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SPRING PROSPECTUS

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CONTENTS Spring Outlook.......................... 2 Spring Position Breakdown..... 7 Alphabetical Roster.................. 8 2018 Signing Class................... 9 Coach Dana Holgorsen.......... 12 Coaching Staff........................ 15 Player Profiles......................... 16 2017 Statistics......................... 38

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS

Office Phone: 304-293-2821 Press Box Phone: 304-293-3799 Fax: 304-293-4105 Official Web Site: WVUsports.com Director of Football Communications (Primary Contact): Mike Montoro E-Mail: mike.montoro@mail.wvu.edu Cell Phone: 304-276-2605 Senior Associate AD/Communications: Michael Fragale E-Mail: michael.fragale@mail.wvu.edu Cell: 304-216-3834 Mailing Address: Sports Communications Office West Virginia University PO Box 877 Morgantown, WV 26507-0877 Overnight Mailing Address: Sports Communications Office West Virginia University 217 Coliseum 3450 Monongahela Blvd. Morgantown, WV 26505 Alternative Information Site: www.collegepressbox.com

HISTORY

First Year of Football: 1891 Seasons Played: 125 All-Time Record: 744-491-45 (.599) All-Time Bowl Record: 15-21 (.417) Last Postseason Appearance: 2017 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl Result: Lost 30-14 to Utah

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach: Dana Holgorsen (Iowa Wesleyan, ’93) Record at School: 53-37 (7 years) Career Record: 53-37 (7 years) Football Office Phone: (304) 293-4194 Best Time/Day to Reach Coach: Contact Director of Football Communications

Assistant Coaches Tony Gibson (Glenville State, ’94) – Associate Head Coach/ Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Jake Spavital (Missouri State, ’08) – Offensive Coordinator/ Quarterbacks Doug Belk (Carson-Newman, ’10) - Cornerbacks Marquel Blackwell (South Florida, ’02) – Running Backs Matt Caponi (Mount Union, ’05) – Safeties Tyron Carrier (Houston, ’11) – Receivers Dan Gerberry (Ball State, ’09) – Tight Ends/Fullbacks Mark Scott (Hillsdale, ’07) – Linebackers/Special Teams Bruce Tall (Ohio Wesleyan, ’82) – Defensive Line Joe Wickline (Florida, ’83) – O ensive Line

Coaching StaFf Casey Vance (West Virginia, ’11) – Defensive Analyst Rick Bowie (Dickinson College, ’16) – Offensive Graduate Assistant Patrick Doherty (Franklin College, ’12) – Offensive Graduate Assistant Tyler Orlosky (West Virginia, ’16) – Offensive Graduate Assistant Cory Heflin (West Virginia, ’12) – Defensive Graduate Assistant Julian Miller (West Virginia, ’11) – Defensive Graduate Assistant Mike Molinari (West Virginia, ’14) – Special Teams Graduate Assistant

Administrative Staff

Alex Hammond (Texas, ’04) – Associate Athletic Director/ Football Ryan Dorchester (West Virginia, ’08) – Director of Player Personnel Robert Glowacky (West Virginia, ’13) – Director of Football Operations Zac Motley (Stephen F. Austin, ’12) – Recruiting Coordinator Casey Smithson (West Virginia, ’11) – Recruiting Coordinator Doug Cross (Miami, Ohio, ’10) – Multimedia Specialist Dan Nehlen (West Virginia, ’85) – Equipment Manager Aaron Malik (West Virginia, ’07) – Assistant Equipment Manager

Academic Staff

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Brittney O’Dell (Florida State, ’08) – Associate Director of Student-Athlete Development Zach Seger (West Virginia ‘14) – Academic Counselor Patty Harman (West Virginia, ’81) – Assistant Learning Specialist

Strength and Conditioning Staff

Mike Joseph (Fairmont State, ’99) – Director of Strength and Conditioning Darl Bauer (Hillsdale, ’08) – Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning Alex Mitchell (Ohio, ’12) – Strength and Conditioning Coach Chad Snodgrass (West Virginia, ’11) – Strength and Conditioning Coach

Sports Medicine Staff

Dr. A.J. Monseau (West Virginia, ’07) – Medical Director/Head Team Physician Dave Kerns (Penn State, ’83) – Head Football Athletic Trainer Vince Blankenship (Georgia, ’09) – Assistant Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist Chris Schultheiss (James Madison, ’98) – Assistant Athletic Trainer

TEAM INFORMATION

2017 Record: 7-6 Conference Record/Finish: 5-4/T-4 Basic Offense: Spread Basic Defense: 3-3 Stack Lettermen Returning: 40/14O/19D/7ST Lettermen Lost: 21 (6O/13D/2 ST) Starters Returning: 20 (7O/6D/7ST) Starters Lost: 10 (4O/5D/1ST)

LETTERMEN RETURNING (40)

