Spalding • Previously lettered for three seasons at Red Lion Christian Academy • As a junior, he finished with 1,200 yards rushing and 21 touchdowns • Team co-offensive most valuable player as a sophomore and junior • Special teams most valuable player as a freshman, finishing with six touchdowns on returns

• Two-year starter for coach Biz Kenny at William Tennent • Sat out most of senior season with injury • As a junior, earned starting spot midway through season • Finished with 350 rushing yards and two touchdowns • Also had five catches for 100 yards

PERSONAL

• Birthday is June 26 • Son of Rodney and Shonequa Smith • Majoring in engineering

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Jan. 26 • Son of Nichelle Barber • Enrolled in general studies

RB DREAMIUS

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• Played for coach Rick Wheeler at Wichita Heights High • Named to the Kansas 6A All-State First Team by the Wichita Eagle • Helped lead Wichita Heights to a 13-0 record and the state championship as a senior • Named to the Wichita Eagle’s Top 11 football team • Career numbers included 320 rushes for 3,288 yards and 54 scores • Rushed 143 times for 1,837 yards and 34 touchdowns as a senior • Ran for 286 yards against Olathe North in the 2010 state championship game

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5-11, 217, Jr. | Butler CC | Wichita, Kan.

• Birthday is Sept. 8 • Son of Mary Chiles • One of six children • Majoring in sport management

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

BUTLER CC

• Played two seasons for coach Troy Morrell at Butler CC • 2012 All-KJCCC First-Team Offense • Won the 2011 NJCAA National Championship, while falling in the championship game in 2012 • Finished the season with 984 yards on 120 carries and 17 touchdowns • Averaged 89.5 rushing yards per game and 8.2 yards per carry • Added 16 receptions for 179 receiving yards and two touchdowns • Registered four games with more than 100 rushing yards and five multitouchdown games • Scored four touchdowns with 157 rushing yards in an 84-7 win over Independence • Went for 148 rushing yards with two touchdowns in a 61-0 victory over Highland • Had a season-high 193 yards on 13 carries with three touchdowns in an 84-13 win over Garden City • Served as a backup in 2011, rushing for 690 yards on 100 carries with nine touchdowns

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SNOW 6-2, 242, r-Jr. | Canton McKinley | Canton, Ohio

6-0, 242, Fr. | John Adams | Cleveland, Ohio

2012 (R-SO.)

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

• Played in four games at Sam linebacker before shoulder injury ended his season

HIGH SCHOOL

2011 (R-FR.)

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Jan. 23 • Son of Marlon and Ethel Stone • Enrolled in general studies

2010 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Scout Team Champion: Louisville

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Ron Johnson at Canton McKinley High • Two-time AP Division I All-Ohio linebacker • Finished senior season with 161 tackles, nine tackles for loss, one interception, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and eight pass breakups • Played in the Ohio-Pennsylvania Big 33 All-Star Game • Played in the North-South All-Star Game

[ JEWONE SNOW ]

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

• Played in 11 games and started seven at middle linebacker • Used on special teams • Finished with five or more tackles in five games • Registered seven tackles against Pitt; career-high one sack • Tied for a game high with seven assisted tackles at Rutgers • Recorded a game-high eight tackles at Syracuse; tied for a game high and set season high mark with six solo tackles • Made first career start against Bowling Green • Had a game-changing 83-yard fumble return against UConn; also registered seven tackles, assisted on a sack and assisted on a tackle for loss • Had a personal-best and team-high nine tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss against Bowling Green; also had a game-high six assisted tackles

• Four-year letterman for coach Gary Jackson at John Adams High • Played defensive end, linebacker and running back • Also ran track and wrestled

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Oct. 6 • Son of former Michigan standout Garland Rivers and Linda Snow-Rivers • Nephew of former Michigan State standout Percy Snow and NBA standout Eric Snow • Majoring in sociology and anthropology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll SNOW’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2011 11 18 24 42 2/7 1.5/6 0 0 0 1/83 Totals 15 19 24 43 2/7 1.5/6 0 0 0 1/83

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OL QUINTON

• Earned time on 69 plays in Maryland game and registered five knockdowns • Saw action on 68 plays against JMU and registered two knockdowns • Tallied a team-best 10.5 knockdowns against Marshall

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2011 (R-FR.)

• Added depth at both tackle positions • Played in 13 games and started one at USF • Saw action on 266 plays, mostly in a reserve role • Only allowed one sack the entire season • Saw action in 30 or more plays in four games • Season-high 44 plays against Connecticut • Saw time on 15 plays against Clemson in the Orange Bowl and tallied one knockdown • Finished with 15 knockdowns for 2011 • Season-high three knockdowns at Rutgers • Two knockdowns against Pitt and Connecticut

SPAIN 6-5, 335, r-Jr. | Petersburg | Petersburg, Va.

Has played in 26 career games and started 14

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2012 (R-SO.)

2010 (FR.)

• Started all 13 games at left tackle • Played both tackle and guard positions • Saw action in 967 of 998 offensive plays in 2012 • Finished year No. 2 on line with 57.5 knockdowns • Played all 72 offensive downs at Iowa State and earned three knockdowns • Finished with four knockdowns on 82 plays vs. Oklahoma • Tallied five knockdowns on 91 plays at Oklahoma State • Earned a team-best seven knockdowns on 90 plays against TCU • Had two knockdowns on 62 plays vs. Kansas State • Netted four knockdowns at Texas Tech and saw time on 91 plays • Had four knockdowns on 77 offensive plays at Texas • Saw time on 84 plays in Baylor win and registered five knockdowns, the second-best team mark

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Michael Scott at Petersburg High • Played in the U.S. Army All-American game • Scored four touchdowns as a fullback on goal line packages • Collected 103 tackles as a defensive tackle and forced seven fumbles and recovered five; also recorded 23 tackles for loss, five sacks and had seven games with 10 or more tackles

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Aug. 7 • Son of Tracey Spain • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

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THOMPSON 5-7, 168, So. | Katy | Katy, Texas

6-2, 222, r-Jr. | Bridgeport | Shinnston, W.Va.

2012 (FR.)

Has played in 22 career games and started one

• Earned starting nod at inside receiver during first fall camp after enrolling in January 2012 • Nabbed an 11-yard catch vs. Oklahoma and finished with one three-yard rush • Earned starting nod vs. TCU • Had a career day at Texas Tech, catching three passes for 27 yards, including a career long reception of 15 yards • Two catches at Texas • Earned first career start in Baylor win and caught two passes for 18 yards • Had two catches for 10 yards vs. Maryland, including a 12-yard reception • Caught two passes in Mountaineer debut against Marshall

2012 (R-SO.)

• Added depth at Star linebacker • Moved from safety to Star in the new 3-4 defensive scheme • Finished with 10 tackles, including seven solo stops, assisted on a tackle for loss, had an interception and a pass breakup • Had first interception of career against Maryland

2011 (R-FR.)

• Added depth at bandit safety and was used on special teams • Played in nine games and started one – the Orange Bowl against Clemson due to injury to Terence Garvin • Two solo tackles against Pitt and Norfolk State

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Gary Joseph at Katy High • Finished 2011 with 66 receptions and 1,117 yards receiving for an average of 17.8 yards per catch to go along with 17 touchdowns • Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100 recruit • 19-5A All-District Special Teams Player of the Year and unanimous firstteam wide receiver and first-team return specialist in 2011

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

2010 (FR.)

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Bruce Carey at Bridgeport High • 2009 first-team all-state defense • 2008 first-team all-state offense

PERSONAL

• Birthday is June 30 • Son of Curtis and Adele Thompson • Oldest of three children • Enrolled in general studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

PERSONAL

THOMPSON’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2012 13 13 85

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Avg. 6.5

• Birthday is Nov. 29 • Son of Brian and Sherri Tonkery • One of three children • Majoring in industrial engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big East Academic All-Star TD Long 0 15

TONKERY’S DEFENSIVE STATS

Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int PBU FF FR 2012 13 7 3 10 0.5/3 0 1/1 1 0 0 2011 9 4 0 4 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 22 11 3 14 1.5/6 0 1/1 1 0 0

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QB, 6-3, 185, r-Jr. | Florida State | Tallahassee, Fla.

6-0, 189, r-So. | Bethesda | Chevy Chase, Md.

2012 (R-FR.)

• Transferred to West Virginia in May • Has two years of eligibility remaining • Graduated from Florida State in three years with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences • Played in 17 career games and started two

• Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year • Saw action against Kansas • Defensive Scout Team Champion: Marshall, Maryland, Iowa State

2011 (FR.)

FLORIDA STATE 2012 (R-SO.)

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

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• Redshirted

• Played in eight games as the backup quarterback, helping the Seminoles finish with a 12-2 record, the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship and the Orange Bowl Championship • Completed 16 of his first 20 passes over three games (Murray State, Savannah State, Wake Forest) • Finished the season completing 22-of-34 (64.7) for 272 yards • Did not throw a touchdown or interception

HIGH SCHOOL

2011 (R-FR.)

• Birthday is Sept. 11 • Son of Jackson and Agnes Twum Agyire • One of four children • Majoring in art and design • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

• Played for coach Richard Noland at Bethesda-Chevy ChaseHigh • Three-time team sportsmanship award recipient • Two-time team captain • Honor Roll

PERSONAL

• Put up prolific numbers in his first season seeing action in nine games with two starts (Clemson, Wake Forest) • First career pass was a 28-yard touchdown to Rashad Greene vs. Louisiana-Monroe • Forced into expanded game action for first time in his career versus then No. 1 Oklahoma, following EJ Manuel’s shoulder injury • Came on in relief of Manuel in the third quarter against the Sooners, finishing 7-of-15 for 134 yards with one touchdown and one interception • Threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns with one interception in his first career start the following week at Clemson and connected with Greene on a touchdown for the fourth straight week • Earned his second career start at Wake Forest • Recognized with one of two academic awards for the sophomore class at the team’s annual banquet

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• Redshirted • Earned an academic achievement award at the football banquet for having one of the top GPAs for his class.

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played for coach Casey Weldon at North Florida Christian, helping lead them to a 29-6 three-year record • Earned All-Big Bend honors as a senior • In three seasons amassed more than 5,300 passing yards and tossed 59 touchdown passes for the perennial small school state power • Member of the Florida Super 75 list by the Florida Times-Union and was rated the No. 3 quarterback. • No. 8-rated quarterback in Florida by Bill Buchalter of the Orlando Sentinel • Member of the SuperPrep All-America 290 as the 10th-rated quarterback nationally • Won a state championship as a sophomore • Graduated early from high school with a 3.8 GPA

6-1, 215, r-Fr. | Hallandale | Hollywood, Fla.

2012 (FR.)

• Redshirted • Defensive Scout Team Champion: Baylor, TCU, Kansas • Enrolled at West Virginia in January

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played one season for coach Dameon Jones at Hallandale High • Recorded 89 tackles, 29 pass breakups and one interception as a senior • Played for the South Florida All-Stars in the 2011 Nike South Florida AllStar Game

PERSONAL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is March 19 • Son of Rick and Tara Trickett • Father, Rick, is a former Mountaineer and current Florida State offensive line coach • One of three children • Working on his master’s degree in athletic coaching education

• Birthday is Oct. 19 • Son of Bobby Walters and Octavia Walters • One of four children • Brother Jermaine played football at Colorado State • Majoring in athletic training • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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white 6-3, 211, Jr. | Lackawanna College | Plainfield, N.J.

5-11, 183, r-So. | Calvin Coolidge | Washington, D.C.

2012 (SO.)

Enrolled at West Virginia in January

• Redshirted • Sustained a kneck injury that sidelined him for the season

LACKAWANNA COLLEGE (2011-12)

• Played two seasons for coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College • Made 36 receptions, totaling 535 yards and six touchdowns in 2012

2011 (FR.)

• Played in five games • Used primarily on special teams • Finished with three tackles • Registered two tackles against LSU • Enrolled at WVU in January 2011

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played for coach Joe Bottighlieri at Emmaus High • An All-Lehigh Valley Athletic Conference as a receiver and defensive back as a senior • Had 46 catches for 747 yards, an average of 16.2 yards per catch and 10 touchdowns • Also had 49 tackles, including 28 solo stops • As a junior, he helped lead Emmaus to a 10-2 record, No. 10 ranking in Pa. and the second round of the state playoffs

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• Birthday is June 25 • Son of Kevin and Tammy White • Majoring in social work

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RB MAURICE

• Birthday is Mar. 15 • Son of Avery and Caressa Williams • Majoring in communications

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• Coached by Jason Lane at Calvin Coolidge High • MaxPreps Top 10 football players who stand out in Washington, D.C., and Maryland • Two-time All-DCIAA selection • Two-time team most valuable player • Collected three interceptions on defense as a senior • Helped lead Coolidge to a 9-3 record

Zereoue 5-8, 188, r-Jr. | Hempstead | Hempstead, N.Y.

2012 (R-SO)

• Redshirted • Offensive Scout Team Champion: Maryland

POTOMAC STATE

• Attended Potomac State for two years but did not play football

HIGH SCHOOL

• Three-year starter for coach Antoine Moore at Hempstead High • Finished with 171 tackles during his career, including 12 sacks, nine forced fumbles and four interceptions • Rushed for 960 yards and 12 touchdowns • Two-time team captain

PERSONAL

• Birthday is Aug. 31 • Son of Bonde and Ericilia Zereoue • One of five children • Brother of former Mountaineer standout running back Amos Zereoue • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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WR, 5-9, 175, GREENVILLE, GA./GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE

Played two seasons for coach Bert Williams at Georgia Military College … led the team in rushing with 541 yards on 52 carries with six touchdowns, averaging 10.4 yards per carry in 2012 … added eight receptions for 199 yards and two touchdowns … recorded 33 carries for 226 rushing yards and four touchdowns in 2011 … caught 10 passes for 122 yards and one touchdown … ran for 136 yards and two touchdowns on only six carries against Iowa Western … had 10 carries for 136 yards, four catches for 129 yards and scored four touchdowns in a win over Snow College … named all-state honorable mention quarterback at Greenville High (Ga.) … also a star on the track team, winning the 100-meter state championship in 10.77 … four-star recruit according to ESPN and 247sports … three-star recruit according to rivals and Scout … rivals No. 82 Junior College Postseason Top 100 … 247sports No. 1 Georgia junior college recruit … 247sports No. 1 junior college wide receiver … 247sports No. 11 junior college recruit … also offered by Arizona, Cincinnati, Kansas, Ole Miss and Texas Tech.

AL-RASHEED BENTON LB, 6-2, 220, NEWARK, N.J./SHABAZZ HS

Three-year letterwinner for coach Darnell Grant at Shabazz High … two-time New Jersey All-State Third Team Defense … helped team to a combined 19-13 record and an appearance in the 2012 New Jersey Central Group 2 Championship semifinals … finished 2012 with 110 tackles, 73 tackles for loss and two interceptions … rushed for 710 yards with 14 touchdowns on offense … recorded 105 tackles with seven sacks in 2011 … played in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl … 2012 All-Group 2 First Team Defense … 2011 New Jersey All-Group 1 First Team Defense … two-time All-Essex County First Team Defense … earned All-Essex County Second Team Defense in 2010 …two-time Super Essex Conference Defensive Player of the Year … No. 15 on The Ledger Top 50 … four-star recruit according to ESPN and 247sports … three-star recruit according to rivals and Scout … 2013 ESPN No. 16 inside linebacker … 2013 ESPN No. 12 New Jersey recruit … 2013 rivals No. 45 inside linebacker … 2013 rivals No. 23 New Jersey Postseason Top 30 … 2013 247sports No. 17 inside linebacker … 2013 247sports No. 11 New Jersey recruit … also offered by Arizona State, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Maryland, Penn State, Pitt and Temple.

RONALD CARSWELL WR, 6-0, 180, MACON, GA./ITAWAMBA CC

Former University of Alabama player who played one season for coach Joe Williams at Itawamba Community College, leading the team to a 6-3 record … finished the season with 44 receptions for 429 yards and one touchdown … brought down five receptions for 98 yards against Mississippi Delta … previously played for Westside High, where he was ranked as the No. 35 player in the state of Georgia by the Atlanta Journal Constitution … 2009 4A All-State selection by the Atlanta Journal Constitution … caught 41 passes for 715 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … hauled in 34 receptions for 627 yards and three scores in 2008, while compiling 33 catches for 391 yards and two touchdowns in 2006 … three-star prospect according to 247sports; No. 25 junior college wide receiver … also offered by Kentucky.

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SHELTON GIBSON WR, 6-1, 175, CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OHIO/CLEVELAND HEIGHTS HS

Played three seasons for coach Jeff Rotsky at Cleveland Heights High … played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … finished with more than 700 receiving yards as a senior and scored 11 total touchdowns … scored touchdowns as a receiver, rusher, kickoff returner, punt returner and passed for a touchdown … helped lead Cleveland Heights to a 17-3 two-year record, including advancing to the first round of the playoffs in both years, the first time in school history to advance to the playoffs … grabbed 27 passes for 518 yards and four touchdowns in 2011 … recorded 45 receptions for 532 yards and 21 touchdowns as a sophomore … No. 6 on the 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top 50 Northeast Ohio football players … named to the 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer Special Mention team … earned Northeast Lakes All-District Third Team Offense in 2011 … four-star recruit according to ESPN, rivals, Scout and 247sports … ESPN No. 11 Ohio recruit … ESPN No. 26 wide receiver … rivals No. 129 Rivals250 … rivals No. 12 wide receiver … rivals No. 4 Ohio Postseason Top 75 … Scout No. 19 wide receiver … 247sports No. 27 wide receiver … 247sports No. 8 Ohio recruit … Sporting News Top 125 … lettered in track, participating in sprints and relays … member of one of the fastest 4x200m relay teams nationally … also offered by Arkansas, Auburn, Cal, Duke, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Nebraska, NC State, Ohio State, Pitt, Tennessee and Vanderbilt.

BRANDON GOLSON LB, 6-3, 220, ST. MATHEWS, S.C./GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE

Played two seasons for coach Bert Williams at Georgia Military College … played in only four games in 2012 due to injury, registering six tackles, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries … recorded 24 tackles with five tackles for loss, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in 2011 … named the Orangeburg Times & Democrat Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and was a first team all-area selection at Calhoun County High ... played just two seasons of football for coach Walt Wilson ... logged 113 tackles and 30 sacks with four forced fumbles, earning all-state honors as selected by The State ... helped Calhoun County to the state 1-A semifinals as a senior ... selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and the Offense-Defense AllAmerican Bowl ... logged 78 tackles and 18 sacks in just six games as a junior ... three-star recruit according to rivals, Scout, ESPN and 247sports … rivals No. 35 Junior College Postseason Top 100 … 247sports No. 3 Georgia junior college recruit … 247sports No. 4 junior college linebacker … 247sports No. 48 junior college recruit … also offered by Arizona, Kansas, Kansas State, South Carolina and Texas A&M.

MARVIN GROSS DE, 6-4, 225, BALTIMORE, MD./DUNBAR HS

Played for coach Lawrence Smith at Dunbar High … first-team consensus all-state and small school all-state in Maryland … two-year sack total of 52 … three-time Baltimore Sun All-Met First Team … collected 21 sacks, 75 total tackles, 42 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles as a senior … helped Dunbar to a 13-1 record in 2012, a 9-0 league mark and a state championship … member of three straight state championship teams at Dunbar … finished junior campaign with 70 tackles, 31 sacks … invited to play in the 2013 Max Emfinger All-American Bowl Game Classic … rated as the No. 24-best lineman in the state by rivals and No. 14 by Max Preps … 2012 Max Emfinger

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MARCELL LAZARD OL, 6-6, 293, BLOOMFIELD N.J./BLOOMFIELD HS

LB, 6-2, 250, DAYTON, OHIO/CHAMINADE-JULIENNE HS

Three-year starter for coach Marcus Colvin at Dayton’s ChaminadeJulienne High … earned Division IV All-Ohio first-team honors in 2012 … amassed 75 tackles and scored five touchdowns on offense as a senior … rushed for 131 yards and totaled 77 yards receiving, helping team to a 6-4 record … four-star rating by ESPN, rivals and Scout … No. 241 on ESPN’s Top300 team … rated as the No. 10 best inside linebacker by rivals and the No. 12 best by Scout … No. 17 on the rivals postseason Top 75 … ranked as the No. 9 best inside linebacker by ESPN … 2010 National Underclassmen (NUC) Columbus linebacker MVP … NUC Ultimate 100 linebacker MVP … collected 154 tackles, eight tackles for loss, five sacks, three interceptions and four fumble recoveries as a junior … named Division IV All-Ohio first team selection and District Player of the Year as a junior … on offense as a fullback and tight end, he scored 15 touchdowns and rushed for 270 yards … helped lead Chaminade-Julienne to a 10-4 record and the third-round of the state playoffs … named first team all-league, all-district, all-area and special mention all-state as a sophomore … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, NC State and Pitt.

DONTRILL HYMAN DE, 6-4, 265, WARSAW, N.C./HINDS CC

Played two seasons for coach Gene Murphy at Hinds Community College … helped team to a combined 10-8 record … led 2012 squad in sacks (7.5) and forced fumbles (3) … also recorded 51 tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss … named to the 2011 NJCAA All-American Second Team in after registering 62 tackles, 20.5 tackles for loss, 14 sacks and two forced fumbles … member of the 2011 MACJC All-Region and MACJC All-State First Team … named to the 2012 MACJC All-State Second Team … played both ways as a senior at Warsaw High, spending time on offense as a running back ... selected to the NCPreps 1A All-State Team and Wilmington Star News All-Area squad as a senior ... tallied 151 total tackles (11.6 tackles per game), including 105 solo stops, during final campaign ... also lettered in basketball … four-star recruit according

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OL, 6-5, 265, CHAGRIN FALLS, OHIO/CHAGRIN FALLS HS

Played three seasons for coach Mark Iammarino at Chagrin Falls High … member of the Associated Press All-Ohio Division III Third Team in 2012 … helped team to a combined 37-5 record during those seasons, including three Chagrin Valley League championships, one appearance in the state championship, one appearance in the state semifinals and one appearance in the state regional finals … led an offensive line that paved the way for an average of 189.7 rushing yards per game, 5.3 yards per carry and also finished with 36 rushing touchdowns in 2012 … helped the 2011 squad to an average of 197.2 rushing yards per game, 5.1 yard per carry and 33 rushing touchdowns … … two-time Northeast Lake All-District honoree … 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive All-Star … three-star recruit according to ESPN, rivals, and 247sports … two-star recruit according to Scout … also offered by Cincinnati and Illinois.

JACKY MARCELLUS WR, 5-8, 175, IMMOKALEE, FLA./IMMOKALEE HS

Two-year starter and four-year letter-winner for coach Jerrod Ackley at Immokalee High … rushed for 374 yards and two scores as a senior with 25 receptions for 251 yards and two touchdowns before having knee surgery … helped team to an 11-4 record, district and regional championships and the state’s 5A championship game … running back MVP of the National Underclassmen (NUC) Five-Star Showcase in Orlando designed to identify America’s top juniors … rushed for 691 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, while catching 34 passes for 747 yards and seven touchdowns … also contributed 15 tackles and three interceptions on defense … honorable mention all-state as a junior … ranked No. 24 on the Orlando Sentinel Florida Top 100 … three-star rating from rivals, Scout and ESPN … ranked as the No. 18 all-purpose back by rivals … also offered by Cincinnati, Minnesota, Rutgers and Vanderbilt.

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Played two seasons for coach Tom Minnick at Arizona Western College … helped team to a combined 19-3 record, including a win in the El Toro Bowl in 2012 … led 2012 team in tackles (55), solo tackles (23) and assisted tackles (32) … also registered 7.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two interceptions and three pass breakups … 2012 All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference First Team Defense … 2012 All-Western States Football League First Team Defense … made 26 tackles with eight tackles for loss and four sacks in 2011 … previously attended Southmoore High, registering 65 tackles as a senior, including five sacks ... led Southmoore to a 10-3 mark as a junior ... All-VYPE Oklahoma Second Team ... The Oklahoman’s All-Big City Roster Honorable Mention ... Tulsa World 6A Honorable Mention ... also lined up as a receiver and running back on offense ... finished third at 2010 Oklahoma 6A Championships with a time of 49.34 in the 400 meters and was the anchor in the state champion 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams … three-star recruit according to rivals, Scout, ESPN and 247sports … rivals No. 23 Junior College Postseason Top 100 … 247sports No. 3 junior college outside linebacker … 247sports No. 5 Arizona junior college recruit … also offered by Iowa State, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Oregon State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Utah.

Three-year starter and four-year letterwinner for coach Mike Carter at Bloomfield High … 2012 New Jersey All-State Second Team Offense … 2012 All-Group 5 First Team Offense … helped Bloomfield to a 9-3 overall record and an appearance in the New Jersey state championship game … 2011 All-Group 4 Second Team Offense … two-time AllEssex County First Team Offense … 2010 All-Essex County Third Team Offense … three-star rating by rivals and Scout … position ranking of No. 33 nationally by rivals and No. 42 by Scout … ranked as the No. 3 best offensive lineman in New Jersey and No. 13 best recruit in the state by rivals … ESPN ranks him No. 33 nationally at his position and the No. 15-best prospect in his state … Tom Lemming Top 25 among offensive tackles … New Jersey postseason Top 30 … member of the East’s Top 100 … played in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl, featuring senior standouts from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia … also offered by Boston College, Florida, Maryland, Miami, Ohio State, South Carolina, Michigan and Virginia.

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Two-year starter for coach Mike Tunsil at Champagnat Catholic High … two-time Miami Herald All-Dade County second-team linebacker … as a senior, he finished with 68 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss and seven sacks … also had 331 yards receiving and five touchdowns … helped lead Champagnat to the first round of the state playoffs … as

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a junior, he finished with 75 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, five sacks and two interceptions … No. 151 on Florida Top 200 … No. 21 on Miami Herald’s Miami-Dade County Top 25 football recruits … three-star recruit by ESPN, rivals and scout and 247sports … played for Team USA U-19 … also offered by Clemson, Louisville, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, Oregon, South Carolina and Stanford.

Leader … selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game … named a first-team member on the MAC Class 5A and Region 3 5A MVP team … a member of the Daily Leader All-Lincoln County team … named Clarion Ledger All-State Second Team and Scout … two-star recruit according to 247sports … also offered by Massachusetts and Memphis.

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P, 6-5, 220, CORONA, CALIF./FULLERTON COLLEGE

FB, 6-2, 235, HUNTINGTON, W.VA./SPRING VALLEY

Played one season for coach Tim Byrnes at Fullerton College, helping the team to a 7-4 record … ranked third in the California Community College Athletic Association with an average of 41.8 yards per punt … punted 49 times for 2,050 yards with 15 punts downed inside the 20 yard line … registered a long of 62 yards … named to the 2012 Southern California Football Association All-Conference First Team … two-year starter for national powerhouse Mater Dei High … recorded 37 punts for 1,427 yards with a long of 64 as a senior, including 19 inside the 20-yard line … knocked 42 punts for 1,377 yards in 2010 … 2011 AllTrinity League First Team Defense … ranked No. 7 punter in the nation by Chris Sailer Kicking.

TYLER TEZENO OL, 6-3, 280, HOUSTON, TEXAS/KLEIN COLLINS HS

Played for coach Drew Svoboda at Klein Collins … named to the Associated Press 5A All-State Second Team in 2012 … helped lead the Tigers to a 16-6 two-year record and an appearance in the first round of the Texas state football playoffs both years … Klein Collins averaged 430 yards of total offense and 270 rushing yards per game … Tigers were only held below 190 rushing yards once all season … team averaged 40.0 points per game in 2012, and it was held below 31 points just once … finalist for the Houston Touchdown Club Player of the Year award (only offensive lineman selected as a finalist for this award) … named All-District 13-5A First Team honoree as a senior and honorable mention as a junior … has an 80.5-inch wingspan … three-star recruit by ESPN, rivals, Scout and 247sports … also offered by Arizona State, Boise State, LSU, Northwestern, Utah.

JEREMY TYLER S, 6-0, 195, LITHONIA, GA./MARTIN LUTHER KING HS

Two-year starter for coaches Michael Carson and Rober Freeman at Martin Luther King High … Class 5-A all-state and all-region selection, as well as all-area and all-region as a senior … helped team to an 11-1 overall record, a 9-0 mark in the region and the second round of the state playoffs … played on a defensive unit that allowed 7.7 points a game during the regular season … collected 33 tackles, three tackles for loss, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries … collected five interceptions as a junior … three-star rating from ESPN, rivals, MaxPreps and Scout … ESPN ranks him No. 53 nationally at his position and No. 103 overall in Georgia … rivals ranks him No. 42 nationally at his position and the No. 50-best prospect in Georgia … Georgia postseason Top 80 … has played quarterback, linebacker and every position in the secondary, while at Martin Luther King … played in the Georgia All-Star game and finished with three tackles and an interception … also offered by Ole Miss, Texas Tech and Vanderbilt.

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OL, 6-4, 285, BROOKHAVEN, MISS./COPIAH-LINCOLN CC

Started all 12 games for Glenn Davis at Copiah-Lincoln CC in 2012 … All-NJCAA Region 23 First Team … All-Mississippi Association of Community/Junior Colleges First Team … helped team to a 9-3 record and an appearance in the Mississippi Bowl … anchored an offensive line that averaged 102.4 rushing yards per game … spent 2011 at Southeastern Louisiana … previously attended Brookhaven High … named one of the top 125 seniors in Mississippi by the Jackson Clarion Ledger … listed as one of the top 16 prospects by the Brookhaven Daily

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Played for coach Brad Dingess at Spring Valley … won the Sam Huff Award as the top defensive player of the year by the state’s sportswriters’ association … two-time 3A all-state first team selection by the West Virginia Sportswriters’ Association, including being named defensive captain as a senior … three-time Mountain State Athletic Conference … finished with 1,676 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns … also had 124 tackles, including two sacks, 11 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and an interception he returned for a touchdown … helped Spring Valley finish 7-4 and advance to the first round of the state playoffs … finished with 224 yards on 21 carries and four touchdowns and collected 10 tackles against Hurricane … compiled 133 yards on 27 carries against Cabell-Midland in the state playoffs and three touchdowns … helped lead Highlanders to an 8-4 record, advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state playoffs and finish with a final No. 10 state ranking … finished with 151 tackles, including 24 tackles for loss, nine sacks, four interceptions and six forced fumbles as a junior … helped Spring Valley advance to the first round of the state playoffs … had 139 tackles, including 15 tackles for loss, five sacks, two interceptions and three forced fumbles as a sophomore … played for the South team in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl, featuring senior standouts from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia …2012 Class 3A All-State First Team in baseball … also offered by Bowling Green and Ohio.

DARYL WORLEY S, 6-2, 190, PHILADELPHIA, PA./WILLIAM PENN CHARTER HS

Played safety and receiver for coach Jeff Humble at William Penn Charter … All-Southeastern Pennsylvania First Team defensive back … two-time Penn Inter-Ac League First Team … earned first-team honors as a receiver and defensive back as a senior and first team receiver accolades as a junior ... rushed for 184 yards on 53 carries in 2012 … team’s leading receiver with 26 catches for 495 yards (he was the only player with more than seven receptions on the team) … scored six touchdowns and was second on the team in scoring with 36 points … also led the team in interceptions with three … participated in the Chesapeake Bowl’s North Team, pitting the best players of the MidAtlantic region … as a junior in 2011, he caught 10 passes for 171 yards and also added 247 yards rushing on 34 carries, averaging 7.3 yards per carry and 17.1 yards per reception while scoring four total touchdowns (two rushing, two receiving) … defensively, he tied for the team lead in interceptions, with three … as a sophomore, he had 653 receiving yards on 45 catches with six touchdowns … had one interception as a sophomore as well … saw varsity action at William Penn as a freshman as well, catching three passes for 54 yards …also ran track in spring of 2012 with personal-best times of 11.14 in the 200, 22.01 in the 200 and 49.19 in the 400 and 7.3 in the 60-yard dash … PennLive’s No. 22 on Pennsylvania’s Top 50 recruits … rated as Southeastern Pennsylvania’s top cornerback by the Philadelphia Inquirer … three-star recruit by rivals, ESPN and Scout … Scout No. 33 safety nationally … rivals No. 51 safety nationally … rivals No. 19 on postseason Top 30 in Pennsylvania … also offered by Boston College, Connecticut, Iowa, Maryland, Northwestern, Penn State, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse and Tennessee.

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West Virginia 2012 }} Led football program into its first year of competition in the Big 12 Conference }} Guided West Virginia to a 7-6 overall record in 2012 and an appearance in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl }} Earned national rankings in 10-of-16 weeks during the 2012 season in both the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, reaching as high as No. 4 in USA Today Coaches’ Poll and No. 5 in the AP Poll }} Five Mountaineer players earned 25 All-America honors }} Three Mountaineer players were drafted in the Top 3 rounds of the NFL Draft, including the No. 8 selection, Tavon Austin }} Holgorsen has had a first-round NFL draft choice for two straight years, the only WVU coach to accomplish that }} Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey were one of four sets of 1,000-yard receivers nationally }} WVU was one of only two schools nationally to have a 4,000-yard passer and a pair of 1,000 yard receivers }} WVU was ranked No. 9 nationally in scoring offense and No. 10 in passing offense and total offense. }} Geno Smith led the nation in passing touchdowns (42) }} Smith was one of only two quarterbacks to throw for more than 4,000 yards for two straight years }} Smith was one of only five quarterbacks nationally to throw for 30 or more touchdowns in two straight years }} Bailey led the nation in receiving touchdowns (25) and finished with the second highest amount ever in a single season }} Austin is the only player nationally to finish with 100 or more receptions for two straight years }} Austin was the only player nationally to finish with more than 2,000 all-purpose yards for two straight years }} Austin was the only player in NCAA history to finish his career with more than 3,000 receiving yards and more than 1,000 yards rushing }} Austin was the recipient of the Paul Hornung Award, the nation’s most versatile player }} Austin was the recipient of the Jet Award, the nation’s top returner }} Austin was named the Big 12 Conference co-Special Teams Player of the Year }} Bailey was a finalist for the Fred Biletnikoff Award }} Smith was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm and Manning Awards

2011 }} Named FWAA First-Year Head Coach of the Year }} Posted a 10-3 mark in his first season as head coach, only WVU coach to win 10 games in his first year }} Led West Virginia to Big East Championship and BCS win, first WVU coach to accomplish that feat }} Earned national rankings in 13 of 16 weeks of 2011 season in the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, reaching as high as No. 11 in the AP Poll and tied for No. 14 in the USA Today Coaches Poll }} Tied for fourth in wins among first-year head coaches nationally

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Texas Tech }} During his tenure as offensive coordinator, the Red Raiders increased their offensive numbers from 324.8 yards per game to 529.6 yards per game. }} In 2007, Texas Tech led the nation in passing offense (470.31 yards per game), ranked second in total offense (529.62 yards per game) and was seventh in scoring offense (40.92 points per game). }} Quarterback Graham Harrell led the nation in total offense and receiver Michael Crabtree led the nation in receptions per game and receiving yards per game. Crabtree won the Biletnikoff Award as America’s top receiver in 2007. }} In 2006, the Red Raiders ranked third nationally in passing offense and sixth in total offense. Harrell was third nationally in total offense with 344.38 yards per game. }} In 2005, Texas Tech led the nation in passing offense with 388.83 yards per game, was fourth in scoring offense at 39.42 points per game and was sixth in total offense with 495.83 yards per contest. }} Quarterback Cody Hodges ranked second in the country with 369.08 yards per game. }} Top players under Holgorsen’s guidance at Texas Tech were Danny Amendola (204 career receptions, 2,246 yards, 15 TDs), a current NFL star, Wes Welker (259 career receptions, 3,069 yards, 21 TDs), a current NFL star, Nehemiah Glover (2,575 yards, 21 TDs), Mickey Peters (2,318 yards, 22 TDs) and 2004 third team All-American Trey Haverty (1,019 yards).

Oklahoma State }} In 2010, was named a finalist for the Frank Broyles Award, signifying the top assistant coach in college football and named the rivals.com national offensive coordinator of the year }} In 2010, the Cowboys led the nation in total offense during the regular season and finished No. 2 in passing offense and No. 3 in total and scoring offense. }} OSU averaged 520.23 yards per game in total offense, including 345.9 passing yards and 44.23 points per game. }} The Cowboy offense ranked No. 61 nationally in total offense in 2009, the year before Holgorsen arrived, and he took it to the No. 1 spot in 2010. }} Quarterback Brandon Weeden became the first OSU passer to earn All-Big 12 First Team honors. He was a finalist for the Manning Award, given to the top quarterback in the nation. }} Receiver Justin Blackmon was named the recipient of the 2010 Biletnikoff Award, given to the top receiver in the nation, and running back Kendall Hunter was a finalist for the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s top running back. }} Weeden, Hunter and Blackmon became only the second trio in NCAA history to pass for at least 3,000 yards, run for more than 1,500 yards and finish with more than 1,500 yards receiving in the same season.

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}} In 2008, his first year at Houston, the Cougars ranked second in the nation in passing offense }} (401.6) and total offense (562.77). UH scored 40.62 points per game to rank 10th nationally. }} Houston quarterback Case Keenum led the nation in total offense in 2008 and 2009, with 403.15 yards of total offense per game as a sophomore and 416.36 yards of offense as a junior. }} Keenum ranked among the nation’s top-10 passing efficiency leaders each of his two seasons under Holgorsen’s watch.

}} One of seven coaches to take his program to a BCS Bowl in his first year as a head coach, and only one of three (Larry Coker, 2001; Chris Peterson, 2007) to win. }} Fourth WVU coach to make a bowl appearance and win in his first season (Bill Stewart, Dudley DeGroot, Marshall Glenn) }} Three Mountaineer players earned seven All-America honors }} Three Mountaineer players drafted in the NFL Draft, including the No. 15 pick, Bruce Irvin }} WVU led the Big East with 10 all-conference honorees and had the Special Teams Player of the Year, Tavon Austin }} WVU finished No. 6 nationally in passing offense, No. 13 in scoring offense and No. 15 in total offense. }} The Mountaineer offense ranked No. 67 in total offense in 2010, the year before Holgorsen arrived, and he took it to No. 15 in 2011. }} In 2011, Austin and Stedman Bailey were the fourth pair of 1,000-yard receivers nationally (Houston, USC, SMU). }} WVU was one of only two schools nationally to have a 4,000-yard passer and two 1,000-yard receivers (Houston). }} Quarterback Geno Smith finished No. 5 nationally in passing yards per game, No. 8 in completions per game and total offense and No. 17 in passing efficiency. }} Austin finished No. 1 nationally in all-purpose yardage (198.0), No. 6 in punt returns, No. 8 in receptions per game, No. 20 in kickoff returns and No. 23 in receiving yards per game. }} Bailey finished No. 13 nationally in receiving yards per game.

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Valdosta State }} Helped develop quarterback Chris Hatcher, who set an NCAA record, completing 74.7 percent of his passes on the Division II level in 1994. }} Hatcher’s 10,588 passing yards ranked third on the NCAA career list at the time. }} Hatcher currently ranks second in the NCAA record books in career touchdown passes (116) and third in single-season touchdown passes (50 in 1994) and was the NCAA passing champion in 1994.

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}} Three-year letterwinner }} Finished career as No. 5 all-time receiver in school history with 1,711 yards }} Finished career as No. 6 all-time receiver in receptions with 145.

Personal }} Birthday: June 21 }} Coaching Tenure: 20 years }} Record at West Virginia: 17-9 (2 years) }} Overall Record: 17-9 (2 years) }} Bowl Games Coached: 13 }} Bachelor’s Degree: Iowa Wesleyan, ‘93 }} Master’s Degree: Valdosta State, ‘95 }} Children: McClayne, Logan, Karlyn

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West Virginia Head Coach Pinstripe Bowl West Virginia Head Coach FWAA First Year Coach of the Year; Orange Bowl Champions; Big East Champions Oklahoma State Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Alamo Bowl Champions Houston Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Armed Forces Bowl Houston Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Armed Forces Bowl Champions Texas Tech Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers Gator Bowl Champions Texas Tech Co-Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers Insight.com Bowl Champions Texas Tech Co-Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers Cotton Bowl Texas Tech Inside Receivers Holiday Bowl Champions Texas Tech Inside Receivers Houston Bowl Champions Texas Tech Inside Receivers Tangerine Bowl Champions Texas Tech Inside Receivers Alamo Bowl Texas Tech Inside Receivers Galleryfurniture.com Bowl Wingate Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers Mississippi College Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers/Special Teams Mississippi College Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams American Southwest Conference Champions Mississippi College Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams Valdosta State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams Valdosta State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams NCAA II National Quarterfinalist Valdosta State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams

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Passing Offense – No. 6 Red Zone Offense – No. 11 Scoring Offense – No. 13 Total Offense – No. 15 Passing Efficiency – No. 19 First Down Offense – No. 27 Geno Smith – 4,385 passing yards, 31 TDs Geno Smith – 4,352 total offensive yards Geno Smith – 198 points responsible for Stedman Bailey – 72 catches, 1,279 yards, 12 TDs Tavon Austin - 101 catches, 1,186, 8 TDs Tavon Austin – 2,574 all-purpose yards Stedman Bailey – 1,346 all-purpose yards 2010 (OKLAHOMA STATE)

Red Zone Offense – No. 1 Passing Offense – No. 2 Total Offense – No. 3 Scoring Offense – No. 3 First Down Offense – No. 4 Tackles for Loss Allowed – No. 6 Sacks Allowed – No. 7 Passing Efficiency – No. 12 Rushing Offense – No. 36 Kendell Hunter – 1,548 rushing yards, 16 TDs Brandon Weeden – 4,277 passing yards, 34 TDs Brandon Weeden – 4,209 total offensive yards Kendell Hunter – 1,548 total offensive yards

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Passing Offense – No. 1 Total Offense – No. 1 Scoring Offense – No. 1 First Down Offense – No. 1 Tackles for Loss Allowed – No. 2 Third Down Efficiency – No. 3 Passing Efficiency – No. 7 Sacks Allowed – No. 24 Red Zone Offense – No. 28 Case Keenum – 5,671 passing yards, 44 TDs Case Keenum – 5,829 total offensive yards James Cleveland – 104 catches, 1,214 yards, 14 TDs Tyrone Carrier – 91 catches, 1,029 yards, 7 TDs Patrick Edwards – 85 catches, 1,021 yards, 6 TDs Charles Sims – 70 catches, 759 yards, 1 TD James Cleveland – 84 points responsible for Tyrone Carrier – 72 points responsible for Tyrone Carrier – 2,213 all-purpose yards Charles Sims – 1,457 all-purpose yards James Cleveland – 1,214 all-purpose yards Patrick Edwards – 1,021 all-purpose yards 2008 (HOUSTON)

Passing Offense – No. 2 Total Offense – No. 2 First Down Offense – No. 4 Passing Efficiency – No. 8 Scoring Offense – No. 10 Third Down Efficiency – No. 11 Bryce Beall – 1,247 rushing yards,13 TDs Case Keenum – 5,020 passing yards, 44 TDs Case Keenum – 5,241 total offensive yards Case Keenum – 292 points responsible for Bryce Beall – 1,247 total offensive yards

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Passing Efficiency – No. 5 Scoring Offense - No. 9 Passing Offense – No. 10 Total Offense – No. 10 First Down Offense – No. 14 Geno Smith – 4,205 passing yards, 42 TDs Geno Smith – 4,356 total offensive yards Geno Smith – 264 points responsible for Stedman Bailey – 114 catches, 1,622 yards, 25 TDs Tavon Austin – 114 catches, 1,289, 12 TDs Tavon Austin – 2,913 all-purpose yards Stedman Bailey – 1,781 all-purpose yards Andrew Buie – 1,216 all-purpose yards

Justin Blackmon – 111 catches, 1,782 yards, 20 TDs Josh Cooper – 68 catches, 736 yards, 5 TDs Brandon Weeden – 204 points responsible for Justin Blackmon – 132 points responsible for Justin Blackmon – 1,866 all-purpose yards Kendall Hunter – 1,736 all-purpose yards Joseph Randle – 1,160 all-purpose yards

Passing Offense – No. 1 Total Offense – No. 2 Passing Efficiency – No. 5 Scoring Offense – No. 7 Tackles for Loss Allowed – No. 12 Third Down Efficiency – No. 13 Sacks Allowed – No. 22 Graham Harrell – 5,614 total offensive yards Graham Harrell – 5,705 passing yards, 48 TDs Graham Harrell – 320 points responsible for Michael Crabtree – 134 catches, 1,962 yards, 22 TDs Michael Crabtree – 1,978 all-purpose yards, Danny Amendola – 109 catches, 1,245, 6 TDs Eric Morris – 75 catches, 767 yards, 9 TDs Passing Offense – No. 3 Tackles for Loss Allowed – No. 3 Total Offense – No. 6 Scoring Offense – No. 13 Passing Efficiency – No. 23 Sacks Allowed – No. 24 Shannon Woods – 926 yards, 10 TDs Shannon Woods – 1,808 all-purpose yards Graham Harrell – 4,555 passing yards, 38 TDs Graham Harrell – 4,477 total offensive yards Graham Harrell – 242 points responsible for Joe Filani – 91 catches, 1,300 yards, 13 TDs Robert Johnson – 89 catches, 871 yards, 11 TDs

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Passing Offense – No. 1 Scoring Offense – No. 4 Total Offense – No. 6 Passing Efficiency – No. 14 Taurean Henderson – 872 rushing yards, 17 TDs Taurean Henderson – 1,400 all-purpose yards Taurean Henderson – 132 points responsible for Cody Hodges – 4,429 total offensive yards Cody Hodges – 4,328 passing yards, 31 TDs Cody Hodges – 208 points responsible for Joe Filani – 1,048 receiving yards, 8 TDs Robert Johnson – 948 receiving yards, 4 TD

Season REview

Since 2005, Dana Holgorsen has been the mastermind behind some of the nation’s most prolific offenses. Starting as the offensive coordinator at Texas Tech, then Houston and Oklahoma State, and now as the head coach at West Virginia, his offensive units are known for their ability to move the ball, pile up yardage and score a plethora of points. In Holgorsen’s first season with the Mountaineers in 2011, his offense averaged 37.6 points per game, a school-record 4,509 yards and finished with more than 6,100 yards of total offense. In his second year in 2012, his offense averaged 39.5 points per game, 4,292 passing yards and finished with a school-record 6,526 yards of total offense. Listed below are the national rankings for his year-by-year offenses and the players who excelled in them.