Offense (14) Yodny Cajuste (OL), Will Grier (QB), Isaiah Hardy (OL), Gary Jennings Jr. (WR), Matt Jones (OL), Colton McKivitz (OL), Kennedy McKoy (RB), Martell Pettaway (RB), Reggie Roberson Jr. (WR), David Sills V (WR), Josh Sills (OL), Marcus Simms (WR), Trevon Wesco (TE/FB), Kelby Wickline (OL) Defense (19) Dravon Askew-Henry (S), Toyous Avery (S), Hakeem Bailey (CB), Reese Donahue (DL), Brendan Ferns (LB), Adam Hensley (LB), Osman Kamara (S), David Long (LB), Jake Long (CB), Sean Mahone (CB), Lamonte McDougle (DL), Derrek Pitts Jr. (CB), Quondarius Qualls (LB), Kenny Robinson (S), Ezekiel Rose (DL), JoVanni Stewart (S), Darius Stills (DL), Dylan Tonkery (LB), Stone Wolfley (DL) Specialists (7) Evan Staley (K/KO), Gary Jennings (KOR), Billy Kinney (P/H), Marcus Simms (PR/KOR)

LETTERMEN LOST (21)

Offense (6) Kyle Bosch (OL), Chris Chugunov (QB), Justin Crawford (RB), Grant Lingafelter (OL), Ka’Raun White (WR), Elijah Wellman (TE/FB) Defense (13) Al-Rasheed Benton (LB), Elijah Battle (CB), Hodari Christian II (LB), Shane Commodore (S), Mike Daniels Jr. (CB), Jaleel Fields (DL), Marvin Gross Jr. (S), Jon Lewis (DL), Xavier Pegues (DL), Xavier Preston (LB), Adam Shuler II (DL), Kyzir White (S), Corey Winfield (CB) Specialists (2) Mike Molina (K), Nick Meadows (LS)

RETURNING STARTING EXPERIENCE

Offense (111) Yodny Cajuste (OL/19), Will Grier (QB/16), Gary Jennings Jr. (WR/14), Matt Jones (OL/13), Colton McKivitz (OL/23), Kennedy McKoy (RB/3), David Sills V (WR/14), Josh Sills (OL/9) Defense (101) Dravon Askew-Henry (S/39), Toyous Avery (S/6), Hakeem Bailey (CB/3), Reese Donahue (DL/13), David Long (LB/19), Lamonte McDougle (DL/9), Kenny Robinson (CB-S/8), Ezekiel Rose (DL/3), JoVanni Stewart (S/1) Specialists (91) Gary Jennings Jr. (KOR/39), Billy Kinney (P-H/26), Evan Staley (K-KO/13), Marcus Simms (PR-KOR/13),

LOST STARTING EXPERIENCE

Offense (112) Kyle Bosch (OL/40), Chris Chugunov (QB/2), Justin Crawford (RB/16), Grant Lingafelter (OL/6), Elijah Wellman (TE-FB/22), Ka’Raun White (WR/26) Defense (101) Elijah Battle (CB/10), Al-Rasheed Benton (LB/27), Mike Daniels Jr. (CB/13), Marvin Gross Jr. (S/3), Xavier Pegues (DL/4), Xavier Preston (LB/8), Adam Shuler II (DL/11), Kyzir White (S/25) Specialists (54) Mike Molina (K/25), Nick Meadows (LS/29)

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For more information on the West Virginia Mountaineers, contact Director of Football Communications, Mike Montoro or Senior Associate AD/Communications Michael Fragale.

Name of School: West Virginia University City: Morgantown, W.Va. Founded: 1867 Enrollment: 31,287 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 Conference: Big 12 President: Dr. E. Gordon Gee (Utah, ’68) Director of Athletics: Shane Lyons (West Virginia, ’87) Official Web Site: WVUsports.com

2018 QUICK FACTS

GENERAL


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spring outlook

OFFENSE

QUARTERBACKS

Lettermen Returning (1): Will Grier (r-Sr.) Non-Lettermen Returning (1): Jack Allison (r-So.) Additions (1): Trey Lowe (Fr.) Lettermen Lost (1): Chris Chugunov (r-Jr.) Starts Returning: Grier (11) Starts Lost: Chugunov (2) • Grier (6-2, 215), the 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, is one of the top returning players in the nation … before he sustained a season-ending hand injury midway through the first quarter against Texas, he completed 250-of-388 passes for 3,490 yards and 34 touchdowns, one of the best season passing performances in WVU history … also ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns … finished with 300 or more yards in nine games and threw for multiple touchdowns in 10 games, including back-to-back five touchdown performances against Texas Tech and Baylor • Allison (6-6, 200) sat out in 2017 after transferring from Miami … redshirted as a freshman … selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game after his final season at Palmetto High in Florida … threw for more than 1,400 yards and 11 touchdowns • Lowe (6-2, 210) joined the team in January after leaving Bolivar High setting the career passing mark with 5,568 yards and 53 touchdowns, as well as rushing for 25 touchdowns

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RUNNING BACKS

Lettermen Returning (2): Kennedy McKoy (Jr.), Martell Pettaway (Jr.) Non-Lettermen Returning (3): Brady Watson (r-Jr.), Lorenzo Dorr (r-So.), T.J. Kpan (r-Fr.), Alec Sinkfield (r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (1): Justin Crawford Starts Returning: McKoy (1) Starts Lost: Crawford (12) • Marquel Blackwell comes to Morgantown as the running backs coach after serving as the running backs coach at Toledo (2016-17) … coached two straight years of 1,000-yard rushers … also coached at USF, Western Kentucky and Florida

• The Mountaineers return their second and thirdleading rushers, McKoy (6-0, 205) with 596 yards and tying with a team-high seven touchdowns and Pettaway (5-9, 209) with 149 yards and two touchdowns • Sinkfield (5-9, 184) redshirted as a freshman in 2017 and looks to move into the running back rotation this spring

• WVU has to replace Crawford, an All-Big 12 Second Team selection, who finished with 1,061 yards and seven touchdowns and had eight catches for 38 yards and a touchdown

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FULLBACKS

Lettermen Returning (0) Non-Lettermen Returning (2): Elijah Drummond (r-So.), Joseph Turner (r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (1): Elijah Wellman Additions (1): Logan Thimons (r-So.) Starts Returning (0) Starts Lost: Elijah Wellman (22) • Thimons (6-0, 232) is moving from linebacker to fullback; Drummond (6-0, 237) played in four games and Turner (6-0, 232) redshirted

• WVU has to replace Wellman, who was the team’s starting fullback the past three years … the All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection played in 51 games and started 25 and saw action on more than 500 snaps in 2017

TIGHT ENDS

Lettermen Returning (1): Trevon Wesco (r-Sr.) Non-Lettermen Returning (2): Matt Bejzak (r-So.), Jovanni Haskins (r-So.) Lettermen Lost (0) Additions (1): Jesse Beal (Fr.) Starts Returning (0) Starts Lost (0) • Wesco (6-4, 270) has played in 23 games … last year, he finished with one catch for one yard and caught a two-point conversion • Haskins (6-4, 238) sat out in 2017 after transferring from Miami … he redshirted as a freshman


WIDE RECEIVERS

Lettermen Returning (4): Gary Jennings Jr. (Sr.), David Sills V (Sr.), Marcus Simms (Jr.), Reggie Roberson Jr. (So.) Non-Lettermen Returning (7): William Crest Jr. (r-Sr.), Dominique Maiden (Sr.), Druw Bowen (r-So.), T.J. Simmons (r-So.), Tevin Bush (So.), Anthony Delpercio (rFr.), Chase Riley (r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (1): Ka’Raun White Starts Returning: Jennings (14), Sills V (14) Starts Lost: White (26)

• Sills V (6-4, 204) returns for his final year after being a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award in 2017 … earned a spot on 10 All-America teams and was a unanimous All-Big 12 First Team honoree … he tied for the national lead in receiving touchdowns (18) and finished with 60 receptions for 980 yards … finished with four 100-yard receiving performances, including a career-best 153 yards against East Carolina and nine receptions against Virginia Tech … he finished with multiple touchdowns in seven games, including three scores in three games (ECU, Texas Tech and Baylor) MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• Jennings Jr. (6-1, 214) returns for his senior season after earning All-Big 12 Second Team honors in 2017 … he was No. 4 nationally in receptions and No. 18 in receiving yards (1,096) and had a touchdown … finished with 100 or more yards in four games, including a season-best 189 yards and 13 catches against Virginia Tech … had 10 or more catches in four games • Simms (6-0, 193) played in 12 games and was the fourth-leading receiver with 35 catches for 663 and five touchdowns … had a seasonbest six catches against Texas Tech, 91 yards against East Carolina and two touchdowns against Delaware State • Roberson Jr. (5-11, 192) played in 12 games and finished with six receptions for 30 yards and a touchdown

• Bush (5-6, 163) saw action at running back for nine games as a freshman and is making the transition to receiver this spring • Simmons (6-2, 198) redshirted last year after transferring from Alabama … he played in 12 games as a freshman

• White’s production will have to be replaced as he was the Mountaineers’ second-leading receiver with 61 catches for 1,004 yards and 12 touchdowns

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OFFENSIVE LINE

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Lettermen Returning (6): Yodny Cajuste (T/r-Sr.), Isaiah Hardy (G/Sr.), Colton McKivitz (T/r-Jr.), Kelby Wickline (T/r-Jr.), Matt Jones (C/r-So.), Josh Sills (G/r-So.) Non-Lettermen Returning (7): Chase Behrndt (G/r-So.), Jacob Buccigrossi (C/r-So.), Zach Davis (G/r-So.), Nate Green (T/r-So.), Eric Sjostedt (T/r-Fr.), Tyler Thurmond (T/r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (2): Kyle Bosch (RG), Grant Lingafelter (RG) Additions: Briason Mays (C/Fr.), Blaine Scott (G/Fr.) Starts Returning: McKivitz (23), Cajuste (19), Jones (13), Sills (9), Wickline (1) Starts Lost: Bosch (40), Lingafelter (6)

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• Last year’s line ranked No. 8 nationally in fewest tackles for loss allowed and No. 25 in fewest sacks allowed