Bryce Beall – 102 points responsible for Tyrone Carrier – 80 catches, 1026 yards, 9 TDs Mark Hafner – 86 catches, 907 yards, 11 TDs Tyrone Carrier – 1,844 all-purpose yards Bryce Beall – 1,752 all-purpose yards Patrick Edwards – 1,192 all-purpose yards

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DANNY AMENDOLA

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Two-Time All-Big Conference (Texas Tech) Career Stats: 204 receptions, 2,246 yards, 15 TDs 1,283 punt return yards, 1 TD Fifth Year in NFL (New England Patriots) Led NFL with 2,364 all-purpose yards (2010) No. 6 in all-purpose yards (2009) No. 2 in punt/kickoff return yards (2009) No. 6 in punt/kickoff return yards (2010)

TAVON AUSTIN

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Two-Time All-American (West Virginia) Eighth in the Heisman Trophy Voting (2012) Big 12 Co-Special Teams Player of the Year Paul Hornung Award (most versatile) Jet Award (Top Returner) Only player in NCAA history to finish with more than 1,000 rushing yards and 3,000 receiving yards Career Stats: 1,033 rushing yards, 6 TDs; 288 receptions, 3,413 receiving yards, 29 TDs Finished with 2,407 kickoff return yards, 433 punt return yards and 7,286 all-purpose yards Set or tied 37 individual game, season, career, class and bowl records at West Virginia, Big 12 Conference, Big East Conference and NCAA and BCS Bowl records. No. 8 selection in the 2013 NFL Draft (St. Louis Rams)

STEDMAN BAILEY

}} All-American as a senior (West Virginia) }} Finalist for the Biletnikoff Award }} Led NCAA in touchdown receptions (25), second alltime in a season }} 2012 Season: No. 3 in nation in receiving yards and tied for No. 3 in receptions }} Career Stats: 210 receptions, 3,218 receiving yards, 41 TDs }} Set or tied 13 West Virginia individual game, season, career and class records }} Third-Round Pick in the 2013 NFL Draft (St. Louis Rams) JUSTIN BLACKMON

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Two-Time Consensus All-American (Oklahoma State) Two-Time Biletnikoff Award Winner Fifth in the Heisman Trophy Voting (2010) 2010 Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year Finished with 252 receptions, 3,564 yards, 40 TDs No. 5 Pick in 2012 NFL Draft (Jacksonville Jaguars) 2012 Stats: 64 receptions, 865 yards, 5 TDs

MICHAEL CRABTREE

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Two-Time Unanimous All-American (Texas Tech) Two-Time Biletnikoff Award Winner ESPN All-American Player of the Year (2007) Fifth in the Heisman Trophy Voting (2008) Finished with 231 receptions, 3,127 yards, 41 TDs No. 10 Pick in 2009 NFL (San Francisco 49ers) 2012 Stats: 85 receptions, 1,105 yards, 9 TDs

GRAHAM HARRELL

}} National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete (Texas Tech) }} All-American Honors as a senior }} Fourth in the Heisman Trophy Voting (2008) }} Sporting News Co-Player of the Year }} Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award }} Career Stats: 15,793 yards, 134 TDs }} No. 3 all-time in NCAA history in career passing touchdowns }} No. 4 all-time in NCAA history in career passing yards }} No. 5 all-time in NCAA history in career total yards }} Second Year in NFL (Green Bay Packers) KENDALL HUNTER

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Two-Time All-American (Oklahoma State) Finalist for Doak Walker Award Career Stats: 4,181 yards rushing, 37 TDs Fourth-Round Pick in 2012 NFL Draft (San Francisco 49ers)

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All-American (Houston) No. 7 in the Heisman Trophy Voting (2011) No. 8 in the Heisman Trophy Voting (2009) Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year Two-time Conference USA Player of the Year Two-time Davey O’Brien Award finalist NCAA All-Time Passing Yards Leader (19,217) NCAA All-Time Passing TD Leader (155) NCAA All-Time Passing Completion Leader (1,546) Only FBS quarterback to pass for more than 5,000 yards in three seasons }} Finished with 23 rushing touchdowns }} Second year in the NFL (Houston Texans) }} }} }} }} }} }} }} }} }} }}

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Three-time all-conference Manning Award Finalist Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Finalist Career Stats: 988-of-1,465 passes, 11,662 yards, 98 touchdowns Ran for four TDs, responsible for 102 total touchdowns Set or tied 71 West Virginia individual game, season, career, class, stadium and bowl records; NCAA and BCS bowl records, Big 12 and Big East records Led the nation in 2012 with 42 touchdown passes No. 4 in the nation in completions per game and points responsible for Tied for No. 5 in passing yards per game No. 6 in pass efficiency No. 8 in total offense Second-Round Pick in 2013 Draft (New York Jets)

BRANDON WEEDEN

}} All-Big 12 First Team Quarterback (2010)(Oklahoma State) }} Manning Award Finalist }} Finished with 9,260 passing yards and 75 TDs }} No. 22 Selection in 2012 NFL Draft (Cleveland Browns) }} 2012 Stats: 3,385 yards, 14 TDs WES WELKER

}} Mosi Tatupu Award for top special teams player in the nation (Texas Tech) }} Stats: 259 receptions, 3,069 yards, 21 TDs }} Finished with 1,761 punt return yards and eight TDs }} No. 1 in NCAA history in punt return yards }} No. 1 in NCAA history in punt return touchdowns }} 10th year in the NFL (Denver Broncos) }} Five-Time NFL Pro Bowl }} Two-Time First Team All-Pro }} Two-Time Second Team All-Pro }} Three-Time NFL Reception Leader }} Set or Tied 14 NFL Records }} Stats: 768 catches, 8,580 yards, 38 TDs }} Sports Illustrated All-Decade Team }} 2012 Stats: 118 receptions, 1,354 yards, 6 TDs

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ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH }} Four-year letterman at linebacker and two-year letterman as a pitcher on the baseball team }} Two-time all-Southern and all-Louisiana independent team member }} Played two seasons (1987-88) of professional football for the NFL’s Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints and Calgary Stampeders (CFL) COACHING CAREER

}} 2013: West Virginia (associated head coach/ special teams coordinator) }} 2012: West Virginia (associate head coach/ defensive coordinator/safeties) }} 2001-11: Oklahoma State (associate head coach/ special teams/safeties) }} 1994-00: Duke (special teams/outside linebackers) }} 1992-94: Rice (outside linebackers) }} 1990-92: Rice (graduate assistant/running backs) }} 1988-90: Titusville (Fla.) HS (outside linebackers) BOWL GAMES COACHED (11)

2013: Pinstripe 2010: Alamo 2008: Holiday 2006: Independence 2004: Cotton 1995: Hall of Fame

2012: Fiesta 2010: Cotton 2007: Insight 2004: Alamo 2002: Houston

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS WEST VIRGINIA

}} Karl Joseph was named to three freshman All-American teams }} Joseph led the WVU defense in tackles (104) and was tied for the team lead in forced fumbles (3) and interceptions (2) and was second in pass breakups (6) and third in tackles for loss (7) }} Darwin Cook was fourth on the team in tackles (75), tied with Joseph for forced fumbles (3) and was third in pass breakups (5)

}} Part of Oklahoma State’s coaching staff which helped lead the Cowboys to a 41-11 record over the past four years, the 2011 Big 12 Conference championship – first-ever for OSU and the Fiesta Bowl championship over Stanford – the Cowboys’ first BCS bowl game appearance }} 2010 Oklahoma State kicker/punter combination of Dan Bailey and Quinn Sharp ranked as the best in the country in 2010, as Bailey won the Lou Groza Award and Sharp was a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America }} In 2008, punter Matt Fodge was the winner of the Ray Guy Award presented to the nation’s top punter, punt returner Dez Bryant was the Big 12 special teams player of the year and kick returner Perrish Cox set a Big 12 record with two kick returns for touchdowns to up his career total to four kick returns for scores, a figure that at one time led all active NCAA players. Cox was a first-team All America honoree by CBSSportsline.com and was a third-team All-America kick returner by Rivals.com }} DeForest’s 2008 punt unit ranked sixth in the nation, his punt return squad ranked second nationally and his kick return squad was 18th nationally }} In 2007, Perrish Cox was one of only three players in the nation to return a punt and a kickoff for a touchdown }} In 2004, the Cowboys led the Big 12 and were 10th nationally in punt returns, averaging 14.7 yards per return. The Cowboys were 26th in net punting and 38th in kickoff returns }} DeForest’s impact on the Cowboys was felt immediately upon his hiring. In his first season, OSU improved in every statistical category, going from 73rd to 10th in net punting, from 67th to 12th in punt returns and from 92nd to third in kickoff returns. Chris Massey led the NCAA in kickoff returns in 2001

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}} The Blue Devils finished the 2000 season No. 6 in the nation in net punting and15th in kickoff returns. Punter Brian Morton was second in the nation in punting averaging 45.2 yards per kick, while two players - Kyle Moore (ninth) and Chris Douglas (45th) - ranked in the top 50 in kickoff returns RICE

}} Trevor Cobb was the 1991 Doak Walker Award winner as one of DeForest’ pupils at Rice ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (24)

}} Oklahoma State: Justin Gilbert (2011), Markelle Martin (2011), Quinn Sharp (2010-11), Dan Bailey (2010), Perrish Cox (2009), Matt Fodge (2006, 08), Darrent Williams (2003), Chris Massey (2001-02), Luke Phillips (2001-02) }} Duke: Brian Morton (1999-00), Sims Lenhardt (1997-99), John Krueger (1996), John Zuanich (1994) }} Rice: Larry Izzo (1994), Trevor Cobb (1990-92)

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Birthday: April 17 Hometown: Titusville, Fla. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Louisiana, ‘87) Family: Wife – Laura, Daughter – Ashley Year at West Virginia: Second Year in Coaching: 22nd

ALL-AMERICAN PLAYERS (5)

}} Oklahoma State: Markelle Martin (2011), Quinn Sharp (2010-11), Dan Bailey (2010) }} Duke: Brian Morton (2000) }} Rice: Trevor Cobb (1991-92) PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS (10)

}} Oklahoma State: Dan Bailey (K), Perrish Cox (KR/PR), Cole Farden (P), Matt Fodge (P), Jamie Thompson (S), Darrent Williams (KR/PR) }} Duke: Ryan Fowler (LB), Patrick Mannelly (LS) }} Rice: Trevor Cobb (RB), Larry Izzo (LB/ST)

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Hometown: Eden, N.C. Birthday: March 11 ’94) ina, Carol tern (Wes ee Degr Education: Bachelor’s s and Griffith Haye Sons , Anna hter– Daug low, Wins – Family: Wife Coaching: 18th in Year Year at West Virginia: Fourth

ASSISTANT HEAD COACH }} In 2009, receivers finished with more than 2,000 yards for the first time since 1998 }} In 2008, wide receiver Alric Arnett was ranked among the Top 10 in the BIG EAST in receptions per game and receiving yards per game }} In the Meineke Car Care Bowl, his receivers caught three of the four touchdowns scored by the offense in the victory over North Carolina.

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Four-year letterwinner at Western Carolina WCU’s all-time leader in total offense Passed for 5,545 yards in career, second on the school’s all-time list Still ranks among the Top 10 in seven other offensive categories for the Catamounts All-Southern Conference First Team Quarterback (1993) Played one season for the Charlotte Rage (1995) of the Arena Football League

APPALACHIAN STATE

}} While coaching at Appalachian State, the Mountaineers won three straight NCAA FCS Division national championships }} Transitioned William Mayfield from a linebacker into one of the nation’s top receivers, finishing sixth on the school’s all-time list with 1,483 yards }} In his first year at ASU, coached a trio of receivers that combined for 1,285 yards, nearly matching the 1,421 the threesome combined for in their first three seasons at ASU

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2013: West Virginia (assistant head coach/receivers) 2011-12: Wake Forest (passing game co-coordinator/wide receivers) 2008-10: West Virginia (wide receivers) 2006-07: Appalachian State (split ends) 2005: Appalachian State (wide receivers) 2003-04: East Carolina (wide receivers) 1996-02: Elon (quarterbacks/wide receivers)

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EAST CAROLINA

}} Coached Terrence Copper, who earned All-Conference USA honors and set ECU records for receptions (87) and receiving yards in 2003 (897) }} Copper led C-USA in receptions per game (7.25) ELON

2010: Champ Sports 2008: Car Care

}} Coached Aretka Banks, a two-time all-conference performer }} Helped guide Elon from a 4-7 record in 1996 to a 7-4 record in 1997 }} The Phoenix recorded a 9-2 record in 1999 and 7-4 in 2000

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ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (9)

}} Has 17 years of collegiate coaching experience with four bowl appearances }} Named the 2010 Big East Recruiter of the Year by ESPN.com }} Recruited former WVU All-Americans Tavon Austin and Bruce Irvin

}} Wake Forest: Michael Campanaro (WR/2012), Chris Givens (WR/2011) }} West Virginia: Tavon Austin (WR/2010), Jock Sanders (WR/2010) }} Appalachian State: William Mayfield (WR/2006), Dexter Jackson (WR/2006), Jermane Little (WR/2005) }} East Carolina: Terrence Copper (WR/2003) }} Elon: Arekta Banks (WR and RS/2002)

WAKE FOREST

}} In 2012, tutored All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second Team receiver Michael Campanaro, who led the league with 7.9 receptions per game and was sixth in receiving yards per game }} In 2011, Galloway’s unit was on the receiving end of a school-record 3,291 passing yards }} Wide receiver Chris Givens was named All-ACC First Team, after leading the league in receiving yards per game (102.3) }} Givens also set the school record for receiving yards in a season with 1,330 on 83 catches and caught nine touchdowns }} Givens was drafted in the fourth round by St. Louis of the 2012 NFL Draft.

ALL-AMERICAN PLAYERS (3)

}} Appalachian State: William Mayfield (WR/2006), Dexter Jackson (WR/2006), Jermane Little (WR/2005) PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS (6)

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WEST VIRGINIA

}} WVU was No. 2 in the Big East in passing offense and total offense, while leading the league in passing efficiency

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Wake Forest: Chris Givens (WR) West Virginia: Tavon Austin (WR), Stedman Bailey (WR), Jock Sanders (WR) Appalachian State: Dexter Jackson (WR) East Carolina: Terrence Copper (WR)


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COACHING RESPONSIBILITY: Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Birthday: August 9

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Wingate, ’01)

Year at West Virginia: Third

Family: Wife - Chelsea

PLAYING CAREER

}} Played quarterback and receiver at Wingate }} Led all receivers with 43 catches for 584 yards and seven touchdowns, while passing for two touchdowns COACHING CAREER

2013: West Virginia (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks) 2012: West Virginia (offensive coordinator/receivers) 2011: West Virginia (inside receivers) 2008-10: Stephen F. Austin (offensive coordinator) 2006-07: Millsaps (offensive coordinator) 2005: New Mexico State (graduate assistant/offense) 2004: Southeastern Louisiana (running backs) 2003: Southeastern Louisiana (offensive quality control) 2002: Wingate (wide receivers)

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}} Helped lead Millsaps to the 2006 NCAA DIII playoffs }} The Majors won back-to-back conference championships for the first time in school history }} Offense averaged more than 35 points a game and was ranked in the Top 20 in both seasons, including as high as No. 5 in total offense }} Offense recorded 4,107 yards of total offense in 2006 and more than 4,500 in 2007 }} Quarterback Juan Joseph, the two-time conference player of the year, signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League in 2009

2012: Pinstripe 2012: Orange

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}} WVU finished with the nation’s No. 9 scoring offense and No. 10 in passing offense and total offense }} Receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey were named All-Big 12 First-Team selections and to numerous All-American teams }} Austin was selected as the eighth pick of the first round of the NFL draft, and Bailey in the third round, both by St. Louis }} Austin was named the Paul Hornung Award winner for college football’s most versatile player and the Jet Award for the top returner in the nation }} Bailey was one of three finalists for the Biletnikoff Award }} Austin and Bailey tied or set a combined 26 WVU single-game, season, career, class and bowl records }} Bailey led the nation in receiving touchdowns (25) and was third in receiving yards (1,622) and both Bailey and Austin led the Big 12 in receptions (114) and were tied for third nationally. }} In 2011, West Virginia ranked No. 6 in passing offense, No. 13 in scoring offense and No. 15 in total offense. }} Austin set the school record for most catches in a season (101) and was No. 2 in season receiving yards (1,186) }} Austin was No. 8 nationally in receptions per game and No. 23 in receiving yards per game }} Austin was No. 1 nationally in all-purpose yardage (199 average yards per game)

ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (26)

}} West Virginia: Tavon Austin (2011-12), Stedman Bailey (2012) }} Stephen F. Austin: Duane Brooks (2009), Gralyn Crawford (2009), Dominique Edison (2008-09), Anthony Foster (2010), Kris Lott (2010), Jeremy Moses (2008-0910), Contrevious Parks (2008-09-10), Aaron Rhea (2009), Cordell Roberson (2010) }} Millsaps: Louis Conley (2007), Donnie Epps (2007) Josh Hanna (2006), Chris Jackson (2006), Juan Joseph (2006-07), Eric McCarty (2007), Burt Pereira (2007), Raymond Savage (2007) ALL-AMERICAN PLAYERS (6)

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}} West Virginia: Tavon Austin (2012), Stedman Bailey (2012) }} Stephen F. Austin: Dominique Edson (2009), Jeremy Moses (2009-10), Cordell Roberson (2010) }} Millsaps: Chris Jackson (2006) PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS (7)

}} West Virginia: Tavon Austin (2013), Stedman Bailey (2013), J.D. Woods (2013) }} Stephen F. Austin: Dominique Edison (2010), Contrevious Parks (2010) }} Millsaps: Chris Jackson (2009), Juan Joseph (2009)

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}} Helped lead Stephen F. Austin to the 2009 and 2010 NCAA FCS playoffs }} In 2010, Dawson guided the nation’s No. 1 passing offense (362.2) and No. 4 scoring offense (36.3), ranking No. 6 in total offense (442.9). }} Quarterback Jeremy Moses was a two-time All-American, two-time Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Year and won the Walter Payton Award, given to the Player of the Year in the NCAA FCS Division }} Moses finished his career as the school and league’s all-time passer, setting records in completions (1,151), touchdown passes (121), passing yards (13,061) and total offense (12,853) }} In 2009, his offensive squad led the nation in passing yards (343.7) and was No. 2 in total offense (468.9), No. 6 in scoring offense (34.9) and No. 10 in pass efficiency (147.8) }} Moses led the nation in touchdown passes (40), was third in passing yards (317.2), fourth in points responsible for (18.5) and fifth in total offense (320.5) }} In 2008, Stephen F. Austin averaged only 16 points per game and came off a winless season. In his first season, the Lumberjacks led the Southland Conference in passing offense (345.8) and were No. 3 in the nation. They also were nationally ranked No. 13 in total offense (415.7) and No. 14 in scoring offense (35.0)

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Hometown: Marlow, Okla. Birthday: May 20 Master’s Degree (Texas A&M-Commerce, ’03) ‘86); ral, Cent Education: Bachelor’s Degree (East Stepson – Kelby, Stepdaughter – Bretlie Family: Wife – Melissa, Daughters – Fallon and Erin, Year in Coaching: 11th Year at West Virginia: Second

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TULSA

}} Helped lead Tulsa to a Conference USA championship (2005) and western }} division championships four times }} In addition to coaching the linebackers, Patterson served as co-defensive coordinator his final five seasons at Tulsa }} In 2010, he helped mold a defense that led the country in interceptions (24) and ranked third in turnovers gained (36) }} His star pupils include first-team All-Conference USA performers Nick Bunting, }} Chris Chamberlain and Nelson Coleman. The three rank among the top 10 tacklers in school history, a list topped by Coleman who had an impressive 413 career stops }} Bunting finished his career as one of the most decorated linebackers ever at Tulsa. He was named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 and the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Newcomer of the Year in 2003 }} Chamberlain, who finished fifth in Tulsa history with 352 tackles, was drafted by St. Louis in 2008 and has spent the past three seasons with the Rams

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}} Four-year letterwinner as a defensive back at East Central COACHING CAREER

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2012-13: West Virginia (defensive coordinator/linebackers) 2012: West Virginia (co-defensive coordinator/linebackers) 2011: Pitt (interim head coach) 2011: Pitt (defensive coordinator/linebackers) 2006-10: Tulsa (co-defensive coordinator/linebackers) 2003-05: Tulsa (linebackers) 2002: Allen High (assistant coach) 2000: Allen High (assistant coach) 1997-99: Ardmore High (head coach) 1995-96: Allen High (assistant coach) 1994: Edmond Santa Fe High (head coach) 1992-93: Edmond Memorial High (assistant coach) 1988-91: Altus High (assistant coach) 1986: East Central (graduate assistant)

BOWL EXPERIENCE (8)

2013: Pinstripe 2010: Hawai’i 2007: GMAC 2005: Liberty

HIGH SCHOOL

}} Patterson had 16 years coaching experience as a high school coach in Oklahoma and Texas }} He spent two years (2000 and ‘02) as linebackers, defensive backs and special teams coach at Allen (Texas) High School. He also coached at Allen High School from 1995-96 }} Before that, he was the head football coach at Ardmore (Okla.) High School for three seasons (1997-99). At Ardmore, Patterson led his team to the District 5 1 Championship in 1999, while earning district coach of the year honors }} In 1994, Patterson was the head coach at Edmond Santa Fe (Okla.) High School. Prior to that, he served as defensive secondary coach at Edmond Memorial High School for two seasons (1992-93) }} He began his high school coaching career in 1988 at Altus (Okla.) High School, where he coached the outside linebackers and defensive backs for four years }} He helped lead Altus to a state runner-up finish in Class 4A, while helping Edmond Memorial to a Class 6A runner-up finish in 1993

2012: BBVA Compass 2008: GMAC 2006: Armed Forces 2003: Humanitarian

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS WEST VIRGINIA

}} Linebacker Isaiah Bruce was named to three freshman All-American teams and two All-Big 12 teams }} Bruce was second on the team in tackles (94), fourth in tackles for loss (6.5),led the team in fumbles recovered (2) and tied for the team lead in interceptions

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PITT

}} Pitt: Max Gruder (2011) }} Tulsa: Chris Chamberlain (2006-07), Nelson Coleman (2005-07), Nick Bunting (2003-06), Nick Graham (2005), Michael LeDet (2003-04), Jorma Bailey (2003)

}} The Patterson-led defense placed five players on the All-Big East Team and had one All-American }} In 2011, the Pitt defense was ranked No. 3 nationally in sacks (3.31), tied for No. 12 in tackles for loss (98), No. 14 in defensive third-down efficiency (32.98), No. 21 in rushing defense (116.9), No. 35 in total defense (350.62) and No. 38 in scoring defense (22.4)

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}} Pitt: Max Gruder (LB) }} Tulsa: Chris Chamberlain (LB)

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Birthday: July 1 Hometown: Parkersburg, W.Va. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (West Liberty State , ‘91) Family: Wife – Stacy, Sons - Andrew and Cian, Daug hter - Kenley Year at West Virginia: First Year in Coaching: 22nd

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BOWL GAMES COACHED: (2)

2012: Rose 2011: Fiesta

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS

}} Has 21 years of collegiate coaching experience, 12 years as an offensive line coach, one year as the offensive coordinator, five years as the special teams’ coordinator, three years with the tight ends }} Has assisted teams in winning championships in nine seasons }} Has worked with two teams that participated in the NCAA Division II playoffs. STANFORD

}} Helped lead Stanford to a two-year record of 23-4, win the 2012 Pac-12 Conference Championship, make an appearance in two straight BCS Bowls

}} Key in the development of unanimous AllAmerican tight end and two-time Mackey Award Finalist Zach Ertz, who ranked first in 2012 among FBS tight ends with 837 receiving yards and 66 receptions (both marks are Stanford single-season tight end records). }} In 2011, Stanford’s tight end trio of Coby Fleener, Ertz and Levine Toilolo were widely considered the best unit in the nation, as the three players combined to catch 86 passes for 1,356 yards and 20 touchdowns. The trio accounted for more than half of Stanford’s touchdown receptions (38) during an 11-2 campaign. }} Fleener, who led the Cardinal with 10 touchdown grabs, was named a Sporting News All-American in addition to earning first team all-conference honors, while Toilolo was an honorable mention all-conference selection. }} Fleener was drafted in the second round by the Indianapolis Colts in 2012 HARVARD

}} Crook’s offensive line helped pave the way for Clifton Dawson (2003-06) to set the Ivy League’s all-time career rushing record with 4,841 yards, breaking the former mark held by Cornell’s Ed Marinaro }} Eight of Crook’s players earned All-Ivy first team honors a combined 11 times, including tackle James Williams, who was a three-time AllAmerica and first team All-Ivy selection }} In 2009, four of Harvard’s linemen earned all-league honors while tailback Treavor Scales, who ran behind Crook’s line, was named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Year }} In addition, Crook tutored Frank Fernandez, who was selected to play in the 2007 Hula Bowl ILLINOIS

}} Worked closely with All-Big Ten players Dave Diehl and 2001 All-America Tony Pashos, who were selected in the 2003 NFL Draft

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}} Served as the offensive line coach and offensive coordinator at West Liberty State, helping the Hilltoppers to the 2000 WVIAC title. GLENVILLE STATE

}} Helped lead Glenville State to the Division II playoffs CLARION

}} Part of NCAA Division II playoff team at Clarion CINCINNATI

}} Helped the Bearcats to an 8-3 finish ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (28)

}} Stanford: Zach Ertz (2012), Coby Fleener (2011), Jonathan Martin (2011), Levine Toilolo (2012) }} Harvard: Andrew Brecher (2007), Zach Copple (2008), Frank Fernandez, (2004-06), Will Johnson (2004-05), Brian Lapham (2004-05), Brent Osborne (2009), David Paine (2006-07), Ryan Pilconis (2008), Tom Rodger (2008), Ben Sessons (2009), Nic Sobic (2006), Alex Spisak (2008-09), Joe Traverso (2003), James Williams (2007-08-09) }} Illinois: Tony Pashos (2002) }} Glenville State: Cam Perry (1998) }} Clarion: Derek Mackay (1995) ALL-AMERICAN PLAYERS (8)

}} Stanford: Zach Ertz (2012), Coby Fleener (2011), Jonathan Martin (2011) }} Harvard: Andrew Brecher (2008); James Williams (2007-08-09) }} Illinois: Tony Pashos (2002)

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2013: West Virginia (offensive line) 2011-12: Stanford (tight ends/tackles) 2003-10: Harvard (offensive line) 2002: Illinois (graduate assistant) 2001: West Liberty State (offensive coordinator/ offensive line) 2000: West Liberty State (offensive line) 1999: West Virginia Tech (offensive line/special teams coordinator) 1997-98: Glenville State (assistant head coach/ offensive line/special teams coordinator) 1996: Clarion (offensive line/special teams coordinator) 1994-95: Clarion (offensive line) 1993: Cincinnati (graduate assistant) 1990-92: West Liberty State (offensive line)

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}} Stanford: Zach Ertz (2012), Coby Fleener (2011), Jonathan Martin (2011) }} Harvard: James Williams (2009) }} Illinois: Dave Diehl (2003), Tony Pashos (2003)

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COACHING RESPONSIBILITY: Safeties

Hometown: Van, W.Va. Birthday: October 12 ’94) , State ville (Glen ee Degr Education: Bachelor’s n Family: Wife – Kerry, Son – Cody, Daughter - Ashto in Coaching: 18th Year h Eight Year at West Virginia:

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}} Mountaineers enjoyed one of their most successful periods on the gridiron, posting a 58-14 record in his final six years on staff and earning a then school record six straight bowl appearances, including two BCS bowl games }} Eight of his players were All-Big East and six were selected in the NFL Draft }} His secondary standouts at WVU included first team All-American Adam Jones, who has played with the Titans, Cowboys and Bengals }} The Mountaineers won or shared four Big East titles during Gibson’s time in Morgantown, capturing BCS bowl victories following the 2005 (Sugar Bowl) and 2007 (Fiesta Bowl) seasons

}} Defensive Back at Glenville State from 1991-94 }} Part of two WVIAC championship teams COACHING CAREER

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2013: West Virginia (safeties) 2012: Arizona (assistant head coach/safeties/defensive special teams) 2011: Pitt (secondary/pass game coordinator) 2008-10: Michigan (assistant head coach/defensive backs/special teams) 2007: West Virginia (cornerbacks/recruiting coordinator) 2001-07: West Virginia (cornerbacks) 1999-00: West Virginia Tech (secondary) 1997-98: Cumberland University (defensive backs/special teams) 1996: Glenville State (defensive backs) 1995: Gilmer County HS (head coach/interim athletics director)

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}} Spent two seasons as assistant head coach and defensive coordinator (19992000), before arriving at West Virginia CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY

}} In 1997 and ’98, Gibson coordinating the program’s special teams and recruitment in addition to mentoring the team’s defensive backs

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2011: BBVA Compass 2007: Fiesta 2005: Sugar 2003: Gator

}} Coached defensive backs and the kickoff teams ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (17)

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}} Helped the Wildcats to an 8-5 overall record in first year at Arizona and won the Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Arizona: Jared Tevis (2012) Pitt: Jarred Holley (2011); Antwuan Reed (2011) Michigan: Donovan Warren (2009) West Virginia: Jahmile Addae (2004-05), Angel Estrada (2002), Adam Jones (2003-04), Brian King (2003), Mike Lorello (2004-05), Aaron Mims (2005), Rick Sherrod (2002), Eric Wicks (2005-06-07)

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PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS (8)

}} West Virginia: Adam Jones (2004)

}} Two of Gibson’s pupils were named to Big East all-conference teams }} }} }} }}

Helped lead the Wolverines to a berth in the Gator Bowl in 2011 One of his cornerbacks, Donovan Warren, earned All-Big Ten First Team honors Began at Warren, Stevie Brown and Morgan Trent earned spots on NFL rosters Responsible for securing the services of Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Denard Robinson, one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation

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}} Pitt: Jarred Holley (2011), Antwuan Reed (2011) }} Michigan: Stevie Brown (2010), Morgan Trent (2009), Donovan Warren (2009) }} West Virginia: Angel Estrada (2003), Lance Frazier (2004), Adam Jones (2005), Keith Tandy (2007), Ellis Lankster (2007), Dee McCann (2006)

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Birthday: December 13 Hometown: Waco, Texas Education: Bachelor’s Degree (BYU, ’95) Family: Wife – Carri, Son – Brian, Daughters - Halie and Mikenzi Year at West Virginia: First Year in Coaching: 19th

ASSISTANT COACH }} In his first year at ECU in 2010, he was faced with the daunting task of rebuilding a Pirate defense that lost nine of its 11 starters from the previous campaign including the entire front seven. Further compounding the struggles were the loss of three prominent two-deep members during the season because of injuries }} Despite the personnel shortages, the Pirates still rated among the nation’s better turnover-producing units – tying for 34th in fumbles recovered (11) and among the top 60 in total takeaways (22) during his initial year }} The turnaround enabled the Pirates to move up 64 places on the FBS total defense rankings, allowing 102.5 fewer yards per game, and jump 22 spots in scoring defense by surrendering nearly 12 points per contest less than a year earlier }} Tutored cornerback Emanuel Davis to back-to-back All-Conference USA selections and developed Damon Magazu into a ball-hawking free safety who led the team with four interceptions and three fumble recoveries in 2011

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2013: West Virginia (cornerbacks) 2010-12: East Carolina (defensive coordinator/secondary) 2006-09: Texas Tech (cornerbacks) 1995-05: BYU (cornerbacks)

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}} Jamar Wall led the group with 62 tackles and two interceptions in 2008 and earned All-Big 12 honors in 2009 after ranking second nationally with 17 passes defended }} The Red Raider pass defense ranked best in the Big 12 Conference in 2006 and 2007, limiting opponents to 188.4 yards per game in 2007 - the only Big 12 program to hold opponents below 200 yards per game

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2012: New Orleans 2009: Cotton 2007: Insight 2005: Las Vegas 1999: Motor City 1996: Cotton

2010: Military 2008: Gator 2006: Cotton 2001: Liberty 1998: Liberty

BYU

}} Worked on the staff of legendary coach LaVell Edwards }} Cougars captured back-to-back Western Athletic Conference championships during his stay, which included the ’96 squad that rolled to a 14-1 record }} While at BYU, he also served as the faculty advisor to the Black Student Union from 1995-02

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}} During his coaching tenure, he has been on coaching staffs that have won five conference titles and made 11 bowl appearances }} Coached nine defensive backs who have advanced to the NFL.

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}} East Carolina: Emanuel Davis (2010-11), Damon Magazu (2012) }} Texas Tech: Chris Parker (2005), Jamar Wall (2005) }} BYU: Jernaro Gilford (2001-02-03), Brian Gray (1998-99), Omar Morgan (199697), Tim McTyer (1995-96), Jason Walker (1997)

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}} In 2012, the Pirates tied UCF for first place in the Eastern Division of Conference USA with a 7-1 league record and made their second bowl appearance in three years }} In 2011, Mitchell spearheaded and provided oversight to the implementation of a 3-4 scheme - an alignment that produced immediate results and earned ECU a reputation as one of most improved units nationally

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Played at BYU from 1987-90 Seventh-round pick of the Atlanta Falcons in 1991 Spent three seasons in the NFL, splitting time with Atlanta and the Dallas Cowboys All-WAC cornerback played in four bowls with the Cougars and ran the opening leg of BYU’s All-America 400M relay team Still holds the school record for the longest interception return, a 97-yard effort against New Mexico in 1989 His 13 career interceptions stand fifth in the school’s record book, while his five picks in 1989 were a season high.

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}} East Carolina: Emanuel Davis (2012); Damon Magazu (2012) }} Texas Tech: Chris Parker (2005), Lamar Wall (2010) }} BYU: Jernaro Gilford (2003), Brian Gray (2000), Omar Morgan (1999), Tim McTyer (1997), Jason Walker (1998)

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Seider

COACHING RESPONSIBILITY: Running Backs

Birthday: April 16 Hometown: Miami, Fla. Master’s Degree (West Virginia, ’10) ‘00); ia, Virgin t (Wes ee Degr Education: Bachelor’s and Brennley Ava – Family: Wife – Brandi, Son - Jaden, Daughters Year in Coaching: Fourth First Year at West Virginia:

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}} Earned All-America honors and won the Doug Williams Award for National Offensive Player of the Year and the Jake Gaither Award (considered the Heisman Trophy of black colleges) following a spectacular senior year at Florida A&M }} Passed for 2,512 yards and 27 touchdowns and ran for 14 and also was named the MEAC Offensive Player of the Year }} Selected in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers.

}} 2012 Conference USA Recruiter of the Year MARSHALL

}} Two of his top recruits were quarterback Rakeem Cato, who was named the 2012 C-USA Player of the Year, and running back Kevin Grooms, who Seider recruited and coached }} Three of his freshman backs averaged more than five yards a carry in 2012 and the offense finished No. 6 nationally in total offense }} In 2011, his freshman running back Travon Van earned All-Conference USA honors, and Seider helped lead the Herd to the championship of the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl

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2013: West Virginia (running backs) 2010-12: Marshall (running backs/recruiting coordinator) 2008-10: West Virginia (graduate assistant) 2006-08: Lake Worth HS (quarterbacks) 2003-05: Palm Beach Lakes (offensive coordinator) 2001-02: Glades Central (running backs)

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}} Helped in the development of three of the Mountaineer’s top quarterbacks, Pat White, Jarrett Brown and Geno Smith }} During his tenure at WVU, he was part of the staff that posted an 18-8 record and played in the Meineke Car Care and Gator Bowls

BOWL EXPERIENCE (3)

ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (4)

2011: Beef O’Brady’s 2010: Gator 2008: Meineke

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}} West Virginia: Pat White (2008) PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS (3)

}} West Virginia: Pat White (2010), Jarrett Brown (2011), Geno Smith (2013)

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ERIK

COACHING RESPONSIBILITY:

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Hometown: Hico, Texas Birthday: November 2 Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Tarleton State, ‘90) Family: Wife – Shawna, Son – Seth, Daughters – Year at West Virginia: Second Paige and Bailey Year in Coaching: Ninth

ASSISTANT COACH }} In his first season in Nacogdoches, Slaughter helped produce one of the nation’s top defensive players in defensive end Tim Knicky. A two-time All American, and four-time all-conference selection, Knicky battled through injuries his senior season to record 15 tackles for losses, and finish second in the nation with 12.5 sacks (1.04 pg). Knicky was among the players considered for the 2009 Buck Buchanan Award, an award given annually to the top defensive player at the NCAA FCS level. The 2009 SLC Defensive Player of the Year, Knicky graduated from SFA as the school all-time sack leader

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}} Guided team to back-to-back district titles, and an appearance in the 2007 state quarterfinals }} Named the 2006 and 2007 District 12 AAA Coach of the Year

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}} Coached a linebacking corps that allowed 177.2 rushing yards per game in 2005 }} Outside linebacker Brendan Pahulu finished second on the team with 94 tackles (22 solo, 72 assisted), as well as recording nine tackles for loss, four sacks and one interception

}} In 2012, the Mountaineers finished No. 4 in the Big 12 in rushing defense }} Defense ranked No. 2 in turnover margin in Big 12

}} Took a squad with a three-year Class AAA record of 9-21 to the Class AAAA playoffs in 2002

}} SFA finished the year with 48 sacks, leading the nation in sacks (4.36 per game) and tackles for losses (10.18 per game). SFA became the only NCAA Division I school to record at least 40 sacks in each of the past three seasons }} Converted Willie Jefferson from a tight end into one of the nation’s more intimidating defensive ends. Jefferson was named the 2011 Southlan Conference Player of the Year after leading the league with 16 total sacks }} Malcom Mattox followed up a strong rookie campaign by finishing second only to Jefferson in the league in sacks earning second-team All-SLC honors. It marked the second straight year that SFA produced the league’s top two sack leaders }} In 2010, Slaughter took Kenneth Charles, who spent the previous three seasons as an interior linemen, and made him a first-team All-SLC selection, and an All-American honoree as a defensive end. Charles capped a career year in 2010 finishing among the nation’s top 15 in sacks and tackles for losses

}} Compiled a 15-7 record over the 2000 and 2001 seasons }} Named the 2001-02 District 27 AA Coach of the Year }} 2001-02 Wharton Country Coach of the Year

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STEPHEN F. AUSTIN

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2012: Pinstripe 2005: Fort Worth 2003: Hawaii

PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS (3)

}} Stephen F. Austin: Tim Knicky (DE), Kenneth Charles (DE), Willie Jefferson (DE) ALL-AMERICAN PLAYERS (3)

}} Stephen F. Austin: Willie Jefferson (2011), Kenneth Charles (2010) Tim Knicky (2009) ALL-CONFERENCE PLAYERS (9)

}} Stephen F. Austin: Jacob Fincher (2011), Willie Jefferson (2011), Malcolm Mattox (2011), Kenneth Charles (2009-10), Rainey Sternes (2010), Sean Warren (200910), Tim Knicky (2009)

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2012-13: West Virginia (defensive line) 2009-11: Stephen F. Austin (defensive line) 2008: Texas A&M Commerce (defensive coordinator/linebackers) 2006-07: Glen Rose High (head coach) 2003-05: Houston (outside linebackers/strength & conditioning) 2002: Springtown High (athletic director/head coach) 2000-01: East Bernard High (athletic director/head coach) 1999-00: Linden-Kildare High (athletic director/head coach) 1990-98: Stephenville High (assistant coach)

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MIKE

joseph

COACHING RESPONSIBILITY: Strength and Conditioning

Birthday: Feb. 22 Education: Bachelor’s degree (Fairmont State, ’99) Family: Wife – Andre, Sons – Quincy and Brolin Year at West Virginia: Eighth

Hometown: Fairmont, W.Va. Year in Coaching: 16th

DIRECTOR OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

Certification: Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) and National Strength Coaches Association (NSCA)

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2008-13: West Virginia (Strength and Conditioning) 2003-08: Notre Dame (Assistant Strength and Conditioning) 2001-03: Eastern Michigan (Assistant Strength and Conditioning) 1999-2001: West Virginia (Graduate Assistant) 1998-99: Fairmont State (Strength and Conditioning)

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}} Administer, coordinate, develop, implement and teach strength and conditioning programs for all Mountaineer student-athletes with a major emphasis on the football program }} Served for five years as the assistant strength coach at Notre Dame (2003-08), working with football and was responsible for the strength and conditioning programs for baseball, volleyball and softball }} At Notre Dame, he worked with the head strength coach with football, assisted with workouts, testing, conditioning, speed and agility training and in-season and offseason training schedules on a daily basis }} Responsible for developing and training the quarterbacks, tight ends, linebackers, fullbacks and injured players }} Also had the same responsibilities with the sports of baseball, volleyball and softball }} Supervised and maintained facility and equipment and scheduling all studentathletes for the school’s 27 sports }} Spent two years as an assistant strength coach at Eastern Michigan (2001-03) }} Served as a graduate assistant at WVU for two years (1999-2001)

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}} Worked at Healthworks Fitness and Rehabilitation in Morgantown during the 2001 summer }} Strength and conditioning coach at Fairmont State (Aug. 1998 – May 1999) }} Camp instructor at the Mountain State Speed and Strength Camp hosted by WVU from May 2000 until April 2001 }} Served as a guest speaker and instructor at many camps and clinics }} Has served as a classroom instructor and state director for the National Association of Speed and Explosion }} Coached 23 football players who earned All-America honors and more than 100 athletes who were either drafted or signed free-agent contracts in the NFL }} While at Fairmont State, Joseph was a four-year letterman and three-year captain on the football team from 1994-97 }} Three time first-team all-WVIAC selection and was named the WVIAC Offensive Player of the Year in 1996 }} A 1997 regional All-American, a Burger King Scholar Athlete and a WVIAC Scholar Athlete }} Selected the vice president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and to the Fairmont State Student Council

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Ryan Dorchester is in his second year as the Coordinator of Recruiting Operations within the West Virginia football program. In his role, Dorchester serves in an administrative capacity, overseeing the operational aspects of football recruiting. He organizes the day-to-day recruitment of studentathletes, including building the program’s data bank of prospects and compiles information and video files. He already has made an impact on the Mountaineer recruiting efforts as this year’s class was ranked No. 25 nationally by rivals and among the Top 30 by other recruiting services, the highest in several years. He is the liaison with the University admissions office, is the primary contact with the athletic compliance office regarding recruiting, oversees the correspondence with prospects and manages the planning of on-campus official and unofficial recruiting visits. Dorchester coordinates the coaches’ travel schedule for recruiting and oversees and organizes the program’s records, checklists, calendars, research and recruiting boards. He also coordinates NCAA and Big 12 Conference rules testing for WVU, compliance reviews and meetings for the football staff with the school’s compliance department. In his current position, he builds and maintains relationships with high school and junior college coaches to advance recruiting, assists with the planning of the annual clinic for high school coaches and coordinates the summer jobs program for the student-athletes. Dorchester worked with the Mountaineer football program since 2004, when he joined the managerial staff as a student equipment manager and served in that capacity for four years. Since then, he has been a graduate assistant for recruiting, assisting with the day-to-day operations of the program’s recruiting efforts. Dorchester earned his bachelor’s degree in history from West Virginia in 2008 and his master’s degree in higher educational leadership in 2010.

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Former Mountaineer great running back Quincy Wilson is in his second year as the assistant director of football operations. Wilson assists the director of football operations with the daily activities of the football office and serves as a program liaison with compliance, academic support and residence life. He came to West Virginia in 2012, after serving as the marketing sales manager for State Industrial Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio, since 2010. He handled more than 125 accounts for State Industrial, a company that provides services in air and water

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ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Curtis Jones is in his second year as the assistant athletic director for academic support. He came to WVU in 2012 after serving as the assistant athletic director for football academic services at Texas for three years. Jones administers the operation of the student services division and oversees the academic staff, assuring a commitment to academic excellence. He works with student-athletes to establish academic goals and then organizes and implements programs to assist the student-athletes in meeting those goals. Jones serves as the liaison to the University’s academic community, provost’s office, admissions’ office, registrar’s office and disability services. He assists the student-athletes in identifying educational and career interests, selecting classes and determining academic majors. Jones also provides guidance to the studentathletes in meeting their educational goals, through monitoring and guiding during study hall, tutoring and assisting with test preparation, study skills and time management. Prior to his stint at Texas, he was the assistant athletics director for football student-athlete

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Alex Hammond is in his third year on the Mountaineer football staff as the director of football operations. He came to West Virginia in August 2011 as the director of recruiting operations, before moving into his current role as the chief of staff for the program, providing direct support to the head coach. He handles the department budget, daily schedules, travel schedules, professional scouts, facility scheduling, coaches’ clinics, training table, scholarship disbursement, ticket allocation, preseason planning and bowl preparation. He oversees the equipment department, the video staff and the recruiting office. He also administers the department budget and serves as the staff liaison to the Big 12 office, football alumni, the media and WVU’s 16 other varsity sports. Hammond came to West Virginia after serving as the associate director of amateurism certification at the NCAA from 2009-11. In his position, he was responsible for educating elite athletes, member institutions and conferences on NCAA legislation, served as the NCAA liaison to the Big 12 and Atlantic Coast Conferences on issues regarding amateurism and conducted amateurism reviews on high profile student-athletes. Prior to his tenure with the NCAA, Hammond was an associate in the international sports group at the law firm of Baker and Daniels from 2008-09. He advised multi-national companies on global business operations and drafted contracts for corporate mergers and acquisitions. Hammond also held several positions working for the United States federal government (2003-06), serving with the office of the General Counsel for the Department of Defense, a special assistant to Ambassador Randall Tobias for the US Department of State and as a public affairs officer and legislative assistant at the White House for the National Drug Control Policy. Hammond graduated from the University of Texas in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in government and earned his juris doctorate from the Northwestern University School of Law in 2008. While a student at Texas, he interned at the White House for the office of public affairs and was the executive director of the Longhorn student body, the highest appointed student position at the University. He represented the student body in front of the Texas State Legislature. Hammond, a native of Indianapolis, Ind., is married to the former Susan Swift of Atmore, Ala. She serves as the director of donor relations and special events for the Mountaineer Athletic Club.