• Paved the way for the offense to average 309.3 passing yards, No. 13 nationally, 459.6 yards of total offense, ranking No. 20 and 34.5 points per game, No. 22 • Led the way for 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford, the third consecutive season the Mountaineers have had a 1,000-yard rusher, a 3,000-yard passer and two 1,000-yard receivers • Have to replace starters Bosch and Lingafelter, who split time at guard positions

• Cajuste (6-5, 318) is slated to start the spring at left tackle where he has played 20 games and started 19 … saw action on 836 offensive plays in 2017

• McKivitz (6-7, 306) is back for his third year at right tackle where he has played in 26 games and started 23 … used on 921 offensive plays last year

• Sills (6-6, 326) is slated to battle for the starting job at left guard … he played in 13 career games and started six at guard … saw action on 681 offensive plays in 2017 • Hardy (6-6, 335) is getting the early nod at right guard … he played in 12 games as a junior in 2017 and saw limited time on the line

• At center, Jones (6-3, 325) started all 13 games as a redshirt sophomore in 2017 … saw action on 981 offensive plays last year • Wickline (6-4, 298) adds experienced depth at tackle and Behrndt (6-4, 306) has limited experience at guard


DEFENSE DEFENSIVE LINE

Lettermen Returning (5): Ezekiel Rose (Sr.), Reese Donahue (Jr.), Lamonte McDougle (So.), Darius Stills (So.), Stone Wolfley (Jr.) Non-Lettermen Returning (5): Brenon Thrift (r-Sr.), Jeffery Pooler Jr. (r-So.), Connor Barwis (r-Fr.), Daniel Buchanan (r-Fr.), Sam Cookman (r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (3): Jaleel Fields, Jon Lewis, Adam Shuler II Additions (0) Starts Returning: Donahue (13), McDougle (9), Rose (3) Starts Lost: Adam Shuler II (11), Pegues (4) • Two of three starters from a year ago return Donahue (6-4, 271) and McDougle (5-10, 302) … McDougle and Fields (6-1, 300) are out for the spring with injuries

• Donahue (6-4, 271), an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention at end, finished with 40 tackles in 2017, including 21 solo stops, 1.5 sacks, and six tackles for loss

the first three games after sustaining a preseason knee injury … started the remaining nine games at WILL and led the team in tackles for loss (16.5), second in sacks (4) and was third in tackles (76)

• Hensley (6-2, 232) will take Long Jr.’s place for the spring … he played in 13 games last year • Tonkery (6-0, 225) will be moved to MIKE this spring … he played in 13 games and started nine, the first four games at WILL linebacker and the final five games at SAM … he finished with 43 tackles, including 33 unassisted stops, three sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery • Qualls (6-1, 222) will see action at SAM … he played in 12 games and finished with 10 tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss

• Ferns (6-2, 238) is returning at MIKE after missing the final nine games in 2017 with a shoulder injury … he had 10 tackles, including seven solo stops

• WVU will have to replace leading tackler AlRasheed Benton at MIKE … he finished with 110 tackles, three sacks, 13.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, four pass breakups and a forced fumble … Preston also will have to replaced as he started eight games and finished with 27 tackles, two sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery

Lettermen Returning (4): Hakeem Bailey (rJr.), Jake Long (r-So.), Sean Mahone (r-So.), Derrek Pitts Jr. (So.) Non-lettermen Returning (1): Kevin Williams (r-Jr.) Lettermen Lost (3): Elijah Battle, Mike Daniels, Corey Winfield Additions (1): Keith Washington (r-Jr.) Starts Returning: Robinson (3), Bailey (2) Starts Lost: Mike Daniels (13), Elijah Battle (10) • The cornerback position has to replace both starters and build depth … gone are Daniels, who started all 13 games in 2017 and Battle, who started the final eight games • Bailey (6-0, 192) played in 11 games and started three as a redshirt sophomore in 2017 … he finished with 35 tackles, including 32 solo stops, two tackles for loss and six pass breakups • Pitts Jr. (6-0, 182) is being moved from safety to cornerback … he played in 10 games as a true freshman last season and finished with nine tackles, including seven unassisted

• Washington (6-0, 173) enrolled in January … lettered at Michigan in 2016 and played at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, Mississippi last season … he played in nine games and finished with 20 tackles, including 14 unassisted tackles, two interceptions, five pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery

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• McDougle, a Freshman All-American by ESPN. com, played in 13 games and started nine as a true freshman at nose tackle, registering 23 tackles, including 15 unassisted tackles, two sacks, four tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery

CORNERBACKS

• Rose (6-2, 274) played in 13 games and started three at end job… will compete for starting defensive end this spring … finished with 23 tackles, including 19 solo tackles, 4.5 sacks, an interception, two pass breakups and a forced fumble

• Stills (6-1, 288) played in nine games in 2017… Wolfley (6-4, 262) saw action in 13 games and Pooler (6-2, 272) played in five games and will compete for increased time at the end positions