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purification and treatment. He was ranked in the Top five of the region in overall sales every month in the Northeast Region. Wilson works with the academic support staff in tracking and counseling student athletes and also provides player agent education, contributes to LifeSkills programming and assists the studentathletes with recognizing opportunities for University services and resources. He organizes preseason training camp in regards to operations such as daily meal schedules and provides security and game officials for practices and scrimmages. Wilson assists with community relations programs, on-campus recruiting and the annual high school coaches’ clinic. He administers the professional football education program and assists the student-athletes, who have professional potential, with the exceptional student-athlete disability insurance program and with the college advisory committee. Wilson was a four-year letterwinner at running back for the Mountaineers from 1999-03, finishing with 2,608 career rushing yards, ranking No. 5 WVU’s career rushing chart. He registered 901 yards and six touchdowns as a junior and 1,380 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior. Wilson was a third team All-American by the Associated Press and was one of eight semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons and played three years for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2004-08. He played one season for the Berlin Rebels of the German Football League in 2010. Wilson, a native of Weirton, W.Va., and the son of former NFL linebacker Otis Wilson and Kyle Wilson, earned his bachelor’s degree in coaching education from West Virginia in 2003.

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development at USF (2008-09), assistant director of athletic academic affairs at Oklahoma (2005-08), assistant athletics director for compliance at OU (2004-05), director of compliance (2003-04) Jones worked for two years at Nike, as the product line manager for baseball and football footwear, at its headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. He also worked as an account manager for the Zipatoni Company and Wieden & Kennedy, marketing and advertising agencies, servicing industry leading national corporate accounts. He is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics, the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics APR Consultants and served on Oklahoma’s Athletic Diversity Council and its Committee on Governance and Compliance. Jones graduated with his bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1995 from Dartmouth and earned his master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in advertising from Missouri in 1998. He was a fouryear letterwinner in baseball while at Dartmouth. Jones, a native of St. Louis, Mo., is married to the former Mary Ellen Enigk. She serves as the director of sport administration at West Virginia.

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KELLI HINTON

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT-ATHLETE ACADEMIC SERVICES

Kelli Hinton is in her third year as an assistant director of student-athlete academic services with responsibility of working with the Mountaineer football program. Hinton assists with developing individualized programs, then monitors each student-athletes’ progress to ensure their academic success and make sure they are on track toward graduation. Hinton also provides guidance to the studentathletes, assisting them with the organization and development of their course schedules each semester, helps oversee the study hall program, teaches study skills to at-risk students and works in conjunction with the compliance department on eligibility issues. Hinton came to West Virginia after serving as an athletic academic advisor at Cincinnati for a year. She worked with the baseball, volleyball, tennis and men’s and women’s golf programs. Prior to that, she served a year at Ohio State as the assistant athletic academic counselor and then served as a student assistant in the athletic academic program at Indiana. Hinton served as an associate instructor at Indiana for a year and worked as a CHAMPS/LifeSkills graduate assistant at Xavier. She is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics. Hinton graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cincinnati in 2003 and earned a master’s degree in kinesiology from Indiana in 2008.

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AMY KING

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT-ATHLETE ACADEMIC SERVICES

Amy King is in her third year as the assistant director of student-athlete academic services with emphasis on the football program and fourth year as a member of the academic services unit at West Virginia. King assists with developing individualized programs, then monitors each student-athletes’ progress to ensure their academic success and make sure they are on track toward graduation. She provides guidance to the studentathletes, assisting them with the organization and development of their course schedules each semester, helps oversee the study hall program, teaches study skills to at-risk students and works in conjunction with the compliance department on eligibility issues. Prior to that, she served as an athletics educational counselor (January 2011-August 2011) and also was an athletic tutor (August 2010 – December 2010). She was responsible for academic advising, creating and implementing a new study hall policy and overseeing the freshman orientation workshop. As a tutor, she worked with student athletes oneon-one to ensure that assignments were completed in a timely fashion and exams were prepared for, while also helping in areas such as time management and organization. King worked four years as the academic services and Champs/LifeSkills Coordinator at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She also was a graduate assistant in the academic support services area at Akron for a year, and also served a year as a mentor/tutor, also at Akron. King graduated Magna Cum Laude with her bachelor’s degree in education from Akron in 2006 and earned her master’s of education degree from Ohio University in 2009. Her husband, Harley, serves as the director of compliance at West Virginia.

DAN NEHLEN

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Dan Nehlen is in his 25th year as equipment manager for the Mountaineer football program. The son of Hall of Fame and former Mountaineer coach Don Nehlen, he is responsible for maintaining and procuring all equipment and uniforms for the football program, as well as overseeing the football student managers. Nehlen also coordinates the extensive movement of equipment when West Virginia takes to the road. He joined the West Virginia staff in 1981 as a student manager. In 1986, he became assistant equipment manager and held that position for two years before becoming a full-time staff member in 1988. A native of Canton, Ohio, Nehlen received a bachelor’s degree in physical education and safety in 1985 from West Virginia. He and his wife, Janie, have two children, Ryan, a former member of the Mountaineer football team, and Danielle.

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AARON MALIK

ASSISTANT EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Aaron Malik is in his fourth year as the assistant equipment manager for the Mountaineer football program. He spent the 2009 season as an equipment graduate assistant with the football program. In his role in the equipment room, Malik coordinates the maintenance and repair of athletic equipment, uniforms and facilities. He also inspects the equipment for defects and assists in the purchase, issuance, storage and accountability of all Nike athletic equipment, footwear and apparel. Malik spent two years as an equipment intern with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was responsible for daily operations of the equipment room, locker room and practice fields. He also monitored proper usage of NFL Rules in regards to on-field apparel, logos, colors and NFL trademarks He served as a student equipment manager for football at WVU from 2003-07, including serving as head manager for two years, and was a ball boy for the Steelers from 2000-02, assisting with practices and various game day duties. Malik earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management with minors in communications and sport and exercise psychology from West Virginia in 2007.

BRETT KELLEY

VIDEO COORDINATOR

Brett Kelley is in his sixth year as the video coordinator for the West Virginia football program. He is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Mountaineer football program’s video efforts. He handles the day-today video operations for practices and games, maintaining the recruiting internet server, film breakdown and exchange, the instant replay system and the production of highlight films. Kelley was honored by The Collegiate Sports Video Association as its 2010 Big East Video Coordinator of the Year as voted on by his peers in the league. He came to Morgantown in 2008 after serving as the video assistant with the Tennessee Titans and the video coordinator and account executive for the Nashville Kats Arena football team for three years. While in Nashville, he was responsible for setup and filming of home games and practices, handling video breakdown and cuts of game and practice footage, overseeing video exchange and filling coach and team requests for specific video cut-ups. He generated season ticket and group ticket sales accounts and took part in grassroots telemarketing campaigns. Prior to that, Kelley worked for the Tennessee Titans as the video operations assistant from March 2005 until December 2007. He filmed training camp and mini-camps and assisted in total operations of the video department. He operated the still-printers on the field for the coaches and players on the field and recorded and maintained officials’ copies during the games. During the 2004 season, he served as a marketing and promotions intern with the Nashville Sounds baseball team


KEVIN MCCADAM

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR SPEED AND DEVELOPMENT

Kevin McCadam is in his fourth year on the athletic staff at WVU as the assistant director for speed and development. McCadam came to Morgantown in 2010 after a stint at Virginia Tech as a graduate assistant, following a successful five-year NFL career. While at Virginia Tech from 2008-10, McCadam worked with the Hokie Football team, as well as both the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. From 2002-05, he was a safety for the Atlanta Falcons and finished his career in 2006 with the Carolina Panthers. In 2007, McCadam coached High School Football at Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, OH. McCadam was a two-year member of the Virginia Tech Football team from 2000-01. He played in 20 games and finished his college career with 111 tackles. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history

DAVE KERNS

HEAD FOOTBALL ATHLETIC TRAINER

Dave Kerns has served as head football athletic trainer, overseeing the day-to-day care of the Mountaineer football team since he arrived in Morgantown in 1994. His responsibilities include keeping the WVU football players ready to practice and play in games, as well as working within the acclaimed athletic

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TONY CORLEY

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

Tony Corley is in his 12th year as an assistant athletic trainer at West Virginia, working primarily with the Mountaineer football program. Corley assists with the day-to-day care, rehabilitation and prevention of athletic injuries for the football program. He also has duties as an instructor in the WVU athletic training education program. Corley earned his Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) certification in 2013. He also was the past president of the West Virginia Athletic Trainers Association. He was previously the lead athletic trainer at Charleston Area Medical Center’s Sports Medicine and Rehab Center in Charleston, W.Va. As part of his duties at CAMC, he supervised athletic training for Riverside and Dupont High Schools and managed graduate assistant athletic trainers working at other Kanawha County schools. A 1997 WVU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training, Corley earned his master’s degree in kinesiology from Indiana in 1998; he worked with the Hoosiers’ football, wrestling and basketball programs. He is a certified member of NATA, the MidAtlantic Athletic Trainers Association and the West Virginia Athletic Trainers Association and has given a number of professional presentations for those organizations. He also teaches within the Athletic Training Department at WVU A native of Grant Town, W.Va., Corley is married to the former Devanna Lambert of Monongah. They have two children, Brandon and Kayla.

DR. MATHEW LIVELY

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Irele Oderinde is in his first year as the coordinator for strength and conditioning at West Virginia. He joined the Mountaineer football staff after serving as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Western Kentucky for the past year. Prior to WKU, Oderinde spent three seasons as the men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach at South Carolina - joining the Gamecocks staff in January of 2010. He was in his second season as a member of Notre Dame’s staff, before leaving for USC. At Notre Dame, he was the speed/skills development coach and assisted with the strength program for the Fighting Irish football team while overseeing programs for the track and field, and men’s and women’s golf teams. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Oderinde severed three seasons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at WKU, and four years on the school’s staff. While there, he developed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for the school’s men’s basketball and softball squads. During his tenure, the Hilltoppers saw a significant increase in vertical leaps and total strength. Oderinde also assisted with the WKU athletics program’s nutrition regimen and was responsible for the purchase of training equipment used by the men’s basketball program. As a senior at WKU, Oderinde recorded a careerbest 45 total tackles (31 unassisted) with nine stops for loss including a sack. A starter in 12 of WKU’s 13 games, his efforts helped the Hilltoppers rank in the top 20 nationally in four of five team statistical categories. Oderinde, a four-year letterwinner with the Hilltoppers, played in 10 games as a junior as WKU won the 2002 Division I-AA (now Bowl Championship Subdivision) national championship, the school’s first in any sport. He collected 18 tackles with three for loss and a pass breakup that season. In 2001, he played in all 12 games with three starts, collecting 28 tackles (17 unassisted) with eight stops for loss (20 yds) and three sacks (13 yards). During his career, WKU posted a 40-13 (.755) record and advanced to the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs in four consecutive years for the first time in school history. Oderinde, a 2004 graduate of Western Kentucky, and is married to the former Amber Robey.

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Darl Bauer is in his fifth year as a member of the strength and conditioning staff at West Virginia, the first year as a graduate assistant and the past four years as a full-time member. He assists the director with the football strength and conditioning program. Bauer came to West Virginia after serving as a strength and conditioning intern at Eastern Michigan for the 2007 summer. He assisted with the football program and helped train the men’s basketball, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball teams. During the summer of 2006 and 2007 and from December 2008 until May 2009, Bauer was a sports performance specialist at the Total Performance Center in Wixon, Mich. While there, he designed and implemented a four-day weight program for the varsity football team at Novi High. He designed and administered comprehensive offseason strength and conditioning program for NFL clientele. He also trained athletes of all ages, skill levels and sports from the greater Detroit area. Bauer also served as a strength and conditioning coach at Detroit Country Day School in the 2007 summer and Fairmont Senior High in the 2009 summer, setting up training program for their varsity programs. Bauer was a four-year letterwinner at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich., from 2003-2006. He served as the student assistant coach working with the defensive backs at Hillsdale in 2007. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Hillsdale in 2008 and a master’s of science degree in athletic coaching education from West Virginia in 2010. He and his wife, Carly, live in Morgantown.

COORDINATOR FOR STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

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IRELE ODERINDE

training curriculum in the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. Prior to coming to WVU, Kerns spent seven years at Ohio University, working with the football team and teaching in the athletic training curriculum. Before that, he worked as a graduate assistant with the Bobcat men’s basketball team. During his 28-year career as a certified athletic trainer, Kerns has had presentations at the state and district levels and participated in numerous BOC certification exams. He has served on various NATA committees. A native of Harrisburg, Pa., Kerns earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State in 1983 and his master’s degree from Ohio U. in 1987. He and his wife, Kelly, reside in Morgantown.

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from Virginia Tech, in 2001, and his master’s degree in education in 2009, also from Virginia Tech. A native of Lakeside, Calif., McCadam and his wife, Jessica, have four children - Mia, Kole, Mason and Kam.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Matt Lively oversees all aspects of medical care for Mountaineer athletes and serves as a team physician in the area of general medicine. He is responsible for the day-to-day medical needs of

WVU’s athletes. The Oak Hill, W.Va. native currently serves as a Professor in the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Departments of West Virginia University Hospitals. He graduated from WVU in 1988 with a degree in athletic training and went on to earn his master’s degree at Eastern Illinois in 1989 and a doctorate of osteopathic medicine from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993.

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Kelley, a Morgantown native, graduated from University High School and played linebacker at Fairmont State. He earned his bachelor’s degree in general business with a concentration in sport management from Fairmont State in 2004. He and his wife, Emily, have a daughter, Layne.

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Prior to osteopathic medical school, Lively served stints as an athletic trainer for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Eastern Illinois University. He and his wife, Lisa, reside in Morgantown.

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JOHN SPIKER

COORDINATOR OF ATHLETIC MEDICAL SERVICES

John Spiker serves as coordinator of athletic medical services for the Mountaineer athletic program, overseeing the athletic training services for all sports and supervises the rehabilitation program for injured studentathletes. Spiker has been with WVU since 1975 and served as coordinator of the athletic training curriculum until 1984 and assumed his current duties in 1991. Nationally recognized in sports medicine, the National Athletic Trainers Association named Spiker the 1980 Collegiate Athletic Trainer of the Year, a Distinguished Athletic Trainer in 1994 and inducted him into their Hall of Fame in 2012. In 1993, he was inducted into the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences Hall of Fame, named the WVU School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences outstanding alumnus in 2007 and named to the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame in 2011. A licensed physical therapist, Spiker is president of HealthWorks Rehab and Fitness, a clinic which specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation. He also spent two years as assistant athletic trainer at North Carolina and three years as an assistant athletic trainer at Pitt. Spiker received his bachelor’s degree in physical education from WVU in 1969 and his master’s degree in education from Pitt in 1972. He earned his physical therapy certificate from Penn in 1973. A native of Bruceton Mills, W.Va., Spiker and his wife, Sabra, have three children - Heather Throckmorton, Tim and Zachary.

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LORI RICE

CHRIS HANNON

ANDREW MCGEE

TYLER URBAN

MARK SCOTT

CASEY SMITHSON

ROBERT GLOWACKY

Administrative Associate Administrative Associate Offensive Graduate Assistant

Offensive Graduate Assistant

KYLE BUTLER

Defensive Graduate Assistant

CHARLIE KURTZ

Operations/Recruiting Graduate Assistant

CHAD SNODGRASS

Video Graduate Assistant Video Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant

BRIAN KELLER

Athletic Training Graduate Assistant

Defensive Graduate Assistant

Administrative Graduate Assistant

NICHOLAS LEIMBACH

Athletic Training Graduate Assistant

MEDICAL STAFF

DR. KELLY BAL

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Orthopedic Surgeon

DR. BARRY MCDONOUGH

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DR. ROBERT NUGENT Neurosurgeon

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MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM | MORGANTOWN, W.VA.

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Jimmye Laycock (William & Mary, ’70) Record at W&M: 215-160-2 (33 years) Overall Record: 215-160-2 (3x3 years) Laycock’s Record vs. WVU: First Meeting Football Phone: (757) 221-3337

WILLIAM & MARY AUGUST 31

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 2-9 Conference Record/Finish: 1-7/9th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 40/15 Starters Returning/Lost: 17/7

GENERAL INFO

SPORTS INFO

Location: Williamsburg, Va. Enrollment: 7,800 President: W. Taylor Reveley, III Athletic Director: Terry Driscoll Stadium/Capacity: Walter J. Zable Stadium/12,259 School Colors: Green, Gold and Silver Nickname: Tribe Conference: Colonial Athletic Association Football Conference

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OKLAHOMA

SEPTEMBER 7

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 10-3/AT&T Cotton Bowl Conference Record/Finish: 8-1/T1st Lettermen Returning/Lost: 45/22 Starters Returning/Lost: 22/14

2013 SCHEDULE A31

at West Virginia

S7

Hampton

S14

at Lafayette

S21

Rhode Island

O5

at Villanova

O12

Penn

O19

at Maine

O26

James Madison

N2

New Hampshire

N9

at Delaware

N16

Towson

N23

at Richmond

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GAYLORD FAMILY - OKLAHOMA MEMORIAL STADIUM | NORMAN, OKLA. Head Coach: Bob Stoops (Iowa, ’83) Record at OU: 149-36 (13 years) Overall Record: 149-36 (13 years) Stoops’ Record vs. WVU: 1-1 Football Phone: (405) 325-2345

SID: Pete Clawson Office Phone: (757) 221-3369 E-mail: pmclaw@wm.edu Cell Phone: 757-896-9323 Web: TribeAthletics.com Twitter:@TribeAthletics Press Box Phone: (757) 221-3414

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SPORTS INFO

Location: Norman, Okla. Enrollment: 31,097 President: David L. Boren Athletic Director: Joe Castiglione Stadium/Capacity: Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium/82,112 School Colors: Crimson and Cream Nickname: Sooners Conference: Big 12 Conference

SID: Pete Moris Office Phone: (405) 325-0096 E-mail: pmoris@ou.edu Twitter: @OU_Football Web: soonersports.com Press Box Phone: (405) 325-3116

A31

Louisiana-Monroe

S7

West Virginia

S14

Tulsa

S28

at Notre Dame

O5

TCU

O12

vs. Texas*

O19

at Kansas

O26

Texas Tech

N7

at Baylor

N16

Iowa State

N23

at Kansas State

D7

at Oklahoma State

*Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM | MORGANTOWN, W.VA.

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Trent Miles (Indiana State, ‘87) Record at GSU: First Season Overall Record: 20-36 (5 years) Miles’ Record vs. WVU: First Meeting Football Phone: (404) 413-4110

GEORGIA STATE SEPTEMBER 14

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 1-10 Conference Record/Finish: 1-4 Lettermen Returning/Lost: 46/14 Starters Returning/Lost: 18/6

GENERAL INFO

Head Coach: Randy Edsall (Syracuse, ‘80) Record at Maryland: 6-18 (2 years) Overall Record: 80-88 (13 years) Edsall’s Record vs. WVU: 1-8 Football Phone: (301) 314-7095

MARYLAND

SEPTEMBER 21

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 4-8 Conference Record/Finish: 2-6/Atlantic 5th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 37/20 Starters Returning/Lost: 17/10

SID: Allison George Office Phone: (404) 413-4032 Cell: (678) 595-7728 E-mail: ageorge@gsu.edu Twitter: @GSUPanthers Web: GeorgiaStateSports.com Press Box Phone: (404) 223-4787

2013 SCHEDULE A30 Samford S7

Chattanooga

S14

at West Virginia

S21

Jacksonville State

O5

at Alabama

O12

Troy

O19

at Texas State

O26

at Louisiana-Monroe

N2

Western Kentucky

N16

Louisiana-Lafayette

N23

at Arkansas State

N30

South Alabama

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M&T BANK STADIUM | BALTIMORE, MD.

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SPORTS INFO

Location: Atlanta, Ga. Enrollment: 33,000 President: Dr. Mark P. Becker Athletic Director: Cheryl L. Levick Stadium/Capacity: Georgia Dome/28,155 School Colors: Blue and White Nickname: Panthers Conference: Sun Belt

GENERAL INFO Location: College Park, Md. Enrollment: 37,641 President: Wallace D. Loh Athletic Director: Kevin Anderson Stadium/Capacity: Byrd Stadium/51,802 School Colors: Red, White, Black and Gold Nickname: Terrapins Conference: Atlantic Coast

SPORTS INFO SID: Matt Taylor Office Phone: (301) 314-7065 Cell Phone: (703) 405-9274 E-mail: taylormd@umd.edu Web: umterps.com Twitter: @umterps Press Box Phone: (301) 405-7810

2013 SCHEDULE A31

Florida International

S7

Old Dominion

S14

at Connecticut

S21

vs. West Virginia*

O5

at Florida State

O12

Virginia

O19

at Wake Forest

O26 Clemson N9

Syracuse

N16

at Virginia Tech

N23

Boston College

N30

at NC State

*M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Md.

MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM | MORGANTOWN, W.VA.

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State, ’90) Record at OSU: 67-35 (8 years) Overall Record: 67-35 (8 years) Gundy’s Record vs. WVU: 1-0 Football Phone: (405) 744-5737

OKLAHOMA STATE SEPTEMBER 28

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 8-5/Heart of Dallas Bowl Champions Conference Record/Finish: 5-4/T3rd Lettermen Returning/Lost: 45/24 Starters Returning/Lost: 20/10

GENERAL INFO Location: Stillwater, Okla. Enrollment: 36,097 President: V. Burns Hargis Athletic Director: Mike Holder Stadium/Capacity: Boone Pickens Stadium/60,218 School Colors: Orange and Black Nickname: Cowboys Conference: Big 12 Conference

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BAYLOR

OCTOBER 5

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 8-5/Holiday Bowl Champions Conference Record/Finish: 4-5/T5th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 47/25 Starters Returning/Lost: 15/9

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vs. Mississippi State*

S7

at Texas-San Antonio

S14

Lamar

S28

at West Virginia

O5

Kansas State

O19

TCU

O26

at Iowa State

N2

at Texas Tech

N9

Kansas

N16

at Texas

N23 Baylor D7

Oklahoma

*Houston, Texas

FLOYD CASEY STADIUM | WACO, TEXAS Head Coach: Art Briles (Texas Tech, ’79) Record at Baylor: 33-30 (5 years) Overall Record: 67-58 (10 years) Briles’ Record vs. WVU: 0-1 Football Phone: (254) 710-3058

SPORTS INFO SID: Gavin Lang Office Phone: (405) 744-7714 E-mail: gavin.lang@okstate.edu Cell Phone: (405) 612-9274 Web: okstate.com Twitter: @OSUAthletics @CowboyFB Press Box Phone: (405) 744-5757

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GENERAL INFO Location: Waco, Texas Enrollment: 15,029 President: Ken Starr Athletic Director: Ian McCaw Stadium/Capacity: Floyd Casey Stadium/50,000 School Colors: Green and Gold Nickname: Bears Conference: Big 12 Conference

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SPORTS INFO SID: Heath Nielsen Office Phone: (254) 710-2743 E-mail: Heath_Nielsen@baylor.edu Cell Phone: (254) 709-4237 Web: baylorbears.com Twitter: @BUFootball @BaylorAthletics Press Box Phone: (254) 710-2961

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Wofford

S7

Buffalo

S21

Louisiana-Monroe

O5

West Virginia

O12

at Kansas State

O19

Iowa State

O26

at Kansas

N7

Oklahoma

N16

vs. Texas Tech*

N23

at Oklahoma State

N30

at TCU

D7

Texas

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KANSAS STATE OCTOBER 26

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 11-2/Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Conference Record/Finish: 8-1/1st Lettermen Returning/Lost: 42/27 Starters Returning/Lost: 11/14

TCU

NOVEMBER 2

Head Coach: Gary Patterson (Kansas State, ‘83) Record at TCU: 116-36 (12 years) Overall Record: 116-36 (12 years) Patterson’s Record vs. WVU: 1-0 Football Phone: (817) 257-7970

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 7-6/Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Conference Record/Finish: 4-5/T5th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 43/25 Starters Returning/Lost: 17/9

TCU

S21

Texas State

O5

at Kansas Iowa State

O19

at West Virginia

O26

at Oklahoma

N2

Oklahoma State

N9

Kansas State

N16

vs. Baylor* at Texas

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GENERAL INFO Location: Manhattan, Kan. Enrollment: 23,863 President: Kirk H. Schulz Athletic Director: John Currie Stadium/Capacity: Bill Snyder Family Stadium/50,000 School Colors: Purple and White Nickname: Wildcats Conference: Big 12 Conference

SPORTS INFO SID: Kenny Lannou Office Phone: (785) 532-7977 E-mail: klannou@kstatesports.com Cell Phone: (785) 587-7867 Web: k-statesports.com Twitter: @kstatesports Press Box Phone: (785) 539-3423

2013 SCHEDULE A30

North Dakota State

S7

Louisiana

S14

Massachusetts

S21

at Texas

O5

at Oklahoma State

O12

Baylor

O26

West Virginia

N2

Iowa State

N9

at Texas Tech

N16

TCU

N23 Oklahoma N30

at Kansas

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GENERAL INFO Location: Fort Worth, Texas Enrollment: 9,725 President: Dr. Victor J. Boschini, Jr. Athletic Director: Chris Del Conte Stadium/Capacity: Amon G. Carter Stadium/45,000 School Colors: Purple and White Nickname: Horned Frogs Conference: Big 12 Conference

SPORTS INFO SID: Mark Cohen Office Phone: (817) 257-5394 E-mail: m.cohen@tcu.edu Cell Phone: (817) 343-2017 Web: GoFrogs.com Twitter: @TCUFootball Press Box Phone: (817) 257-7981, 7982

2013 SCHEDULE A31

vs. LSU*

S7

Southeastern Louisiana

S12

at Texas Tech

S28 SMU O5

at Oklahoma

O12

Kansas

O19

at Oklahoma State

O26 Texas N2

West Virginia

N9

at Iowa State

N16

at Kansas State

N30 Baylor *Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas

MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM| MORGANTOWN, W.VA.

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mack Brown (Florida State, ’74) Record at Texas: 150-43 (15 years) Overall Record: 236-117-1 (29 years) Brown’s Record vs. WVU: 1-1 Football Phone: (512) 471-3050

TEXAS

NOVEMBER 9

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 9-4/Alamo Bowl Champions Conference Record/Finish: 5-4/T3rd Lettermen Returning/Lost: 53/12 Starters Returning/Lost: 19/3

GENERAL INFO Location: Austin, Texas Enrollment: 52,213 President: William Powers, Jr. Athletic Director: DeLoss Dodds Stadium/Capacity: Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium/100,119 School Colors: Burnt Orange and White Nickname: Longhorns Conference: Big 12 Conference

SPORTS INFO SID: John Bianco Office Phone: (512) 471-6036 E-mail: john.bianco@athletics.utexas.edu Cell Phone: (512) 748-9315 Web: MackBrown-TexasFootball.com Twitter: @MBTexasFootball Press Box Phone: (512) 471-1641

2013 SCHEDULE A31

New Mexico State

S7

at BYU

S14

Ole Miss

S21

Kansas State

O3

at Iowa State

O12

vs. Oklahoma*

O26

at TCU

N2

Kansas

N9

at West Virginia

N16

Oklahoma State

N28

Texas Tech

D7

at Baylor

*Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas

KANSAS - MARRIOTT KANSAS CITY OVERLAND PARK

MEMORIAL STADIUM | LAWRENCE, KAN.

COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Charlie Weis (Notre Dame, ’78) Record at KU: 1-11 (1 year) Overall Record: 36-38 (6 years) Weis’ Record vs. WVU: 0-1 Football Phone: (785) 864-3392

KANSAS

NOVEMBER 16

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 1-11 Conference Record/Finish: 0-9/10th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 33/27 Starters Returning/Lost: 11/15

GENERAL INFO Location: Lawrence, Kan. Enrollment: 30,004 Chancellor: Bernadette Gray-Little Athletic Director: Sheahon Zenger Stadium/Capacity: Memorial Stadium/50,071 School Colors: Crimson and Blue Nickname: Jayhawks Conference: Big 12 Conference

SPORTS INFO SID: Katy Lonergan Office Phone: (785) 864-7314 E-mail: katyl@ku.edu Cell Phone: (785) 691-7026 Web: kuathletics.com Twitter: @ku_football Press Box Phone: (785) 864-5593

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*Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas

AMON G. CARTER STADIUM | FORT WORTH, TEXAS

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at SMU

S7

N28

BILL SNYDER FAMILY STADIUM | MANHATTAN, KAN. Head Coach: Bill Snyder (William Jewell, ‘63) Record at KSU: 170-85-1 (21 years) Overall Record: 170-85-1 (21 years) Snyder’s Record vs. WVU: 1-0 Football Phone: (785) 532-5878

2013 SCHEDULE A30

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SPORTS INFO SID: Blayne Beal Office Phone: (806) 742-2770 E-mail: blayne.beal@ttu.edu Cell Phone: (806) 790-7924 Web: texastech.com Twitter: @TechAthletics Press Box Phone: (806) 742-3688

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TEXAS TECH

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 8-5/Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Champions Conference Record/Finish: 4-5/6th Returning Players/Lost: 74/45 Offensive Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5 Defensive Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2

GENERAL INFO Location: Lubbock, Texas Enrollment: 32,000 President: Dr. Duane Nellis Athletic Director: Kirby Hocutt Stadium/Capacity: Jones AT&T Stadium/60,454 School Colors: Scarlet and Black Nickname: Red Raiders Conference: Big 12 Conference

2013 SCHEDULE S7

South Dakota

S14

at Rice

S21

Louisiana Tech

O5

Texas Tech

O12

at TCU

O19

Oklahoma

O26 Baylor N2

at Texas

N9

at Oklahoma State

N16

West Virginia

N23

at Iowa State

N30

Kansas State

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COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Kliff Kingsbury (Texas Tech, ’02) Record at Texas Tech: First Season Overall Record: First Season Kingsbury’s Record vs. WVU: First Meeting Football Phone: (806) 742-4260

MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM | MORGANTOWN, W.VA.

IOWA STATE

NOVEMBER 30

TEAM/PLAYER INFORMATION 2012 Record: 6-7/Liberty Bowl Conference Record/Finish: 3-6/9th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 36/29 Starters Returning/Lost: 11/11

GENERAL INFO Location: Ames, Iowa Enrollment: 31,040 President: Dr. Steven Leath Athletic Director: Jamie Pollard Stadium/Capacity: Jack Trice Stadium/55,000 School Colors: Cardinal and Gold Nickname: Cyclones Conference: Big 12 Conference

SPORTS INFO SID: Mike Green Office Phone: (515) 294-7019 E-mail: mgreen@iastate.edu Cell Phone: (515) 460-5804 Web: cyclones.com Twitter: @cyclonefb Press Box Phone: (515) 294-8443

2013 SCHEDULE A31

Northern Iowa

S14

Iowa

S26

at Tulsa

O3

Texas

O12

at Texas Tech

O19

at Baylor

O26

Oklahoma State

N2

at Kansas State

N9 N16

TCU at Oklahoma

N23 Kansas N30

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COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Paul Rhoads (Missouri Western, ’89) Record at Iowa State: 24-27 (4 years) Overall Record: 24-27 (4 years) Rhoads’ Record vs. WVU: 0-1 Football Phone: (515) 294-6721


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ALL-TIME SCORES vs. 2013 OPPONENTS

OPPONENTS

OPPONENTS

WILLIAM & MARY (15-0-1) 1972, home, West Virginia, 49-34 1971, away, West Virginia, 28-23 1970, home, West Virginia, 43-7 1969, away, West Virginia, 31-0 1968, Richmond, Va., West Virginia, 20-0 1967, away, tied, 16-16 1966, home, West Virginia, 24-13 1965, away, West Virginia, 34-14 1964, home, West Virginia, 24-14 1963, away, West Virginia, 20-16 1962, home, West Virginia, 28-13 1958, away, West Virginia, 56-6 1957, home, West Virginia, 19-0 1956, away, West Virginia, 20-13 1955, home, West Virginia, 39-13 1954, away, West Virginia, 20-6

OKLAHOMA (2-3) 2012, home, Oklahoma, 50-49 2008, Fiesta Bowl, West Virginia, 48-28 1982, away, West Virginia, 41-27 1978, away, Oklahoma, 52-10 1958, away, Oklahoma, 47-14

GEORGIA STATE (first meeting) MARYLAND (26-21-2) 2012, home, West Virginia, 31-21 2011, away, West Virginia, 37-31 2010, home, West Virginia, 31-17 2007, away, West Virginia, 31-14 2006, home, West Virginia, 45-28 2005, away, West Virginia, 31-19 2004, home, West Virginia, 19-16/OT 2003, Gator Bowl, Maryland, 41-7 2003, away, Maryland, 34-7 2002, home, Maryland, 48-17 2001, away, Maryland, 32-20 2000, home, West Virginia, 30-17 1999, away, Maryland, 33-0 1998, home, West Virginia, 42-20 1997, away, West Virginia, 31-14 1996, home, West Virginia, 13-0 1995, away, Maryland, 31-17 1994, home, Maryland, 24-13 1993, away, West Virginia, 42-37 1992, home, West Virginia, 34-33

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1991, away, West Virginia, 37-7 1990, home, Maryland, 14-10 1989, away, West Virginia, 14-10 1988, home, West Virginia, 55-24 1987, away, Maryland, 25-20 1986, home, Maryland, 24-3 1985, away, Maryland, 28-0 1984, home, Maryland, 20-17 1983, away, West Virginia, 31-21 1982, home, West Virginia, 19-18 1981, away, West Virginia, 17-13 1980, home, Maryland, 14-11 1977, away, West Virginia, 24-16 1976, home, Maryland, 24-3 1973, away, West Virginia, 20-13 1970, away, West Virginia, 20-10 1969, home, West Virginia, 31-7 1966, away, Maryland, 28-9 1960, home, Maryland, 31-8 1959, away, Maryland, 27-7 1951, away, Maryland, 54-7 1950, home, Maryland, 41-0 1949, away, Maryland, 47-7 1948, home, West Virginia, 16-14 1947, away, Maryland, 27-0 1945, home, tie, 13-13 1944, away, tie, 6-6 1943, home, West Virginia, 6-2 1919, home, West Virginia, 27-0

OKLAHOMA STATE (2-2) 2012, away, Oklahoma State, 55-34 1987, Sun Bowl, Oklahoma State, 35-33 1929, away, West Virginia, 9-6 1928, home, West Virginia, 32-6

TEXAS TECH (1-1) 2012, away, Texas Tech, 49-14 1937, Sun Bowl, West Virginia, 7-6

KANSAS STATE (1-2) 2012, home, Kansas State, 55-14 1931, home, Kansas State, 19-0 1930, home, West Virginia, 23-7

TCU (1-1) 2012, home, TCU, 39-38/2OT 1984, Bluebonnet Bowl, West Virginia, 31-14

TEXAS (2-0) 2012, away, West Virginia, 48-45 1956, away, West Virginia, 7-6

KANSAS (2-0) 2012, home, West Virginia, 59-10 1941, home, West Virginia, 21-0

IOWA STATE (1-0) 2012, away, West Virginia, 31-24

BAYLOR (1-0) 2012, home, West Virginia, 70-63

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[ SEPTEMBER 1, 2012 · MORGANTOWN, W.VA. ]

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est Virginia started the 2012 season right where it left off in the Discover Orange Bowl with an offensive explosion that produced a 69-34 victory over Marshall in the Friends of Coal Bowl. Quarterback Geno Smith got his senior season started in spectacular fashion, completing 32-of-36 passes for 323 yards and four touchdowns, while adding a 28-yard rushing score. The Mountaineers started fast and never looked back, jumping out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter on Smith’s 32-yard touchdown toss to Stedman Bailey and Shawne Alston’s three-yard rush. Marshall cut the deficit to 13-7 at the 11:16 mark of the second quarter, when running back Travon Van scored from four-yards out to cap a 14-play, 98-yard drive. However, the rest of the half belonged to West Virginia. The Mountaineers outscored the Herd 21-3 in the final 11 minutes of the first half to take a 34-10 lead into the locker room. Tailback Andrew Buie scampered in from 24 yards out, and Smith connected on scoring tosses of six yards to Tavon Austin and nine yards to J.D. Woods, giving WVU the 24-point advantage. Third quarter action saw the Mountaineer offense continue to click as a seven-play, 64-yard drive on the quarter’s opening possession ended with a 21-yard Alston run and a 41-10 WVU advantage. Marshall capitalized with a three-yard Van touchdown run after blocking a punt, but West Virginia never flinched and went on to score 21 points in the quarter. Smith improvised on a broken play for a 28-yard touchdown run, and linebacker Isaiah Bruce picked up a Herd fumble and returned it 43 yards for a touchdown and a 55-17 West Virginia lead with 3:41 left in the third. After a 29-yard Justin Haig field goal cut the Herd deficit to 55-20, heading into the fourth quarter, the Mountaineers added two more scores in the final stanza on Smith’s five-yard toss to Bailey, which was setup by a 52-yard completion from Smith to Ivan McCartney, and K.J. Myers’ first career score on a three-yard reception from Paul Millard. With the score at 69-20, Marshall added two late fourth-quarter scores to make the final outcome look closer. Tommy Shuler caught a 12-yard pass from Rakeem Cato, and Eric Frohnapfel an 11-yard pass to end the game’s scoring. Aside from Smith’s sparkling numbers, several Mountaineers posted impressive performances. Alston finished with 123 yards rushing and two scores, Buie totaled 80 yards on the ground and one score, Austin caught 10 passes for 53 yards to go along with a 70-yard run, and Bailey finished with nine catches for 104 yards. In his Mountaineer debut, Bruce finished with 16 tackles and the fumble return for a score, while fellow linebacker Doug Rigg had one interception for a 46-yard return. Linebacker Terence Garvin also was strong with 12 tackles, one sack, two TFL and forced the fumble that Bruce returned for the touchdown. For Marshall, Cato passed for 413 yards, completing 38-of-54 attempts, and Dominick LeGrande and Alex Bazzie combined for 24 tackles to pace the defense. Final statistics showed West Virginia with 331 yards rushing and 324 passing for 655 yards of total offense. Marshall totaled 132 yards on the ground and 413 in the air for 545 yards of total offense. With the win, West Virginia improved to 12-0 all-time against Marshall.

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SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 Marshall 0 10 West Virginia 13 21

3 10 21

4 14 14

F 34 69

1st

WVU WVU

Stedman Bailey 32 pass from Geno Smith (Tyler Bitancurt kick failed) Shawne Alston 3 rush (Bitancurt kick)

2nd

MAR WVU MAR WVU WVU

Travon Van 4 rush (Justin Haig kick) Andrew Buie 24 rush (Bitancurt kick) Haig 34 FG Tavon Austin 6 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) J.D. Woods 9 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick)

3rd

WVU MAR WVU WVU MAR

Alston 21 rush (Bitancurt kick) Van 3 rush (Haig kick) Smith 28 rush (Bitancurt kick) Isaiah Bruce 43 fumble recovery (Bitancurt kick) Haig 29 FG

4th

WVU WVU MAR MAR

Bailey 5 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) K.J. Myers 3 pass from Paul Millard (Bitancurt kick) Tommy Shuler 12 pass from Rakeem Cato (Haig kick) Eric Frohnapfel 11 pass from Cato (Haig kick)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

MAR WVU 28 45/132 413 38/56/1 4/205/46.5 1/1 216 11/112 32:57

31 35/331 324 34/39/1 2/45/22.5 2/0 200 5/39 27:03

WVU RUSHING: Alston 16-123, Buie 6-80, Austin 3-76, Smith 8-65; WVU PASSING: Smith 32-36-0-323; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 10-53, Bailey 9-104, Woods 7-75; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Bruce 16 (1/0), Garvin 12 (2/1); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Rigg. MAR RUSHING: Grooms 5-43, Van 16-38; MAR PASSING: Cato 38-54-1-413; MAR RECEIVING: Frohnapfel 6-60, Shuler 5-47, Dobson 4-72; MAR TACKLES (TFL/QS): Legrande 13 (1/0), Bazzie 11; MAR INTERCEPTIONS: Lovett. Attendance - 59,120

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JAMES MADISON

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est Virginia scored on its first four possessions and never looked back in defeating James Madison, 42-12, at FedExField in Landover, Md. Quarterback Geno Smith was outstanding once again, completing 34-of-39 passes for 411 yards and five touchdown passes. Smith’s favorite target was Stedman Bailey, who caught a school-record 13 passes for 173 yards and three scores. Fellow receiver Tavon Austin also got in on plenty of action with 11 catches for 113 yards and one touchdown. Austin and Bailey’s receiving performances marked the first time since 1981 that two Mountaineers caught 10 or more passes in a game. Running back Shawne Alston got the scoring started with a two-yard score at the 10:16 mark of the first quarter. The 71-yard scoring drive was followed by a 64-yard drive that ended with a nine-yard scoring toss to Bailey. On West Virginia’s third possession, a 77-yard drive was capped with a three-yard touchdown pass to Bailey, giving West Virginia a 21-0 lead after one quarter. Redshirt freshman receiver Dante Campbell caught the first touchdown of his young Mountaineer career with a four-yard toss from Smith at the 10:15 mark of the second quarter. That touchdown pass ended an 86-yard drive, and put WVU’s first four scoring drives at 71, 64, 77 and 86 yards. With 1:02 left in the half, James Madison got on the board with a 33-yard field goal by former Mountaineer reserve kicker Cameron Starke, cutting the deficit to 28-3 at the half. The Dukes played their best football in the third quarter, and after stopping WVU on 4th-and-2, took control of the ball at the Mountaineer 48. Five plays later, JMU had a first and goal at the WVU three, but four great goal line stands by the Mountaineer defense turned James Madison away. However, Alston was tackled in the end zone by JMU’s Dean Marlowe on WVU’s first play from scrimmage, giving the Dukes a safety and bringing the score to 28-5. West Virginia responded with an eight-play, 70-yard drive that ended with Smith finding Bailey from 30-yards out and a 35-5 Mountaineer advantage. James Madison continued its offensive movement after the score, driving 57 yards down to the WVU 6, but Mountaineer linebacker Tyler Anderson thwarted the scoring attempt by intercepting Duke quarterback Justin Thorpe in the end zone with 1:14 left in the third quarter. The goal line stand and the interception in the end zone ended James Madison’s chances to tighten the game. With 14:56 remaining in the game, West Virginia closed out its scoring with a five play, 80-yard drive, ending with a seven-yard strike to Austin. Completions of 30 and 27 yards to tailback Andrew Buie were big plays in the drive. The Dukes added a 20-yard scoring run by Jauan Latney with just 49 seconds left to finish the scoring. Aside from the offensive numbers, top defensive performances from the Mountaineers came from linebackers Isaiah Bruce and Terence Garvin, who combined for 17 stops. Jordan Anderson rushed for 75 yards for the Dukes, and tight end Brian Barlow had two catches for 46 yards, while Jakarie Jackson led the defense with 14 tackles. Final numbers showed West Virginia with 121 yards rushing, 448 passing and 569 total yards. JMU finished with 188 rushing, 112 passing and 300 yards of offense. The win gives West Virginia a 2-0 record all-time against James Madison.

[ GENO SMITH ] SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 3 4 F James Madison 0 3 2 7 12 West Virginia 21 7 7 7 42 1st

WVU WVU WVU

Shawne Alston 2 rush (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Stedman Bailey 9 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Bailey 3 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick)

2nd

WVU JMU

Dante Campbell 4 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Cameron Starke 33 FG

3rd

JMU WVU

Dean Marlowe safety Bailey 30 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick)

4th

WVU JMU

Tavon Austin 7 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Jauan Latney 20 rush (Starke kick)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

JMU WVU 15 49/188 112 10/23/1 7/282/40.3 0/0 159 7/41 35:31

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Season REview

28 26/121 448 38/48/0 1/24/24.0 0/0 27 3/25 24:29

general info

WVU RUSHING: Alston 14-62, Buie 7-31; WVU PASSING: Smith 34-39-0411; WVU RECEIVING: Bailey 13-173, Austin 11-113; WVU TACKLES (TFL/ QS): Bruce 9 (2/1), Garvin 8 (1/1); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Anderson. JMU RUSHING: Anderson 17-75, Thorpe 14-44; JMU PASSING: Thorpe 6-13-1-71; JMU RECEIVING: Woodyard 3-24, Dixon 3-19, Barlow 2-46; JMU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Jackson 14, Marlowe 9 (1/0); JMU INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 45,511

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#8/7

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MARYLAND

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[ SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 · MORGANTOWN, W.VA. ]

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est Virginia used a big defensive play for the second year in a row to defeat Maryland, 31-21, in front of 58,504 fans at Milan Puskar Stadium. Linebacker Doug Rigg’s 51-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown coupled with Tavon Austin’s three touchdowns proved to be enough for the Mountaineers to down the Terrapins. Rigg’s recovery started the scoring after Darwin Cook blitzed Terp true freshman quarterback Perry Hills to force the fumble. Rigg handled the rest, giving the Mountaineers a 7-0 lead at the 7:14 mark of the first quarter. West Virginia extended the lead to 14-0 on its next possession when quarterback Geno Smith hit Austin for a 44-yard touchdown reception at the 4:24 mark to end a two-play, 78-yard drive. However, Maryland answered before the end of the quarter, when Hills connected with receiver Stefon Diggs for a 42-yard touchdown strike, cutting the Terp deficit to 14-7. The Terrapins tied the game at the 12:16 mark of the second quarter, when Hills hooked up with receiver Marcus Leak for a 12yard scoring toss. The Mountaineers responded with 10 unanswered points to close out the half. Tyler Bitancurt connected on his first field goal of the season, from 37 yards, to put the Mountaineers up by three with 7:40 left. Smith connected with Austin for the second time on the afternoon with a 24-yard scoring pass, giving the Mountaineers a 10-point lead at 24-14. The Terps’ Brad Craddock missed a 42-yard field goal attempt as the half ended, preserving WVU’s 10-point lead. Third quarter action was relatively quiet as both defenses held. West Virginia did get on the board again with 8:18 left in the game on a 34-yard touchdown from Smith to Austin for the pair’s third touchdown of the game. The 31-14 Mountaineer lead did not last long, as Maryland struck back with its own big aerial play. Hills hit Diggs for a 56-yard scoring play for the duo’s second scoring connection in the game, bringing the Terrapins’ deficit back to 10, at 31-21, with 7:25 to go. The Terp offense had one more possession, but WVU’s Wes Tonkery came up with his first career interception, and the Mountaineers ran out the remaining clock for the hard-fought victory. Austin’s 13 catches enabled him to pass Jock Sanders as WVU’s all-time receptions leader. The 13 receptions tied teammate Stedman Bailey for the school record for most catches in a game. Smith finished with 338 yards passing, while Rigg and Karl Joseph led the defense with a combined 14 tackles. Hills had the best day of his young career with 305 yards passing and three scores. Fellow freshman Diggs finished with three catches for 113 yards and two touchdowns. The Terp defense was led by Dexter McDougle and Demetrius Hartsfield with a combined 15 tackles. Final totals showed a very evenly played game. WVU rushed for 25 yards and passed for 338 to total 363 yards of offense with 19 first downs. Maryland rushed for 46 yards and passed for 305 to total 351 yards of offense with 18 first downs. Time of possession showed Maryland with 31:14 compared to WVU’s 28:46, as turnovers and the big defensive play again spelled the difference in this border rivalry. The win gave WVU seven straight victories in the series against Maryland.