LINEBACKERS

Lettermen Returning (5): Quondarius Qualls (Sr.), David Long Jr. (r-Jr.), Adam Hensley (Jr.), Brendan Ferns (r-So), Dylan Tonkery (So.) Non-lettermen Returning (6): Shea Campbell (r-Jr.), Zach Sandwisch (r-So.), Luke Williams (r-So.), Jake Abbott (r-Fr.), Henry Cook (r-Fr.), Exree Loe (r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (3): Al-Rasheed Benton (rSr.), Hodari Christian II (r-Sr.), Xavier Preston (Sr.) Additions (2): Charlie Benton (r-So.), Josh Chandler (Fr.) Starts Returning: Long (19), Tonkery (9) Starts Lost: Al-Rasheed Benton (27), Xavier Preston (8) • Long Jr. (6-0, 225) will miss the spring with an injury … In 2017, he earned ProFootballFocus All-American Second Team honors and an All-Big 12 First-Team selection by ESPN.com … missed

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SAFETIES

Lettermen Returning (6): Dravon Askew-Henry (r-Sr.), Toyous Avery (r-Sr.), Deamonte Lindsay (r-Jr.), JoVanni Stewart (Jr.), Osman Kamara (r-So.), Kenny Robinson (So.) Non-lettermen Returning (5): Dante Bonamico (r-So.), E.J. Brown (r-Fr.), Ricky Johns (r-Fr.), Rashon Lusane (r-Fr.), Collin Smith (r-Fr.) Lettermen Lost (2): Marvin Gross Jr., Kyzir White Additions (1): Josh Norwood (r-Jr.) Starts Returning: Askew-Henry (39), Avery (6), Robinson (5), Stewart (1) Starts Lost: White (25), Gross Jr. (3) • White will need to be replaced this spring … the honorable mention All-American and All-Big 12 Second Team honoree finished his career with 25 starts and was the team’s second-leading tackler last year with 94 stops, including 66 solo stops, one sack, 7.5 tackles for loss, a team-tying three interceptions, four pass breakups and two forced fumbles

SPECIAL TEAMS

Lettermen Returning (4): Billy Kinney (P-H/r-Sr.), Gary Jennings Jr. (KOR/Sr.), Marcus Simms (KR-PR/Jr.), Evan Staley (K-KO/r-So.) Non-lettermen Returning (3): Luke Hogan (P/r-Fr.), Kyle Poland (LS/r-So.), Rex Sunahara (LS/r-Jr.) Lettermen Lost (2): Nick Meadows (LS), Mike Molina (K) Additions (2): Skyler Simcox (K/r-Jr.), Sam Trapuzzano (K/r-So.)

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• Kinney (6-4, 218) was No. 4 in the Big 12 in punting, averaging 40.9 yards per punt … had a long of 58 yards, placed 22 inside the opponent’s 20-yard line, had nine of 50 yards or more, four rolled into the end zone for a touchback and 29 were fair caught

• Staley (6-1, 185) returns after handling the kickoff duties for the entire 2017 season and picking up field goal and extra point duties for the final five games … connected on 6-of-7 field goal attempts, including a season-long of 43 yards and hit all 16 of his extra point attempts … had 77 kickoffs, averaged 58.9 yards per kick and had 27 touchbacks • Sunahara (6-6, 238) and Poland (6-2, 232) will battle for the long snapper position

• Simcox (6-0, 188) and Trapuzzano (5-6, 164) will look to challenge for time at either kicker or handling kickoffs … Both enrolled in January

• Askew-Henry (6-0, 200) will be moved to SPUR this spring … has started all three years at free safety before being moved for the final five games of last year to bandit safety … he was the fourth-leading tackler on the squad last year with 57 tackles, including 42 solo stops, 2.5 tackles for loss, an interception and four pass breakups. • Avery (5-11, 205) begins the spring as the starter at bandit … he played in eight games and started five but was sidelined with injury during the year … he finished with 20 tackles, including 14 unassisted tackles, had four pass breakups and assisted on a tackle for loss

• Robinson (6-2, 204) started last year at cornerback and saw action in eight games before being moved to free safety for the final five games … he will be at free safety this spring … he finished with 46 tackles as a true freshman, including 32 unassisted tackles, two tackles for loss, three interceptions and three pass breakups … returned two interceptions for touchdowns against Oklahoma State and Texas

• Stewart (5-8, 197) saw action in 13 games last season at free safety and started one … is being moved to SPUR this spring … he finished with 11 tackles, including 10 solo stops and two tackles for loss

• Norwood (5-10, 180) enrolled in January and will see action at free safety … played a year at Ohio State before transferring and playing at Northwest Mississippi Community College in 2017 … was an all-conference and all-region honoree, finishing third on the team in tackles with 71 … also had five pass breakups, three tackles for loss and an interception

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• Simms (6-0, 193) returned kicks and punts last year, earning All-Big 12 Second Team honors … ranked No. 27 nationally in all-purpose yards (131.4), No. 13 in kickoff returns (23.6) and No. 36 in punt returns (5.8)


Spring Position Breakdown

Offense

Position No. Name WR (X) 8 Marcus Simms 82 Dominique Maiden 29 Chase Riley

Ht. 6-0 6-5 6-0

Wt. Cl. GP GS 193 Jr. 22 0 205 Sr. 5 0 183 r-Fr. 0 0

Hometown Bowie, Md Temecula, Calif. Shinnston, W.Va.