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SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 3 4 F Maryland 7 7 0 7 21 West Virginia 14 10 0 7 31 1st

WVU WVU MD

Doug Rigg 51 fumble recovery (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Tavon Austin 44 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick) Stefon Diggs 42 pass from Perry Hills (Brad Craddock kick)

2nd

MD WVU WVU

Marcus Leak 12 pass from Hills (Craddock kick) Bitancurt 37 FG Austin 24 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick)

4th

WVU MD

Austin 34 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Diggs 56 pass from Hills (Craddock kick)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

MD WVU 18 35/46 305 20/30/1 6/275/45.8 5/2 116 5/31 31:14

19 25/25 338 30/43/0 7/312/44.6 0/0 111 6/59 28:46

WVU RUSHING: Buie 14-33; WVU PASSING: Smith 30-43-0-338; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 13-179, Bailey 6-55; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Rigg 7, Joseph 7 (2/1), Francis 6 (2/2); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Tonkery. MD RUSHING: Ross 20-52; MD PASSING: Hills 20-29-1-305; MD RECEIVING: Leak 5-69, Furstenburg 4-65, Diggs 3-113; MD TACKLES (TFL/ QS): McDougle 8, Hartsfield 7 (2/1), Vellano 6 (2/0); MD INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 58,504


Preseason notes

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n West Virginia’s inaugural Big 12 football game, an old fashioned offensive shootout broke out that saw 133 combined points in the Mountaineers’ 70-63 victory over Baylor. The game featured great offensive performances from both sides, but none better than Geno Smith’s 656 yards passing and eight touchdowns. Smith’s performance earned him the Walter Camp National Player of the Week honor and gave WVU its historic first win in the Big 12. To go along with Smith’s outstanding school-record totals, receiver Stedman Bailey set WVU receiving marks with 303 yards and five touchdowns. Teammate Tavon Austin turned in a 215yard receiving performance and two touchdowns, while third receiver J.D. Woods hauled in 13 catches for 114 yards. Baylor was in on the record-setting, too, as quarterback Nick Florence passed for 581 yards and five scores, with a stadiumrecord 314 yards going to Terrance Williams. The Bears also turned in three 100-yard receiving performances, as Tevin Reese finished with 120 yards and Lanear Sampson had 109 along with Williams’ numbers. The 133 combined points were a Big 12 and WVU record, while Baylor’s 63 points were a stadium record. Both teams combined for a stadium record of 1,507 yards, as West Virginia finished with 807 total yards to Baylor’s 700. In the end, more than 17 records were broken in the barnburner that introduced West Virginia fans to Big 12 football in an explosive way. After one quarter of play, the score stood tied at 14-14, as Baylor used a one-yard Jarred Salubi run, followed by a seven-yard Glasco Martin rush to light up its end of the scoreboard. The Mountaineers were able to match the two Baylor touchdowns with a one-yard Andrew Buie rush and a seven-yard touchdown catch by Woods. But the two teams were far from done, as each scored 21 points in the second quarter to knot the score at 35-35 at halftime. For Baylor, Martin added another touchdown run, followed by Florence touchdown passes to Reese of 65 yards and a 67-yard bomb to Sampson. West Virginia’s answer was three touchdown passes from Smith to Bailey of 47, 20 and two yards for its 21 points in the quarter. The Mountaineers then seemingly took control of the game in the third quarter by outscoring Baylor 21-7, but no lead was big enough. Three straight scores, including two touchdown receptions by Austin (45, 52 yards) and Buie’s second one-yard touchdown run, put the Mountaineers up by the game’s largest lead of 21. However, Florence brought the Bears back to within 14 by the end of the third quarter. A 37-yard Williams touchdown catch, before a Florence oneyard rush brought Baylor back within seven, 56-49, with 14:14 left. The dymamic duo of Smith and Bailey struck again for touchdown receptions of 87 and 39 yards to counter Florence’s touchdown passes of seven and eight yards to keep the Mountaineers ahead by a touchdown, and eventual win.. A crowd of 60,012 striped Milan Puskar Stadium in sections of gold and blue to commemorate the game. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby was on hand for the ceremonial coin toss and national recording star Trace Adkins sang the national anthem as part of the game’s festivities. The win improved West Virginia to 4-0, while Baylor fell to 3-1 on the season.

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SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 3 4 F Baylor 14 21 7 21 63 West Virginia 14 21 21 14 70 1st

BU WVU BU WVU

Jarred Salubi 1 rush (Aaron Jones kick) Andrew Buie 1 rush (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Glasco Martin 7 rush (Jones kick) J.D. Woods 7 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick)

2nd

BU WVU BU WVU WVU BU

Martin 1 rush (Jones kick) Stedman Bailey 47 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Tevin Reese 65 pass from Nick Florence (Jones kick) Bailey 20 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Bailey 2 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Lanear Sampson 67 pass from Florence (Jones kick)

3rd

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Tavon Austin 45 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Austin 52 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Buie 1 rush (Bitancurt kick) Terrance Williams 37 pass from Florence (Bitancurt kick)

4th

BU WVU BU WVU BU

Florence 1 rush (Jones kick) Bailey 87 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Antwan Goodley 7 pass from Florence (Jones kick) Bailey 39 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Williams 8 pass from Florence (Jones kick)

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BU WVU 34 45/119 581 29/47/1 2/92/46.0 1/0 211 6/56 25:40

33 37/151 656 45/51/0 2/76/38.0 0/0 83 6/78 34:20

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#25/24

WVU RUSHING: Buie 25-82; WVU PASSING: Smith 45-51-0-656; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 14-215, Bailey 13-303, Woods 13-114; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Bruce 13, Joseph 8, Rigg 8 (1/1); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Cook.

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[ STEDMAN BAILEY ]

game: four

F O O T B A L L

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BU RUSHING: Salubi 20-75; BU PASSING: Florence 29-47-1-581; BU RECEIVING: Williams 17-314, Reese 4-120, Sampson 4-109; BU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Hager 15 (1/0), Wilson 11; BU INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 60,012

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[ OCTOBER 6, 2012 · AUSTIN, TEXAS ]

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n front of the largest crowd ever at Texas’ DKR-Memorial Stadium, West Virginia won its first Big 12 road game in its first try with a thrilling a 48-45 victory in front of 101,851 fans. A perfect weather night, in one of the great stadiums in college football, set the stage for West Virginia’s first visit to Texas since 1956. Sophomore running back Andrew Buie turned in his best performance to date in a Mountaineer uniform, rushing for 207 yards and two scores, while registering three catches for 66 more yards to lead the offense. West Virginia’s defense came up big when it needed to on several occasions, holding the Longhorns to field goal attempts on two drives, while making key fourth-quarter stops on third and fourth downs to thwart another Texas scoring threat. West Virginia was able to start fast thanks to Tavon Austin’s 44yard return of the game’s opening kick to set up good field position for senior quarterback Geno Smith. Five plays later, West Virginia had a 7-0 lead, when Smith hit Stedman Bailey for an eight-yard touchdown. Texas bounced back to tie the score at 7 on its first possession. The big play came in the form of a 46-yard completion from David Ash to Daje Johnson that set up Joe Bergeron’s two-yard rush. West Virginia regained the lead at the 1:55 mark of the first, when Smith hit Tavon Austin for a 40-yard touchdown on fourthand-four from the UT 40-yard line. After a defensive stop, the Mountaineers opened up a 21-7 lead on Buie’s four-yard rush that ended a 72-yard drive with 12:13 left in the second quarter. However, the Longhorns quickly got back into the game and closed the gap to 21-14 at the 8:40 mark, when Bergeron powered in from two-yards out after a 49-yard run by Jonathan Gray put the ball at the WVU two. Texas tied the score just over a minute later, when Alex Okafor sacked Smith and forced a fumble in the end zone that was recovered by Jackson Jeffcoat, bringing the Texas faithful to their feet. The Mountaineers regained the lead with a 37-yard Tyler Bitancurt field goal, but it was short-lived. The Longhorns took their first lead at the 1:09 mark of the half, when Bergeron scored touchdown number three, this time from a yard out, as Texas moved 67 yards in just seven plays. However, WVU used a 41-yard Bitancurt field goal, as the half expired, to close the score at 28-27 in favor of Texas. The Longhorns extended that lead to 31-27 on the first possession of the third quarter on an Anthony Fera 38-yard field goal. But the Mountaineers never flinched in front of the huge crowd and regained the lead, when Smith hit Bailey for a nine-yard touchdown pass. Just before the end of the third, Bergeron scored his fourth TD, giving the Longhorns a 38-34 lead, but Smith once again took control. He directed two straight scoring drives of 76 yards, as his offense was five-for-five on fourth-down conversions in the game. Buie rushed for 102 yards in the final two drives, and the Mountaineers opened up a 48-38 lead. The Longhorns added a touchdown with just 15 seconds left, but it was too late, as the Mountaineers collected an impressive road victory in the heart of Big 12 country. Final totals showed West Virginia with 460 yards of offense, while Texas came in at 404. Both defenses came up with big plays, but WVU made one more to help it improve to 2-0 all-time against the Longhorns.

SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 West Virginia 14 13 Texas 7 21

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1st

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Stedman Bailey 8 pass from Geno Smith (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Joe Bergeron 2 rush (Anthony Fera kick) Tavon Austin 40 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick)

2nd

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Andrew Buie 4 rush (Bitancurt kick) Bergeron 2 rush (Fera kick) Jackson Jeffcoat 0 fumble recovery (Fera kick) Bitancurt 37 FG Bergeron 1 rush (Fera kick) Bitancurt 41 FG

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Fera 38 FG Bailey 9 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Bergeron 4 rush (Fera kick)

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Bailey 6 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Buie 5 rush (Bitancurt kick) Marquise Goodwin 8 pass from David Ash (Fera kick)

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WVU UT 26 42/192 268 25/35/0 1/26/26.0 2/2 150 5/47 29:50

21 39/135 269 22/29/0 1/47/47.0 1/1 144 4/35 30:10

WVU RUSHING: Buie 31-207; WVU PASSING: Smith 25-35-0-268; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 10-102, Bailey 8-75, Buie 3-66; WVU TACKLES (TFL/ QS): Rigg 11 (1/0), Bruce 10, Francis 9 (3/1); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: None. UT RUSHING: Gray 14-87, Bergeron 17-45; UT PASSING: Ash 22-29-0269; UT RECEIVING: Hills 6-67, Shipley 5-58; UT TACKLES (TFL/QS): Vaccaroager 11 (1/0), Thompson 9, Phillips 9 (1/0); UT INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 101,851

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exas Tech used six touchdown passes from senior quarterback Seth Doege to pound No. 5/4 West Virginia, 4914, in front of 57,328 fans on Homecoming at Jones AT&T Stadium. Doege threw for 499 yards and hit 11 different receivers, as the Red Raiders controlled the game from start to finish. The Red Raider fireworks got started early, taking the opening kickoff and scoring in just 1:56, when Doege hit Jace Amaro with a 39-yard touchdown pass. Later in the first quarter, Texas Tech showed that it not only could score quickly, but also with a controlled drive, as the Red Raiders used 12 plays to march 69 yards for their second score. This time, Doege hit Eric Ward from 19 yards out for a 14-0 Tech lead with 6:00 left in the opening stanza. West Virginia got on the scoreboard 1:39 later, when quarterback Geno Smith hit Stedman Bailey with a seven-yard scoring toss. The Mountaineers moved 54 yards in just five plays, highlighted by a 38-yard pitch and catch from Smith to Tavon Austin to set up the score. Trailing 14-7 with 4:21 left in the first, the Mountaineers seemed to settle in after a couple of defensive stops, but the Mountaineer offense could not get on track, and Doege led his team to a 21-point second quarter to blow the game open. At the 9:02 mark of the second quarter, Marcus Kennard’s 16yard touchdown reception capped a three-play, 82-yard drive. A 62-yard completion to Amaro was the big play in the drive. A nine-play, 86-yard drive by the Red Raiders concluded at the 2:04 mark, giving Texas Tech a 28-7 lead on Darrin Moore’s twoyard reception. With West Virginia unable to score right before halftime, Texas Tech got the ball once more, and with just 52 seconds remaining, unleashed SaDale Foster for a 53-yard burst. On what seemed like a play to run out the clock, Foster took advantage of a gaping hole in the West Virginia defense to give the Red Raiders a 28-point cushion at the half. The score remained 35-7 until the 3:30 mark of the third, when Doege connected from 29-yards out with Moore to up the advantage to 42-7. Texas Tech added one last touchdown with 5:37 left in the contest, when Doege threw his sixth touchdown pass and third of the day to Moore. The seven-yard pass play ended an impressive 98-yard drive by Tech. West Virginia finally scored again with just 2:41 remaining, when sophomore tailback Dustin Garrison rushed in from two-yards out to end a 73-yard drive by the Mountaineers. For West Virginia, Smith passed for 278 yards, with 92 of them going to Austin on 10 catches. Senior receiver J.D. Woods had a solid day with 79 yards receiving, and Karl Joseph led the defense with nine tackles. Along with Doege’s totals, Amaro was the favorite target, finishing with 156 yards receiving and one touchdown to go along with Moore’s 92-yard receiving performance and three touchdowns. Linebacker Cody Davis had 13 tackles for the Red Raider defense. Final numbers showed West Virginia with 130 yards rushing and 278 passing for 408 yards of total offense. Texas Tech enjoyed a banner offensive day with 168 yards on the ground and 508 through the air for 676 total yards. Red Raider fans stormed the field after the upset, as Tech evened the series with West Virginia at 1-1, as the two teams met on the football field for the first time since 1938.

SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 3 4 F West Virginia 7 0 0 7 14 Texas Tech 14 21 7 7 49 TTU TTU WVU

Jace Amaro 39 pass from Seth Doege (Ryan Bustin kick) Eric Ward 19 pass from Doege (Bustin kick) Stedman Bailey 7 pass from Geno Smith (Tyler Bitancurt kick)

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TTU TTU TTU

Marcus Kennard 16 pass from Doege (Bustin kick) Darrin Moore 2 pass from Doege (Bustin kick) SaDale Foster 53 rush (Bustin kick)

3rd

TTU

Moore 29 pass from Doege (Bustin kick)

4th

TTU WVU

Moore 7 pass from Doege (Bustin kick) Dustin Garrison 2 rush (Bitancurt kick)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

WVU TTU 25 35/130 278 30/56/0 4/155/38.8 2/0 59 2/10 30:18

30 29/168 508 33/43/1 1/54/54.0 1/1 30 5/41 29:42

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WVU RUSHING: Buie 21-71, Garrison 9-42; WVU PASSING: Smith 30-560-278; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 10-92, Woods 7-79, Bailey 6-56; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Joseph 9, Kwiatkoski 5; WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Joseph.

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TTU RUSHING: Foster 10-82; TTU PASSING: Doege 32-42-1-499; TTU RECEIVING: Moores 9-92, Amaro 5-156; TTU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Davis 13, Hyder 6 (1/0), Johnson 6; TTU INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 57,328

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[ OCTOBER 20, 2012 · MORGANTOWN, W.VA. ]

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ansas State quarterback Collin Klein was responsible for seven touchdowns in leading the Wildcats to a 55-14 victory over West Virginia in front of 60,101 fans at Milan Puskar Stadium. Klein’s big night consisted of four rushing touchdowns and three passing, as he accounted for 364 yards of total offense. His favorite target, receiver Tyler Lockett, hauled in nine catches for 194 yards and two scores, as the Wildcats jumped out to a 24-0 lead and never looked back. Kansas State took the game’s opening possession and converted a 33-yard Anthony Cantele field goal. The good news for the Mountaineers was that they held K-State to a field goal; the bad news was that the Wildcats would score touchdowns on their next seven possessions. Klein hit Lockett on a 10-yard scoring pass at the 3:33 mark of the first quarter to give the Wildcats a 10-0 lead, heading into the second quarter. Klein used the second stanza as a showcase for his running skills, scoring on touchdown runs of one, eight and one yards to end drives of 64, 75 and 78 yards. The Wildcats controlled the ball 11 minutes more in the first half to open up a 24-0 advantage. West Virginia finally got on the scoreboard with 4:13 left in the first half, when Tavon Austin returned a kickoff 100 yards to cut the deficit to 24-7. The return marked Austin’s fourth of his career for a touchdown, including the second 100-yard return for a score. However, Klein’s third touchdown run of the quarter, with just 17 seconds left, quickly took the crowd out of the game once again to give the Wildcats a 31-7 lead at the half. The Mountaineers did receive the ball to start the third quarter, but quarterback Geno Smith’s first interception in a then NCAArecord 273 passes set up the Wildcats once again deep in WVU territory. Two plays later, Klein hit receiver Chris Harper for a 21yard strike and a 38-7 K-State advantage. The Wildcats put 21 points on the board in the second quarter, and they would repeat the effort in the third. Klein added another one-yard rushing touchdown at the 9:00 mark, and then hit Lockett for a 20-yard touchdown reception at the 2:25 mark to end a 77-yard drive, giving Kansas State a 52-7 lead heading to the fourth. West Virginia got on the board again with 7:31 left in the contest, when Smith found Austin for a five-yard touchdown reception. However, Kansas State closed out the scoring with 3:48 left, when Cantele connected on his second field goal, this time from 42-yards out, for the 55-14 victory. Aside from Klein’s and Lockett’s big night, receiver Chris Harper hauled in six catches for 96 yards, while Randall Evans and Arthur Brown paced the defense with a combined 17 tackles. For West Virginia, Smith finished with 143 yards passing, and Austin accounted for both TDs and 233 all-purpose yards. Karl Joseph and Isaiah Bruce had nine tackles each for the WVU defense. The Mountaineers finished with 88 yards rushing and 155 passing for 243 yards of offense. Kansas State gained 146 yards on the ground and 333 through the air for 479 yards of total offense. The victory gave Kansas State a 2-1 lead in the all-time series against West Virginia, as this was the first game played between the two teams since 1931. All three games in the series have been played in Morgantown, and the Wildcats now have a two-game winning streak against West Virginia.

SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 Kansas State 10 21 West Virginia 0 7

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1st

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Anthony Cantele 33 FG Tyler Lockett 10 pass from Collin Klein (Cantele kick)

2nd

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Klein 1 rush (Cantele kick) Klein 8 rush (Cantele kick) Tavon Austin 100 kick return (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Klein 1 rush (Cantele kick)

3rd

KSU KSU KSU

Chris Harper 21 pass from Klein (Cantele kick) Klein 1 rush (Cantele kick) Lockett 20 pass from Klein (Cantele kick)

4th

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Austin 5 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick) Cantele 42 FG

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

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WVU KSU 24 39/146 333 20/23/0 1/47/47.0 0/0 113 6/55 33:22

18 27/88 155 23/35/2 4/157/39.2 1/0 235 4/29 26:38

WVU RUSHING: Garrison 9-54, Buie 11-49; WVU PASSING: Smith 21-32-2143; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 6-34, Bailey 4-30; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Joseph 9, Bruce 9, Cook 8 (1/0); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: None. KSU RUSHING: Hubert 16-52, Pease 7-46, Klein 12-41; KSU PASSING: Klein 19-21-0-323; KSU RECEIVING: Lockett 9-194, Harper 6-96; KSU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Evans 9 (1/0), Brown (2/0), Milo 7; KSU INTERCEPTIONS: Brown, Zimmerman. Attendance - 60,101

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game: game: TCU 39 2OT WEST VIRGINIA 38 seven eight [ NOVEMBER 3, 2012 · MORGANTOWN, W.VA. ] #23/19

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Matthew Tucker 2 rush (Jaden Oberkrom kick)

2nd

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J.D. Woods 22 pass from Geno Smith (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Josh Boyce 31 pass from Trevone Boykin (Oberkrom kick) Tavon Austin 43 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Shawne Alston 1 rush (Bitancurt kick)

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Bitancurt 52 FG Dominic Merka 15 fumble recovery (Oberkrom kick) Oberkrom 26 FG Austin 76 punt return (Bitancurt kick) Boyce 94 pass from Boykin (Oberkrom kick)

2OT

WVU TCU

Stedman Bailey 25 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Corey Fuller 25 pass from Brandon Carter (Boyce pass from Boykin)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

WVU TCU 17 45/126 279 13/30/1 9/375/41.7 4/2 110 7/60 33:03

21 35/78 260 32/55/1 8/316/39.5 3/1 129 4/45 26:57

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1 2 3 4 ot ot2 F TCU 7 7 7 10 0 8 39 West Virginia 0 21 3 7 0 7 38

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WVU RUSHING: Buie 10-40; WVU PASSING: Smith 32-54-1-260; WVU RECEIVING: Austin 11-101, Woods 5-56; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Pettaway 10 (2/2), Joseph 9 (1/0), Bruce 9; WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Bruce. TCU RUSHING: Catalon 15-39, Dean 6-30, Boykin 15-28; TCU PASSING: Boykin 12-29-1-254; TCU RECEIVING: Boyce 6-180, White 2-31; TCU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Kindred 10, Carter 10 (1/0), Hackett 9 (1/0); TCU INTERCEPTIONS: Verrett. Attendance - 52,322

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CU erased a 10-point second half deficit and overcame several big plays from West Virginia to earn a 39-38 double-overtime victory at Milan Puskar Stadium. Not only did the Horned Frogs come back from 10 points down, they overcame a late fourth-quarter punt return by WVU’s Tavon Austin, a missed field goal in overtime and a seven-point deficit in the second overtime before grabbing victory from the jaws of defeat with a gutsy two-point conversion on the game’s final play. The heartbreaking loss for WVU came on the heels of an improved defensive effort that held the Horned Frogs to just 4-of17 on third down conversions and collected three TCU turnovers. TCU grabbed an early 7-0 lead with 2:27 left in the first quarter on Matthew Tucker’s two-yard run. The second quarter saw a combined 28 points put on the scoreboard. West Virginia tied the game at 7 with 13:38 remaining, when receiver J.D. Woods fought the defender and came up with a 22-yard scoring reception. TCU took advantage of a WVU interception and went back in front 14-7 on Josh Boyce’s 31-yard touchdown catch from Trevone Boykin. However, West Virginia scored the half’s final 14 points for a 21-14 advantage at the intermission. Austin showed his speed on a 43-yard catch-and-go from Smith at the 9:47 mark, before the Mountaineers made TCU pay for a fumbled punt, when Shawne Alston burst in from one-yard out for WVU’s 21st point of the quarter. West Virginia made the Horned Frogs pay for another fumble in the third quarter, with a 52-yard Tyler Bitancurt field goal. However, TCU kept coming, and made the Mountaineers pay for a fumbled snap on a punt, when Dominic Merka picked up the loose ball and raced 15 yards for the touchdown, cutting the deficit to 24-21 with 9:12 left in the third. Missed scoring opportunities hampered the Mountaineers in the third quarter, and TCU tied the game at 24-24 on Jaden Oberkrom’s 26-yard field goal with 12:01 left in the game. The game remained tied until the 3:19 mark, when Austin returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown. It was his first career punt return for a score, and seemed to be the game-winner, when the WVU defense forced TCU to punt. But the Horned Frogs had one last possession, with just over two minutes to play, and made the most of it, when Boykin hit Boyce for a 94-yard touchdown pass with just 1:28 left. WVU missed a long field goal with 18 seconds left in regulation, but TCU returned the favor with a missed attempt in the first overtime. West Virginia’s shot at the win ended, when Jason Verrett blocked Bitancurt’s 29-yard field goal attempt. In the second overtime, WVU struck on its first play, as Smith hit Stedman Bailey for a 25-yard touchdown. Not to be outdone, TCU scored on its first play with a reverse pass to Corey Fuller. Following a timeout, TCU elected to go for two and got the win, when Boyce hauled in Boykin’s pass just off the turf for the successful two-point conversion. Top performances in the game included Boyce with 180 yards receiving and two scores for the Horned Frogs. WVU’s Austin finished with 101 receiving yards and 202 all-purpose yards to lead the Mountaineers. TCU defenders Derrick Kindred and Sam Carter collected 10 tackles each along with WVU’s Shaq Petteway. West Virginia finished with 78 yards rushing and 260 passing for 338 yards of total offense. TCU’s final numbers stood at 126 on the ground and 279 through the air for 405 yards of offense. With the win, TCU evened the series against WVU at 1-1.

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klahoma State used the big play and took advantage of West Virginia special team miscues en route to a 55-34 victory over the Mountaineers at Boone Pickens Stadium. The Cowboys accounted for 13 plays of 20 yards or more in the contest and were led by third-string quarterback Clint Chelf, who threw for 292 yards and four touchdowns in the victory. Chelf’s favorite target was receiver Josh Stewart, who hauled in 13 catches for 172 yards and two scores. Special teams mistakes by the Mountaineers led to 17 points for Oklahoma State, but none was bigger than Justin Gilbert’s 96-yard kickoff return for a score, which slowed West Virginia’s momentum and gave the Cowboys a 14-point lead after one quarter of play. Oklahoma State built a 14-point cushion to start the game, when Stewart rushed for a 46-yard score on OSU’s first possession. Two Cowboy possessions later, Chelf hit Stewart for a 21-yard touchdown completion with 3:07 left in the opening quarter. West Virginia got on the scoreboard before the quarter ended on a 37-yard touchdown pass from backup quarterback Paul Millard to Stedman Bailey. Geno Smith’s helmet came off on the previous play, so Millard replaced him for the fourth-down play and delivered a perfect strike to Bailey. However, the joy was short-lived for WVU as Gilbert took the ensuing kickoff 96 yards for the 21-7 OSU lead, heading into the second stanza. The Mountaineers used a 10-play, 64-yard scoring drive that ended with a 17-yard pass from Smith to Tavon Austin to cut the deficit to 21-14, but OSU closed out the half on a 10-3 run to take a 31-17 lead at the break. A Blake Jackson 48-yard touchdown reception, and a 26-yard field goal from Quinn Sharp countered Tyler Bitancurt’s 41-yard field goal, putting OSU in the driver’s seat. West Virginia closed the gap to 31-24 on Ryan Nehlen’s nineyard touchdown catch in the third quarter, but then fell behind 38-24, when Chelf hit Charlie Moore for a five-yard toss after the Mountaineers muffed a punt. Still, West Virginia kept battling. Bitancurt added a 37-yard field goal, and Terence Garvin’s 42-yard interception return set up a Smith one-yard scoring plunge, and the deficit was down to just four, 38-34, with 5:20 left in the third. That was as close as the Mountaineers could get as Oklahoma State ended any hopes of a comeback by scoring the game’s final 17 points. Sharp connected on a 32-yard field goal before the end of the third, and fourth quarter scores by Stewart and Jeremy Smith put the game away for the Cowboys. Bailey had a terrific day in leading the Mountaineers. He caught 14 passes for 225 yards, and Smith finished with 364 yards passing. Bitancurt was solid with two field goals and a punting average of 47.8 on five punts. Pat Miller, Jorge Wright and Isaiah Bruce led the WVU defense with a combined 16 tackles, one sack and three TFLs. Aside from Chelf and Stewart, the Cowboys got 74 yards rushing from Joseph Randle, while Brodrick Brown and Shamiel Gary combined for 12 tackles to lead the OSU defense. West Virginia won a lot of statistical categories in the game but not the main one on the scoreboard. The Mountaineers finished with 78 yards rushing and 401 passing to total 479 yards of offense. Oklahoma State ran for 151 yards and passed for 292 to total 443 yards of offense.

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1 2 3 4 F West Virginia 7 10 17 0 34 Oklahoma State 21 10 10 14 55

1st

OSU OSU WVU OSU

Josh Stewart 46 rush (Quinn Sharp kick) Stewart 21 pass from Clint Chelf (Sharp kick) Stedman Bailey 37 pass from Paul Millard (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Justin Gilbert 96 kickoff return (Sharp kick)

2nd

WVU OSU OSU WVU

Tavon Austin 17 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick) Blake Jackson 48 pass from Chelf (Sharp kick) Sharp 26 FG Bitancurt 41 FG

3rd

WVU OSU WVU WVU OSU

Ryan Nehlen 9 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Charlie Moore 5 pass from Chelf (Sharp kick) Bitancurt 37 FG Smith 1 rush (Bitancurt kick) Sharp 32 FG

4th

OSU OSU

Stewart 20 pass from Chelf (Sharp kick) Jeremy Smith 21 rush (Sharp kick)

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26 35/78 401 37/56/0 5/239/47.8 2/2 74 7/46 32:57

21 35/151 292 22/31/1 5/217/43.4 1/0 192 11/108 27:03

WVU RUSHING: Buie 15-53; WVU PASSING: Smith 36-54-0-364; WVU RECEIVING: Bailey 14-225, Austin 11-79; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Miller 6, Wright 5 (2/1), Bruce 5 (1/0); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Garvin. OSU RUSHING: Randle 21-74; OSU PASSING: Chelf 22-31-1-292; OSU RECEIVING: Stewart 13-172, Hays 3-49; OSU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Brown 6, Gary 6 (1/0); OSU INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 57,799

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1 2 3 4 F Oklahoma 10 21 7 12 50 West Virginia 3 14 13 19 49 OU OU WVU

Trey Millard 4 pass from Landry Jones (Mike Hunnicutt kick) Hunnicutt 32 FG Tyler Bitancurt 19 FG

2nd

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Andrew Buie 1 rush (Bitancurt kick) Jalen Saunders 76 pass from Jones (Hunnicutt kick) Kenny Stills 4 pass from Jones (Hunnicutt kick) Stedman Bailey 33 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick) Damien Williams 48 rush (Hunnicutt kick)

3rd

WVU OU WVU

Tavon Austin 74 rush (Bitancurt kick) Stills 11 pass from Jones (Hunnicutt kick) Austin 4 rush (Bitancurt kick failed)

4th

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Bailey 4 pass from Smith (Smith pass failed) Bailey 8 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Stills 7 pass from Jones (Jones pass failed) Bailey 40 pass from Smith (Smith rush failed) Stills 5 pass from Jones (Jones pass failed)

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OU WVU 30 31/108 554 38/51/1 3/114/38.0 2/1 191 8/76 33:01

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espite one of the best individual performances in West Virginia football history, No. 13 Oklahoma made one more play count, defeating the Mountaineers, 50-49, at Milan Puskar Stadium. Senior receiver Tavon Austin played tailback for the first time since high school and responded with a WVU record 344 rushing yards, coupled with 82 yards receiving and 146 on kickoff returns to end his night with an impressive 572 all-purpose yards. Aside from the school single-game rushing mark, Austin’s allpurpose yards were the most in school and Big 12 history, and the most in college football in 2012. It was second most in NCAA history, as he fell just six yards shy of the record. With his two rushing touchdowns in the game, Austin became the first Mountaineer in school history to score a touchdown four different ways in a season (receiving, rushing, punt and kickoff return). Austin got offensive help in the form of teammate Stedman Bailey, who had 13 catches for 205 yards and four touchdowns. It was Bailey’s second straight 200-yard receiving effort, and it came on the heels of Geno Smith’s 320-yard passing day against the Sooners. However, Oklahoma also had plenty of strong performances to propel it to victory. Senior quarterback Landry Jones passed for 554 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Sooner offense. Jones had 10 of his completions go to receiver Kenny Stills, who also caught four touchdowns. Jalen Saunders had 123 yards receiving, and Justin Brown added another 112, as the Sooners took an early lead and then battled back twice in the fourth quarter to win the game. Taking the game’s-opening drive 75 yards, the Sooners jumped out to a 7-0 lead, when Jones connected with Trey Millard on a four-yard scoring toss. Kicker Mike Hunnicutt added a 32-yard field goal, before West Virginia’s Tyler Bitancurt converted on a 19-yard kick to put the score at 10-3 in favor of Oklahoma, heading into the second quarter. Both teams combined for 35 points in the second stanza. The Mountaineers tied the game at 10 at the 10:00 mark on Andrew Buie’s one-yard rush. But the Sooners scored two-plays later on a 76-yard pass to Saunders, and on their next possession with a fouryard Stills touchdown catch to open up a 24-10 cushion. The Mountaineers added a 33-yard touchdown reception by Bailey that ended a 91-yard drive, but Oklahoma answered with a 75-yard scoring drive and a 31-17 lead at the half, when Damien Williams burst through the line for a 48-yard touchdown run. West Virginia outscored the Sooners, 13-7, in the third quarter on two Austin touchdown runs. The first went for 74 yards, and the second for four yards to cap a 92-yard drive. However, a missed Bitancurt extra point after Austin’s second score changed the game the rest of the way. Sooner points in the quarter came on an 11-yard catch from Stills, and the score was 38-30 in OU’s favor, heading to the fourth. Smith connected with Bailey on a four-yard score, closing the gap to 38-36 after a failed conversion pass. WVU grabbed its first lead at the 7:12 mark, 43-38, when Smith found Bailey again, this time from eight yards out. OU answered with a seven-yard touchdown from Jones to Stills and a 44-43 advantage, before the Smith to Bailey connection worked again on a 40-yard strike with just 2:53 left, putting WVU up 49-44. But Jones calmly led OU down the field and won the game with just 24 seconds left on his fourth TD pass to Stills on fourthand-three. Oklahoma finished with 662 yards, while WVU had a strong 778 yards of total offense.

WVU RUSHING: Austin 21-344; WVU PASSING: Smith 20-35-2-320; WVU RECEIVING: Bailey 13-205, Austin 4-82; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Cook 10, Joseph 10 (1/0); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Jenkins.

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OU RUSHING: Williams 22-92; OU PASSING: Jones 38-51-1-554; OU RECEIVING: Stills 10-91, Saunders 7-123, Brown 6-112; OU TACKLES (TFL/ QS): Jefferson 12, Colvin 8, Harris 8 (1/0); OU INTERCEPTIONS: Colvin, Harris. Attendance - 50,238

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est Virginia broke a five-game losing streak with a Big 12 road victory at Iowa State in front of 53,792 fans on senior day at Jack Trice Stadium. The return of a healthy running back in Shawne Alston certainly helped the Mountaineer cause, as WVU established a running game behind his 130 yards and one touchdown. Alston averaged 6.8 yards per carry, and his powerful running allowed quarterback Geno Smith to have more options on the offensive side of the ball. A strong wind plagued both teams for the entire game, but West Virginia was able to use the wind to its advantage in the first quarter. With the wind at his back, senior kicker Tyler Bitancurt connected on a 42-yard field goal to put the Mountaineers on top, 3-0, with 9:58 remaining. West Virginia took the three-point lead into the second quarter and added to it, when Alston powered in from one-yard out to end a 70yard drive. Smith completions to receiver Stedman Bailey of 27 and 23 yards highlighted the drive for the Mountaineers. Trailing 10-0, Iowa State got on the board with 7:57 left in the half, when quarterback Sam Richardson found Jerome Tiller in the corner of the end zone for an eight-yard scoring play. But, eight plays and 70-yards later, West Virginia took a 17-7 advantage, when Smith hit Bailey for a six-yard touchdown reception. However, the Mountaineers could not hold the margin, as the Cyclones used a nine-play, 71-yard drive to cut the deficit to three at the half. Richardson hit Josh Lenz for an 18-yard touchdown pass with just 18 seconds remaining before intermission. West Virginia kept the opening drive of the third quarter for 7:28 and came away with a 44-yard field goal from Bitancurt to extend its lead to 20-14. The Cyclones took their first lead of the game, 21-20, with 4:56 left in the third, when Richardson found Quenton Bundrage for a 35-yard scoring toss. Both teams traded scores in the final stanza, as the game would go down to the end. West Virginia regained the lead at the 9:35 mark on Bitancurt’s 35-yard field goal. Iowa State countered with a 49-yard field goal from Edwin Arceo for a 24-23 lead with just 6:42 remaining. However, one play after the Cyclones took the lead, the dynamic Tavon Austin, took charge and gave the Mountaineers the lead once again. Austin took a flip pass from Smith and raced 75 yards for the score and then converted the two-point conversion by diving into the end zone for a 31-24 WVU lead. The Cyclones would threaten again and reached the West Virginia seven-yard line, but safety Darwin Cook forced a Jeff Woody fumble that was recovered by Karl Joseph in the end zone to preserve the Mountaineer victory. Aside from Alston’s big day, Smith finished with 236 yards passing and two scores. Austin came in with six catches for 99 yards, along with 74-yards rushing for a total of 261 all-purpose yards. Joseph led the defense with 13 stops. For ISU, Richardson passed for 162 yards and rushed for 119 to lead the attack. Linebacker A.J. Klein had 14 tackles. Final totals show West Virginia with 239 yards rushing and 236 passing for 475 yards of offense. ISU finished with 234 rushing and 162 passing for a total of 396 yards. With the win, West Virginia became bowl eligible for the 11th straight season.

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SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 3 4 F West Virginia 3 14 3 11 31 Iowa State 0 14 7 3 24

1st

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Tyler Bitancurt 42 FG

2nd

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Shawne Alston 1 rush (Bitancurt kick) Jerome Tiller 8 pass from Sam Richardson (Edwin Arceo kick) Stedman Bailey 6 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick) Josh Lenz 18 pass from Richardson (Arceo kick)

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Bitancurt 44 FG Quenton Bundrage 35 pass from Richardson (Arceo kick)

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Bitancurt 35 FG Arceo 49 FG Tavon Austin 75 pass from Smith (Austin rush)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

WVU ISU 24 41/239 236 22/31/0 3/90/30.0 0/0 111 11/107 31:34

24 46/234 162 13/31/0 4/138/34.5 1/1 101 5/43 28:26

WVU RUSHING: Alston 19-130, Austin 14-74; WVU PASSING: Smith 22-310-236; WVU RECEIVING: Bailey 7-82, Austin 9-99; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Joseph 13 (1/0), Cook 9 (1/0); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: None. ISU RUSHING: Richardson 18-119, Woody 7-38; ISU PASSING: Richardson 13-31-0-162; ISU RECEIVING: Lenz 4-48, Bundrage 2-44; ISU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Klein 14, Shaeffer 13, George 11; ISU INTERCEPTIONS: None. Attendance - 53,792

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est Virginia closed the 2012 season in impressive fashion with a 59-10 victory over Kansas on senior day at Milan Puskar Stadium. The seventh win of the season came on the heels of yet another strong performance by senior quarterback Geno Smith. Playing in his final game at Milan Puskar Stadium, Smith was near perfect, completing 23-of-24 passes for 407 yards and three touchdowns. After throwing an early interception, Smith completed 21 straight passes, which set the WVU consecutive pass completion mark, breaking the old record of 14 that he set earlier in the season, and his completion percentage of 95.8 percent tied the NCAA record (min. 20 attempts). His usual targets came through for him once again. Receiver Stedman Bailey caught 11 passes for 159 yards and two scores, while Tavon Austin had four catches for 110, along with 77 rushing yards. With his 187 all-purpose yards, Austin broke his own mark from 2011 and set the single-season school record for that category. The Mountaineers started strong and never looked back in taking the game’s opening possession 68 yards for a score. Tailback Andrew Buie finished off the eight-play drive with a two-yard run and a 7-0 WVU lead. West Virginia added another score in the quarter at the 2:08 mark on Shawne Alston’s two-yard burst, ending a 77-yard drive. WVU’s 14-0 lead carried to the 11:34 mark of the second quarter, when Bailey hauled in an eight-yard Smith pass for a touchdown and a 21-0 advantage. Kansas broke the Mountaineer scoring string with 7:05 remaining in the half. The Jayhawks marched 80 yards in nine plays, and got on the board on James Sims’ one-yard rush, cutting the deficit to 21-7. But West Virginia added two more scores before halftime, taking a commanding 35-7 lead at the half. Alston rushed for his second score of the day on a one-yard plunge at the 3:29 mark, ending a 74-yard drive. Then receiver J.D. Woods closed out the first half scoring by grabbing an eight-yard toss from Smith with just 24 seconds remaining. West Virginia put up 17 more points in the third quarter. The first three came on Tyler Bitancurt’s 30-yard field goal at the 9:11 mark. Bailey pulled in his second touchdown of the game, this one from 16-yards out that ended a 74-yard drive in just three plays. Austin finally got in on the scoring with 1:31 left in the third. It was his key runs and receptions that set up most of the previous Mountaineer scores, and this time he finished the deal. After rushes of 15 and 17 yards, his one-yard stretch into the end zone gave the Mountaineers a 52-7 lead, heading to the fourth quarter. Kansas got back on the scoreboard with 9:01 remaining on a Nick Prolago 32-yard field goal, finishing off a 60-yard drive for the Jayhawks. As the Mountaineer seniors were taken out of the game to a thunderous ovation, WVU had one last score to end the game. Tailback Dustin Garrison scampered in from 26-yards out with 5:13 left to put an exclamation mark on the day. Aside from WVU’s fine offensive day, safety Karl Joseph led the defense with seven tackles and one interception. Darwin Cook and Shaq Petteway combined for 14 tackles in the win. Final totals showed West Virginia with 240 yards rushing and 407 passing for 647 yards of offense. Kansas finished with 157 yards on the ground and 117 passing for 274 total yards. The Mountaineers closed the 2012 regular season with two straight wins and finished with a 7-5 record in their first year of Big 12 play, including a 4-5 league mark.

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1 2 3 4 F Kansas 0 7 0 3 10 West Virginia 14 21 17 7 59

2nd

WVU KU WVU WVU

Stedman Bailey 8 pass from Geno Smith (Bitancurt kick) James Sims 1 rush (Nick Prolago kick) Alston 1 rush (Bitancurt kick) J.D. Woods 8 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick)

3rd

WVU WVU WVU

Bitancurt 30 FG Bailey 16 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Tavon Austin 1 rush (Bitancurt kick)

4th

KU WVU

Prolago 32 FG Dustin Garrison 26 rush (Bitancurt kick)

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

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Andrew Buie 2 rush (Tyler Bitancurt kick) Shawne Alston 2 rush (Bitancurt kick)

KU WVU 13 45/157 117 7/16/1 6/253/42.2 1/0 115 8/70 31:19

32 46/240 407 23/25/1 1/31/31.0 1/0 60 3/30 28:41

WVU RUSHING: Buie 12-100, Austin 12-77; WVU PASSING: Smith 23-241-407; WVU RECEIVING: Bailey 11-159, Austin 4-110, Woods 4-83; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Cook 7, Petteway 7, Joseph 7 (1/0); WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Joseph. KU RUSHING: Sims 18-57, Cummings 11-42, Pierson 7-30; KU PASSING: Cummings 6-11-0-76, Crist 1-5-1-41; KU RECEIVING: Mundine 2-10, Pierson 1-42, Turzilli 1-41, KU TACKLES (TFL/QS): McDougald 12 (1/0), Patmon 8 (2/1), Heeney 8 (4/1), Shepherd 7 (1/0), KU INTERCEPTIONS: Patmon. Attendance - 51,112

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[ DECEMBER 29, 2012 · BRONX, N.Y. ]

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yracuse looked right at home in the frigid elements, defeating West Virginia, 38-14, in the 2012 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y. The Orange (8-5) used a powerful ground game that produced a 200- and a 100-yard rusher and took advantage of the slippery conditions to slow the Mountaineers’ sixth-ranked passing attack. Prince-Tyson Gulley ran 26 times for 213 yards and two touchdowns, and Jerome Smith added 152 yards on 29 carries to become the first duo to crack the 100-yard barrier against a Mountaineer defense in 2012. Syracuse had 369 yards rushing for the game. West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith came into the game ranked sixth in the nation in total offense (346.5 ypg.) and was the first quarterback in WVU history to throw for more than 4,000 yards in back-to-back seasons, but the senior finished his career winless against the Orange. West Virginia chased points from the moment Syracuse nose tackle Jay Bromley blocked Tyler Bitancurt’s 46-yard field goal attempt on the game’s opening possession. Syracuse led 12-7 at halftime behind a safety, a Ross Krautman 25-yard field goal and a Gulley 33-yard touchdown run. The Orange erupted for three second-half touchdowns, scored another safety when Smith was called for intentional grounding in the end zone, and added a second Krautman field goal from 36-yards out. A key moment in the game occurred early in the third quarter after Syracuse had taken a 19-7 lead on a Ryan Nassib to Beckett Wales 10-yard touchdown pass. On the ensuing possession, the Mountaineers used a 59-yard Smith to Stedman Bailey screen pass to get the football to the Orange 36. Three plays later, on a fourth and two, it appeared as if tailback Andrew Buie scored on a 28-yard touchdown run, which would have closed Syracuse’s lead to five, but the Mountaineers were penalized for holding – one of 11 flags thrown against WVU in the game. West Virginia was forced to punt after the penalty but immediately got the football right back, when linebacker Isaiah Bruce stepped in front of a Nassib pass at the Syracuse 25. However, the Mountaineers gave it right back, when the football slipped out of Smith’s hand on the next play as he was attempting to pass, and the Orange recovered the loose ball. On Syracuse’s first play from scrimmage after the fumble recovery, Gulley broke the game wide open with a 67-yard touchdown run. Three minutes later, Gulley tallied his third score on a 10-yard pass from Nassib to give Syracuse a commanding lead. Both West Virginia touchdowns were produced by Bailey, who broke free on a screen pass for a 32-yard TD in the second quarter and then beat Syracuse defensive back Braddon Reddish down the sideline for a 29-yard touchdown with 5:41 left in the third quarter. Bailey’s score closed Syracuse’s lead to 26-14. The loss represented a disappointing ending to the fabulous careers of Smith, Bailey and Tavon Austin. Smith completed 19-of-28 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns. Bailey caught eight passes for 121 yards and two TDs. Austin led West Virginia with 45 yards rushing and finished the game with 150 all-purpose yards. All three players virtually rewrote the WVU record book and hold just about every offensive mark. West Virginia finished its inaugural Big 12 season with a 7-6 record, and the Pinstripe Bowl marked a school-record 11th straight bowl appearance by the Mountaineers.