WR (H) 13 David Sills V 6-4 14 Tevin Bush 5-6 27 Anthony Delpercio 5-8

204 163 207

Sr. So. r-Fr.

21 14 9 0 0 0

Wilmington, Del. New Orleans, La. Middletown, Del.

LT

55 Yodny Cajuste 72 Kelby Wickline 54 Eric Sjostedt

6-5 6-4 6-3

318 298 254

r-Sr. 20 19 r-Jr. 13 1 r-Fr. 0 0

Miami, Fla. Stillwater, Okla. Ystad, Sweden

LG

73 Josh Sills 76 Chase Behrndt 66 Adam Stilley

6-6 6-4 6-0

326 r-So. 13 306 r-So. 2 281 r-Fr. 0

9 0 0

Byesville, Ohio Wildwood, Mo. Martinsburg, W.Va. Hubbard, Ohio Pittsburgh, Pa. Bolivar, Tenn.

79 Matt Jones 6-3 78 Jacob Buccigrossi 6-3 Briason Mays 6-3

325 r-Jr. 14 13 301 r-So. 0 0 290 Fr. 0 0

RG

65 Isaiah Hardy Blaine Scott 61 Zach Davis

6-6 6-3 6-2

335 Sr. 12 327 Fr. 0 307 r-So. 0

RT

53 Colton McKivitz 70 Tyler Thurmond 57 Nate Green

6-7 6-4 6-4

306 r-Jr. 26 23 288 r-Fr. 0 0 261 r-So. 0 0

Jacobsburg, Ohio Buford, Ga. Wellsburg, W.Va.

WR (Y)

12 Gary Jennings Jr. 19 Druw Bowen 86 Will Crest Jr.

6-1 6-2 6-1

214 Sr. 39 14 206 r-So. 7 0 214 r-Sr. 21 0

Stafford, Va. Charleston, W.Va. Baltimore, Md.

WR (Z)

9 T.J. Simmons 6-2 198 r-So. 12 10 Reggie Roberson Jr. 5-11 192 So. 12

QB

7 6

Will Grier^ Jack Allison Trey Lowe III

FB

0 Laurel Springs, N.J. 0 West Portsmouth, Ohio 0 St. Marys, W.Va.

0 0

Pinson, Ala. DeSoto, Texas

6-2 6-6 6-2

215 r-Sr. 17 16 200 r-So. 0 0 210 Fr. 0 0

Davidson, N.C. Palmetto, Fla. Collierville, Tenn.

42 Logan Thimmons 34 Elijah Drummond Joseph Turner

6-0 6-0 6-0

232 r-So. 237 r-So. 232 r-Fr.

5 4 0

0 0 0

Sarver, Pa. Bridgeport, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va.

TE

88 Trevon Wesco 84 Jovanni Haskins Jesse Beal 89 Matt Bezjak

6-4 6-4 6-6 6-5

270 r-Sr. 23 238 r-So. 0 254 Fr. 0 255 r-So. 0

0 0 0 0

Martinsburg, W.Va. Bergenfield, N.J. Washington, D.C. Loveland, Ohio

RB

4 32 20 24 35

6-0 5-9 5-9 5-9 5-6 5-8

205 Jr. 25 209 Jr. 16 184 r-Fr. 0 205 r-So. 0 206 r-Jr. 0 180 r-Fr. 0

3 0 0 0 0 0

Lexington, N.C. Detroit, Mich. Delray Beach, Fla Fredericksburg, Va. Ridgeley, W.Va. McMurray, Pa..

Kennedy McKoy Martell Pettaway Alec Sinkfield Lorenzo Dorr Brady Watson TJ Kpan

Position No. Name DE 91 Ezekiel Rose 95 Jeffery Pooler Jr. 75 Sam Cookman NT

Inj.

56 90 89 49

Ht. 6-2 6-2 6-2

Darius Stills 6-1 Brenon Thrift 6-2 Connor Barwis 6-0 Lamonte McDougle 5-10

Wt. Cl. GP GS 275 Sr. 13 3 272 r-So. 5 0 236 r-Fr. 0 0 288 290 275 302

So. 9 r-Sr. 0 r-Fr. 0 So. 13 Jr. r-Jr. r-Fr.

Hometown Clarksdale, Miss. Dayton, Ohio Romney, W.Va.

0 Fairmont, W.Va. 0 Monroeville, Pa. 0 Reading, Pa. 9 Pompano Beach, Fla.

DE

46 Reese Donahue 87 Stone Wolfley 77 Daniel Buchanan

6-4 6-4 6-4

271 262 300

SAM

33 59 17

Quondarius Qualls Charlie Benton Luke Williams Exree Loe

6-1 6-2 6-0 6-0

222 Sr. 12 215 r-So. 0 228 r-So. 0 212 r-Fr. 0

0 0 0 0

Farmerville, La. Opelika, Ala. Parkersburg, W.Va. Johnstown, Pa.

MIKE

10 7 31 39

Dylan Tonkery Brendan Ferns Zach Sandwisch Henry Cook

6-0 6-2 6-2 6-2

225 r-So. 13 238 r-So. 4 225 r-So. 2 231 r-Fr. 0

9 0 0 0

Bridgeport, W.Va. St. Clairsville, Ohio Woodville, Ohio Westminster, Md.

WILL

45 Adam Hensley Josh Chandler 34 Shea Campbell 30 Jake Abbott 11 David Long Jr.

6-2 5-10 5-11 6-0 5-11

232 228 230 216 221

20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 19

Centerville, Ohio Canton, Ohio Morgantown, W.Va. Fairmont, W.Va. Cincinnati, Ohio

LCB

24 Hakeem Bailey 22 Jake Long 37 Kevin Williams

6-0 192 r-Jr. 11 5-11 192 r-So. 11 5-11 201 r-Jr. 5

3 Atlanta, Ga. 0 Columbus, Ohio 0 Pompano Beach, Fla.

FS

2

6-2 5-10 6-0 6-0

8 0 0 0

Wilkinsburg, Pa Valdosta, Ga. Harrisburg, Pa. Ligonier, Pa.

SPUR

6 9 36 26

Dravon Askew-Henry 6-0 JoVanni Stewart 5-8 Ricky Johns 6-3 Deamonte Lindsay 6-1

200 197 196 210

r-Sr. 39 39 Jr. 25 1 r-Fr. 0 0 r-Jr. 13 0

Aliquippa, Pa. Katy, Texas North Wales, Pa. Martinsburg, W.Va.

BS

16 27 39 12

Toyous Avery E.J. Brown Dante Bonamico Rashon Lusane

205 r-Sr. 19 205 r-Fr. 0 183 r-So. 6 200 r-So. 0

6 Covington, Ga. 0 Stone Mountain, Ga. 0 Bridgeport, W.Va. 0 Norristown, Pa.

RCB

1 Derrek Pitts Jr. 6-0 182 So. 10 Keith Washington+ 6-0 173 r-Jr. 10 29 Sean Mahone 5-11 198 r-So. 8

0 Dunbar, W.Va. 0 Prattville, Ala. 0 Liberty Township, Ohio

Inj.

Inj.

Kenny Robinson Josh Norwood* 25 Osman Kamara 35 Collin Smith

5-11 5-10 5-8 5-11

Jr. Fr. r-Jr. r-Fr. r-Jr.

25 13 14 0 0 0

204 So. 13 180 r-Jr. 11 201 r-So. 13 206 r-Fr. 0

Ona, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Gilbert, W.Va.

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C

Defense

Special Teams Position No. Name K 30 Evan Staley Skyler Simcox! Sam Trapazzano

Ht. 6-1 6-0 5-6

Wt. Cl. GP 185 r-So. 13 188 r-Jr. 21 164 r-So. 0

GS 0 0 0

Hometown Romney, W.Va. Abingdon, Va. Washington, Pa.

P

15 Billy Kinney 43 Luke Hogan

6-4 6-1

218 r-Sr. 26 213 r-So. 0

0 0

Morgantown, W.Va. Keller, Texas

LS

64 Rex Sunahara 51 Kyle Poland

6-6 6-2

238 r-Jr. 232 r-So.

1 0

0 0

Bay Village, Ohio Morgantown, W.Va.

H

15 Billy Kinney 43 Luke Hogan

6-4 6-1

218 r-Sr. 26 213 r-So. 0

0 0

Morgantown, W.Va. Keller, Texas

KO

30 Evan Staley Skyler Simcox! Sam Trapazzano

6-1 6-0 5-6

185 r-So. 13 188 r-Jr. 0 164 r-So. 0

0 0 0

Romney, W.Va. Abingdon, Va. Washington, Pa

^ - Grier’s Games Played/Started include Florida numbers (6GP/5GS | *- Norwood’s Games Played/Started include Ohio State numbers (11GP/0GS) ! – Simcox’s Games Played/Started include Emory & Henry (2015/10GP) and Western Kentucky (2016/11GP) | + - Washington’s Games Played including Michigan (10GP/0GS

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No. Name

Cl. Exp.

Hometown/High School/Previous College

Jake Abbott

LB

6-0 216

r-Fr. SQ

Fairmont, W.Va./Fairmont Senior

6

Jack Allison

QB

6-6 200 r-So. SQ

6

Dravon Askew-Henry

S

6-0 200

16

Toyous Avery

S

5-11 205

24

Hakeem Bailey

CB

89

Connor Barwis

DL

Jesse Beal

No. Name

Pos. Ht. Wt. OL

HS

Bolivar, Tenn./Bolivar Central

Palmetto, Fla./Palmetto/Miami

29

Sean Mahone

CB 5-11 198 r-So. 1vl

Liberty Township, Ohio/Lakota West

r-Sr. 3vl

Aliquippa, Pa./Aliquippa

82

Dominique Maiden

WR

6-5 205

Sr.