SCORING AND STATISTICAL SUMMARY

1 2 3 4 F West Virginia 0 7 7 0 14 Syracuse 3 9 23 3 38

1st

SYR

Ross Krautman 25 FG

2nd

SYR SYR WVU

Cameron Lynch safety Prince-Tyson Gulley 33 rush (Krautman kick) Stedman Bailey 32 pass from Geno Smith (Tyler Bitancurt)

3rd

SYR SYR WVU SYR SYR

Beckett Wales 10 pass from Ryan Nassib (Krautman kick) Gulley 67 rush (Krautman kick) Bailey 29 pass from Smith (Bitancurt kick) Gulley 10 pass Nassib (Krautman kick) Brandon Sharpe safety

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Krautman 36 FG

First Downs Rushes/Yards Passing Yardage Passes Punts Fumbles/Lost Return Yardage Penalties/Yards Time of Possession

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15 30/103 201 19/28/0 5/157/31.4 3/1 99 11/116 23:37

28 65/369 138 12/24/1 3/74/24.7 1/1 69 5/57 36:23

WVU RUSHING: Austin 11-45, Buie 7-34; WVU PASSING: Smith 19-28-0201; WVU RECEIVING: Bailey 8-121; WVU TACKLES (TFL/QS): Cook 11, Joseph 9, Garvin 8 (3/2), Bruce 8; WVU INTERCEPTIONS: Bruce. SYR RUSHING: Gulley 26-213, Smith 29-152; SYR PASSING: Nassib 11-231-130; SYR RECEIVING: Gulley 5-56, Wales 3-39; SYR TACKLES (TFL/QS): Diabate 10 (3/1), Eskridge 5, Pierce-Brewster 5 (1/0); SYR INTERCEPTIONS: None Attendance - 39,098

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OVERALL CONFERENCE TIME 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 5-1 5-2 5-3 5-4 5-5 6-5 7-5 7-6

0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 2-0 2-1 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-5 3-5 4-5 4-5

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3:34 3:23 3:20 3:46 3:32 3:25 3:02 3:43 3:33 4:00 3:12 3:07 3:29

59,120 45,511 58,504 60,012 101,851 57,328 60,101 52,322 57,799 50,238 53,792 51,112 39,098

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OPP

SCORING 513 495 Points Per Game 39.5 38.1 FIRST DOWNS 330 303 Rushing 119 123 Passing 188 163 Penalty 23 17 RUSHING YARDAGE 2,234 2079 Yards gained rushing 2,556 2410 Yards lost rushing 322 331 Rushing Attempts 461 548 Average Per Rush 4.8 3.8 Average Per Game 171.8 159.9 TDs Rushing 21 23 PASSING YARDAGE 4,292 4063 Comp-Att-Int 378-537-7 277-434-10 Average Per Pass 8.0 9.4 Average Per Catch 11.4 14.7 Average Per Game 330.2 312.5 TDs Passing 44 38 TOTAL OFFENSE 6,526 6142 Total Plays 998 982 Average Per Play 6.5 6.3 Average Per Game 502.0 472.5 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 57-1,118 66-1,556 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 15-165 19-143 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 10-123 7-83 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 19.6 23.6 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 11.0 7.5 INT RETURN AVERAGE 12.3 11.9 FUMBLES-LOST 16-6 19-10

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PENALTIES-Yards 72-665 88-785 Average Per Game 51.2 60.4 PUNTS-Yards 45-1,705 52-2,173 Average Per Punt 37.9 41.8 Net punt average 33.8 38.2 KICKOFFS-Yards 93-5,584 86-5,030 Average Per Kick 60.0 58.5 Net kick average 52.3 37.6 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 28:38 31:22 3RD-DOWN Conversions 80/182 89/195 3rd-Down Pct 44% 46% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 17/34 15/26 4th-Down Pct 50% 58% SACKS BY-Yards 23-151 22-139 MISC YARDS -11 1 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 69 64 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 11-19 14-22 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-1 1-3 RED-ZONE SCORES (49-59) 83% (53-64) 83% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (41-59) 69% (41-64) 64% PAT-ATTEMPTS (64-66) 97% (61-61) 100% ATTENDANCE 391,409 270,770 Games/Avg Per Game 7/55,916 4/67,692 Neutral Site Games 2/42,304 SCORE BY QUARTERS

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2ND

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110 166 116 114 7 93 172 111 111 8

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MARSHALL 69-34 VS JAMES MADISON 42-12 MARYLAND 31-21 #25 BAYLOR * 70-63 AT #11 TEXAS * 48-45 AT TEXAS TECH * 14-49 #4 KANSAS STATE * 14-55 TCU * 38-39 2OT AT OKLAHOMA STATE * 34-55 #13 OKLAHOMA * 49-50 AT IOWA STATE * 31-24 KANSAS * 59-10 VS SYRACUSE ! 14-38

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GP ATT GAIN LOSS NET AVG TD LONG AVG/G

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Buie, Andrew 13 179 914 63 851 4.8 7 30 65.5 Austin, Tavon 13 72 680 37 643 8.9 3 74 49.5 Alston, Shawne 8 75 400 14 386 5.1 7 21 48.2 Garrison, Dustin 10 46 213 6 207 4.5 2 26 20.7 Smith, Geno 13 66 301 150 151 2.3 2 28 11.6 Woods, J.D. 13 1 16 0 16 16.0 0 16 1.2 Bailey, Stedman 13 2 13 0 13 6.5 0 13 1.0 Clarke, Ryan 12 2 12 0 12 6.0 0 11 1.0 Thompson, Jordan 13 3 6 2 4 1.3 0 3 0.3 Millard, Paul 7 4 1 12 -11 -2.8 0 1 -1.6 TEAM 10 11 0 38 -38 -3.5 0 0 -3.8 Total 13 461 2,556 322 2,234 4.8 21 74 171.8 Opponents 13 548 2,410 331 2,079 3.8 23 67 159.9

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Smith, Geno Millard, Paul Total Opponents

G EFFIC CMP-ATT-INT PCT YDS TD LNG AVG/G

13 7 13 13

RECEIVING

163.86 369-518-6 71.2 4,205 42 110.04 9-19-1 47.4 87 2 161.96 378-537-7 70.4 4,292 44 166.75 277-434-10 63.8 4,063 38

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87 323.5 37 12.4 87 330.2 94 312.5

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Bailey, Stedman 13 114 1,622 14.2 25 87 124.8 Austin, Tavon 13 114 1,289 11.3 12 75 99.2 Woods, J.D. 13 61 637 10.4 4 50 49.0 Buie, Andrew 13 28 318 11.4 0 42 24.5 Thompson, Jordan 13 13 85 6.5 0 15 6.5 Copeland, Travares 3 10 55 5.5 0 14 18.3 McCartney, Ivan 8 9 112 12.4 0 52 14.0 Garrison, Dustin 10 9 43 4.8 0 11 4.3 Arlia, Connor 9 7 43 6.1 0 14 4.8 Nehlen, Ryan 13 7 37 5.3 1 9 2.8 Clay, Cody 13 2 29 14.5 0 19 2.2 Campbell, Dante 11 2 13 6.5 1 9 1.2 Myers, K.J. 9 2 9 4.5 1 6 1.0 Total 13 378 4,292 11.4 44 87 330.2 Opponents 13 277 4,063 14.7 38 94 312.5 PUNT RETURNS

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15 165 11.0 1 76 15 165 11.0 1 76 19 143 7.5 0 45

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2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 7

12 6.0 0 12 22 11.0 0 22 0 0.0 0 0 42 42.0 0 42 1 1.0 0 1 46 46.0 0 46 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 123 12.3 0 46 83 11.9 0 30

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Bruce, Isaiah Joseph, Karl Cook, Darwin Garvin, Terence Tonkery, Wes Rigg, Doug Anderson, Tyler Jenkins, Brodrick Total Opponents

Austin, Tavon Bailey, Stedman Thompson, Jordan Buie, Andrew Woods, J.D. Kyeremeh, Nana Hope, Garrett Clarke, Ryan TEAM Total Opponents

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TD

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25.4 1 100 14.6 0 23 13.4 0 21 11.8 0 15 6.0 0 8 5.0 0 5 12.0 0 12 16.0 0 16 0.0 0 0 19.6 1 100 23.6 1 96

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Bruce, Isaiah 1 Garvin, Terence 1 Rigg, Doug 1 Total 3 Opponents 1

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43 43.0 1 43 6 6.0 0 6 51 51.0 1 51 100 33.3 2 51 15 15.0 2 15

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Bailey, Stedman Austin, Tavon Bitancurt, Tyler Buie, Andrew Alston, Shawne Woods, J.D. Garrison, Dustin Smith, Geno Myers, K.J. Campbell, Dante Nehlen, Ryan Rigg, Doug Bruce, Isaiah Total Opponents

25 0-0 0-0 0-0 17 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 11-19 64-66 0-0 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 69 11-19 64-66 1-2 64 14-22 61-61 0-0

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GP

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13 13

PLAYS

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-3

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PASS

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

TOTAL

150 104 97 42 42 24 12 12 6 6 6 6 6 513 495

AVG./G.

Smith, Geno 13 584 151 4205 4356 335.1 Buie, Andrew 13 179 851 0 851 65.5 Austin, Tavon 13 72 643 0 643 49.5 Alston, Shawne 8 75 386 0 386 48.2 Garrison, Dustin 10 46 207 0 207 20.7 Millard, Paul 7 23 -11 87 76 10.9 Woods, J.D. 13 1 16 0 16 1.2 Bailey, Stedman 13 2 13 0 13 1.0 Clarke, Ryan 12 2 12 0 12 1.0 Thompson, Jordan 13 3 4 0 4 0.3 TEAM 10 11 -38 0 -38 -3.8 998 2,234 4,292 6,526 982 2,079 4,063 6,142

FIELD GOALS FGM/FGA PCT. 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99

Bitancurt, Tyler 11-19

57.9 1-1 0-0

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502.0 472.5

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Marshall - (34),(29) James Madison - (33) Maryland (37) 42 Baylor 50 33,46 Texas 42,(37),(41) (38),41 Texas Tech - 41 Kansas State - (33),(42) TCU 50,(52),43,55,36 (26),37 Oklahoma State (41),(37) (26),(32) Oklahoma (19) (32),37 Iowa State (42),46,(44),(35) 47,(49) Kansas (30) (32) Syracuse 36 (25),(36) Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.) PUNTING

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32 1,222 38.2 57 10 426 42.6 54 2 26 13.0 26 1 31 31.0 31 45 1,705 37.9 57 52 2,173 41.8 74 59 3,564 34 2,020 93 5,584 86 5,030

60.4 15 59.4 8 60.0 23 58.5 27

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1,556 37.1 1,118 37.6

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Austin, Tavon 13 643 1289 165 813 0 2910 Bailey, Stedman 13 13 1622 0 146 0 1781 Buie, Andrew 13 851 318 0 47 0 1216 Woods, J.D. 13 16 637 0 12 0 665 Alston, Shawne 8 386 0 0 0 0 386 Garrison, Dustin 10 207 43 0 0 0 250 Thompson, Jordan 13 4 85 0 67 0 156 Smith, Geno 13 151 0 0 0 0 151 McCartney, Ivan 8 0 112 0 0 0 112 Copeland, Travares 3 0 55 0 0 0 55 Rigg, Doug 13 0 0 0 0 46 46 Arlia, Connor 9 0 43 0 0 0 43 Garvin, Terence 13 0 0 0 0 42 42 Nehlen, Ryan 13 0 37 0 0 0 37 Clay, Cody 13 0 29 0 0 0 29 Clarke, Ryan 12 12 0 0 16 0 28 Joseph, Karl 13 0 0 0 0 22 22 Campbell, Dante 11 0 13 0 0 0 13 Bruce, Isaiah 13 0 0 0 0 12 12 Hope, Garrett 12 0 0 0 12 0 12 Myers, K.J. 9 0 9 0 0 0 9 Kyeremeh, Nana 13 0 0 0 5 0 5 Tonkery, Wes 13 0 0 0 0 1 1 Millard, Paul 7 -11 0 0 0 0 -11 TEAM 10 -38 0 0 0 0 -38 Total 13 2,234 4,292 165 1,118 123 7,932 Opponents 13 2,079 4,063 143 1,556 83 7,924

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8 Joseph, Karl 13 76 28 104 7.0-25 31 Bruce, Isaiah 13 51 43 94 6.5-17 28 Garvin, Terence 13 47 30 77 11.5-56 25 Cook, Darwin 12 56 19 75 3.0-11 47 Rigg, Doug 13 32 26 58 2.5-6 4 Francis, Josh 13 40 17 57 15.0-53 6 Miller, Pat 13 41 9 50 4.0-26 90 Rowell, Shaq 13 18 24 42 2.0-4 36 Petteway, Shaq 13 26 16 42 4.5-17 33 Barber, Jared 10 18 16 34 2.5-13 23 Jenkins, Brodrick 10 29 4 33 1.0-3 99 Wright, Jorge 13 19 11 30 6.5-29 35 Kwiatkoski, Nick 12 17 11 28 . 98 Clarke, Will 12 13 13 26 6.5-16 93 Rose,Kyle 13 14 11 25 . 34 Banks, Ishmael 11 18 2 20 . 9 Dillon, K.J. 13 14 6 20 . 24 Level, Cecil 13 15 3 18 2.0-8 7 Kyeremeh, Nana 13 11 5 16 . 42 Hope, Garrett 12 10 4 14 2.0-2 95 Brown, Christian 11 8 3 11 2.0-2 37 Tonkery, Wes 13 7 3 10 0.5-3 3 Bailey, Stedman 13 7 3 10 . 53 Anderson, Tyler 10 6 3 9 0.5-0 41 Rumph, Ricky 9 6 3 9 . 26 Bell, Travis 3 4 5 9 1.5-4 16 Chestnut, Terrell 6 3 3 6 1.0-4 2A Copeland, Austin 7 3 2 5 . 17 Ezemma, Dozie 12 3 2 5 1.0-1 50 Redman, Taige 13 2 3 5 2.5-9 45 Kinsey, Eric 13 2 2 4 . 96 Harris, Korey 10 3 1 4 . 88 Clay, Cody 13 2 . 2 . 49 Gloster, Troy 5 1 1 2 . 87 DePalma, John 13 . 2 2 . 10 Thompson, Jordan 13 2 . 2 . 83 Arlia, Connor 9 1 . 1 . 91 Lageman, J.B. 11 . 1 1 . 57 Braun, Jeff 13 . 1 1 0.5-1 44 Smith, Corey 11 1 . 1 . 40 Bitancurt, Tyler 13 1 . 1 . 32 Clarke, Ryan 12 1 . 1 . 12 Smith, Geno 13 1 . 1 . 56 Snow, Jewone 4 1 . 1 . 2 Copeland, Travares 3 . 1 1 . 39 Cadwell, Nick 1 1 . 1 . 1 Austin, Tavon 13 . 1 1 . Total 13 631 338 969 86-310 Opponents 13 664 262 926 97.0-316

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1.0-12 2-22 6 1-0 3 . . 0.5-1 2-12 3 2-43 . . . 6.0-39 1-42 4 2-6 2 . . 1.0-8 1-0 5 . 3 . . 1.0-5 1-46 . 1-51 1 . . 4.5-33 . . . 1 . . 1.0-7 . 9 . . . . . . 2 . . . . 1.5-14 . 3 . . . . 1.0-9 . 1 1-0 . . . . 1-0 2 . . . 2.0-10 . . . . . . . . 3 . . . . 1.5-8 . 3 . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . 1-0 1 . . . . 2 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1-1 1 . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 1 . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . 1.0-4 . 1 . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . 1.0-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-151 10-123 52 10-100 13 . . 22-139 7-83 51 5-15 9 5 3

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West Virginia Individual Game Highs Rushes Yards Rushing TD Rushes

31 344 2

Long Rush Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing TD Passes Long Pass Receptions

74 56 45 656 8 87 14

Yards Receiving TD Receptions Long Reception Field Goals Long Field Goal Punts Punting Avg

303 5 87 3 52 8 47.8

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57

Punts inside 20

2

Long Punt Return Long Kickoff Return Tackles Sacks

76 100 16 2.0

Tackles For Loss Interceptions

3.5 1

Buie, Andrew at Texas (Oct. 6, 2012) Austin, Tavon vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) Alston, Shawne vs Marshall (Sept.t. 1, 2012); Buie, Andrew vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); Buie, Andrew at Texas (Oct. 06, 2012); Austin, Tavon vs Oklahoma (Nov.17, 2012); Alston, Shawne vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012) Austin, Tavon vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) Smith, Geno at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012) Smith, Geno vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Smith, Geno vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Smith, Geno vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Smith, Geno vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Austin, Tavon vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); Bailey, Stedman at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) Bailey, Stedman vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Bailey, Stedman vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Bailey, Stedman vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Bitancurt, Tyler at Iowa State (Nov. 23, 2012) Bitancurt, Tyler vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Bitancurt, Tyler vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Bitancurt, Tyler at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) Bitancurt, Tyler at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) Smith, Corey vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012); Bitancurt, Tyler vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Austin, Tavon vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Austin, Tavon vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012) Bruce, Isaiah vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012) Francis, Josh vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012); Garvin, Terence vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); Garvin, Terence vs. Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) Francis, Josh vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Rigg, Doug vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); Anderson, Tyler vs James Madison (Sept. 15, 2012); Tonkery, Wes vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012); Cook, Darwin vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); Joseph, Karl at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012); Bruce, Isaiah vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012); Garvin, Terence at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012); Jenkins, Brodrick vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012); Joseph, Karl vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012); Bruce, Isaiah vs. Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012)

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West Virginia Team Game Highs Rushes Yards Rushing Yards Per Rush TD Rushes Pass attempts

47 458 9.7 5 56

Pass completions Yards Passing Yards Per Pass TD Passes Total Plays

45 656 16.3 8 91

Total Offense Yards Per Play Points Sacks By First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Turnovers

807 9.5 70 5 33 11 107 2

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8 47.8 57 2

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76

vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012) at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012); at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012); at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) at Iowa State (Nov. 23, 2012) at Iowa State (Nov. 23, 2012) at Texas (Oct. 06, 2012); vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012); vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012); at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012); vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); vs James Madison (Sept. 15, 2012); vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012); vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012); vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012); at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012); vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012); vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012); vs. Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012); vs TCU (Nov. 03, 2012) vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012)


Long Pass Receptions Yards Receiving TD Receptions Long Reception Field Goals

94 17 314 4 94 2

Long Field Goal Punts Punting Avg Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return Long Kickoff Return Tackles Sacks Tackles For Loss

49 9 54.0 74 3 45 96 15 2.5 4.0

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1

Yards Passing Yards Per Pass TD Passes

581 14.5 6

Total Plays Total Offense Yards Per Play Points Sacks By

101 700 9.4 63 4

First Downs Penalties

34 11

Penalty Yards Turnovers

112 3

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2

Punts Punting Avg Long Punt Punts Inside 20 Long Punt Return

9 54.0 74 3 45

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vs Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) vs Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); at Texas (Oct. 6, 2012); vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012) vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012) vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012) at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012); vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) at Texas (Oct. 6, 2012); vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012) vs Maryland (Sept. 22, 2012); vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012); vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012) at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012)

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Gulley, Prince-Tyson vs Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) Gulley, Prince-Tyson vs Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) Bergeron, Joe, at Texas (Oct. 6, 2012); Klein, Collin, vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012) Gulley, Prince-Tyson vs Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) Cato, Rakeem, vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012) Cato, Rakeem, vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); Jones, Landry, vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) Florence, Nick, vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Doege, Seth, at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012); Jones, Landry, vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) Boykin, Trevone, vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Williams, Terrance, vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Williams, Terrance, vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Stills, Kenny, vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012) Boyce, Josh, vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Haig, Justin, vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); Cantele, Anthony, vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012); Sharp, Quinn, at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012); Krautman, Ross vs. Syracuse (Dec. 29, 2012) Arceo, Edwin, at Iowa State (Nov. 23, 2012) Perry, Ethan, vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012) Erxleben, Ryan, at Texas Tech (Oct. 13, 2012) Sharp, Quinn, at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) Sharp, Quinn, at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) Norwood, Levi, vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Gilbert, Justin, at Oklahoma State (Nov. 10, 2012) Hager, Bryce, vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012) Williams, M., vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012) Lackey, Eddie, vs Baylor (Sept. 29, 2012); Heeney, Ben, vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012) Lovett, M., vs Marshall (Sept. 1, 2012); Brown, Arthur, vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012); Zimmerman, Ty, vs Kansas State (Oct. 20, 2012); Verrett, Jason, vs TCU (Nov. 3, 2012); Colvin, Aaron, vs Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012); Harris, Javon, vs . Oklahoma (Nov. 17, 2012); Patmon, Tyler, vs Kansas (Dec. 1, 2012)

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2012 Offense Game-By-Game Starters GAME WR (X) Marshall S. Bailey James Madison S. Bailey Maryland S. Bailey Baylor S. Bailey Texas S. Bailey Texas Tech S. Bailey Kansas State S. Bailey TCU I. McCartney Oklahoma State S. Bailey Oklahoma S. Bailey Iowa State S. Bailey Kansas S. Bailey Syracuse S. Bailey

IR (H) T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin T. Austin --- --- T. Austin T. Austin

IR (Y) C. Clay --- --- J. Thompson --- D. Campbell T. Copeland J. Thompson J. Thompson C. Clay C. Clay --- C. Clay

WR (Z) --- J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods J.D. Woods

LT Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain Q. Spain

LG J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins J. Jenkins

C J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Madsen J. Braun

RG J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun J. Braun P. Eger

RT P. Eger P. Eger P. Eger P. Eger P. Eger P. Eger N. Kindler C. Feigt C. Feigt C. Feigt C. Feigt C. Feigt C. Feigt

WILL D. Rigg D. Rigg D. Rigg D. Rigg D. Rigg D. Rigg D. Rigg J. Barber J. Barber J. Barber J. Barber D. Rigg D. Rigg

STAR FCB T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin N. Kyeremeh T. Garvin I. Banks T. Garvin I. Banks T. Garvin I. Banks T. Garvin I. Banks T. Garvin B. Jenkins T. Garvin T. Chestnut

A R. Clarke R. Clarke R. Clarke --- C. Clay --- --- --- C. Clay R. Clarke R. Clarke R. Clarke ---

B S. Alston S. Alston A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie A. Buie S. Alston S. Alston

QB G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith G. Smith

FS K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph K. Joseph

BS BCB D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er C. Level P. MIl er C. Level P. MIl er C. Level T. Chestnut D. Cook T. Chestnut D. Cook P. Mil er D. Cook P. Mil er

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DE BUCK SAM W. Clarke T. Anderson I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce E. Kinsey J. Francis I. Bruce K. Rose J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce W. Clarke J. Francis N. Kwiatkoski W. Clarke J. Francis I. Bruce

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NATIONAL HALL OF FAME SELECTIONS BRUCE LEE

BOSLEY

COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1982 AS A PLAYER

West Virginia’s second-ever consensus All-American in 1955, Bruce Bosley was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982. A native of Fresno, Calif., who grew up in Green Bank, W.Va., Bosley played on the 1954 Sugar Bowl team for the Mountaineers. That squad finished as the 10thranked team in the nation. He went on to a long and prosperous NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons for 13 seasons. A four-time Pro Bowl pick in 1960, 1965, 1966 and 1967, Bosley is a member of the San Francisco 49ers all-time team. The 6-2, 240-lb., center retired in 1969. He died April 25, 1995, in San Francisco, Calif.

ROBERT CLECKER

“BOBBY” BOWDEN COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 2006 AS A COACH

Bobby Bowden, the No. 2 all-time win leader among college football coaches had an impressive 44-year coaching career which included two national championship. He served as head coach at West Virginia University from 1970-75, compiling a record of 42-26 with two Peach Bowl appearances. The Birmingham, Ala., native graduated from Howard College (now Samford) in 1953 and began his coaching career as an assistant coach from 1954-55. He moved on to South Georgia Junior as head coach between 1956-58, before returning to his alma mater as head coach from 1959-62, posting a 31-6 record. His first stint at Florida State came in 1963 when he coached the wide receivers. He came to Morgantown in 1966 as offensive coordinator under Jim Carlen, before becoming the head coach in 1970. He left Morgantown in 1976 to become the head coach at Florida State and compiled a 316-97-4 record for an overall career mark of 389-129-4. He is the only coach in Division I-A football history to have enjoyed 14-straight 10-win seasons. His FSU teams finished an unprecedented 14-straight seasons in the Top 5 of the Associated Press College Football Poll, won the College Football National Championship in 1993 and 1999 and is 21-8-1 in bowl games.

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HARRIS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 2009 AS A PLAYER

A three-year starter at quarterback, the dynamic Major Harris became the first player in NCAA history to rush for more than 2,000 yards and pass for more than 5,000 yards in his career. As a freshman, Harris led the Mountaineers to the 1987 Sun Bowl. The following season, the quarterback led West Virginia to an undefeated season and a match-up with Notre Dame for the national championship in the 1988 Fiesta Bowl. He accounted

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for 20 touchdowns that season, while earning ECAC Player of the Year honors and finishing fifth in the Heisman Trophy voting. During his junior campaign, Harris threw for 17 touchdowns and ran for six, while setting school records for most total offense and quarterback rushing yards. He was a voted first-team All-America, named the ECAC Player of the Year and finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting. Drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1990 NFL Draft, Harris spent several seasons playing in the Canadian Football League, Arena Football League and other semi-pro leagues. In 1999, he was inducted into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame.

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“SAM” HUFF

PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1982 AS A PLAYER COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1980 AS A PLAYER

A name synonymous with West Virginia football, Robert Lee “Sam” Huff ranks among the all-time great NFL linebackers. At West Virginia, Huff was a 6-1, 230-lb. tackle before being drafted in the third round by the New York Giants in 1956. Shortly thereafter, the Farmington, W.Va., native became one of the greatest and most publicized linebackers in pro football history and the first defensive football player to make the cover of Time magazine. CBS produced a half-hour pro football documentary entitled “The Violent World of Sam Huff.” A fierce competitor and a great rival of Green Bay Packers linebacker Ray Nitsche, Huff earned Pro Bowl status five times, first as a Giant, and then as a Washington Redskin, where he finished his career in 1969. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.

ALFRED EARLE

“GREASY” NEALE

PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1969 AS A COACH COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1967 AS A COACH

A noted player and coach, “Greasy” Neale’s affiliation with West Virginia lasted three years as head football coach from 1931-34. Prior to his stay in Morgantown, Greasy (a nickname he had carried since childhood), was a three-sport standout at West Virginia Wesleyan before embarking on an eight-year major league baseball career with the Cincinnati Reds. While a baseball player, Neale also found time to play professional football in the fall. Upon his retirement as an athlete, Neale became a college coaching gypsy, guiding some of the nation’s finest football programs before taking the NFL Philadelphia Eagles coaching job in 1941. Introducing the “naked reverse”, man-to-man shifting defenses, the stutter series and a primitive form of the 4-3 defense during his pro football coaching tenure, Neale guided the Eagles to the 1949 NFL title. The Parkersburg native was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1967 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1969. He died November 2, 1973, in Lake Worth, Fla.

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Spears was the opposite on it, evoking confrontations with sportswriters, alumni and fans alike. After his brief tenure in Morgantown where he also doubled as a practicing medical doctor, thus earning the nickname “Doc,” Spears also coached at Minnesota and Oregon among others, until retiring in 1935 to devote his full time to medicine, practicing in Ypsilanti, Mich. Spears was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1955. He died February 1, 1964, in Jupiter, Fla.

DONALD EUGENE

“DON” NEHLEN

COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 2005 AS A COACH

The winningest coach in WVU history with a 149-93-4 record, Don Nehlen served as Mountaineer head man from 1980-2000. During his 21 years as head coach in Morgantown, Nehlen guided the Mountaineers to 13 bowl games and two bids for national titles playing Notre Dame in the 1989 Fiesta Bowl and Florida in the 1994 Sugar Bowl. He coached 15 first‑team All‑Americans, 82 all‑conference players and 51 players that went on to play professional football. His resume included coaching stints in the Blue‑Gray, East‑West Shrine and Hula Bowl all‑star games, and he served as president of the 10,000‑member American Football Coaches Association in 1997. Nehlen, a two‑time national coach of the year in 1988 and 1993, is a member of the Mid‑American Conference, Bowling Green, Gator Bowl, Chick-Fil-A Bowl and WVU Sports Halls of Fame. He also served as head coach of his alma mater, Bowling Green, from 1968-76, posting a 53-35-4 mark. The native of Canton, Ohio, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2005.

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PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1967 AS A PLAYER COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1956 AS A PLAYER

A brilliant, but under-recognized two-sport athlete at West Virginia until his graduation in 1936, “Jumbo Joe” Stydahar lost that distinction after surprisingly being the first player taken by the Chicago Bears in the 1936 NFL draft -- the first player ever selected by the organization. Born in Kaylor, Pa., and later a standout at Shinnston High (W.Va.), Stydahar was a giant of a man (6-4, 245-lbs.) who became a perennial NFL all-star at tackle. A sixty-minute performer with the “Monsters of the Midway,” Stydahar played without a helmet, one of the last performers to do so. He participated on three NFL championship teams with the Bears and was named to the official all-NFL team from 1937-40. He sandwiched a two-year stint in the Navy (1943-44) in the middle of his pro career, which finished in 1946. Following his playing career, Stydahar coached the 1951 Los Angeles Rams to the NFL championship, the organization’s first and only title. Stydahar was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1956 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1967. He died March 23, 1977, in Beckley, W.Va.

IRA ERRETT

“RAT” RODGERS COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1953 AS A PLAYER

West Virginia’s preeminent all-around athlete, Ira Errett “Rat” Rodgers gained fame as a hard-charging fullback from 1917-19. Called one of “the finest football players in the land” by syndicated columnist Grantland Rice, Rodgers is unanimously considered West Virginia’s finest pre-World War II football player. A consensus All-American in 1919, Rodgers gained national notoriety after a 25-0 whipping of Princeton, against which he passed for 162 yards and two touchdowns. For the season Rodgers accounted for 147 points. Later an amateur state golf champion, the Bethany, W.Va., native remained at West Virginia as football (1920-25, 1943-45), baseball (1921-42) and golf coach (1949). Rodgers was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1953. He died February 22, 1963, in Morgantown.

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JOSEPH LEE

COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1951 AS A COACH

Always in a hurry, thus the nickname “Hurry Up,” Fielding Harris Yost gained national acclaim as a college football coach at Michigan at the turn of the century. Yost’s travels included a stop at West Virginia, where he earned a law degree and played football in 1895-96. After his two years at WVU, the Fairview, W.Va., native took the Michigan coaching job at age 30 in 1900. Four years later, he showed his appreciation for his alma mater at West Virginia by beating the Mountaineers 130-0, a score that didn’t endear him to the West Virginia faithful. That 1904 Michigan squad was called the “PointA-Minute” team. Later the athletic director at Michigan, he was singularly instrumental in building the nation’s largest football stadium at Michigan. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951. He died August 20, 1946, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

FLOYD

“BEN” SCHWARTZWALDER COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1982 AS A COACH

A two-sport letterman at West Virginia in football and wrestling from 1930-32, he achieved great success as a head coach on the prep and collegiate level. He coached high school football for six seasons in West Virginia and Ohio, winning two state championships at Parkersburg (W.Va.), prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following his discharge, he was the head coach at Muhlenberg (N.J.) College from 1946-48, compiling a 25-5 record. He left there to become head coach at Syracuse, serving as head man there from 1949-73. His teams were an impressive 153-91-3, went to seven bowls, winning the national championship in 1959, and captured four Lambert Trophies (1952, 1956, 1959 and 1966). He was National Coach of the Year in 1959 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982. He died in 1993 at age 83.

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The 12th Mountaineer to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, 1982 consensus All-American Darryl Talley was one of the most dominant defenders in West Virginia University and Buffalo Bills history. A four-year starter at linebacker for the Mountaineers from 1979-82, Talley amassed 484 career tackles – the most by any WVU player when his playing career ended. His five tackles for loss in 1980 versus Penn State still stand as a WVU singlegame record. For his career, Talley had 282 unassisted tackles , 202 assisted tackles, 28 tackles for loss and 19 quarterback sacks from 1979-82. The native of East Cleveland, Ohio, went on to stardom in Buffalo as a starter for 12 outstanding seasons at linebacker from 1983-94, never missing a game while playing for the Bills. Talley is the Bills’ all-time leading tackler with 1,137 career takedowns. He also recorded 38 ½ sacks and 11 interceptions as a Bill. Talley spent the 1995 campaign with the Atlanta Falcons and played one more year with the Minnesota Vikings in 1996 before retiring.

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“DOC” SPEARS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME / INDUCTED: 1955 AS A COACH

A coach at West Virginia from 1921-24, Clarence “Doc” Spears was responsible for developing West Virginia’s great football fortunes of the early 1920s. During his coaching tenure in Morgantown, the school played in its first bowl game (EastWest) in 1922, produced its first unbeaten team (also 1922), defeated Pitt, 9-6 that 1922 season (considered among the greatest wins in school history) and helped build a football stadium. A cordial and delightful man off the field,

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BRIAN

CORNERBACK, 1995

OFFENSIVE TACKLE, 1985

BEASLEY This Pottstown, Pa., native captured first team All-America honors from five different sources during a 1995 season in which he nabbed five interceptions. The year prior as a junior, Beasley led the nation with 10 picks. Of his 19 career interceptions (second all-time at WVU), three went for TDs. A Jim Thorpe and Football News defensive player of the year semifinalist as a senior, Beasley was a third-round selection of the Jacksonville Jaguars and played in the NFL for nine seasons with the Jaguars, New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons.

Mammoth offensive tackle Brian Jozwiak became Coach Don Nehlen’s second consensus All-American in 1985. Jozwiak gained consensus status at offensive tackle by earning first team All-America honors from five different sources. The seventh player taken in the 1986 NFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs, the Catonsville, Md., resident was just the fifth Mountaineer to be taken in the first round of the NFL draft. Jozwiak played three NFL seasons before injury forced him into early retirement.

BRUCE

DAN

TACKLE, 1955

CENTER, 2006

BOSLEY This Green Bank, W.Va., resident earned consensus All-America honors as a tackle in 1955, ending a 36-year West Virginia consensus drought. A terrific all-around player, Bosley played on the 1954 Sugar Bowl team and helped WVU to a three-year 31-7 mark. A second-round selection by the San Francisco 49ers in 1956, the 1953 Academic All-American was a four-time all-pro as a member of the 49ers during his 13-year NFL career. Bosley was a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

MIKE

COMPTON CENTER, 1992

West Virginia’s fifth consensus AllAmerican used equal amounts of brains and muscle to gain national acclaim. A native of Richlands, Va., Compton was cited by seven different sources for his consensus tag at center. One of four Rotary Lombardi Award finalists, he was a NCAA Today’s Top Six winner and was selected to speak on behalf of all NCAA student-athletes at the 1993 NCAA Convention in Dallas. A third-round pick by the Detroit Lions in 1993, the Academic All-American was a fixture at guard and center for the Lions for eight seasons before moving on to New England, where he won two Super Bowl rings with the Patriots. He also played one season with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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CURTIS

LINEBACKER, 1996

One of West Virginia’s most decorated defenders, linebacker Canute Curtis was the anchor of the nation’s No. 1-rated defense in 1996. The BIG EAST defensive player of the year and the school’s all-time sack leader with 342, the Amityville, N.Y., native was a finalist for the Butkus Award, the Football Writers Association Bronko Nagurski Award and the Football News defensive player of the year. He was a sixth-round draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals. WVUsports.com

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MOZES Dan Mozes was named the Rimington Award winner, signifying the top center in the nation. He helped lead the Mountaineers to two 11-win seasons, two Top 10 final rankings and set the best four-year record in the school’s history. Mozes finished with a complete sweep, earning both unanimous and consensus All-America honors. He was a leader on one of the most explosive offenses in college football, ranking No. 2 nationally in rushing, No. 3 in scoring, No. 5 in total offense and No. 6 in fewest sacks allowed. West Virginia averaged 303 yards per game rushing, 38.9 points a game and 461.4 yards per game of total offense. He signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Vikings.

IRA ERRETT

“RAT” RODGERS FULLBACK, 1919

Hailed as one of the nation’s finest pre-World War II football players, Ira Errett Rodgers is considered by several historians to be West Virginia’s finest all-round athlete. West Virginia’s first consensus pick in 1919 at fullback, the Bethany, W.Va., native amassed the single greatest season of any West Virginia player in 1919, leading the nation in scoring with 147 points. National syndicated columnist Grantland Rice labelled Rodgers “the finest all-round football player in the land” that season. Rodgers was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1953.

TODD

SAUERBRUN PUNTER, 1994

Considered among the top punters in NCAA football history, Todd Sauerbrun established an NCAA standard 48.4 punting average in 1994 on the way to consensus All-America status. Sauerbrun also set NCAA marks in career punting average (46.1) and season punts traveling longer than 50 yards (32). The AT&T national Long Distance Award winner earned a clean sweep of All-America teams in 1994 and had one punt

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travel 90 yards against Nebraska in the Kickoff Classic. The Setauket, N.Y., native was the 56th player taken in the 1995 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears (second round), the highest specialist taken since 1979. He also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and was named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Century College Football Team for the 1900’s.

STEVE

SLATON

RUNNING BACK, 2006

This three-year starter was a quickfooted and speedy runner who ran for a school record 1,744 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2006, helping lead the Mountaineers to a second-straight 11-win season. He was second in the nation in all-purpose yards, fourth in rushing yards per game and tied for No. 12 in scoring. Slaton finished with a complete sweep, earning both unanimous and consensus All-America honors. He ran for over 1,000 yards all three years, helping the Mountaineers to three-straight 11-win seasons and Top 10 rankings. While he was at WVU, he finished his career among the Top 10 active players nationally in career rushing yards, career rushing yards per game, career rushing touchdowns, career yards per carry, scoring touchdowns, total points and points per game and all-purpose yards per game. He also was named the most valuable player of the 2006 Sugar Bowl, finishing with a bowl record 204 yards against Georgia.

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TALLEY

LINEBACKER, 1982

Coach Don Nehlen’s first consensus All-America pick in 1982 (third ever at WVU), linebacker Darryl Talley captured first team All-America status on nine teams that season. A vicious hitter who finished his career as the school’s all-time leading tackler, Talley was among the first great Nehlen players that elevated West Virginia football nationally. Selected in the second round by the Buffalo Bills in 1983, the Cleveland, Ohio, native became a fixture on four Buffalo Super Bowl teams. Talley was a two-time NFL all-pro with the Bills.

GRANT

WILEY

LINEBACKER, 2003

Four-year starter who anchored the Mountaineer defense from his linebacker post. Surpassed fellow consensus All-American Darryl Talley to become the school’s all-time leading tackler in 2003. Finished his career with 492 total tackles in becoming WVU’s ninth consensus AllAmerican. The Trappe, Pa., native displayed the knack for making big plays for the Mountaineer defense and finished his career as WVUs career leader in tackles for loss with 47.5.


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2012 Tavon Austin, wide receiver Walter Camp, CBSSports.com, Phil Steele Stedman Bailey, wide receiver Walter Camp, Associated Press, FoxSports.com 2011 Tavon Austin, all-purpose Yahoo! Sports 2010 Keith Tandy, cornerback SI.com 2008 Pat McAfee, punter Walter Camp Ryan Stanchek, offensive tackle Walter Camp 2007 Ryan Stanchek, offensive tackle Sporting News, Walter Camp 2005 Garin Justice, offensive tackle The Sporting News Dan Mozes, center Associated Press 1995 Aaron Beasley, defensive back Associated Press 1994 Aaron Beasley, defensive back Football News, United Press International, College Sports 1993 Rich Braham, offensive tackle Associated Press 1989 Major Harris, quarterback Associated Press, Football News 1988 Chris Parker, defensive tackle Associated Press Rick Phillips, offensive tackle Associated Press, United Press International Brian Smider, offensive tackle Sporting News 1985 Brian Jozwiak, offensive tackle Newspaper Enterprise Association 1984 Brian Jozwiak, offensive tackle Associated Press Fred Smalls, linebacker Newspaper Enterprise Association 1983 Paul Woodside, place-kicker United Press International 1982 Paul Woodside, place-kicker United Press International 1981 Mark Raugh, tight end United Press International 1973 Danny Buggs, wide receiver Associated Press, United Press International, Football News 1969 Carl Crennel, middle guard Associated Press 1967 Carl Crennel, middle guard Associated Press 1966 Garrett Ford, halfback Associated Press, United Press International 1963 Pete Goimarac, center Associated Press 1955 Bruce Bosley, tackle Associated Press 1953 Bruce Bosley, tackle International News Service Gene “Beef” Lamone, guard Associated Press Bob Orders, center Central Press

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2012 Tavon Austin, all-purpose American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, CBSSports.com, FoxSports.com, Pro Football Weekly, Phil Steele, SI.com Stedman Bailey, wide receiver Football Writers Association of America, CBSSports.com, Phil Steele, SI.com 2011 Tavon Austin, all-purpose CBSSports.com, Phil Steele 2010 Robert Sands, safety Sporting News 2008 Pat White, quarterback Playboy Pat McAfee, punter/kicker CBSSports.com 2007 Ryan Stanchek, offensive tackle Football Writers Association of America Steve Slaton, running back Playboy 2006 Steve Slaton, running back Associated Press, Walter Camp, American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America and Sporting News Dan Mozes, center Playboy, American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, Walter Camp, Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News, Rivals.com 2004 Adam Jones, defensive back Collegefootballnews.com, Collegesportsreport.com 2003 Grant Wiley, linebacker Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, Southern Football Weekly, The Sporting News, CNNSI.com, CSTV, Collegefootballnews.com 1998 John Thornton, defensive tackle Sports Network 1996 Canute Curtis, linebacker American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, Football News, Football Writers Association of America, College Sports, Scripps-Howard, American Football Quarterly 1995 Aaron Beasley, defensive back American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp, Football News, United Press International, College Sports 1994 Todd Sauerbrun, punter American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp, Associated Press, Football News, United Press International, Football Writers Association of America, College Sports, College-Pro Football Weekly 1993 Rich Braham, offensive tackle Kodak, United Press International 1992 Mike Compton, center Playboy, Kodak, Walter Camp, Football News, Sporting News, Associated Press, United Press International 1989 Major Harris, quarterback Kodak/AFCA, Playboy 1988 Rick Phillips, offensive tackle Scripps-Howard Bo Orlando, strong safety Newspaper Enterprise Association Chris Haering, linebacker Newspaper Enterprise Association

1985 Brian Jozwiak, offensive tackle Walter Camp, Associated Press, United Press International, Football News, Playboy 1984 Willie Drewrey, special teams Sporting News 1984 Rob Bennett, tight end Walter Camp Paul Woodside, place-kicker Playboy 1983 Paul Woodside, place-kicker Sporting News 1982 Darryl Talley, linebacker Associated Press, United Press International, Sporting News, Kodak, Football News, WTBS, Football Writers Association of America, Newspaper Enterprise Association 1974 Danny Buggs, wide receiver Time 1973 Danny Buggs, wide receiver American Football Coaches’ Association (Kodak) 1970 Dale Farley, linebacker Sporting News Jim Braxton, tight end Associated Press 1969 Carl Crennel, middle guard Playboy 1955 Sam Huff, tackle NEA Service, Look, Jet, NBC‑TV Bruce Bosley, tackle Colliers, International News Service, United Press, Sporting News, New York News, Williamson Rating System, Hearst Newspapers, Paramount News, All‑America Board, Boston Record‑American, Gridiron Weekly, Players’ (Norman Sper) 1953 Bob Orders, center NEA Service (Harry Wismer) 1952 Paul Bischoff, end Paramount News 1924 Walter “Red” Mahan, guard Midweek Pictorial, Metropolitan News 1924 Fred Graham, end Referee Tom Thorp 1922 Russ Meredith, tackle New York World 1919 Russ Bailey, center Sioux City Tribune, Philadelphia Press Ira Errett Rodgers, fullback Walter Camp, Frank G. Menke, The Knickerbocker, Chicago Tribune, Pittsburgh Post, Newark Sunday Call, St. Louis Star, New Haven Register, Troy (N.Y.) Record, Ohio State Journal, Philadelphia Press 1917 Ira Errett Rodgers, fullback Newark Sunday Call Russ Bailey, center Frank G. Menke, A.M. Weyland, Chicago Tribune, Pittsburgh Sun, Pittsburgh Press, New York Evening Journal 1916 Ira Errett Rodgers, fullback Frank Cavanaugh, New York Sun, Newark Sunday Call

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1952 Ben Dunkerley, tackle Associated Press 1934 Tod Goodwin, end NEA Service 1925 Walter “Red” Mahan, guard NEA Service 1924 Walter “Red” Mahan, guard NEA Service 1923 Charles “Trusty” Tallman, end Walter Camp 1922 Nick Nardacci, halfback Chicago Tribune Joe Setron, guard Walter Camp 1919 Russ Bailey, center Walter Camp, Chicago Tribune 1917 Paul “Monk” Hager, end NEA Service Frank Ice, tackle New York Sun

THIRD TEAM 2011 Tavon Austin, all-purpose Associated Press 2010 Chris Neild, nose tackle Rivals.com Keith Tandy, cornerback Rivals.com 2009 Scott Kozlowski, punter Phil Steele 2008 Pat McAfee, punter Associated Press, Phil Steele 2007 Ryan Stanchek, offensive tackle Associated Press 2003 Quincy Wilson, running back Associated Press 2002 Avon Cobourne, running back Associated Press 1998 Eric de Groh, center Associated Press 1997 Amos Zereoue, running back Sporting News Henry Slay, defensive tackle Associated Press 1993 Mike Collins, safety Football News 1989 Reggie Rembert, wide receiver Associated Press 1988 Chris Haering, linebacker Associated Press Major Harris, quarterback Associated Press John Stroia, offensive guard Associated Press 1982 Paul Woodside, place-kicker Associated Press 1981 Mark Raugh, tight end Associated Press Darryl Talley, linebacker Associated Press 1972 Gerald Schultze, center Associated Press

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1971 B.C. Williams, guard Associated Press 1968 Carl Crennel, middle guard Associated Press 1962 Jerry Yost, quarterback Associated Press 1957 Chuck Howley, guard Williamson Rating System 1955 Sam Huff, tackle United Press International 1954 Gene “Beef” Lamone, guard Associated Press, NEA Service, Chicago Tribune, Williamson Rating System 1953 Tommy Allman, fullback NEA Service Bob Orders, center United Press International, Football Digest 1935 Joe Stydahar, tackle NEA Service 1925 Walter “Red” Mahan, guard Associated Press, International News Service, All-America Board, Chicago Tribune, A.M. Weyland 1924 Walter “Red” Mahan, guard Walter Camp 1923 Charles “Trusty” Tallman, end Athletic World 1919 Joe Harrick, tackle Chicago Tribune 1917 Ira Errett Rodgers, fullback A.M. Weyland

FOURTH TEAM 2011 Don Barclay, offensive line Phil Steele Bruce Irvin, defensive line Phil Steele 2010 Chris Neild, defensive line Phil Steele

NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION SCHOLAR-ATHLETE 2009 2006 2004 1998 1983 1981

Reed Williams, linebacker Jay Henry, linebacker Jeff Berk, offensive tackle Eric de Groh, center Jeff Hostetler, quarterback Oliver Luck, quarterback

ANSON MOUNT SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD SELECTED BY PLAYBOY 2006 Jay Henry, linebacker 1998 Eric de Groh, center

CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM PRESENTED BY COSIDA FIRST TEAM

2007 2006 2005 1998 1994 1992 1983 1981 1980 1970 1955 1954 1952

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2009 2008 2006 2004 1997 1996 1993 1988 1972 1970 1958 1956 1955 1953

Reed Williams, linebacker Doug Slavonic, defensive lineman Dan Mozes, center Jeff Berk, guard Eric de Groh, center Eric de Groh, center Dave Mayfield, defensive back John Stroia, offensive guard John Harcharic, safety Dan Hannahs, linebacker Terry Fairbanks, end Joe Kopnisky, end Fred Wyant, quarterback Bruce Bosley, tackle

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1953 Fred Wyant, quarterback

CFA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE TEAM 1994 Matt Taffoni, linebacker 1993 David Mayfield, safety Matt Taffoni, linebacker 1992 Mike Compton, center 1991 Alex Shook, tight end

CFA GOOD WORKS TEAM 2008 1995 1994 1993

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NON-TOUCHDOWN RUN FROM SCRIMMAGE

Noel Devine vs. Louisville/2008...............................................79 Noel Devine vs. Maryland/2007...............................................76 Jim Moss vs. William & Mary/1962..........................................76 Major Harris vs. Boston College/1989......................................75 Arthur Owens vs. Kentucky/1974............................................74 Joe Wilkerson vs. West Virginia Wesleyan/1912.....................74 Ted Anderson vs. Virginia Military/1953..................................71 Tavon Austin vs. Marshall/2012...............................................70 Noel Devine vs. Florida State/2010..........................................70 Mike Sherwood vs. Pitt/1969...................................................70 Garrett Ford Sr. vs. William & Mary/1965.................................67 Darius Reynaud vs. East Carolina/2007....................................64 Noel Whipkey vs. William & Mary/1956..................................64 Bobby Moss vs. Syracuse/1955...............................................64 Steve Slaton vs. Cincinnati/2006.............................................63 Khari Mott vs. Pitt/1996...........................................................63 Glenn Holton vs. George Washington/1961............................63 TOUCHDOWN RECEPTION/YARDS FROM SCRIMMAGE

Danny Buggs from Ben Williams vs. Penn State/1973............96 Travis Garvin from Rasheed Marshall vs. Virginia Tech/2003..93 Thomas Yeater from Jerry Yost vs. Oregon State/1962...........92 Chris Potts from Bernie Galiffa vs. Duke/1971.........................89 Stedman Bailey from Geno Smith vs. Baylor/2012..................87 Stedman Bailey from Geno Smith vs. Connecticut/2011.........84 Chris Henry from Rasheed Marshall vs. Rutgers/2003.............83 Jay Kearney from Jake Kelchner vs. Missouri/1993................83 Harry Sweeney from Fred Wyant vs. Fordham/1954..............83 Harry Blake from Bernie Galiffa vs. Temple/1971....................82 Rahsaan Vanterpool from Chad Johnston vs. Pitt/1994..........81 Cedric Thomas from Dan Kendra vs. Richmond/1977.............80 Terry Fairbanks from Richard Longfellow vs. Boston/1958.....80 Tito Gonzales from Pat White vs. Oklahoma/2008.................79

PUNT

Todd Sauerbrun vs. Nebraska/1994.........................................90 Mark Fazzolari vs. Virginia Tech/1999.....................................78 Ralph Anastasio vs. Virginia/1957............................................78 Mark Fazzolari vs. Idaho/2000.................................................76 Brian West vs. Syracuse/1996..................................................76 Pat McAfee vs. Rutgers/2006...................................................75 Morris Drobeck vs. Washington & Jefferson/1932..................75 Phil Brady vs. Virginia Tech/2004.............................................73 Greg Hertzog vs. Kent/1990.....................................................73 Jack Gocke vs. Temple/1935...................................................72 Gregg Pugnetti vs. Coastal Carolina/2010................................71 Pat McAfee vs. Cincinnati/2007...............................................71 INTERCEPTION RETURN

Tom Pridemore vs. Penn State/1977.................................... 100 Marcus Mauney vs. Virginia Tech/1974...................................99 Harry Marker vs. West Virginia Wesleyan/1932.......................98 Vann Washington vs. Louisiana Tech/1994............................97 Tom Pridemore vs. Temple/1975.............................................87 Jim Moss vs. Syracuse/1961....................................................87 Bo Orlando vs. East Carolina/1987..........................................84 Barrett Green vs. Rutgers/1997 *.............................................83 David Mayfield vs. Rutgers/1993..............................................82 Russ Meredith vs. Gonzaga/1922............................................80 * - non-touchdown

KICKOFF RETURN

Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State/2012..................................... 100 Tavon Austin vs. Marshall/2011............................................ 100 Shawn Terry vs. Maryland/2001........................................... 100 Shawn Terry vs. Syracuse/2000............................................ 100 Nate Terry vs. Temple/1997.................................................. 100 Nate Terry vs. East Carolina/1997......................................... 100 Kerry Marbury vs. Penn State/1972...................................... 100 Shawn Terry vs. Mississippi/2000............................................99 Tavon Austin vs. Connecticut/2009.........................................98 Darius Reynaud vs. Maryland/2006.........................................96 Arthur Owens vs. Penn State/1973..........................................95 Eugene Napoleon vs. Maryland/1987.....................................94 Willie Drewrey vs. Syracuse/1984............................................93

TOP GAMES TOTAL OFFENSE

PLAYS/YARDS

Geno Smith vs. Baylor/2012............................................56/687 Geno Smith vs. LSU/2011................................................67/468 Geno Smith vs. Clemson/2012.........................................48/433 Geno Smith vs. Connecticut/2011...................................49/431 Geno Smith vs. James Madison/2012.............................41/429 Pat White vs. Pitt/2006.....................................................38/424 Marc Bulger vs. Missouri/1998.........................................52/424 Geno Smith vs. Kansas/2012...........................................28/412 Jarrett Brown vs. East Carolina/2009...............................34/407 Mike Sherwood vs. Pitt/1968...........................................47/407 Geno Smith vs. Louisville/2011........................................49/402 Geno Smith vs. Rutgers/2010...........................................39/396

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Pat Randolph vs. Northern Illinois/1986..................................96 Noel Devine vs. Syracuse/2008...............................................92 Robert Walker vs. Syracuse/1993............................................90 Eddie Dugan vs. Waynesburg/1952.........................................90 Lynn Osborne vs. Pittsburgh Athletic Club/1896......................90 Noel Devine vs. Pitt/2009.........................................................88 Arthur Owens vs. Virginia Tech/1974......................................85 Robert Moss vs. Marquette/1955.............................................84 Kerry Marbury vs. Temple/1971...............................................83 San Pinion vs. West Virginia Wesleyan/1938..........................83 Harry Marker vs. Georgetown/1932.........................................83 Tavon Austin vs. Rutgers/2011................................................80 Danny Buggs vs. Syracuse/1972..............................................80 Edward Williams vs. Pitt/1969..................................................80 Larry Tracewell vs. The Citadel/1962.......................................80

Victor Rabbits vs. Virginia Military/1955...................................99 Danny Buggs vs. Tulane/1972.................................................95 Fulton Walker vs. Boston College/1977...................................88 John Mallory vs. The Citadel/1966...........................................88 John Mallory vs. George Washington/1965............................86 Fulton Walker vs. Virginia Tech/1979......................................85 John Mallory vs. William & Mary/1967....................................85 Nick Nardacci vs. Allegheny/1923...........................................85 Willie Drewrey vs. Florida State/1982......................................82

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Paul Woodside vs. Louisville/1984..........................................55 Brad Cooper vs. UCF/2004.......................................................54 Paul Woodside vs. Syracuse/1984...........................................53 Tyler Bitancurt vs. TCU/2012....................................................52 Pat McAfee vs. Cincinnati/2008...............................................52 Pat McAfee vs. Villanova/2008................................................52 Jay Taylor vs. Pitt/1997............................................................52 Pat McAfee vs. Pitt/2006..........................................................51 Jon Ohliger vs. Syracuse/2000.................................................50 Paul Woodside vs. Pacific/1983...............................................50 Ed Kenna vs. Grove City/1901..................................................50 Pat McAfee vs. Syracuse/2007.................................................49 Brad Carroll vs. Louisville/1989................................................49 Charlie Baumann vs. East Carolina/1988.................................49 Paul Woodside vs. Florida/1981..............................................49 Bill McKenzie vs. Maryland/1977.............................................49 Ken Juskowich vs. Kentucky/1968..........................................49

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Kay-Jay Harris from Rasheed Marshall vs. Miami/2003...........84 Stedman Bailey from Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma State/2012..75 Tavon Austin from Geno Smith vs. LSU/2011.........................72 Chris Henry from Rasheed Marshall vs. Rutgers/2004.............69 James Jett from Greg Jones vs. Boston College/1990............68 Shawn Foreman from Marc Bulger vs. Rutgers/1996..............65 Eddie Silverio from Mike Sherwood vs. Pitt/1968...................65 Khori Ivy from Brad Lewis vs. Boston College/2000................64 Bob Dunlevy from Allen McCune vs. Syracuse/1965...............60 Stedman Bailey from Geno Smith vs. Syracuse/2012.............59 Chris Henry from Rasheed Marshall vs. Rutgers/2003.............59 Gary Mullen from Oliver Luck vs. Temple/1981.......................59 Brad Starks from Jarrett Brown vs. Auburn/2009....................58 Darius Reynaud from Pat White vs. Western Michigan/2007..58 Jay Kearney from Darren Studstill vs. Rutgers/1993................58

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Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1998.................................................38/394 Geno Smith vs. Marshall/2012.........................................44/388 Pat White vs. North Carolina/2008...................................47/387 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2011.......................................52/377 Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma/2012......................................39/372 Geno Smith vs. Norfolk State/2011.................................37/372 Major Harris vs. Boston College/1988..............................39/372 Chad Johnston vs. Pitt/1994............................................51/370 Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma State/2012.............................62/363 Oliver Luck vs. Syracuse/1981.........................................52/354 Chad Johnston vs. Purdue/1995......................................43/352 Marc Bulger vs. Miami/1999............................................49/351 Pat White vs. Louisville/2006...........................................43/347 RUSHING YARDS

CARRIES/YARDS

Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma/2012....................................21/344 Kay-Jay Harris vs. East Carolina/2004..............................25/337 Dustin Garrison vs. Bowling Green/2011.........................32/291 Kerry Marbury vs. Temple/1971.......................................22/291 Avon Cobourne vs. East Carolina/2002...........................30/260 Pat White vs. Syracuse/2006...........................................15/247 Amos Zereoue vs. Notre Dame/1997...............................32/234 Amos Zereoue vs. Rutgers/1998......................................35/228 Noel Devine vs. Colorado/2009.......................................22/220 Pat White vs. Pitt/2005.....................................................23/220 Pat White vs. Pitt/2006.....................................................22/220 Steve Slaton vs. Pitt/2006................................................23/215 Andrew Wood vs. Boston College/1971.........................24/214 RUSHING YARDS -- TWO CONSECUTIVE GAMES

YARDS

Avon Cobourne vs. Cincinnati (193), East Carolina (260)/2002........................453 Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma (344), Iowa State (74)/2012............................418 Amos Zereoue vs. Syracuse (189), Rutgers (228)/1998..................................417 Steve Slaton vs. Georgia (204), Marshall (203)/2006..................................407 Pat White vs. Pitt (220), USF (129)/2005.................................................397 Noel Devine vs. Syracuse (188), Auburn (207)/2008..................................395 Amos Zereoue vs. Notre Dame (234), Pitt (151)/1997....................................385 Avon Cobourne vs. East Carolina (260) and Maryland (123)/2006..................383 Amos Zereoue vs. Marshall (174), East Carolina (199)/1997..........................373 Dustin Garrison vs. Bowling Green (291), Connecticut (80)/2011...................371 Amos Zereoue vs. Rutgers (228), Boston College (143)/1998........................371 Kerry Marbury vs. East Carolina (76), Temple (291)/1971..............................367 Robert Walker vs. Pitt (163), Syracuse (198)/1993.........................................361 RUSHING YARDS -- THREE CONSECUTIVE GAMES YARDS

Avon Cobourne vs. Cincinnati (193), East Carolina (260) and Maryland (123)/2002........................576 Amos Zereoue vs. Virginia Tech (148), Syracuse (189), Rutgers (228)/1998.......................................565 Amos Zereoue vs. Syracuse (189), Rutgers (228), Boston College (143)/1998.............................560 Avon Cobourne vs. Wisconsin (79), Cincinnati (193) and East Carolina (260)/2002.......................532 Robert Walker vs. Louisville (161), Pitt (163), Syracuse (198)/1993...............522 Kerry Marbury vs. William & Mary (144), East Carolina (75), Temple (291)/1971...................................521 Avon Cobourne vs. East Carolina (260), Maryland (123) and Rutgers (133)/2002................................516 Steve Slaton vs. Georgia (2004), Marshall (203) and Eastern Washington (105)/2006.............512 Pat White vs. Cincinnati (111), Pitt (220) and South Florida (177)/2005.................................508 Steve Slaton vs. Marshall (203), Eastern Washington (105) and Maryland (195)/2006............503

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CARRIES

George Allen vs. Georgetown/1933.........................................45 George Allen vs. West Virginia Wesleyan/1933.......................42 Amos Zereoue vs. Pitt/1997.....................................................41 Quincy Wilson vs. Rutgers/2003..............................................40 Amos Zereoue vs. Rutgers/1998..............................................35 Avon Cobourne vs. Kent State/2001........................................35 Avon Cobourne vs. Ohio/2001................................................35 Undra Johnson vs. Temple/1985.............................................35 Edward Williams vs. South Carolina/1969...............................35 Quincy Wilson vs. Pitt/2003.....................................................34 PASSING YARDS

Geno Smith vs. Baylor/2012................................................. 656 Geno Smith vs. LSU/2011..................................................... 463 Geno Smith vs. Connecticut/2011........................................ 450 Marc Bulger vs. Missouri/1998.............................................. 429 Mike Sherwood vs. Pitt/1968................................................ 416 Geno Smith vs. James Madison/2012.................................. 411 Geno Smith vs. Louisville/2011............................................. 410 Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1998...................................................... 409 Geno Smith vs. Kansas/2012................................................ 407 Geno Smith vs. Clemson/2012.............................................. 407 Chad Johnston vs. Pitt/1994................................................. 396 Chad Johnston vs. Purdue/1995........................................... 390 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2011............................................ 388 Marc Bulger vs. Miami/1998................................................. 380 Geno Smith vs. Cincinnati/2011............................................ 372 Geno Smith vs. Norfolk State/2011...................................... 371 Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma State/2012.................................. 364 Oliver Luck vs. Syracuse/1981.............................................. 360 Marc Bulger vs. Navy/1998................................................... 354 Chad Johnston vs. Boston College/1996.............................. 354 Marc Bulger vs. Georgia Tech/1997...................................... 353 Geno Smith vs. Rutgers/2010................................................ 352 PASS COMPLETIONS

COMPLETIONS

Geno Smith vs. Baylor/2012....................................................45 Geno Smith vs. LSU/2011........................................................38 Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma State/2012.....................................36 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2011...............................................36 Geno Smith vs. James Madison/2012.....................................34 Marc Bulger vs. Missouri/1998.................................................34 Oliver Luck vs. Syracuse/1981.................................................34 Geno Smith vs. TCU/2012........................................................32 Geno Smith vs. Marshall/2012.................................................32 Geno Smith vs. Clemson/2012.................................................32 Geno Smith vs. Marshall/2010.................................................32 Marc Bulger vs. Miami/1999....................................................32 Marc Bulger vs. Miami/1998....................................................32 Geno Smith vs. Louisville/2011................................................31 Brad Lewis vs. Maryland/2001.................................................31 Geno Smith vs. Texas Tech/2012............................................30 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2012...............................................30 Geno Smith vs. Cincinnati/2011...............................................29

Dan Kendra vs. Syracuse/1975................................................28 Geno Smith vs. Connecticut/2011...........................................27 Mike Sherwood vs. Pitt/1968...................................................27 Geno Smith vs. Marshall/2011.................................................26 Pat White vs. North Carolina/2008...........................................26 Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1998.........................................................26 Marc Bulger vs. Virginia Tech/1998..........................................26 Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1997.........................................................26 PASS ATTEMPTS

ATTEMPTS

Geno Smith vs. LSU/2011........................................................65 Gerald Fisher vs. Maryland/1951..............................................57 Geno Smith vs. Texas Tech/2012............................................56 Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma State/2012.....................................54 Geno Smith vs. TCU/2012........................................................54 Brad Lewis vs. Maryland/2001.................................................52 Geno Smith vs. Baylor/2012....................................................51 Chad Johnston vs. Virginia Tech/1996.....................................51 Marc Bulger vs. Missouri/1998.................................................50 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2011...............................................49 Marc Bulger vs. Miami/1999....................................................48 Oliver Luck vs. Syracuse/1981.................................................48 Geno Smith vs. Connecticut/2011...........................................45 Geno Smith vs. Rutgers/2010...................................................45 Geno Smith vs. Louisville/2011................................................44 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2012...............................................43 Geno Smith vs. Clemson/2012.................................................43 Geno Smith vs. Cincinnati/2011...............................................43 Marc Bulger vs. Virginia Tech/1998..........................................43 Marc Bulger vs. Miami/1998....................................................43 Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1997.........................................................43 Mike Sherwood vs. Virginia Tech/1968...................................43 PASSING TOUCHDOWNS

Geno Smith vs. Baylor/2012......................................................8 Geno Smith vs. Clemson/2012...................................................6 Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1998...........................................................6 Geno Smith vs. James Madison/2012.......................................5 Pat White vs. Villanova/2008.....................................................5 Brad Lewis vs. Mississippi/2000.................................................5 Allen McCune vs. Pitt/1965........................................................5 Geno Smith vs. Oklahoma/2012................................................4 Geno Smith vs. Texas/2012.......................................................4 Geno Smith vs. Marshall/2012...................................................4 Geno Smith vs. Connecticut/2011.............................................4 Geno Smith vs. Norfolk State/2011...........................................4 Geno Smith vs. Maryland/2010.................................................4 Geno Smith vs. Cincinnati/2010.................................................4 Jarrett Brown vs. East Carolina/2009.........................................4 Rasheed Marshall vs. UCF/2004.................................................4 Rasheed Marshall vs. East Carolina/2003..................................4 Marc Bulger vs. Pitt/1999...........................................................4 Marc Bulger vs. Missouri/1998...................................................4 Chad Johnston vs. Rutgers/1995...............................................4 Chad Johnston vs. Pitt/1994......................................................4 Major Harris vs. Pitt/1989...........................................................4 Jeff Hostetler vs. Oklahoma/1982..............................................4 Oliver Luck vs. Temple/1980......................................................4 37 players with 3 - the latest is Geno Smith vs. Kansas/2012

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Stedman Bailey vs. Oklahoma State/2012.......................14/225 Tavon Austin vs. Baylor/2012..........................................14/215 Stedman Bailey vs. Oklahoma/2012................................13/205 Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor/2012......................................13/303 J.D. Woods vs. Baylor/2012.............................................13/114 Stedman Bailey vs. James Madison/2012.......................13/173 Tavon Austin vs. Maryland/2012.....................................13/179 Tavon Austin vs. Clemson/2012......................................12/123 Jock Sanders vs. Auburn/2009........................................12/115 David Saunders vs. Miami/1998.........................................12/89 Shawn Foreman vs. Georgia Tech/1997..........................12/110 Pat Greene vs. Pitt/1997...................................................12/205 Mickey Walczak vs. Syracuse/1981...................................12/84 Stedman Bailey vs. Kansas/2012.....................................11/159 Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma State/2012............................11/79 Tavon Austin vs. TCU/2012..............................................11/101 Tavon Austin vs. James Madison/2012...........................11/113 Shawn Foreman vs. Missouri/1998.................................11/189 Tavon Austin vs. LSU/2011..............................................11/187 David Saunders vs. Rutgers/1996.....................................11/178 Tavon Austin vs. Maryland/2011.....................................11/122 Tavon Austin vs. Texas Tech/2012....................................10/92 Tavon Austin vs. Texas/2012...........................................10/102 Tavon Austin vs. Marshall/2012.........................................10/53 Tavon Austin vs. Pitt/2011...............................................10/102 Jock Sanders vs. USF/2010................................................10/31 Noel Devine vs. Marshall/2010..........................................10/62 Antonio Brown vs. Maryland/2001..................................10/108 Shawn Foreman vs. Boston College/1997......................10/153 Rahsaan Vanterpool vs. Ball State/1994..........................10/115 Mark Raugh vs. Syracuse/1981..........................................10/91 Oscar Patrick vs. Penn State/1968...................................10/190 ALL-PURPOSE RUNNING

YARDS

Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma/2012......................................... 572 Steve Slaton vs. Pitt/2006..................................................... 345 Garrett Ford Sr. vs. Pitt/1965................................................. 341 Kay-Jay Harris vs. East Carolina/2004................................... 337 Kerry Marbury vs. Temple/1971............................................ 323 Robert Gresham vs. Richmond/1969.................................... 312 Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor/2012........................................... 303 Tavon Austin vs. LSU/2011................................................... 287 Tavon Austin vs. Baylor/2012............................................... 286 Rahsaan Vanterpool vs. Pitt/1994......................................... 284 Amos Zereoue vs. Syracuse/1998........................................ 282 Andrew Buie vs. Texas/2012................................................ 281 Avon Cobourne vs. East Carolina/2002................................ 274 Tavon Austin vs. Louisville/2011.......................................... 271 Danny Buggs vs. William & Mary/1972................................. 268 Tavon Austin vs. Iowa State/2012........................................ 261 Amos Zereoue vs. Tulsa/1998.............................................. 257 - includes rushing, receiving, kickoff return and punt return yards SCORING (KICKERS ONLY LISTED BELOW)

Ira Errett Rodgers vs. Marietta/1919.........................................37 Ira Errett Rodgers vs. Ohio Wesleyan/1919.............................37 Steve Slaton vs. Louisville/2005..............................................36 Woody Bruder vs. Bethany/1924.............................................35 Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor/2012..............................................30 George Allen vs. Marquette/1934............................................30 Ira Errett Rodgers vs. Gettysburg/1917.....................................30 Stedman Bailey vs. Oklahoma/2012........................................24 Tavon Austin vs. Clemson/2012..............................................24

12 players with 13- the latest is Tyler Bitancurt vs. Bowling Green/2011 MOST PUNTS

Chuck Brooks vs. Penn State/1973..........................................12 Thad Kucherawy vs. Kentucky/1969.......................................12 Brian West vs. Syracuse/1995..................................................11 Mark Fazzolari vs. Virginia Tech/2001.....................................10 Todd Sauerbrun vs. Pitt/1994...................................................10 Steve Superick vs. Boston College/1985.................................10 Steve Superick vs. Temple/1982..............................................10 Curt Carion vs. Penn State/1980..............................................10 Thad Kucherawy vs. Virginia Military/1967..............................10 28 players with 9 - the latest is Scott Kozlowski vs. Rutgers/2009 HIGHEST PUNT AVERAGE (MIN. 3 ATT.)

Todd Sauerbrun vs. Nebraska/1994..................................... 60.1 Pat McAfee vs. Oklahoma/2008.......................................... 58.5 Corey Smith vs. Pitt/2011..................................................... 57.2 Ralph Anastasio vs. Virginia/1957........................................ 57.0 Greg Hertzog vs. Kent/1990................................................. 53.7 Greg Hertzog vs. Virginia Tech/1990.................................... 53.0 Pat McAfee vs. Connecticut/2007........................................ 52.7 Pat McAfee vs. Rutgers/2006............................................... 52.7 Todd Sauerbrun vs. Eastern Michigan/1993........................ 52.2 Steve Superick vs. East Carolina/1982................................. 51.5 Todd Sauerbrun vs. Virginia Tech/1992............................... 49.6 Greg Hertzog vs. Maryland/1989......................................... 49.6 Curt Carion vs. Pitt/1980....................................................... 49.6

TOP SEASONS TOTAL OFFENSE

PLAYS/YARDS

Geno Smith/2012........................................................584/4,356 Geno Smith/2011........................................................582/4,352 Marc Bulger/1998........................................................452/3,515 Pat White/2007...........................................................413/3,059 Major Harris/1989........................................................400/2,994 Geno Smith/2010........................................................478/2,980 Pat White/2006...........................................................344/2,874 Pat White/2008...........................................................465/2,816 Rasheed Marshall/2004...............................................411/2,747 Jarrett Brown/2009.....................................................413/2,610 Major Harris/1988........................................................320/2,525 Oliver Luck/1981.........................................................434/2,497 Jeff Hostetler/1983......................................................404/2,416 Marc Bulger/1997........................................................375/2,372 Bernie Galiffa/1972......................................................394/2,345 Rasheed Marshall/2002...............................................432/2,282 RUSHING YARDS

CARRIES/YARDS

Steve Slaton/2006.......................................................248/1,744 Avon Cobourne/2002..................................................335/1,710 Amos Zereoue/1997...................................................281/1,589 Noel Devine/2009.......................................................241/1,465 Amos Zereoue/1998...................................................283/1,462 Quincy Wilson/2003...................................................282/1,380 Pat White/2007...........................................................197/1,335 Avon Cobourne/2001..................................................267/1,298

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Preseason notes

Pat White/2007...........................................................197/1,335 Pat White/2006...........................................................165/1,219 Pat White/2008..............................................................191/974 Pat White/2005..............................................................131/952 Major Harris/1989...........................................................155/936 Rasheed Marshall/2004..................................................169/861 Rasheed Marshall/2002..................................................173/666 Major Harris/1987...........................................................143/615 Major Harris/1988...........................................................134/610 Jarrett Brown/2009........................................................117/466 Oliver Luck/1979............................................................204/407 Jarrett Brown/2007..........................................................49/327 Darren Studstill/1991........................................................88/307 Rasheed Marshall/2003..................................................101/303

player profiles

Frank Nester vs. Villanova/1972..............................................19 Ken Juskowich vs. Villanova/1967..........................................16 Tyler Bitancurt vs. Liberty/2009................................................15 Pat McAfee vs. Rutgers/2006...................................................15 Ken Juskowich vs. Pitt/1967....................................................15 Jay Taylor vs. Rutgers/1999.....................................................14 Jay Taylor vs. Miami (Ohio)/1999............................................14 Charlie Baumann vs. Bowling Green/1988..............................14 Paul Woodside vs. Rutgers/1982.............................................14 Paul Woodside vs. Syracuse/1982...........................................14

QUARTERBACK RUSHING YARDS CARRIES/YARDS

CARRIES/YARDS

Jim Braxton/1969...........................................................199/843 Walter Easley/1980........................................................189/833 Dick Leftridge/1965........................................................144/774 Pete Wood/1971............................................................145/724 Pete Wood/1970............................................................131/713 Ron Lee/1975.................................................................155/623 Larry Krutko/1956..........................................................124/584 Ron Lee/1974.................................................................115/543 Dick Leftridge/1964........................................................125/534 Walter Easley/1976........................................................124/493 RUSHING ATTEMPTS

Avon Cobourne/2002............................................................ 335 Amos Zereoue/1998............................................................. 283 Quincy Wilson/2003............................................................. 282 Amos Zereoue/1997............................................................. 281 Avon Cobourne/2001............................................................ 267 Steve Slaton/2006................................................................. 248 Noel Devine/2009................................................................. 241 Garrett Ford Sr./1966............................................................. 236 Avon Cobourne/2000............................................................ 224 Avon Cobourne/1999............................................................ 224 Amos Zereoue/1996............................................................. 222 Adrian Murrell/1992.............................................................. 222

opponents

RECEPTIONS CATCHES/YARDS

KICK SCORING

Robert Walker/1993....................................................214/1,250 Robert Gresham/1969.................................................206/1,155 Adrian Murrell/1992....................................................222/1,145 Avon Cobourne/1999..................................................224/1,138

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS

Ira Errett Rodgers/1919.............................................................19 Steve Slaton/2006....................................................................18 Amos Zereoue/1997................................................................18 Steve Slaton/2007....................................................................17 Steve Slaton/2005....................................................................17 Avon Cobourne/2002...............................................................17 Pat White/2006........................................................................16 Kerry Marbury/1972.................................................................16 Pat White/2007........................................................................14 Noel Devine/2009....................................................................13 Rasheed Marshall/2002............................................................13 Amos Zereoue/1998................................................................13 Shawne Alston/2011................................................................12 Quincy Wilson/2003................................................................12 Jim Braxton/1969.....................................................................12 RECEIVING YARDS

CATCHES/YARDS

Stedman Bailey/2012..................................................114/1,622 Tavon Austin/2012......................................................114/1,289 Stedman Bailey/2011....................................................72/1,279 Tavon Austin/2011......................................................101/1,186 David Saunders/1996....................................................76/1,043 Chris Henry/2003...........................................................41/1,006 Shawn Foreman/1998.....................................................63/948 Shawn Foreman/1997.....................................................77/928 David Saunders/1998.......................................................77/883 Antonio Brown/2000.......................................................51/877 Chris Henry/2004..............................................................52/872 Reggie Rembert/1989.......................................................47/850 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1994...............................................50/849 Khori Ivy/2000..................................................................47/806

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Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor/2012......................................13/303 Stedman Bailey vs. Oklahoma State/2012.......................14/225 Tavon Austin vs. Baylor/2012..........................................14/215 Stedman Bailey vs. Oklahoma/2012................................13/205 Chris Henry vs. Syracuse/2003...........................................6/209 Pat Greene vs. Pitt/1997...................................................12/205 Rahsaan Vanterpool vs. Pitt/1994......................................9/205 David Saunders vs. Boston College/1996..........................8/191 Calvin Phillips vs. Cal State Fullerton/1988........................5/190 Oscar Patrick vs. Penn State/1968...................................10/190 Shawn Foreman vs. Missouri/1998.................................11/189 Tavon Austin vs. LSU/2011..............................................11/187 Zach Abraham vs. Pitt/1994...............................................6/180 Tavon Austin vs. Maryland/2012.....................................13/179 Antonio Brown vs. East Carolina/2000..............................6/179 David Saunders vs. Rutgers/1996.....................................11/178

Steve Slaton vs. Western Michigan/2007................................24 Pat White vs. Syracuse and Louisville/2006............................24 Steve Slaton vs. Pitt/2006........................................................24 Kay-Jay Harris vs. East Carolina/2004......................................24 Kay-Jay Harris vs. Temple/2004...............................................24 Quincy Wilson vs. Pitt/2003.....................................................24 Avon Cobourne vs. Rutgers/2001............................................24 Ira Errett Rodgers vs. West Virginia Wesleyan/1916................24 Ira Errett Rodgers vs. Marshall/1915........................................24

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CATCHES/YARDS

Lovett Purnell/1995..........................................................37/614 Mark Raugh/1981.............................................................64/601 Nate Stephens/1972........................................................36/577 Lovett Purnell/1994..........................................................41/547 Anthony Becht/1999........................................................35/510 Dave Jagdmann/1973......................................................30/424 Mark Raugh/1982.............................................................32/423 Anthony Becht/1998........................................................29/393 Nate Stephens/1971........................................................24/393 Rich Duggan/1978............................................................23/372 RUNNING BACK RECEIVING YARDS

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CATCHES/YARDS

Jim Braxton/1970.............................................................27/565 Steve Slaton/2006............................................................27/360 Steve Slaton/2007............................................................26/350 Mickey Walczak/1981......................................................49/338 Robert Alexander/1980....................................................31/329 Andrew Buie/2012...........................................................28/318 Jim Braxton/1969.............................................................18/276 Noel Devine/2010............................................................34/258 Adrian Murrell/1992.........................................................17/244 Tom Gray/1985................................................................26/233 Dustin Garrison/2011........................................................24/201 Noel Devine/2008............................................................35/185 Amos Zereoue/1998........................................................23/184 Kay-Jay Harris/2004.........................................................20/181 Garrett Ford Sr./1965........................................................16/179 Noel Devine/2009............................................................22/177 Note: Jim Braxton also played tight end in 1970

RECEPTIONS CATCHES/YARDS

Stedman Bailey/2012..................................................114/1,622 Tavon Austin/2012......................................................114/1,289 Tavon Austin/2011......................................................101/1,186 David Saunders/1998.......................................................77/883 Shawn Foreman/1997.....................................................77/928 David Saunders/1996....................................................76/1,043 Stedman Bailey/2011....................................................72/1,279 Jock Sanders/2009...........................................................72/688 Jock Sanders/2010...........................................................69/728 Darius Reynaud/2007.......................................................64/733 Mark Raugh/1981.............................................................64/601 Shawn Foreman/1998.....................................................63/948 J.D. Woods/2012..............................................................61/637 Tavon Austin/2010...........................................................58/787 Jock Sanders/2008...........................................................53/462 Khori Ivy/1999..................................................................53/666 Chris Henry/2004..............................................................52/872 Antonio Brown/2000.......................................................51/877 Rich Hollins/1983.............................................................50/781 Oscar Patrick/1968...........................................................50/770 Antonio Brown/1999.......................................................50/462 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1994...............................................50/849 TIGHT END RECEPTIONS

CATCHES/YARDS

Mark Raugh/1982.............................................................64/601 Lovett Purnell/1994..........................................................41/547 Lovett Purnell/1995..........................................................37/614 Nate Stephens/1972........................................................36/577 Anthony Becht/1999........................................................35/510 Mark Raugh/1983.............................................................32/423 Dave Jagdmann/1973......................................................30/424 Anthony Becht/1998........................................................29/393 Randy Swinson/1977.......................................................25/357 Nate Stephens/1971........................................................24/393 RUNNING BACK RECEPTIONS

CATCHES/YARDS

Mickey Walczak/1981......................................................49/338 Noel Devine/2008............................................................35/185 Noel Devine/2010............................................................34/258 Robert Alexander/1980....................................................31/329 Andrew Buie/2012...........................................................28/318 Steve Slaton/2006............................................................27/360 Jim Braxton/1970.............................................................27/565 Steve Slaton/2007............................................................26/350 Tom Gray/1985................................................................26/233 Dustin Garrison/2011........................................................24/201 Avon Cobourne/2001.......................................................23/124 Amos Zereoue/1998........................................................23/184 Noel Devine/2009............................................................22/177 Kay-Jay Harris/2004.........................................................20/181 David Riley/1977..............................................................20/143 Pete Wood/1970..............................................................20/135

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PASS COMPLETIONS

Stedman Bailey/2012...............................................................25 Tavon Austin/2012...................................................................12 Stedman Bailey/2011...............................................................12 Darius Reynaud/2007...............................................................12 Chris Henry/2004......................................................................12 Reggie Rembert/1989...............................................................11 Chris Henry/2003......................................................................10 Cedric Thomas/1980................................................................10 Tavon Austin/2011.....................................................................8 Tavon Austin/2010.....................................................................8 Brandon Myles/2006..................................................................8 Shawn Foreman/1998...............................................................8 David Saunders/1998.................................................................8 Cedric Thomas/1977..................................................................8 Danny Buggs/1972.....................................................................8 Jim Braxton/1970.......................................................................8

Geno Smith/2012.................................................................. 369 Geno Smith/2011.................................................................. 346 Marc Bulger/1998.................................................................. 274 Geno Smith/2010.................................................................. 241 Oliver Luck/1981................................................................... 216 Marc Bulger/1997.................................................................. 192 Jarrett Brown/2009............................................................... 187 Pat White/2008..................................................................... 180 Jeff Hostetler/1983................................................................ 173 Chad Johnston/1996............................................................. 167 Bernie Galiffa/1972................................................................ 164 Mike Sherwood/1968........................................................... 151 Marc Bulger/1999.................................................................. 145 Pat White/2007..................................................................... 144 Rasheed Marshall/2004......................................................... 144 Major Harris/1989.................................................................. 142

YARDS PER RECEPTION (min. 15 catches)

PASS ATTEMPTS

Rich Hollins/1982................................................................. 27.1 Jay Kearney/1993................................................................. 25.9 Calvin Phillips/1988.............................................................. 25.5 Chris Henry/2003.................................................................. 24.5 Danny Buggs/1973............................................................... 23.1 Danny Buggs/1972............................................................... 22.6 Reggie Rembert/1988........................................................... 22.4 Nate Stephens/1970............................................................ 21.6 James Jett/1990................................................................... 21.0 Jim Braxton/1970................................................................. 20.9

Geno Smith/2011.................................................................. 526 Geno Smith/2012.................................................................. 518 Marc Bulger/1998.................................................................. 419 Oliver Luck/1981................................................................... 394 Geno Smith/2010.................................................................. 372 Chad Johnston/1996............................................................. 334 Bernie Galiffa/1972................................................................ 334 Marc Bulger/1997.................................................................. 323 Jeff Hostetler/1983................................................................ 309 Jarrett Brown/2009............................................................... 296 Jeff Hostetler/1982................................................................ 292 Pat White/2008..................................................................... 274 Mike Sherwood/1968........................................................... 264 Rasheed Marshall/2002......................................................... 259 Oliver Luck/1980................................................................... 254

PASSING YARDS

COMP/ATT/YARDS

Geno Smith/2011.................................................346/526/4,385 Geno Smith/2012.................................................369/518/4,205 Marc Bulger/1998.................................................274/419/3,607 Geno Smith/2010.................................................241/372/2,763 Bernie Galiffa/1972...............................................164/334/2,496 Marc Bulger/1997.................................................192/323/2,465 Oliver Luck/1981..................................................216/394/2,448 Jeff Hostetler/1983...............................................173/309/2,345 Jarrett Brown/2009..............................................187/296/2,144 Major Harris/1989.................................................142/245/2,058 Chad Johnston/1995............................................127/248/2,019 Mike Sherwood/1968..........................................151/264/1,998 Chad Johnston/1996............................................167/334/1,958 Jeff Hostetler/1982...............................................137/292/1,916

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TOUCHDOWN PASSES

Geno Smith/2012.....................................................................42 Geno Smith/2011.....................................................................31 Marc Bulger/1998.....................................................................31 Geno Smith/2010.....................................................................24 Pat White/2008........................................................................21 Rasheed Marshall/2004............................................................19 Oliver Luck/1980......................................................................19 Major Harris/1989.....................................................................17 Bernie Galiffa/1972...................................................................17 Chad Johnston/1994................................................................16 Jeff Hostetler/1983...................................................................16 Oliver Luck/1981......................................................................16 Rasheed Marshall/2003............................................................15 Mike Sherwood/1970..............................................................15 Allen McCune/1965..................................................................15


PUNT RETURN AVERAGE (MIN. 11 ATT.)

SCORING (KICKERS LISTED SEPARATELY)

Jake Kelchner/1993.......................................................... 164.01 Geno Smith/2012............................................................. 163.86 Pat White/2006................................................................ 159.73 Major Harris/1988............................................................. 159.17 Marc Bulger/1998............................................................. 157.35 Geno Smith/2011............................................................. 152.59 Pat White/2007................................................................ 151.40 Darren Studstill/1993........................................................ 149.69 Mike Sherwood/1970...................................................... 145.43 Adam Bednarik/2005....................................................... 145.20 Geno Smith/2010............................................................. 144.70 Rasheed Marshall/2004.................................................... 143.44 Major Harris/1989............................................................. 142.44 Pat White/2008................................................................ 142.35 Allen McCune/1964.......................................................... 138.70

Lance Frazier/2003............................................................... 20.8 John Mallory/1965............................................................... 20.1 Antonio Lewis/2005............................................................. 19.6 Jack Stone/1953.................................................................. 17.9 Jack Stone/1952.................................................................. 17.6 Fred Colvard/1961................................................................ 16.3 Richie Martha/1965.............................................................. 16.1 John Mallory/1966............................................................... 14.9 Victor Rabbits/1956.............................................................. 14.8 Adam Jones/2004................................................................ 14.6 Fulton Walker/1980.............................................................. 14.6

Stedman Bailey/2012............................................................ 150 Ira Errett Rodgers/1919.......................................................... 147 Steve Slaton/2005................................................................. 114 Jim Braxton/1969.................................................................. 113 Steve Slaton/2007................................................................. 108 Steve Slaton/2006................................................................. 108 Pat White/2006..................................................................... 108 Amos Zereoue/1997............................................................. 108 Kerry Marbury/1972.............................................................. 108 Tavon Austin/2012................................................................ 104 Avon Cobourne/2002............................................................ 102 Tyler Bitancurt/2012.................................................................97 Noel Devine/2009....................................................................84 Pat White/2007........................................................................84 Amos Zereoue/1998................................................................84 Danny Buggs/1972...................................................................84

YARDS

MOST PUNTS

Steve Superick/1985................................................................76 Todd James/2003.....................................................................74 Todd Sauerbrun/1994..............................................................74 Brian West/1996.......................................................................72 Steve Superick/1984................................................................70 Gregg Pugnetti/2010................................................................67 Thad Kucherawy/1969.............................................................67 Thad Kucherawy/1968.............................................................65 Scott Kozlowski/2009..............................................................64 Curt Carion/1978......................................................................64 Jeff Fette/1976.........................................................................64 Chuck Brooks/1973..................................................................64

KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE (MIN. 11 ATT.)

Shawn Terry/2000................................................................ 28.8 Mike Logan/1993................................................................. 28.2 Daymeian Gallimore/1992.................................................... 28.1 Alvin Swoope/1996............................................................. 27.9 Kerry Marbury/1972............................................................. 27.7 Garrett Ford Sr./1965............................................................ 27.2 Darius Reynaud/2006........................................................... 27.1 Willie Drewrey/1984............................................................. 26.8 Arthur Owens/1972.............................................................. 26.8 Adam Jones/2003................................................................ 26.3

KICK SCORING

Charlie Baumann/1988.......................................................... 119 Paul Woodside/1982............................................................. 116 Pat McAfee/2006................................................................... 113 Tyler Bitancurt/2011.............................................................. 109 Pat McAfee/2007................................................................... 103 Paul Woodside/1983............................................................. 100 Tyler Bitancurt/2012.................................................................97 Jay Taylor/1997........................................................................88 Pat McAfee/2008......................................................................87 Pat McAfee/2005......................................................................81 Frank Nester/1972....................................................................81 Tyler Bitancurt/2009.................................................................80 Brad Cooper/2003....................................................................79 Todd James/2002.....................................................................79 Charlie Baumann/1987.............................................................78

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RUSH/REC/PR/KR

Tavon Austin/2012..................643/1,289/165/813............. 2,910 Tavon Austin/2011..................182/1,186/268/938............. 2,574 Steve Slaton/2006.......................1,744/306/0/0................. 2,104 Avon Cobourne/2002..................1,710/146/0/0................. 1,856 Amos Zereoue/1998.................1,462/184/0/168............... 1,814 Stedman Bailey/2012.................13/1,622/0/146................ 1,781 Noel Devine/2009.....................1,465/177/0/100............... 1,742 Amos Zereoue/1997...................1,589/131/0/0................. 1,720 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1994........ 31/849/237/496............... 1,613 Willie Drewrey/1984................... 0/594/385/563................ 1,542 Noel Devine/2008......................1,289/185/0/63................ 1,537 Robert Gresham/1969..............1,155/147/15/188.............. 1,505 Quincy Wilson/2003....................1,380/95/0/0.................. 1,475 Kerry Marbury/1972................... 775/127/0/554................ 1,456 Steve Slaton/2007......................1,051/350/0/47................ 1,448 Arthur Owens/1974....................1,130/17/0/301................ 1,448

RETURNS/YARDS

Tavon Austin/2011...........................................................36/938 Adam Jones/2003............................................................33/867 Shawn Terry/2000............................................................29/836 Tavon Austin/2012...........................................................32/813 Darius Reynaud/2006.......................................................30/813 Nate Terry/1997...............................................................32/813 Darren Fulton/1986..........................................................39/739 Shawn Terry/2001............................................................28/726 Mark Rodgers/2009..........................................................27/619 Adam Jones/2004............................................................26/608 Willie Drewrey/1984.........................................................21/563 Kerry Marbury/1972.........................................................20/554 Noel Devine/2007............................................................22/511 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1994...............................................24/496

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Todd Sauerbrun/1994.......................................................... 48.6 Pat McAfee/2008.................................................................. 44.7 Todd Sauerbrun/1993.......................................................... 44.6 Scott Kozlowski/2009.......................................................... 44.4 Todd Sauerbrun/1992.......................................................... 44.3 Greg Hertzog/1990............................................................... 43.5 Greg Hertzog/1989............................................................... 43.0 Pat McAfee/2007.................................................................. 42.7 Curt Carion/1980.................................................................. 42.1 Steve Superick/1984............................................................ 42.1 Steve Superick/1982............................................................ 42.1 Gregg Pugnetti/2010............................................................ 41.8 Lance Carion/1988............................................................... 41.7 Mark Fazzolari/1999............................................................. 41.5 PUNT RETURN YARDAGE

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M O U N T A I N E E R

RETURNS/YARDS

general info

Vaughn Rivers/2007.........................................................41/479 John Mallory/1967...........................................................36/453 Willie Drewrey/1984.........................................................34/385 Nate Terry/1997...............................................................33/355 Mike Baker/1993..............................................................44/334 Fulton Walker/1980..........................................................21/307 Adam Jones/2004............................................................21/306 Willie Drewrey/1982.........................................................25/300 Mike Logan/1996.............................................................23/282 Tavon Austin/2011...........................................................19/268 Leon Jenkins/1970...........................................................35/267 Ron Pobolish/1969..........................................................29/254

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FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED

EXTRA POINTS ATTEMPTED

Geno Smith/2012.....................................................................44 Geno Smith/2011.....................................................................33 Pat White/2006........................................................................31 Marc Bulger/1998.....................................................................31 Ira Errett Rodgers/1919.............................................................30 Pat White/2008........................................................................29 Pat White/2007........................................................................28 Geno Smith/2010.....................................................................24 Rasheed Marshall/2004............................................................23 Major Harris/1989.....................................................................23 Oliver Luck/1980......................................................................22 Major Harris/1988.....................................................................20 Mike Sherwood/1970..............................................................20 Steve Slaton/2005....................................................................19 Rasheed Marshall/2003............................................................19 Jeff Hostetler/1983...................................................................19 Oliver Luck/1981......................................................................19 Bernie Galiffa/1972...................................................................19

Paul Woodside/1982................................................................31 Charlie Baumann/1988.............................................................27 Paul Woodside/1983................................................................25 Jay Taylor/1996........................................................................24 Ken Juskowich/1967................................................................23 Tyler Bitancurt/2011.................................................................22 Pat McAfee/2006......................................................................22 Paul Woodside/1984................................................................21 Pat McAfee/2008......................................................................20 Mike Vanderjagt/1992..............................................................20 Ken Juskowich/1968................................................................20 Tyler Bitancurt/2012.................................................................19 Pat McAfee/2007......................................................................19 Bryan Baumann/1994..............................................................19

Tyler Bitancurt/2012.................................................................66 Pat McAfee/2007......................................................................65 Tyler Bitancurt/2011.................................................................63 Pat McAfee/2006......................................................................62 Charlie Baumann/1988.............................................................61 Frank Nester/1972....................................................................51 Todd James/2002.....................................................................50 Pat McAfee/2005......................................................................49 Brad Cooper/2003....................................................................48 Jay Taylor/1998........................................................................46 Brad Cooper/2004....................................................................44 Jay Taylor/1997........................................................................43 Tyler Bitancurt/2009.................................................................42 Tyler Bitancurt/2010.................................................................41 Brad Carroll/1989......................................................................41

FIELD GOALS MADE

Paul Woodside/1982................................................................28 Paul Woodside/1983................................................................21 Charlie Baumann/1988.............................................................20 Pat McAfee/2008......................................................................17 Pat McAfee/2006......................................................................17 Tyler Bitancurt/2011.................................................................16 Jay Taylor/1997........................................................................15 Jay Taylor/1996........................................................................15 Mike Vanderjagt/1992..............................................................15 Paul Woodside/1984................................................................15 Tyler Bitancurt/2009.................................................................13 Pat McAfee/2007......................................................................13 Brenden Rauh/2001.................................................................13 Jay Taylor/1999........................................................................13 Bryan Baumann/1994..............................................................13 Charlie Baumann/1987.............................................................13

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EXTRA POINTS MADE

Tyler Bitancurt/2012.................................................................64 Pat McAfee/2007......................................................................64 Pat McAfee/2006......................................................................62 Tyler Bitancurt/2011.................................................................61 Charlie Baumann/1988.............................................................59 Pat McAfee/2005......................................................................48 Frank Nester/1972....................................................................48 Brad Cooper/2003....................................................................46 Todd James/2002.....................................................................46 Brad Cooper/2004....................................................................43 Jay Taylor/1998........................................................................43 Jay Taylor/1997........................................................................43 Tyler Bitancurt/2010.................................................................41 Tyler Bitancurt/2009.................................................................41 Brad Carroll/1989......................................................................39 Charlie Baumann/1987.............................................................39

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PLAYS/YARDS

Geno Smith/2009-11.............................................1,710/12,004 Pat White/2005-08.................................................1,467/10,529 Marc Bulger/1996-98...............................................1,100/7,827 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04......................................1,286/7,598 Major Harris/1987-89...............................................1,018/7,334 Oliver Luck/1978-81................................................1,278/6,282 Chad Johnston/1993-96..........................................1,041/5,664 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.....................................1,050/5,164 Dan Kendra/1974-77...................................................868/4,752 Mike Sherwood/1968-70............................................797/4,475 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83................................................751/4,393 Noel Devine/2007-10..................................................728/4,315


QUARTERBACK RUSHING YARDS CARRIES/YARDS

RUNNING BACK RECEPTIONS

PASSING YARDS

Pat White/2005-08......................................................684/4,480 Major Harris/1987-89..................................................432/2,161 Rasheed Marshall/2001-02.........................................491/2,040 Jarrett Brown/2006-09................................................234/1,138 Fred Wyant/1952-55......................................................303/793 Darren Studstill/1990-93................................................185/610 Oliver Luck/1978-81......................................................367/517 Richard Longfellow/1957-58.........................................149/411 Geno Smith/2009-12.....................................................245/342 Danny Williams/1958-60.................................................90/316 Jake Kelchner/1992-93..................................................129/275 Jerry Yost/1962-63.........................................................111/238

Noel Devine/2007-10.......................................................98/710 Tom Gray/1982-84...........................................................73/622 Mickey Walczak/1978-82................................................69/469 Steve Slaton/2005-07......................................................65/805 Robert Alexander/1977-80...............................................61/551 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.............................................59/459 Amos Zereoue/1996-98...................................................55/374 Jim Braxton/1968-70.......................................................54/906 Rodney Woodard/1991-93..............................................45/340 Andrew Buie/2011-12......................................................41/403 Rico Tyler/1987-90...........................................................35/238 Dustin Garrison/2011-12..................................................33/244 Adrian Murrell/1991-92....................................................32/344

Geno Smith/2009-12......................................988/1,465/11,662 Marc Bulger/1996-99........................................630/1,023/8,153 Pat White/2005-08...............................................507/783/6,049 Chad Johnston/1993-96......................................428/839/5,954 Oliver Luck/1978-81............................................466/911/5,765 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04..................................433/795/5,558 Major Harris/1987-89...........................................324/586/5,173 Dan Kendra/1974-77............................................348/672/4,781 Bernie Galiffa/1970-72.........................................310/623/4,426 Mike Sherwood/1968-70.....................................329/573/4,321 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83.........................................310/601/4,261 Brad Lewis/1998-2001........................................329/605/3,922

FULLBACK RUSHING YARDS

RECEIVING YARDS

Geno Smith/2009-12..........................................................1,465 Marc Bulger/1996-99..........................................................1,023 Oliver Luck/1978-81............................................................. 911 Chad Johnston/1993-96....................................................... 839 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04................................................... 795 Pat White/2005-08................................................................ 783 Dan Kendra/1974-77............................................................. 672 Bernie Galiffa/1970-72.......................................................... 623 Brad Lewis/1998-2001......................................................... 605 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83.......................................................... 601 Major Harris/1987-89............................................................ 586 Mike Sherwood/1968-70...................................................... 573

CARRIES/YARDS

Walter Easley/1976-80................................................430/1,773 Dick Leftridge/1963-65...............................................348/1,701 Pete Wood/1969-71...................................................335/1,695 Ron Lee/1972-75........................................................346/1,470 Jim Braxton/1968-70..................................................333/1,463 Larry Krutko/1955-57..................................................297/1,407 Ron Wolfley/1981-84.................................................340/1,296 Dane Conwell/1978-81...............................................272/1,089 Owen Schmitt/2005-07..............................................160/1,003 Rico Tyler/1987-90.........................................................206/938 Tommy Allman/1951-53................................................167/895 RUSHING ATTEMPTS

Avon Cobourne/1999-2002................................................1,050 Amos Zereoue/1996-98........................................................ 786 Noel Devine/2007-10............................................................ 728 Pat White/2005-08................................................................ 684 Steve Slaton/2005-06........................................................... 664 Robert Walker/1992-95........................................................ 529 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04................................................... 491 Robert Alexander/1977-80.................................................... 491 Quincy Wilson/1999-2003................................................... 474 Garrett Ford Sr./1965-67....................................................... 453 Undra Johnson/1985-88....................................................... 442 Major Harris/1987-89............................................................ 432

CATCHES/YARDS

CATCHES/YARDS

Tavon Austin/2009-12................................................288/3,413 Stedman Bailey/2010-12............................................210/3,218 David Saunders/1995-98............................................191/2,608 Khori Ivy 1997-2000...................................................160/2,402 Shawn Foreman/1995-98...........................................169/2,347 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1993-96.....................................126/2,022 Jock Sanders/2007-10................................................206/1,980 Rich Hollins/1980-83..................................................104/1,968 Cedric Thomas/1976-80.............................................110/1,930 Antonio Brown/1998-2001........................................155/1,905 Chris Henry/2003-04.....................................................93/1,878 Darrell Miller/1978-82.................................................111/1,799 Danny Buggs/1972-74..................................................86/1,796

COMP/ATT/YARDS

PASS ATTEMPTS

PASS COMPLETIONS

Mark Raugh/1979-82..................................................119/1,328 Anthony Becht/1996-99...............................................83/1,178 Lovett Purnell/1993-95.................................................79/1,173 Nate Stephens/1970-72...................................................60/970 Randy Swinson/1974-77.................................................63/917 Rich Duggan/1982-84......................................................51/668 Dave Jagdmann/1971-73................................................41/631 Rob Bennett/1982-84......................................................43/618 Keith Winn/1985-88.........................................................39/492 Adrian Moss/1987-89......................................................32/471

Geno Smith/2009-12............................................................ 988 Marc Bulger/1996-99............................................................ 630 Pat White/2005-08................................................................ 507 Oliver Luck/1978-81............................................................. 466 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04................................................... 433 Chad Johnston/1993-96....................................................... 428 Dan Kendra/1974-77............................................................. 348 Brad Lewis/1998-2001......................................................... 329 Mike Sherwood/1968-70...................................................... 329 Major Harris/1987-89............................................................ 324 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83.......................................................... 310 Bernie Galiffa/1970-72.......................................................... 310

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS

RUNNING BACK RECEIVING YARDS

TOUCHDOWN PASSES

Steve Slaton/2005-07..............................................................50 Pat White/2005-08...................................................................47 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.....................................................42 Ira Errett Rodgers/1915-19.......................................................42 Amos Zereoue/1996-98...........................................................40 Noel Devine/2007-10...............................................................29 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04......................................................24 Kerry Marbury/1971-72............................................................22 Undra Johnson/1985-88..........................................................21 Quincy Wilson/1999-2003......................................................20 Fred Wyant/1952-55................................................................20

Jim Braxton/1968-70.......................................................906/54 Steve Slaton/2005-07......................................................805/65 Noel Devine/2007-10.......................................................710/98 Tom Gray/1982-84...........................................................622/73 Robert Alexander/1977-80...............................................551/61 Mickey Walczak/1978-82................................................469/69 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.............................................459/59 Andrew Buie/2011-12......................................................403/41 Amos Zereoue/1996-98...................................................374/55 Adrian Murrell/1991-92....................................................344/32 Rodney Woodard/1991-93..............................................340/45 Bob Gresham/1968-70.....................................................340/30 Curlin Beck/1979-82........................................................293/30

RECEPTIONS YARDS/CATCHES

Tavon Austin/2009-12................................................3,413/288 Stedman Bailey/2010-12............................................3,218/210 Jock Sanders/2007-10................................................1,980/206 David Saunders/1995-98............................................2,608/191 Shawn Foreman/1995-98...........................................2,347/169 Khori Ivy 1997-2000...................................................2,402/160 Antonio Brown/1998-2001........................................1,905/155 Darius Reynaud/2005-07............................................1,550/133 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1993-96.....................................2,022/126 Mark Raugh/1979-82..................................................1,328/119 Darrell Miller/1978-82.................................................1,799/111 Steve Lewis/1974-78..................................................1,718/111 Cedric Thomas/1976-80.............................................1,930/110 Rich Hollins/1980-83..................................................1,968/104 Marshall Mills/1972-74...............................................1,501/104

TIGHT END RECEIVING YARDS

CATCHES/YARDS

YARDS/CATCHES

TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS

Stedman Bailey/2010-12.........................................................41 Tavon Austin/2009-12.............................................................29 Cedric Thomas/1976-80..........................................................23 Chris Henry/2003-04................................................................22 Darius Reynaud/2005-07.........................................................19 Khori Ivy/1997-2000................................................................19 David Saunders/1995-98.........................................................18 Reggie Rembert/1988-89.........................................................18 Shawn Foreman/1995-98........................................................16 Rich Hollins/1981-83...............................................................16 Danny Buggs/1972-74.............................................................15 Jock Sanders/2007-10.............................................................14 Brandon Myles/2004-06..........................................................13 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1993-96..................................................12

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Geno Smith/2009-12...............................................................98 Marc Bulger/1996-99...............................................................59 Pat White/2005-08...................................................................56 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04......................................................45 Chad Johnston/1993-96..........................................................43 Oliver Luck/1978-81................................................................43 Major Harris/1987-89...............................................................41 Mike Sherwood/1968-70.........................................................34 Dan Kendra/1974-77................................................................31 Brad Lewis/1998-2001............................................................28 Bernie Galiffa/1970-72.............................................................28 Darren Studstill/1990-93..........................................................27 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83.............................................................26 Allen McCune/1964-65............................................................26

Preseason notes

Danny Buggs/1972-74......................................................... 20.9 James Jett/1989-92............................................................. 20.7 Chris Henry/2003-04............................................................ 20.2 Reggie Rembert/1988-89..................................................... 19.5 Calvin Phillips/1985-88........................................................ 19.0 Rich Hollins/1980-83........................................................... 18.9 Zach Abraham/1993-94....................................................... 18.2 Willie Drewrey/1981-84....................................................... 17.9 Cedric Thomas/1976-80...................................................... 17.5 Nate Stephens/1970-72....................................................... 17.3

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coaching staff

YARDS/CATCHES

Mark Raugh/1979-82..................................................1,328/119 Anthony Becht/1996-99...............................................1,178/83 Lovett Purnell/1993-95.................................................1,173/79 Randy Swinson/1974-77.................................................917/63 Nate Stephens/1970-72...................................................970/60 Rich Duggan/1982-84......................................................668/51 Rob Bennett/1982-84......................................................618/43 Dave Jagdmann/1971-73................................................631/41 Keith Winn/1985-88.........................................................492/39 Todd Fisher/1983-86........................................................325/33

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CARRIES/YARDS

Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.....................................1,050/5,164 Pat White/2005-08......................................................684/4,480 Noel Devine/2007-10..................................................728/4,315 Amos Zereoue/1996-98..............................................786/4,086 Steve Slaton/2005-06.................................................664/3,923 Arthur Owens/1972-75...............................................416/2,648 Robert Walker/1992-95..............................................529/2,620 Quincy Wilson/1999-2003.........................................474/2,608 Robert Alexander/1977-80..........................................491/2,456 Undra Johnson/1985-88.............................................442/2,211 Robert Gresham/1968-70...........................................417/2,181

PASSING EFFICIENCY (MIN. 100 ATT.)

Geno Smith/2009-12....................................................... 153.52 Jake Kelchner/1992-93.................................................... 148.42 Pat White/2005-08........................................................... 147.37 Major Harris/1987-89....................................................... 143.31 Marc Bulger/1996-99....................................................... 140.93 Mike Sherwood/1968-70................................................. 131.61 Allen McCune/1964-65.................................................... 129.88 Jarrett Brown/2006-09..................................................... 129.54 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04.............................................. 124.90 Chad Johnston/1993-96.................................................. 120.86 Darren Studstill/1990-93.................................................. 120.47 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83..................................................... 120.09

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Steve Superick/1982-85........................................................ 263 Mark Fazzolari/1999-2002.................................................... 195 Thad Kucherawy/1967-69.................................................... 192 Curt Carion/1978-80.............................................................. 186 Todd Sauerbrun/1991-94...................................................... 177 Lance Carion/1986-88.......................................................... 163 Danny Williams/1958-60...................................................... 133 Pat McAfee/2005-08............................................................. 126 Todd James/2000-03............................................................ 120 Jeff Fette/1975-76................................................................. 119 Greg Hertzog/1989-90.......................................................... 108 Chuck Kinder/1963-66.......................................................... 108 HIGHEST PUNT AVERAGE (MIN. 70 ATT.)

Todd Sauerbrun/1991-94..................................................... 46.2 Pat McAfee/2005-08............................................................ 43.7 Scott Kozlowski/2006-09.................................................... 43.4 Greg Hertzog/1989-90......................................................... 43.3 Steve Superick/1982-85....................................................... 41.1 Lance Carion/1986-88......................................................... 40.9 Todd James/2000-03........................................................... 40.7 Curt Carion/1978-80............................................................. 40.7 Corey Smith/2010-12........................................................... 40.5 Mark Fazzolari/1999-2002................................................... 40.4 Chuck Kinder/1963-66......................................................... 39.0 Phil Brady/2004-05.............................................................. 39.1 Bob Sims/1970-72............................................................... 38.8 PUNT RETURN YARDAGE

COMPLETION PERCENTAGE (MIN. 100 ATT.)

Geno Smith/2009-12........................................................... .674 Pat White/2005-08............................................................... .648 Jarrett Brown/2006-09......................................................... .637 Marc Bulger/1996-99........................................................... .616 Jake Kelchner/1992-93........................................................ .601 Mike Sherwood/1968-70..................................................... .574 Major Harris/1987-89........................................................... .553 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04.................................................. .545 Brad Lewis/1998-2001........................................................ .544 Darren Studstill/1990-93...................................................... .529 Kevin White/1981-84........................................................... .528 Rasheed Marshall/2001-03.................................................. .523 INTERCEPTION AVOIDANCE (MIN. 100 ATT.)

Geno Smith/2009-12......................................................... .0143 Jeff Hostetler/1982-83....................................................... .0279 Kevin White/1981-84......................................................... .0296 Pat White/2005-08.............................................................. 0294 Jake Kelchner/1992-93...................................................... .0307 Jarrett Brown/2006-09........................................................ 0308 Marc Bulger/1996-99......................................................... .0332 Chad Johnston/1993-96.................................................... .0334 Brad Lewis/1998-2001...................................................... .0364 Greg Jones/1988-90.......................................................... .0365 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04................................................ .0372 Mike Sherwood/1968-70................................................... .0436 ALL‑PURPOSE YARDS

RUSH/REC/PR/KR

YARDS

Tavon Austin/2009-12...............1,033/3,413/433/2,407............7,286 Noel Devine/2007-10......................4,315/710/0/736.................5,761 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002..............5,164/459/0/0...................5,623 Steve Slaton/2005-07.......................3,923/805/047...................4,775 Amos Zereoue/1996-98.................4,086/374/0/168.................4,628 Pat White/2005-08...............................4,480/0/0/0.....................4,480 Arthur Owens/1972-75.................2,648/149/52/1,122..............3,971 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1993-96.....144/2,022/521/1,163.............3,850 Robert Alexander/1977-80.............2,456/551/0/568.................3,575 Willie Drewrey/1981-84................20/935/1,191/1,362..............3,508 Stedman Bailey/2010-12................. 13/3,218/0/213..................3,444 Robert Gresham/1968-70.............2,181/340/103/588...............3,222 Darius Reynaud/2005-07...............410/1,550/0/1,125...............3,086 James Jett/1989-92.......................53/1,384/534/1,086..............3,057

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Willie Drewrey/1981-84..............................................1,109/108 John Mallory/1965-67..................................................1,049/70 Vaughn Rivers/2004-07...................................................772/67 Fulton Walker/1977-80....................................................675/58 Lance Frazier/2000-03.....................................................660/64 Leon Jenkins/1968-71.....................................................573/73 Mike Baker/1990-93........................................................547/72 James Jett/1989-92.........................................................534/75 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1993-96..........................................521/62 Jack Stone/1952-53.........................................................462/26 Ron Pobolish/1967-69.....................................................455/64 Nate Terry/1997-99..........................................................454/42 Tavon Austin/2009-12.....................................................433/34 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE (MIN 25 ATT.)

SCORING (POSITION PLAYER)

Steve Slaton/2005-07........................................................... 330 Ira Errett Rodgers/1915-19...................................................313* Pat White/2005-08................................................................ 284 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.................................................. 252 Amos Zereoue/1996-98........................................................ 252 Stedman Bailey/2010-12...................................................... 246 Tavon Austin/2009-12.......................................................... 242 Jim Braxton/1968-70...........................................................206* Noel Devine/2007-10............................................................ 186 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04................................................... 144 Cedric Thomas/1976-80....................................................... 144 Danny Buggs/1972-74.......................................................... 144 Kerry Marbury/1971-72......................................................... 144 * total includes field goals and extra points KICK SCORING

Pat McAfee/2005-08............................................................. 384 Tyler Bitancurt/2009-12........................................................ 357 Paul Woodside/1981-84....................................................... 323 Jay Taylor/1996-99............................................................... 310 Charlie Baumann/1985-88.................................................... 291 Frank Nester/1971-73........................................................... 170 Bill McKenzie/1974-77.......................................................... 152 Brad Cooper/2003-04........................................................... 149 Steve Sinclair/1978-80.......................................................... 136 Bryan Baumann/1994-96...................................................... 130 Todd Sauerbrun/1991-94...................................................... 114 TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR

Pat White/2005-08................................................................ 103 Geno Smith/2009-12............................................................ 102 Rasheed Marshall/2001-04......................................................69 Ira Errett Rodgers/1915-19.......................................................66 Marc Bulger/1996-99...............................................................61 Major Harris/1987-89...............................................................59 Steve Slaton/2005-07..............................................................55 Oliver Luck/1978-81................................................................54 Mike Sherwood/1968-70.........................................................46 Chad Johnston/1993-96..........................................................44 Avon Cobourne/1999-2002.....................................................42 Amos Zereoue/1996-98...........................................................42 Stedman Bailey/2010-12.........................................................41 Tavon Austin/2009-12.............................................................40

Jack Stone/1952-53............................................................. 17.8 John Mallory/1965-67......................................................... 14.9 Tavon Austin/2009-12......................................................... 12.7 Antonio Lewis/2004-06....................................................... 12.2 Fulton Walker/1977-80........................................................ 11.6 Vaughn Rivers/2004-07....................................................... 11.5 Mike Logan/1993-96........................................................... 11.3 Adam Jones/2002-04.......................................................... 10.9 Nate Terry/1997-99.............................................................. 10.8 Richie Martha/1965-67........................................................ 10.7 Lance Frazier/2000-03......................................................... 10.3 Willie Drewrey/1981-84....................................................... 10.3

FIELD GOALS MADE

KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE

FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED

YARDS/RETURNS

Tavon Austin/2009-12..................................................2,407/97 Shawn Terry/1999-2001...............................................1,747/63 Adam Jones/2002-04...................................................1,475/59 Willie Drewrey/1981-84................................................1,329/54 Nate Terry/1997-99.......................................................1,285/51 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1993-96.......................................1,163/51 Darius Reynaud/2005-07..............................................1,126/42 Arthur Owens/1972-75.................................................1,122/48 James Jett/1989-92......................................................1,086/50 Mark Rodgers/2008-09.................................................1,083/49 Fulton Walker/1977-80.................................................1,066/51 KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE (MIN. 25 ATT.)

Shawn Terry/1999-2001...................................................... 27.7 Darius Reynaud/2005-07..................................................... 26.8 Robert Gresham/1968-70.................................................... 25.6 Nate Terry/1997-99.............................................................. 25.2 Kerry Marbury/1971-72........................................................ 25.1 Adam Jones/2002-04.......................................................... 25.0 Tavon Austin/2009-12......................................................... 24.8 Willie Drewrey/1981-84....................................................... 24.4 Mike Logan/1993-96........................................................... 23.5 Jock Sanders/2007-10......................................................... 23.4 Arthur Owens/1972-75........................................................ 23.4 Vaughn Rivers/2004-07....................................................... 23.3 Phil Braxton/2000-02........................................................... 23.0

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Paul Woodside/1981-84..........................................................74 Pat McAfee/2005-08................................................................58 Jay Taylor/1996-99..................................................................53 Charlie Baumann/1985-88.......................................................52 Tyler Bitancurt/2009-12...........................................................50 Bill McKenzie/1974-77.............................................................25 Frank Nester/1971-73..............................................................25 Steve Sinclair/1978-80.............................................................24 Bryan Baumann/1994-96.........................................................23 Brad Cooper/2003-04..............................................................20 Ken Juskowich/1967-68..........................................................20 Paul Woodside/1981-84..........................................................93 Pat McAfee/2005-08................................................................79 Tyler Bitancurt/2009-12...........................................................73 Jay Taylor/1996-99..................................................................72 Charlie Baumann/1985-88.......................................................70 Bill McKenzie/1974-77.............................................................43 Ken Juskowich/1967-68..........................................................43 Steve Sinclair/1978-80.............................................................42 Frank Nester/1971-73..............................................................38 Bryan Baumann/1994-96.........................................................35 Brad Cooper/2003-04..............................................................34 EXTRA POINTS MADE

Pat McAfee/2005-08............................................................. 210 Tyler Bitancurt/2009-12........................................................ 207 Jay Taylor/1996-99............................................................... 151 Charlie Baumann/1985-88.................................................... 135 Paul Woodside/1981-84....................................................... 101 Frank Nester/1971-73..............................................................95 Brad Cooper/2003-04..............................................................89 Bill McKenzie/1974-77.............................................................77 Steve Sinclair/1978-80.............................................................64 Todd Sauerbrun/1991-94.........................................................63 Bryan Baumann/1994-96.........................................................61 Chuck Kinder/1963-66.............................................................61


Tyler Bitancurt/2009-12........................................................ 212 Pat McAfee/2005-08............................................................. 212 Jay Taylor/1996-99............................................................... 155 Charlie Baumann/1985-88.................................................... 138 Paul Woodside/1981-84....................................................... 103 Frank Nester/1971-73........................................................... 101 Brad Cooper/2003-04..............................................................92 Bill McKenzie/1974-77.............................................................81 Todd Sauerbrun/1991-94.........................................................68 Steve Sinclair/1978-80.............................................................68 Chuck Kinder/1963-66.............................................................66

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TOP CLASS RANKINGS CARRIES/YARDS

COMP/ATT/YARDS

PLAYS/YARDS

Major Harris/1987........................................................298/1,815 Pat White/2005...........................................................245/1,780 Avon Cobourne/1999..................................................224/1,138 Steve Slaton/2005.......................................................205/1,128 Fred Wyant/1952.........................................................210/1,049 FRESHMAN RECEIVING

CATCHES/YARDS

David Saunders/1995.......................................................38/682 Antonio Brown/1998.......................................................23/275 Steve Lewis/1975.............................................................21/296 Tom Gray/1982................................................................19/154 Bradley Starks/2008.........................................................17/168 Tavon Austin/2009...........................................................15/151 Calvin Phillips/1985..........................................................14/210 Robert Alexander/1977....................................................14/122 FRESHMAN SCORING

POINTS

Steve Slaton/2005................................................................. 119 Pat McAfee/2005......................................................................81 Tyler Bitancurt/2009.................................................................80 Jay Taylor/1996........................................................................77 Bryan Baumann/1994..............................................................71 SOPHOMORE RUSHING

CARRIES/YARDS

Steve Slaton/2006.......................................................248/1,744 Amos Zereoue/1997...................................................281/1,589 Noel Devine/2008.......................................................206/1,289 Robert Walker/1993....................................................214/1,250 Pat White/2006...........................................................165/1,219 SOPHOMORE PASSING

COMP/ATT/YARDS

Geno Smith/2010.................................................241/372/2,763 Marc Bulger/1997.................................................192/323/2,465 Mike Sherwood/1968..........................................151/264/1,948 Major Harris/1988.................................................105/186/1,915 Chad Johnston/1994............................................124/242/1,863 Pat White/2006....................................................118/179/1,655 SOPHOMORE TOTAL OFFENSE

PLAYS/YARDS

Geno Smith/2010........................................................478/2,980 Pat White/2006...........................................................344/2,874 Major Harris/1988........................................................320/2,525 Marc Bulger/1997........................................................375/2,372 Rasheed Marshall/2002...............................................432/2,282 Mike Sherwood/1968.................................................355/1,983

SOPHOMORE RECEIVING

CATCHES/YARDS

JUNIOR SCORING

POINTS

David Saunders/1996....................................................76/1,043 Stedman Bailey/2011....................................................72/1,279 Tavon Austin/2010...........................................................58/787 Jock Sanders/2008...........................................................53/462 Rahsaan Vanterpool/1994...............................................50/849 Antonio Brown/1999.......................................................50/462 Steve Lewis/1976.............................................................48/737

Stedman Bailey/2012............................................................ 150 Jim Braxton/1969.................................................................. 113 Tyler Bitancurt/2011.............................................................. 109 Steve Slaton/2007................................................................. 108 Pat McAfee/2007................................................................... 103 Paul Woodside/1983............................................................. 100

SOPHOMORE SCORING

Avon Cobourne/2002..................................................335/1,710 Quincy Wilson/2003...................................................282/1,380 Adrian Murrell/1992....................................................222/1,145 Robert Alexander/1980...............................................204/1,064 Arthur Owens/1975.....................................................159/1,055

POINTS

Paul Woodside/1982............................................................. 116 Pat McAfee/2006................................................................... 113 Steve Slaton/2006................................................................. 108 Pat White/2006..................................................................... 108 Amos Zereoue/1997............................................................. 108 JUNIOR RUSHING

CARRIES/YARDS

SENIOR RUSHING

SENIOR PASSING

CARRIES/YARDS

COMP/ATT/YARDS

Noel Devine/2009.......................................................241/1,465 Amos Zereoue/1998...................................................283/1,462 Pat White/2007...........................................................197/1,335 Avon Cobourne/2001..................................................267/1,298 Robert Gresham/1969.................................................206/1,155

Geno Smith/2012.................................................369/518/4,205 Bernie Galiffa/1972...............................................164/334/2,496 Oliver Luck/1981..................................................216/394/2,448 Jeff Hostetler/1983...............................................173/309/2,345 Jarrett Brown/2009..............................................187/296/2,144 Chad Johnston/1996............................................167/334/1,958

JUNIOR PASSING

SENIOR TOTAL OFFENSE

COMP/ATT/YARDS

PLAYS/YARDS

Geno Smith/2011.................................................346/526/4,385 Marc Bulger/1998.................................................274/419/3,607 Major Harris/1989.................................................142/245/2,058 Chad Johnston/1995............................................127/248/2,019 Jeff Hostetler/1982...............................................137/292/1,916 Oliver Luck/1980..................................................135/254/1,874

Geno Smith/2012........................................................584/4,356 Pat White/2008...........................................................465/2,816 Rasheed Marshall/2004...............................................411/2,747 Jarrett Brown/2009.....................................................413/2,610 Oliver Luck/1981.........................................................434/2,497 Jeff Hostetler/1983......................................................404/2,416

JUNIOR TOTAL OFFENSE

SENIOR RECEIVING

PLAYS/YARDS

Geno Smith/2011........................................................582/4,352 Marc Bulger/1998........................................................452/3,515 Pat White/2007...........................................................413/3,059 Major Harris/1989........................................................400/2,994 Rasheed Marshall/2003...............................................316/2,032 Jeff Hostetler/1982......................................................347/1,995 JUNIOR RECEIVING

CATCHES/YARDS

Stedman Bailey/2012..................................................114/1,622 Tavon Austin/2011......................................................101/1,186 Shawn Foreman/1997.....................................................77/928 Jock Sanders/2009...........................................................72/688 Darius Reynaud/2007.......................................................64/733 Khori Ivy/1999..................................................................53/666 Chris Henry/2004..............................................................52/872

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Tavon Austin/2012......................................................1,289/114 David Saunders/1998.......................................................883/77 Shawn Foreman/1998.....................................................948/63 Rich Hollins/1983.............................................................781/50 Jock Sanders/2010...........................................................728/69 Reggie Rembert/1989.......................................................850/47 Khori Ivy/2000..................................................................806/47 SENIOR SCORING

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Season REview

Major Harris/1987...................................................79/155/1,200 Fred Wyant/1952.......................................................55/128/867 Pat White/2005.........................................................65/114/828 Marc Bulger/1996........................................................19/42/352 Dan Kendra/1974........................................................16/24/316

POINTS

Ira Errett Rodgers/1919.......................................................... 147 Charlie Baumann/1988.......................................................... 119 Kerry Marbury/1972.............................................................. 108 Tavon Austin/2012................................................................ 104 Avon Cobourne/2002............................................................ 102 Tyler Bitancurt/2012.................................................................97 Pat McAfee/2008......................................................................87

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coaching staff

Avon Cobourne/1999..................................................224/1,138 Steve Slaton/2005.......................................................205/1,128 Amos Zereoue/1996...................................................222/1,035 Dustin Garrison/2011......................................................136/742 Garrett Ford Jr./1989......................................................148/733 Noel Devine/2007............................................................73/627

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MOST COMPLETIONS

• Consecutive: 21 by Geno Smith vs. Kansas, 2012 • Game: 45 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 369 by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career: 988 by Geno Smith, 2009-12 MOST ATTEMPTS

• Game: 65 by Geno Smith vs. LSU, 2011 • Season: 536 by Geno Smith, 2011 • Career: 1,465 by Geno Smith, 2009-12 MOST TOUCHDOWNS THROWN

• Game: 8 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 42 by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career: 98 by Geno Smith, 2009-12 HIGHEST COMPLETION PERCENTAGE

• Game (min. 10 att.): .958 (23-24) by Geno Smith vs. Kansas, 2012 • Season (min. 100 att.): .712 (369-518) by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career (min. 300 att.): .674 (988-1,465) by Geno Smith, 2009-12 PASSING EFFICIENCY

• Season: 164.01 by Jake Kelchner, 1993 • Career: 153.52 by Geno Smith, 2009-12 INTERCEPTION AVOIDANCE

• Season (min. 100 att.): .0115 (6-518) by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career (min. 300 att.): .014 (21-1,465) by Geno Smith, 2009-12 • Career (min. 500 att.): .014 (21-1,465) by Geno Smith, 2009-12

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GAME PLAYED PLAYED IN A CAREER:

• 52 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12; by Tyler Bitancurt, 2009-12; by Don Barclay, 2008-11; by Najee Goode, 2008-11; by Julian Miller, 2008-11; by Jock Sanders, 2007-10 STARTED IN A CAREER:

• 50 by Joe Madsen, 2009-12

TOTAL OFFENSE MOST YARDS GAINED

• Game: 687 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 4,356 by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career: 12,004 by Geno Smith, 2009-12 MOST PLAYS

• Game: 67 by Geno Smith vs. LSU, 2011 • Season: 584 by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career: 1,710 by Geno Smith, 2009-12 MOST TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR

• Game: 9 by Allen McCune vs. Pitt, 1965 • Season: 44 by Geno Smith, 2012 • Career (3 seasons): 74 by Pat White, 2005-07 • Career (4 seasons): 103 by Pat White, 2005-08

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HIGHEST AVERAGE PER CARRY

• Game (min. 10 att.): 18.9 (11-199) by Eddie Williams vs. Pitt, 1969 • Season (min. 100 att.): 8.2 by Bob Moss, 1955 • Career (min. 200 att.): 7.8 by Bob Moss, 1952-55

MOST YARDS GAINED

• Touchdown Run: 96 by Pat Randolph vs. Northern Illinois, 1986 • Non-Touchdown Run: 79 by Noel Devine at Louisville, 2008 • Quarter: 168 by Kay-Jay Harris vs. East Carolina (2nd), 2004 • Half: 264 by Tavon Austin (2nd) vs. Oklahoma, 2012 • Game: 344 by Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma, 2012 • Season: 1,744 by Steve Slaton, 2006 • Career: 5,164 by Avon Cobourne, 1999-2002

MOST TOUCHDOWNS

• Game: 5 by by Steve Slaton vs. Louisville (3 overtimes), 2005; by George Allen vs. Marquette, 1932; by Ira Errett Rodgers vs. Marietta, 1919; Ohio Wesleyan, 1919 • Season: 19 by Ira Errett Rodgers, 1919 • Career: 50 by Steve Slaton, 2005-07

MOST 100-YARD GAMES

• Consecutive: 6 by Steve Slaton, 10/7 - 11/16/06; by Avon Cobourne, 9/14 10/26/03; by Amos Zereoue, 10/24 - 11/2798; by Robert Walker, 10/9 - 11/20/93; • Season: 10 by Avon Cobourne, 2002; Steve Slaton, 2006 • Career: 28 by Avon Cobourne, 1999-2002

PASSING MOST YARDS GAINED

• Touchdown Play: 96 by Ben Williams to Danny Buggs vs. Penn State, 1973 • Non-Touchdown Play: 84 by Rasheed Marshall to Kay-Jay Harris vs. Miami, 2003 • Game: 656 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 4,385 by Geno Smith, 2011 • Career: 11,662 by Geno Smith, 2009-12

MOST CARRIES

• Game: 45 by George Allen vs. Georgetown, 1933 • Season: 335 by Avon Cobourne, 2002 • Career: 1,023 by Avon Cobourne, 1999-2002

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• Game: 6 by Dutch Hoffman vs. Colorado State, 1978 • Season: 21 by Dutch Hoffman, 1978 • Career: 47 by Dan Kendra, 1974-77

RECEIVING MOST YARDS GAINED

• Game: 303 by Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 1,622 by Stedman Bailey, 2012 • Career: 3,413 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12 MOST RECEPTIONS

• Game: 14 by Stedman Bailey at Oklahoma State, 2012; by Tavon Austin vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 114 by Tavon Austin, 2012; by Stedman Bailey, 2012 • Career: 288 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12 MOST TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS

• Game: 5 by Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor, 2012 • Season: 25 by Stedman Bailey, 2012 • Career: 41 by Stedman Bailey, 2010-12


HIGHEST AVERAGE

• Game (min. 5 att.): 60.1 by Todd Sauerbrun vs. Nebraska, 1994 • Season (min. 30 att.): 48.6 by Todd Sauerbrun, 1994 • Career (min. 70 att.): 46.2 by Todd Sauerbrun, 1991-94 MOST BLOCKED BY WVU

• Game: 3 by Joe Harrick vs. Maryland, 1919 • Season: 7 by Joe Stydahar, 1934

PUNT RETURNS MOST RETURN YARDAGE

• Single Return: 99 by Victor Rabbits vs. Virginia Military, 1955 • Game: 168 by Nate Terry vs. Rutgers, 1997 • Season: 453 by John Mallory, 1967 • Career: 1,109 by Willie Drewrey, 1981-84 MOST RETURNS

• Game: 7 by by Rahsaan Vanterpool vs. Virginia Tech, 1994; by Grantis Bell vs. Rutgers, 1987; by Willie Drewrey vs. Pitt, 1984 • Season: 44 by Mike Baker, 1993 • Career: 108 by Willie Drewrey, 1981-84 MOST TOUCHDOWN RETURNS

• Game: 1 by many players; most recent by Tavon Austin vs. TCU, 2012 • Season: 3 by John Mallory, 1967 • Career: 7 by John Mallory, 1965-67 HIGHEST AVERAGE

• Season (min. 11 att.): 20.8 by Lance Frazier, 2003 • Career (min. 25 att.): 14.9 by John Mallory, 1965-67

KICKOFF RETURNS MOST RETURN YARDAGE

• Single Return: 100 by Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State, 2012; vs. Marshall, 2011; by Shawn Terry at Maryland, 2001; by Shawn Terry vs. Syracuse, 2000; by Nate Terry vs. Temple, 1997; by Nate Terry vs. East Carolina, 1997; by Kerry Marbury vs. Penn State, 1972 • Game: 199 by Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State, 2012 • Season: 938 by Tavon Austin, 2011 • Career: 2,407 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12

• Game: 1 by many players; most recent by Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State, 2012 • Season: 3 by Shawn Terry, 2000 • Career: 4 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12; by Shawn Terry, 1999-2001

MOST ATTEMPTS

• Game: 6 by Frank Nester vs. Villanova, 1972 • Season: 31 by Paul Woodside, 1982 • Career: 93 by Paul Woodside, 1981-84

HIGHEST AVERAGE

HIGHEST PERCENTAGE MADE

• Season (min. 11 att.): 28.8 by Shawn Terry, 2000 • Career (min. 25 att.): 27.7 by Shawn Terry, 1999-2001

• Season (min. 15 att.): 100.0 (19-19) by Bill Samuelson, 1970 • Career (min. 30 att.): 79.6 (74-93) by Paul Woodside, 1981-84 LONGEST DISTANCE

SCORING

• Soccer Style: 55 by Paul Woodside vs. Louisville, 1984 • Drop-Kick: 50 by Ed Kenna vs. Grove City, 1901

MOST POINTS

• Game: 37 by Ira Errett Rodgers vs. Marietta, 1919 • Season: 150 by Stedman Bailey, 2012 • Career: 384 by Pat McAfee, 2005-08

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MOST TOUCHDOWN RETURNS

LONGEST RETURN

• 100 by Tom Pridemore vs. Penn State, 1977

MISCELLANEOUS MOST ALL-PURPOSE YARDAGE

• Game: 572 by Tavon Austin, vs. Oklahoma, 2012 • Season: 2,910 by Tavon Austin, 2012 • Career: 7,286 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12 • Most Opponent Fumbles Recovered • Season: 5 by Bob Starford, 1968 • Career: 7 by John Adams, 1972-74

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• Game: 12 by Chuck Brooks vs. Penn State, 1973; by Thad Kucherawy vs. Kentucky, 1969 • Season: 76 by Steve Superick, 1985 • Career: 263 by Steve Superick, 1982-85

• Game: 6 by Frank Nester vs. Villanova, 1972 • Season: 28 by Paul Woodside, 1982 • Career: 74 by Paul Woodside, 1981-84 • Consecutive: 15 by Paul Woodside, 1981-82

• Game: 2 by Vann Washington vs. Louisiana Tech, 1994 • Season: 2 by Grant Wiley, 2000; by Vann Washington, 1994; by Aaron Beasley, 1994 • Career: 3 by Aaron Beasley, 1992-95; by Vann Washington, 1993-96

BLOCKED PUNTS

• Season: 7 by Joe Stydahar, 1934

INTERCEPTIONS

MOST TOUCHDOWNS

MOST PASSES INTERCEPTED

• Quarter: 3 by Stedman Bailey vs. Oklahoma (4th), 2012; vs. Baylor (2nd), 2012; by Jock Sanders at • Connecticut (3rd), 2008; by Pat White vs. Syracuse (3rd), 2006; by George Allen vs. Marquette (4th),1932 • Game: 6 by Steve Slaton vs. Louisville (3 overtimes), 2005 • Season: 25 by Stedman Bailey, 2012 • Career: 55 by Steve Slaton, 2005-07

• Game: 4 by Mike Slater vs. Kentucky, 1969; by Francis Farley vs. Pitt, 1925; by Andrew King vs. Marietta,1915 • Season: 10 by Aaron Beasley, 1994 • Career: 20 by Steve Newberry, 1980-83

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MOST MADE

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• Game: 11 by Shocky Van Horn vs. Geneva, 1951 • Season: 64 by Tyler Bitancurt, 2012; by Pat McAfee, 2007 • Career: 210 by Pat McAfee, 2005-08

Season REview

• Single Punt: 90 by Todd Sauerbrun vs. Nebraska, 1994 • Game: 541 by Todd Sauerbrun vs. Nebraska, 1994 • Season: 3,594 by Todd Sauerbrun, 1994 • Career: 10,934 by Steve Superick, 1982-85

• Game: 8 by Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma; by Darren Fulton vs. Pitt, 1986 • Season: 39 by Darren Fulton, 1986 • Career: 97 by Tavon Austin, 2009-12

MOST EXTRA POINT ATTEMPTS

• Game: 13 by Shocky Van Horn vs. Geneva, 1951 • Season: 66 by Tyler Bitancurt, 2009-12 • Career: 212 by Tyler Bitancurt, 2009-12; by Pat McAfee, 2005-08 HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PATS

• Season (min. 25 att.): 100.0 (41-41) by Tyler Bitancurt, 2010; (62-62) by Pat McAfee, 2006; • (43-43) by Jay Taylor, 1997 • Career (min. 50 att.): 99.1 (210-212) by Pat McAfee, 2005-08

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MOST YARDAGE

FIELD GOALS

MOST RETURNS

CONSECUTIVE EXTRA POINTS MADE

• Game: 10 by Tyler Bitancurt vs. Baylor, 2012; vs. Clemson, 2012 • Season: 62 by Brad Cooper, 2004; by Jay Taylor, 1997 • Career: 110 by Pat McAfee, 2005-07 MOST POINTS KICKING

• Game: 19 by Frank Nester vs. Villanova, 1972 • Season: 119 by Charlie Baumann, 1988 • Career: 384 by Pat McAfee, 2005-08

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TOTAL TACKLES

• Game: 28 by Steve Dunlap vs. Boston College, 1974 • Season: 190 by Steve Dunlap, 1974 • Career: 492 by Grant Wiley, 2000-03 UNASSISTED TACKLES

• Game: 17 by Robert Tomko vs. Boston College, 1977 • Season: 107 by Barrett Green, 1998 • Career: 298 by Grant Wiley, 2000-03 ASSISTED TACKLES

• Game: 15 by Chris Haering vs. Maryland, 1989 • Season: 100 by Chuck Smith, 1975 • Career: 222 by Chris Haering, 1986-89 QUARTERBACK SACKS

• Game: 4 by Julian Miller vs. Pitt, 2011; by James Davis vs. East Carolina, 2000; by Gary Stills vs. Marshall, 1997; by Steve Hathaway vs. Virginia Tech, 1983 • Season: 16.5 by Canute Curtis, 1996 • Career: 34.5 by Canute Curtis, 1993-96 • Team Game: 12 vs. Idaho, 2000 • Team Season: 59, 1996 TACKLES FOR LOSS

• Game: 6 by James Davis vs. East Carolina, 2000 • Season: 19 by Johnny Dingle, 2007 • Career: 47.5 by Grant Wiley, 2000-03

SINGLE GAME QUARTERBACK SACKS

SEASON UNASSISTED TACKLES

Julian Miller vs. Pitt/2011...........................................................4 James Davis vs. East Carolina/2000...........................................4 Gary Stills vs. Marshall/1997......................................................4 Steve Hathaway vs. Virginia Tech/1983....................................4 Eight players with three; the most recent is Julian Miller vs. Rutgers/2010

107............................................... Barrett Green...................1998 102................................................Rick Sherrod...................2001 102................................................Ray Marshall...................1975 101..............................................Tom Zakowski..................1973 99................................................. Grant Wiley....................2003

SINGLE GAME TACKLES FOR LOSS

SEASON ASSISTED TACKLES

James Davis vs. East Carolina/2000...........................................6 Darryl Talley vs. Penn State/1980..............................................5 Six players with four; the most recent is Julian Miller vs. Pitt/2011 SINGLE GAME PASSES BROKEN UP

Jahmile Addae vs. Rutgers/2002................................................5 Vann Washington vs. Boston College/1996..............................5 Harold Kidd vs. Louisiana Tech/1994........................................5 Four players with four; the most recent is Jermaine Thaxton vs. Rutgers/2002 SINGLE GAME INTERCEPTIONS

Mike Slater vs. Kentucky/1969...................................................4 Francis Farley vs. Pitt/1925........................................................4 Andrew King vs. Marietta/1915..................................................4 Five players with three; the most recent is Vann Washington vs. Louisiana Tech/1994 SEASON TOTAL TACKLES

190...............................................Steve Dunlap...................1974 185............................................... Chris Haering...................1989 175................................................Ray Marshall...................1975 172............................................... Jeff Macerelli...................1977 170...............................................Charles Smith..................1975

PASSES BROKEN UP

• Game: 5 by Jahmile Addae vs. Rutgers, 2002; by Vann Washington vs.Boston College, 1996; by Harold Kidd vs. Louisiana Tech, 1994 • Season: 21 by Brian King, 2003 • Career: 54 by Brian King, 2000-03 LONGEST INTERCEPTION RETURN FOR TD

Tom Pridemore vs. Penn State/1977.................................... 100 Marcus Mauney vs. Virginia Tech/1974...................................99 Vann Washington vs. Louisiana Tech/1994............................97 Tom Pridemore vs. Temple/1975.............................................87 Bo Orlando vs. East Carolina/1987..........................................84 LONGEST INTERCEPTION RETURN/NO TD

Barrett Green vs. Rutgers/1997................................................83 Tom Pridemore vs. Temple/1976.............................................83 John Hale vs. William & Mary/1968.........................................69 Tarris Alexander vs. Missouri/1993..........................................67 Harry Sweeney vs. Geneva/1951.............................................67 SINGLE GAME TOTAL TACKLES

Steve Dunlap vs. Boston College/1974....................................28 Chris Haering vs. Rutgers/1989................................................23 Rick Sherrod vs. Syracuse/2001...............................................22 Grant Wiley vs. Syracuse/2001................................................22 Three players with 21; the most recent is Rick Sherrod vs. Virginia Tech/2001 SINGLE GAME UNASSISTED TACKLES

Robert Tomko vs. Boston College/1977..................................17 Dennis Fowlkes vs. Virginia Tech/1980...................................16 Jeff Macerelli vs. Boston College/1976....................................16 Steve Dunlap vs. Boston College/1974....................................16 Barrett Green vs. Navy/1998....................................................15 Steve Grant vs. South Carolina/1990.......................................15 SINGLE GAME ASSISTED TACKLES

Chris Haering vs. Maryland/1989.............................................15 Chris Haering vs. Ball State/1989.............................................14 Eric Lester vs. East Carolina/1986............................................13 Dennis Fowlkes vs. Pitt/1982...................................................13 Steve Dunlap vs. SMU/1975.....................................................13

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107............................................... Chris Haering...................1989 100...............................................Charles Smith..................1975 96................................................Steve Dunlap...................1974 90...............................................Jack Eastwood.................1974 88...............................................Jack Eastwood.................1973 SEASON QUARTERBACK SACKS

16.5.............................................. Canute Curtis...................1996 15...............................................Steve Hathaway................1983 14................................................... Bruce Irvin.....................2010 12....................................................Gary Stills......................1997 12..............................................Renaldo Turnbull................1988 10....................................................Gary Stills......................1998 10................................................. Canute Curtis...................1995 10.................................................... Mike Fox......................1989 9....................................................Julian Miller....................2010 9....................................................Julian Miller....................2009


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19................................................ Johnny Dingle..................2007 18..................................................Kyle Kayden...................2001 15..................................................Josh Francis....................2012 15................................................. Najee Goode...................2011 15................................................... Bruce Irvin.....................2011 15..................................................Jeff Merrow....................1973 14.5............................................David Upchurch.................2002 14................................................... Bruce Irvin.....................2010 14..................................................Julian Miller....................2010 14..................................................Julian Miller....................2009 14.................................................. Grant Wiley....................2003 14..................................................James Davis....................2001 14...............................................David Upchurch.................2001 14.................................................. Grant Wiley....................2000

492................................................ Grant Wiley.............. 2000-03 484................................................Darryl Talley.............. 1979‑82 459.............................................Dennis Fowlkes........... 1979‑82 445................................................ Steve Grant.............. 1988-91 432............................................... Jeff Macerelli............. 1975-78

47.5............................................... Grant Wiley.............. 2000-03 42.5...............................................Julian Miller.............. 2008-11 40..................................................James Davis..........1999-2002 39..................................................Kyle Kayden.........1998-2001 35...............................................David Upchurch.......1999-2002 31.5...............................................Mike Lorello............. 2002-05

SEASON PASSES BROKEN UP

222............................................... Chris Haering............. 1986-89 202................................................Darryl Talley.............. 1979‑82 198..............................................Jack Eastwood........... 1973‑75 194................................................ Grant Wiley.............. 2000-03 188............................................... Jeff Macerelli............. 1975‑78

SINGLE SEASON INTERCEPTIONS

10................................................ Aaron Beasley..................1994 7..................................................Preston Waters.................1989 7...................................................... Tim Agee......................1983 7.................................................Tom Geishauser................1972 7.....................................................Mike Slater....................1969 7.....................................................Bob Snider.....................1952

298................................................ Grant Wiley.............. 2000-03 286.............................................Dennis Fowlkes........... 1979‑82 282................................................Darryl Talley.............. 1979‑82 271................................................ Steve Grant.............. 1988-91 267................................................Kyle Kayden.........1998-2001 CAREER ASSISTED TACKLES

CAREER QUARTERBACK SACKS

34.5.............................................. Canute Curtis............. 1993-96 27.5...............................................Julian Miller.............. 2008-11 26....................................................Gary Stills................ 1996-98 22.5................................................ Bruce Irvin............... 2010-11 22..............................................Renaldo Turnbull.......... 1986‑89 20...............................................Steve Hathaway.......... 1980‑83 19..................................................Darryl Talley.............. 1979‑82

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54....................................................Brian King............... 2000-03 38................................................. Lance Frazier............. 2000-03 38................................................ Aaron Beasley............ 1992-95 29..................................................Mike Collins.............. 1990-93 25................................................Jahmile Addae............ 2001-05 24.................................................. Keith Tandy.............. 2008-11 24...............................................Brandon Hogan........... 2007-10 CAREER INTERCEPTIONS

20...............................................Steve Newberry........... 1980-83 19................................................ Aaron Beasley............ 1992-94 15...................................................Bob Snider............... 1951-56 15............................................... Tom Pridemore........... 1975-77 15.................................................... Tim Agee................ 1980-83 CAREER INTERCEPTION RETURN YARDAGE

398............................................. Tom Pridemore........... 1975-77 367.............................................. Aaron Beasley............ 1992-95 219........................................... Vann Washington......... 1993-96 201.............................................Marcus Mauney.......... 1973-74 198............................................ Darrell Whitmore.......... 1988-91

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21....................................................Brian King.....................2003 18................................................ Aaron Beasley..................1995 16................................................Jahmile Addae..................2002 15....................................................Brian King.....................2002 15................................................ Aaron Beasley..................1994

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• Most Plays: 110 vs. Washington & Lee, 1923 • Most Yards Gained: 807 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Most Touchdowns: 13 vs. Geneva, 1951 • Fewest Opponent Plays: 12 vs. Maryland, 1919 • Fewest Opponent Yards: ‑14 vs. Maryland, 1919 SINGLE GAME RUSHING

• Most Carries: 99 vs. Washington & Lee, 1923 • Most Yards: 569 vs. Washington & Lee, 1923 • Most Touchdowns: 11 vs. Geneva, 1951 • Fewest Opponent Rushes: 12 by Washington & Lee, 1923; by West Virginia Wesleyan, 1922; by Maryland, 1919; • Fewest Opponent Yards: ‑30 by Florida, 1981 SINGLE GAME PASSING

• Most Completions: 45 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Most Attempts: 65 vs. LSU, 2011 • Most Interceptions: 6 vs. Ohio State, 1987; vs. Colorado State, 1978; vs. Richmond, 1973; vs. Maryland, 1950; vs. Washington & Lee, 1950; vs. Ohio, 1949 • Most Yards Gained: 656 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Most Touchdowns: 8 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Most Interception Return Yards: 175 vs. Louisiana Tech, 1994 • Fewest Completions: 0 vs. Temple, 1946; vs. Washington & Lee, 1946 • Fewest Attempts: 1 vs. Washington & Lee, 1946 • Fewest Opponent Pass Attempts: 0 by Maryland, 1919 • Fewest Opponent Pass Completions: 0 by Pitt, 1981; by Maryland, 1919 • Lowest Opponent Completion Percentage: 0% by Pitt, 1981; by Maryland, 1919 • Fewest Opponent Yards Allowed: 0 vs. Pitt, 1981; Maryland, 1919 SINGLE GAME PUNTING

• Most Punts: 13 vs. Penn State, 1973 • Highest Average: 60.1 (9-541) vs. Nebraska, 1994 SINGLE GAME PUNT RETURNS

• Most Returns: 10 vs. Richmond, 1965; Eastern Michigan, 1993 • Most Yards Gained: 201 vs. The Citadel, 1965 • Most Touchdowns: 1 vs. many opponents; most recently vs. TCU, 2012 SINGLE GAME KICKOFF RETURNS

• Most Returns: 9 vs. Oklahoma, 2012; vs. Penn State, 1965; vs. Maryland, 1951 • Most Yards Gained: 235 vs. Oklahoma, 2012 • Most Touchdowns: 1 vs. many opponents; most recently vs. Kansas State, 2012 SINGLE GAME SCORING

• Most Points: 92 vs. Marshall, 1915 • Greatest Margin of Victory: 89 vs. Geneva, 1951 • Greatest Margin of Defeat: 130 vs. Michigan, 1904 • Most Touchdowns: 14 vs. Marshall, 1916 • Most Extra Points Made: 11 vs. Rutgers, 2001; vs. Geneva, 1951 • Most Field Goals Made: 6 vs. Villanova, 1972 • Highest Losing Score: 49 vs. Oklahoma, 2012 SINGLE GAME FIRST DOWNS

• Most: 36 vs. Washington & Lee, 1923 • Most Rushing: 33 vs. Washington & Lee, 1923 • Most Passing: 24 vs. Missouri, 1998 • Most By Penalty: 8 vs. Norfolk State, 2011; vs. Florida State, 2004 • Fewest by Opponent: 0 by Maryland, 1919 • Fewest Rushing by Opponent: 0 by Western Michigan, 1996; by Maryland, 1919 • Fewest Passing by Opponent: 0 by Maryland, 1919

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• Most: 11 vs. Penn State, 1989 • Most Lost: 6 vs. Virginia, 1954; vs. Virginia Military, 1969 • Most Caused: 11 vs. William & Mary, 1955 • Most Recovered: 7 vs. Virginia, 1949 SINGLE GAME TURNOVERS

• Most Returns: 57 in 2012, 2011 • Fewest Returns: 22 in 1985 • Most Yards: 1,349 in 2011 • Most Touchdowns: 3 in 2000 SEASON SCORING

• Most Forced: 10 vs. Geneva, 1951 SINGLE GAME PENALTIES

• Most: 17 vs. Drexel, 1945 • Most Yards Penalized: 170 vs. Drexel, 1945; vs. Colorado State, 1978 • Most Two Teams: 28 vs. Florida State, 2005; vs. Miami, 1994; vs. Colorado State, 1978 • Most Yards/Two Teams: 303 vs. Colorado State, 1978 SEASON TOTAL OFFENSE

• Most Yards: 6,526 in 2012 • Most Yards per Game: 502.0 in 2012 • Highest Average per Play: 7.3 in 2006 • Most Touchdowns: 69 in 2012 • Fewest Opponent Yards: 934 in 1923 • Fewest Opponent Yards per Game: 103.8 in 1923 • Lowest Opponent Average per Play: 3.0 in 1923 • Fewest Opponent Touchdowns: 2 in 1925 SEASON RUSHING

• Most Yards: 3,939 in 2006 • Most Yards per Game: 303.0 in 2006 • Highest Average per Play: 6.7 in 2006 • Most Touchdowns: 49 in 2007 • Fewest Opponent Yards: 508 in 1925 • Fewest Opponent Yards per Game: 56.4 in 1925 • Lowest Opponent Average per Play: 1.9 in 1925 • Fewest Opponent Touchdowns: 1 in 1925 SEASON PASSING

• Most Attempts: 537 in 2012 • Most Completions: 378 in 2012 • Most Yards: 4,509 in 2011 • Most Yards per Game: 346.8 in 2011 • Highest Completion Percentage: 70.4% in 2012 • Most Touchdowns: 44 in 2012 • Most Interceptions: 27 in 1973 • Fewest Opponent Yards: 300 in 1923 • Fewest Opponent Yards Per Game: 33.3 in 1923 • Lowest Opponent Completion Percentage: 34.5 in 1953 • Fewest Opponent Touchdowns: 0 in 1925 • Most Opponent Interceptions: 24 in 1988; 1972 • Most Opponent Yards on Interceptions: 347 in 1993 • Most Opponent Touchdowns on Interceptions: 5 in 1922 SEASON PUNTING

• Most Punts: 84 in 1996 • Fewest Punts: 34 in 1955 • Highest Average per Punt: 47.1 in 1994 • Most Blocked: 8 in 1934 • Returned for TD: 4 in 1934 SEASON PUNT RETURNS

• Most Returns: 46 in 1993 • Fewest Returns: 16 in 1964 • Most Yards: 584 in 1965 • Most Touchdowns: 4 in 1934

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• Most Points: 515 in 2007 • Most Points per Game: 41.1 in 1988 • Most Touchdowns: 69 in 2012 • Most Extra Points Made: 66 in 2007 • Most Field Goals Made: 30 in 1982 • Fewest Points: 14 in 1896 • Fewest Opponent Points (6 games): 10 in 1895 • Fewest Opponent Points (7 games): 23 in 1898 • Fewest Opponent Points (8 games): 20 in 1915 • Fewest Opponent Points (9 games): 18 in 1925 • Fewest Opponent Points (10 games): 38 in 1907; 1928 • Fewest Opponent Points (11 games): 34 in 1922 • Fewest Opponent Points (12 games): 101 in 1896 • Fewest Opponent Points (13 games): 176 in 2010 • Fewest Opponent Points Per Game: 1.7 in 1895 • Most Opponent Points: 495 in 2012 • Most Opponent Shutouts: 8 in 1922 SEASON FIRST DOWNS

• Most: 330 in 2012 • Most Rushing: 178 in 2002 • Most Passing: 188 in 2012 • Most by Penalty: 27 in 2002 • Fewest Allowed: 51 in 1925 • Fewest Rushing Allowed: 26 in 1925 • Fewest Passing Allowed: 14 in 1923 • Fewest by Penalty Allowed: 2 in 1954 SEASON FUMBLES

• Most: 44 in 1955 • Most Lost: 27 in 1955 • Most Caused: 42 in 1973; 1959 • Most Recovered: 24 in 1977; 1958 • Fewest: 12 in 1996 • Fewest Lost: 5 in 1996 TEAM STREAKS

• Victories: 13 from 1952‑53 • Defeats: 8 from 1959‑60 • Home Victories: 14 from 1924‑26 • Home Defeats: 5 in 1986 • Away Victories: 9 from 1952‑53 • Away Defeats: 10 from 1959‑60 • Shutouts: 7 from 1904‑05 • Shutouts by Opponents: 5 from 1896‑97 • Consecutive games without being shutout: 147, 2001-12 • Consecutive games without a defensive shutout: 70, 1987-93 • Winning Seasons: 12 from 1914‑26 • Losing Seasons: 4 from 1958‑61; 1976‑79 • Conference Victories: 30 from 1952‑59 • Conference Championships: 4 from 1953‑56 • Games for Scoring: 84 from 1986-93 • Games Scored Against: 71 from 1987‑93 • Games Blocked Punt Avoided: 31 from 1974‑77


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149.................................................................. Don Nehlen 60................................................................Rich Rodriguez 58.........................................................................Art Lewis 44............................................................Ira Errett Rodgers 42...............................................................Bobby Bowden 30..............................................................Clarence Spears 29....................................................................Gene Corum 28......................................................................Bill Stewart 25.......................................................................Jim Carlen 24................................................................Mont McIntyre 24...........................................................................Bill Kern 17..............................................................Dana Holgorsen 17..................................................................Frank Cignetti 17..................................................................... C.A. Leuder 15.............................................................. Charles Tallman 14................................................................Marshall Glenn 13...................................................................Dud DeGroot 13.................................................................... Carl Forkum 12...................................................................Louis Yeager 12..................................................................... Earle Neale 10.................................................................... Sol Metzger 7 ..........................................................................H.E. Trout 6.................................................................W.P. Edmunds 6...............................................................Clarence Russell 6..................................................................Anthony Chez 6................................................................Harry Anderson 5...................................................................George Krebs 5..................................................................Harry McCrory 4.......................................................................John E. Hill 4................................................................ F. William Rane 3................................................................ E.R. Sweetland 3...........................................................Thomas Trenchard

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Dana Holgorsen (2011-12) Bill Stewart (2008-10) Rich Rodriguez (2001-07) Don Nehlen (1980-2000) Frank Cignetti (1976-79) Bobby Bowden (1970-75) Jim Carlen (1966-69) Gene Corum (1960-65) Art “Pappy” Lewis (1950-59) Dudley S. DeGroot (1948-49) William F. “Bill” Kern (1940-42,46-47) Ira Errett Rodgers (1925-30, 43-45) Marshall “Little Sleepy” Glenn (1937-39) Charles C. “Trusty” Tallman (1934-36) Earle “Greasy” Neale (1931-33) Clarence Spears (1921-24) Mont McIntire (1916-17, 19-20) Sol Metzger (1914-15) E.R. Sweetland (1913) W.P. Edmunds (1912) C.A. Leuder (1908-11) Clarence Russell (1907) Carl Forkum (1905-06) Anthony Chez (1904) H.E. Trout (1903) John E. Hill (1900) Louis Yeager (1899, 1901-02) Harry Anderson (1898) George R. Krebs (1897) Thomas G. “Doggy” Trenchard (1896) Harry McCrory (1895) F. William “John” Rane (1893-94) Frederick Lincoln Emory (1891) Totals

H.E. Trout..................................................................... .875 Harry Anderson............................................................. 857 Harry McCrory.............................................................. .833 Clarence Spears........................................................... .808 Bill Stewart................................................................... .700 Rich Rodriguez............................................................. .698 Carl Forkum................................................................. .684 Mont McIntire.............................................................. .667 W.P. Edmunds............................................................. .667 Anthony Chez.............................................................. .667 Dana Holgorsen........................................................... .654 Jim Carlen.................................................................... .646 Bobby Bowden............................................................ .618 Sol Metzger................................................................. .618 Don Nehlen................................................................. .614 Art Lewis...................................................................... .602 Clarence Russell........................................................... .600 Dud DeGroot................................................................ .587 Ira Errett Rodgers......................................................... .578 John E. Hill................................................................... 571 F. William Rane............................................................ .571 Louis Yeager................................................................ .571 C.A. Leuder.................................................................. .561 Charles Tallman........................................................... .552 George Krebs............................................................... .550 Marshall Glenn............................................................. .534 Bill Kern....................................................................... .510 Gene Corum................................................................ .492 E.R. Sweetland............................................................ .444 Earle Neale.................................................................. .435 Frank Cignetti............................................................... .386 Thomas Trenchard....................................................... .333

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TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS

• WVU Individual: 89 by Geno Smith vs. TCU, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 72 by John Welsh of Idaho, 2000 • WVU Team: 96 vs. Ball State, 1994 • Opponent Team: 101 by Marshall, 2012 • Two Teams: 180, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS

• WVU Individual: 687 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 575 by Nick Florence of Baylor, 2012 • WVU Team: 807 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Team: 700 by Baylor, 2012 • Two Teams: 1,507, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 RUSHING YARDS

• WVU Individual: 344 by Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 192 by Joe Morris of Syracuse, 1980 • WVU Team: 536 vs. East Carolina, 2002 • Opponent Team: 388 by Navy, 1999 • Two Teams: 720, WVU vs. Connecticut , 2007 RUSHING ATTEMPTS

• WVU Individual: 41 by Amos Zereoue vs. Pitt, 1997 • Opponent Individual: 38 by LeSean McCoy, 2007 • WVU Team: 76 vs. Temple, 1985 • Opponent Team: 71 by Navy, 1999 • Two Teams: 112, WVU vs. Virginia Tech, 1987; WVU vs. Rutgers, 1987 RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS

• WVU Individual: 5 by Steve Slaton vs. Louisville, 2005 • Opponent Individual: 4 by Collin Klein of Kansas State, 2012; by Michael Bush of Louisville, 2005; by Walter Washington of Temple, 2003 • WVU Team: 8 vs. Cincinnati, 1989 • Opponent Team: 4 by Miami, 1986; by Navy, 1999; by Temple, 2003; by Louisville, 2005 • Two Teams: 9, WVU vs. Louisville, 2005 LONGEST TOUCHDOWN RUN FROM SCRIMMAGE

• WVU Individual: 96 by Pat Randolph vs. Northern Illinois, 1986 • Opponent Individual: 84 by Joshua Cribbs of Kent State, 2001 LONGEST NON-TOUCHDOWN RUN FROM SCRIMMAGE

• WVU Individual: 70 by Tavon Austin vs. Marshall, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 86 by Curtis Martin of Pitt, 1993 PASS ATTEMPTS

• WVU Individual: 65 by Geno Smith vs. LSU, 2011 • Opponent Individual: 56 by Jason Martin of Louisiana Tech, 1994 • WVU Team: 65 vs. LSU, 2011 • Opponent Team: 56 by Marshall, 2012; by Louisiana Tech, 1994 • Two Teams: 98, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 PASS COMPLETIONS

• WVU Individual: 45 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 38 by Landry Jones of Oklahoma, 2012; by Rakeem Cato of Marshall, 2012 • WVU Team: 45 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Team: 38 by Oklahoma, 2012; by Marshall, 2012 • Two Teams: 74, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 PASSING YARDS

• WVU Individual: 656 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 581 by Nick Florence of Baylor, 2012 • WVU Team: 656 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Team: 581 by Baylor, 2012 • Two Teams: 1,237, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012

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PASS COMPLETION PERCENTAGE

• WVU Team (min. 25 att.): 92.0 (23-25) vs. Kansas, 2012 • WVU Team (min. 40 att.): 88.2 (45-51) vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Team: 88.2 (15‑17) by Virginia Tech, 2005 • Two Teams (min. 40 att.): 83.8 (26-31), WVU vs. Virginia Tech, 2005 • Two Teams (min. 75 att.): 75.5 (74-98), WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 INTERCEPTIONS THROWN

KICKED EXTRA POINT ATTEMPTS

• WVU Individual: 10 by Brenden Rauh vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponent Individual: 8 by Greg Cox of Miami, 1986 • WVU Team: 11 vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponent Team: 8 by Miami, 1986 • Two Teams: 12, WVU vs. Connecticut, 2007; WVU vs. Rutgers, 2001; WVU vs. Rutgers, 1995 KICKED EXTRA POINTS MADE

• WVU Individual: 4 by Roger Dietz vs. Syracuse, 1980; Chad Johnston vs. Pitt, 1995 • Opponent Individual: 5 by Paul Anderson of Cincinnati, 1990 • WVU Team: 4 vs. Syracuse, 1980; vs. Syracuse, 1988; vs. Pitt, 1995 • Opponent Team: 5, by Cincinnati, 1990 • Two Teams: 6, WVU vs. Syracuse, 1980; WVU vs. Temple, 1981 PASSING TOUCHDOWNS

• WVU Individual: 8 by Geno Smith vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 6 by Landry Jones of Oklahoma, 2012 • WVU Team: 8 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Team: 6 by Oklahoma, 2012 • Two Teams: 13, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 LONGEST TOUCHDOWN PASS

• WVU Individual: 93 by Rasheed Marshall to Travis Garvin vs. Virginia Tech, 2003 • Opponent Individual: 94 by Trevone Boykin to Josh Boyce of TCU, 2012 LONGEST NON-TOUCHDOWN PASS

• WVU Individual: 68 by Greg Jones to James Jett vs. Boston College, 1990 • Opponent Individual: 78 by Glenn Foley to Mark Chmura of Boston College, 1990 RECEPTIONS

• WVU Individual: 14 by Tavon Austin vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 17 by Terrance Williams of Baylor, 2012 RECEIVING YARDS

• WVU Individual: 303 by Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 314 by Terrance Williams of Baylor, 2012

• WVU Individual: 10 by Tyler Bitancurt vs. Baylor, 2012; by Brenden Rauh vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponent Individual: 9 by Aaron Jones of Baylor, 2012 • WVU Team: 11 vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponent Team: 9 by Baylor, 2012 • Two Teams: 19, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS

• WVU Individual: 5 by Todd Sauerbrun vs. Louisville, 1993 • Opponent Individual: 6 by Massimo Manca of Penn State, 1986 • WVU Team: 5 vs. Maryland, 1986; vs. Louisville, 1993 • Opponent Team: 6 by Penn State, 1986 • Two Teams: 9, vs. Pitt, 2009 FIELD GOALS MADE

• WVU Individual: 4 by Tyler Bitancurt vs. Pitt, 2009; by Tyler Bitancurt vs. Liberty, 2009; by Pat McAfee vs. Rutgers, 2006; by Paul Woodside vs. Maryland, 1982; by Paul Woodside vs. Syracuse, 1982 • Opponent Individual: 4 by Ross Krautman of Syracuse, 2010; by Jeremy Ito of Rutgers, 2006; by Mickey Thomas of Virginia Tech, 1989; Brian Lowe of Boston College, 1986; by Massimo Manca of Penn State, 1986 • WVU Team: 4 vs. Pitt, 2009; vs. Liberty, 2009; vs. Maryland, 1982 • Opponent Team: 4 by Norfolk State, 2011; by Syracuse, 2010; by Rutgers, 2006; by Virginia Tech, 1989; byBoston College, 1986; by Penn State, 1986 • Two Teams: 7, Pitt vs. West Virginia, 2009 LONGEST FIELD GOAL

• WVU: 55 by Paul Woodside vs. Louisville, 1984 • Opponent: 53 by Dave Teggart of Connecticut, 2011; by Patrick Shadle of Syracuse, 2008 PUNT RETURNS

RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS

• WVU Individual: 5 by Stedman Bailey vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 4 by Kenny Stills of Oklahoma, 2012 POINTS SCORED

• WVU Individual: 36 by Steve Slaton vs. Louisville, 2005 • Opponent Individual: 24 by Kenny Stills of Oklahoma, 2012; by Collin Klein of Kansas State, 2012; by Michael • Bush of Louisville, 2005; by Walter Washington of Temple, 2003 • WVU Team: 80 vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponent Team: 58 by Miami, 1986 • Two Teams: 133, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 TOUCHDOWNS

• WVU Individual: 6 by Steve Slaton vs. Louisville, 2005 • Opponent Individual: 4 by Kenny Stills of Oklahoma, 2012; by Collin Klein of Kansas State, 2012; by Michael Bush of Louisville, 2005; by Walter Washington of Temple, 2003 • WVU Team: 11 vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponent Team: 9 by Baylor, 2012 • Two Teams: 19, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 POINTS BY KICK

• WVU Individual: 15 by Tyler Bitancurt vs. Liberty, 2009; by Pat McAfee vs. Rutgers, 2006 • Opponent Individual: 13 by Brian Lowe of Boston College, 1986; by Massimo Manca of Penn State, 1986 • Two Teams: 24, WVU vs. Rutgers, 1999

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• WVU Individual: 9 by Mike Baker vs. Eastern Michigan, 1993 • Opponent Individual: 8 by Steve Suter of Maryland, 2002 • WVU Team: 10 vs. Eastern Michigan, 1993 • Opponent Team: 8 by Maryland, 2002 • Two Teams: 12, WVU vs. Eastern Michigan, 1993 PUNT RETURN YARDAGE

• WVU Individual: 168 by Nate Terry vs. Rutgers, 1997 • Opponent Individual: 142 by Steve Suter of Maryland, 2002 • WVU Team: 168 vs. Rutgers, 1997 • Opponent Team: 142 by Maryland, 2002 • Two Teams: 195, WVU vs. Rutgers, 1997 TOUCHDOWNS ON PUNT RETURNS

• WVU Individual: 1 by Tavon Austin (76 yards) vs. TCU, 2012; by Antonio Lewis (76 yards) vs. East Carolina,2005; by Adam Jones (76 yards) vs. East Carolina, 2004; by Lance Frazier (64 yards) vs. Temple, 2003; by Antonio Brown (80 yards) vs. Rutgers, 1999; by David Carter (14 yard return of blocked punt) vs.Maryland, 1998; by Gary Thompkins (28 yard return of blocked punt) vs. Marshall, 1997; by RodneyAllen (2 yards) vs. Miami, 1994; by Cam Zopp (fumble recovery in end zone) vs. Louisville, 1984; by Willie Drewrey (65 yards) vs. Colorado State,1981; Fulton Walker (77 yards) vs. Richmond, 1980 • Opponent Individual: 1 by Andre Booker (87 yards) of Marshall, 2011; Will Blackmon (71 yards) of BostonCollege, 2004; by DeJuan Tribble (41 yards) of Boston College, 2004; by Steve Suter (80 yards) of Maryland, 2002; by Joey Getherall (73 yards)


• WVU Individual: 80 (TD) by Antonio Brown vs. Rutgers, 1999 • Opponent Individual: 97 (TD) by Derrek Batson of East Carolina, 1992 KICKOFF RETURNS

• WVU Individual: 8 by Tavon Austin vs. Oklahoma, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 7 by Boo Boo Gates of Bowling Green, 2011; by Nathan Jones of Rutgers, 2001; byGary Brown of Penn State, 1988; by Bren Lowrey of Maryland, 1988; • WVU Team: 9 vs. Oklahoma, 2012; vs. Miami, 1986 • Opponent Team: 10 by Bowling Green, 2011; by Connecticut, 2007; by Rutgers, 1995; by Rutgers, 2001 • Two Teams: 15, WVU vs. Oklahoma, 2012 KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE

• WVU Individual: 199 by Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State, 2012 • Opponent Individual: 202 by Mike Pringle of Cal State Fullerton, 1988 • WVU Team: 235 vs. Kansas State, 2012 • Opponent Team: 258 by Bowling Green, 2011 • Two Teams: 397, WVU vs. Louisville, 1993 TOUCHDOWNS ON KICKOFF RETURNS

• WVU Individual: 1 by Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State (100 yards), 2012; vs. Marshall (100 yards), 2011; (98 yards) vs. Connecticut, 2009; by Shawn Terry (100 yards) vs. Syracuse, 2000; by Nate Terry (81yards) vs. Temple, 1999; by Nate Terry (100 yards) vs. Temple, 1997; by Nate Terry (100 yards) vs. East Carolina, 1997; by Willie Drewrey (93 yards) vs. Syracuse, 1984 • Opponent Individual: 1 by Morris Claiborne (99 yards) of LSU, 2011; by Mardy Gilyard (100 yards) of Cincinnati, 2008; by Curt Warner (88 yards) of Penn State, 1980; by Jesse Williams (94 yards) of Richmond, 1980 • WVU Team: 1 vs. Kansas State, 2012; Marshall, 2011; Connecticut, 2009; vs. Maryland, 2006; vs. Syracuse, 2000; vs. Temple, 1999; vs. Temple, 1997; vs. East Carolina, 1997; vs. Syracuse, 1980 • Opponent Team: 1 by LSU, 2011; by Cincinnati, 2008; by Richmond, 1980; by Penn State, 1980 • Two Teams: 1, 12 times; most recent WVU vs. Kansas State, 2012 LONGEST KICKOFF RETURN

• WVU: 100 by Tavon Austin vs. Kansas State, 2012; vs. Marshall, 2011; by Nate Terry vs. East Carolina, 1997; • by Nate Terry vs. Temple, 1997; by Shawn Terry vs. Syracuse, 2000 • Opponent: 100 (TD) by Mardy Gilyard of Cincinnati, 2008 PUNTS

• WVU Individual: 10 by Mark Fazzolari vs. Virginia Tech, 2001; by Jody McKown vs. Pitt, 1981; by CurtCarion vs. Penn State, 1980 • Opponent Individual: 11 by Robert Ralston of Western Michigan, 1996; by Brad Maynard of Ball State, 1994; by Wes Garner of Eastern Michigan, 1993; by Jeff Jones of Cincinnati, 1989; by Gary Liska of Rutgers, 1983 • WVU Team: 11 vs. Idaho, 2000 • Opponent Team: 11 by Western Michigan, 1996; by Ball State, 1994; by Eastern Michigan, 1993; by Cincinnati, 1989; by Rutgers, 1983 • Two Teams: 20, WVU vs. Cincinnati, 2003; WVU vs. Pitt, 1981 PUNT AVERAGE

• WVU Individual: 54.3 (7-380) by Todd Sauerbrun vs. Maryland, 1994 • Opponent Individual: 54.0 (3-162) by Dave Zastudil of Ohio, 2001 • WVU Team: 54.3 (7-380) vs. Maryland, 1994 • Opponent Team: 54.0 (3‑162) by Ohio, 2001 • Two Teams: 49.5 (7-347), WVU vs. Ohio, 2001

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• WVU Individual: 78 by Mark Fazzolari vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 • Opponent Individual: 84 by Klaus Wilmsmeyer of Louisville, 1990 MOST INTERCEPTIONS

• WVU Individual: 3 by Vann Washington vs. Louisiana Tech, 1994; by Darrell Whitmore vs. Cincinnati, 1990 • Opponent Individual: 2 by many players, most recent Doug Hogue of Syracuse, 2010 LONGEST TOUCHDOWN INTERCEPTION RETURN

• WVU Individual: 97 by Vann Washington vs. Louisiana Tech, 1994 • Opponent Individual: 85 by Scott Radecic of Penn State, 1982

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• WVU Individual: 83 by Barrett Green vs. Rutgers, 1997 • Opponent Individual: 73 by Curtis Wyatt of East Carolina, 1982 LONGEST FUMBLE RECOVERY RETURN

• WVU Individual: 97 (TD) by Mike Collins vs. Missouri, 1993 • Opponent Individual: 97 (TD) by Ernie Lewis of East Carolina, 1992 FUMBLES

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Auburn 2008 2008 34-17 1-0 Ball State 1989 1994 16-14 2-0 Baylor 2012 2012 70-63 1-0 Boston College 1982 2004 17-36 9-2-1 Bowling Green 1988 2011 55-10 3-0 Cal State Fullerton 1988 1988 45-10 1-0 Cincinnati 1987 2010 37-10 5-2 Coastal Carolina 2010 2010 31-0 1-0 Colorado 2009 2009 35-24 1-0 Colorado State 1981 1981 49-3 1-0 Connecticut 2005 2011 43-16 4-0 Duke 1985 1985 20-18 1-0 East Carolina 1981 2009 35-20 12-0 Eastern Michigan 1993 1993 48-6 1-0 Eastern Washington 2006 2006 52-3 1-0 Idaho 2000 2000 28-16 1-0 James Madison 2004 2004 45-10 1-0 Kansas 2012 2012 59-10 1-0 Kansas State 2012 2012 14-55 0-1 Kent State 1990 2001 34-14 3-0 Liberty 2009 2009 33-20 1-0 Louisiana Tech 1992 1994 52-16 2-0 Louisville 1984 2011 35-38 6-2 LSU 2011 2011 21-47 0-1 Marshall 1997 2012 69-34 6-0 Maryland 1980 2011 31-21 10-6 Miami. 1986 2002 23-40 1-6 Miami, Ohio 1992 1999 43-27 1-0-1 Mississippi State 2007 2007 38-13 1-0 Missouri 1993 1993 35-3 1-0 Navy 1999 1999 28-31 0-1 Norfolk State 2011 2011 55-12 1-0 Northern Illinois 1986 1986 47-14 1-0 Notre Dame 2000 2000 28-42 0-1 Ohio 1983 2001 20-3 4-0 Ohio State 1998 1998 17-34 0-1 Oklahoma 2012 2012 50-49 0-1 Pacific 1983 1983 48-7 1-0 Penn State 1980 1992 26-40 2-5 Pitt 1981 2011 21-20 8-6-2 Purdue 1995 1995 24-26 0-1 Richmond 1980 1982 43-10 2-0 Rutgers 1981 2010 35-10 14-0 South Carolina 1989 1991 21-16 2-0 Syracuse 1980 2010 14-19 9-7 TCU 2012 2012 39-38 (2OT) 0-1 Temple 1981 2004 42-21 9-1 Tenn-Chattanooga 2002 2002 56-7 1-0 Tulsa 1998 1998 44-21 1-0 UCF 2003 2003 36-18 1-0 UNLV 2010 2010 49-10 1-0 USF 2006 2010 20-6 2-1 Villanova 2008 2008 48-21 1-0 Virginia 1980 1984 7-27 1-1 Virginia Tech 1981 2005 17-34 7-6 Western Michigan 1996 2007 62-24 2-0 Wisconsin 2003 2003 17-24 0-1 Wofford 2005 2005 35-7 1-0

• WVU Individual: 437 by Mark Fazzolari vs. Virginia Tech, 2001 • Opponent Individual: 506 by Brad Maynard of Ball State, 1994 • WVU Team: 448 vs. Idaho, 2000 • Opponent Team: 506 by Ball State, 1994 • Two Teams: 857, WVU vs. Ball State, 1994

• WVU: 8 vs. Penn State, 1980 • Opponents: 7 by Tulsa, 1998; Cincinnati, 2003 • Two Teams: 12, WVU vs. Syracuse, 1990 FUMBLES LOST

• WVU: 5 vs. Syracuse, 1990; vs. Miami, Ohio, 1992 • Opponents: 5 by Cincinnati, 2003 • Two Teams: 8, WVU vs. Cincinnati, 2003 TURNOVERS

• WVU: 7 vs. Syracuse, 1990 • Opponents: 8, by Rutgers, 2001 • Two Teams: 10, WVU vs. Cincinnati, 2003; Cincinnati, 1990 PENALTIES

• WVU: 16 vs. Rutgers, 2001 • Opponents: 19 by Norfolk State, 2011 • Two Teams: 28, WVU vs. Miami, 1994

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• WVU: 158 vs. Temple, 1983 • Opponents: 177 by Norfolk State, 2011 • Two Teams: 262, WVU vs. Norfolk State, 2011

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of Notre Dame; by Deon Maddox (72 yards) of Syracuse, 1996; by Nathaniel Brooks (20 yard return of blocked punt) of Miami, 1996; by Derrek Batson (97 yards) of East Carolina, 1992; by Marshall Roberts (63 yards) of Rutgers, 1989 • WVU Team: 1, 10 times; most recent vs. TCU, 2012 • Opponent Team: 2, by Boston College, 2004 • Two Teams: 2, WVU vs. Boston College, 2004

FIRST DOWNS

• WVU: 33 vs. Baylor, 2012 • Opponents: 34 by Baylor, 2012 • Two Teams: 67, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 FIRST DOWNS RUSHING

• WVU: 22 vs. Cincinnati, 1987; vs. East Carolina, 2002 • Opponents: 23 by Navy, 1999 • Two Teams: 48, WVU vs. Cincinnati, 1987 FIRST DOWNS PASSING

• WVU: 23 vs. LSU, 2011 • Opponents: 24 by Oklahoma, 2012 • Two Teams: 41, WVU vs. Baylor, 2012 FIRST DOWNS BY PENALTY

• WVU: 8 vs. Norfolk State, 2011 • Opponents: 5 by Louisville, 2007; by Boston College, 1996; by Penn State, 1986; by Temple, 1983 • Two Teams: 9, WVU vs. Norfolk State, 2011

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YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS YEAR W-L-T COACH 2012 7-6-0 Dana Holgorsen 2011 10-3-0 Dana Holgorsen 2010 9-4-0 Bill Stewart 2009 9-4-0 Bill Stewart 2008 9-4-0 Bill Stewart 2007 1-0-0 Bill Stewart 2007 10-2-0 Rich Rodriguez 2006 11-2-0 Rich Rodriguez 2005 11-1-0 Rich Rodriguez 2004 8-4-0 Rich Rodriguez 2003 8-5-0 Rich Rodriguez 2002 9-4-0 Rich Rodriguez 2001 3-8-0 Rich Rodriguez 2000 7-5-0 Don Nehlen 1999 4-7-0 Don Nehlen 1998 8-4-0 Don Nehlen 1997 7-5-0 Don Nehlen

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CAPTAINS WVU Tavon Austin, 513 Jeff Braun, Terence Garvin, Shaq Rowell Don Barclay, 489 Najee Goode, Geno Smith, Keith Tandy Noel Devine 327 Chris Neild, Jock Sanders, J.T. Thomas Jarrett Brown, 340 Reed Williams Tito Gonzales, 319 Mortty Ivy, Pat McAfee, Ryan Stancheck, Pat White Keilen Dykes, 48 Marc Magro, Owen Schmitt, Vaughn Rivers Keilen Dykes, 467 Marc Magro, Owen Schmitt, Vaughn Rivers Jay Henry, 505 Tim Lindsey, Brandon Myles, Dan Mozes Jahmile Addae, 385 Ernest Hunter, Garin Justice, Mike Lorello Adam Lehnortt, 361 Ben Lynch, Rasheed Marshall, Jerry White Lance Frazier, 376 Brian King, Grant Wiley, Quincy Wilson Avon Cobourne, 396 James Davis, Lance Nimmo, David Upchurch Avon Cobourne, 235 Kyle Kayden, Brad Knell, Brenden Rauh Chris Edmonds, 356 Khori Ivy, Kyle Kayden, Tanner Russell Anthony Becht, 292 Marc Bulger, Barrett Green Shawn Foreman, 410 Bryan Pukenas, Gary Stills, John Thornton Shawn Foreman, 360 Henry Slay, Leroy White

OPP. 495

YEAR W-L-T COACH 1996 8-4-0 Don Nehlen 1995 5-6-0 Don Nehlen 1994 7-6-0 Don Nehlen 1993 11-1-0 Don Nehlen 1992 5-4-2 Don Nehlen 1991 6-5-0 Don Nehlen 1990 4-7-0 Don Nehlen 1989 8-3-1 Don Nehlen 1988 11-1 Don Nehlen 1987 6‑6‑0 Don Nehlen 1986 4‑7‑0 Don Nehlen 1985 7‑3‑1 Don Nehlen 1984 8‑4‑0 Don Nehlen 1983 9‑3‑0 Don Nehlen 1982 9‑3‑0 Don Nehlen 1981 9‑3‑0 Don Nehlen 1980 6‑6‑0 Don Nehlen 1979 5‑6‑0 Frank Cignetti 1978 2‑9‑0 Frank Cignetti 1977 5‑6‑0 Frank Cignetti 1976 5‑6‑0 Frank Cignetti 1975 9‑3‑0 Bobby Bowden

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CAPTAINS Charles Emanuel, Chad Johnston Aaron Beasley, Buddy Hager, Rob Keys, Lovett Purnell Tom Robsock, Matt Taffoni Rich Braham, Tim Brown, Mike Collins Mike Compton, Rick Dolly, Boris Graham, Lorenzo Styles Steve Grant, John Ray Jim Gray, Rico Tyler, Sam Wilson, Dale Wolfley Chris Haering, Adrian Moss, Renaldo Turnbull Kevin Koken, Bo Orlando, Robert Pickett, John Stroia Brad Hunt, Harvey Smith John Holifield, Jeff Lucas Brian Jozwiak, Van Richardson, Fred Smalls Tom Bowman, Dave Preston, Ron Wolfley Jeff Hostetler, Dave Oblak Mark Raugh, Darryl Talley Oliver Luck, Calvin Turner Gordon Gordon, Fulton Walker Rich Dugan, Jim Himic, Jerry Holmes, Al Pisula Steve Lewis, Jeff Macerelli Wayne Gatewood Tom Pridemore Ken Culbertson, Steve Earley, Johnny Schell Jack Eastwood, Arthur Owens, David Van Halanger

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