SQ

Temecula, Calif./Temecula Valley/Riverside City

r-Sr. 2vl

Covington, Ga./Newton/Coffeyville CC

49

Lamonte McDougle

DL 5-10 302

So

1vl

Pompano Beach, Fla./Deerfield Beach

6-0 192

r-Jr. 1vl

Atlanta, Ga./Pebblebrook/Iowa Western CC

53

Colton McKivitz

OL

6-7 306

r-Jr. 2vl

6-0 275

r-Fr. SQ

Reading, Pa./Exeter Township

4

Kennedy McKoy

RB

6-0 205

Jr.

r-Jr. JC Valdosta, Ga./Valdosta/Ohio State/NW Miss. CC

TE/FB 6-6 254

HS

Washington, D.C./South County

OL

6-4 306 r-So. SQ

Wildwood, Mo./Lafayette

Charlie Benton

LB

6-2 215 r-So. JC

Opelika, Ala./Opelika/Butler CC

TE/FB 6-5 255 r-So. SQ

Matt Bezjak

39

Dante Bonamico

19

Druw Bowen

27

EJ Brown

S

5-10 205

78

Jacob Buccigrossi

OL

77

Daniel Buchanan

DL

6-4 300

14

Tevin Bush

WR

5-6 163

55

Yodny Cajuste

OL

6-5 318

34

Shea Campbell

LB 5-11 230

Fr.

Josh Norwood

Fr.

2vl

Jacobsburg, Ohio/Union Local Lexington, N.C./North Davidson

S

5-10 180

32 Martell Pettaway

RB

5-9 209

Jr.

2vl

1

Derrek Pitts Jr.

CB

6-0 182

So.

1vl

Dunbar, W.Va./South Charleston

Loveland, Ohio/Loveland

51

Kyle Poland

LS

6-2 232 r-So. SQ

Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown Dayton, Ohio/Dunbar

Detroit, Mich./Martin Luther King

S

5-8 183 r-So. SQ

Bridgeport, W.Va./Bridgeport

95

Jeffery Pooler Jr.

DL

6-2 272 r-So. SQ

WR

6-2 206 r-So. SQ

Charleston, W.Va./George Washington

33

Quondarius Qualls

LB

6-1 222

Sr.

r-Fr. SQ

Stone Mountain, Ga./Tucker

29

Chase Riley

WR

6-0 183

r-Fr. SQ

6-3 301 r-So. SQ

Pittsburgh, Pa./North Hills

6

Reggie Roberson Jr.

WR 5-11 192

r-Fr. SQ

Gilbert, W.Va./Mingo Central

2

Kenny Robinson

S

So. SQ

New Orleans, La./Landry-Walker

91

Ezekiel Rose

DL

r-Sr. 2vl

Miami, Fla./Miramar

31

Zach Sandwisch

LB

6-2 225 r-So. SQ

r-Jr. SQ

Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown

Blaine Scott

OL

6-3 327

Fr.

HS

West Portsmouth, Ohio/Sciotoville Community

Sr.

2vl

Wilmington, Del./Eastern Christian/El Camino

1vl Farmerville, La./Union Parish/NW Mississippi CC Shinnston, W.Va./Lincoln

So.

1vl

DeSoto, Texas/Mesquite Horn

6-2 204

So.

1vl

Wilkinsburg, Pa./Imani Christian

6-2 275

Sr.

1vl Clarksdale, Miss./Clarksdale/East Mississippi CC

Josh Chandler

LB 5-10 228

Fr.

HS

Canton, Ohio/Canton-McKinley

13

David Sills V

WR

6-4 204

39

Henry Cook

LB

6-2 231

r-Fr. SQ

Westminster, Md./South Carroll

73

Josh Sills

OL

6-6 326 r-So. 1vl

75

Sam Cookman

DL

6-2 236

r-Fr. SQ

Romney, W.Va./Hampshire

Skyler Simcox

K

6-0 188

86

William Crest Jr.

WR

6-1 214

r-Sr. 1vl

Baltimore, Md./Dunbar

9

T.J. Simmons

61

Zach Davis

OL

6-2 307 r-So. SQ

St. Mary’s, W.Va./St. Mary’s

8

Marcus Simms

27

Anthony Delperico

WR

5-8 207

r-Fr. SQ

Middletown, Del./Middletown

20

46

Reese Donahue

DL

6-4 271

Jr.

2vl

Ona, W.Va./Cabell Midland

24

Lorenzo Dorr

RB

5-9 202 r-So. SQ

Fredericksburg, Va./Riverbend

41

Elijah Drummond

TE/FB 6-0 237 r-So. SQ

Bridgeport, W.Va./Bridgeport

7

Brendan Ferns

LB

6-2 238 r-So. 1vl

St. Clairsville, Ohio/St. Clairsville

57

Nate Green

OL

6-4 261 r-So. SQ

7

Will Grier

QB

6-2 215

r-Sr. 1vl

65

Isaiah Hardy

OL

6-6 335

Sr.

84

Jovanni Haskins

45

Adam Hensley

43

Luke Hogan

12

Gary Jennings Jr.

36 79

Woodville, Ohio/Central Catholic

Byesville, Ohio/Meadowbrook

r-Jr. TR

Abingdon, Va./Abingdon/Emory & Henry/WKU

WR

6-2 198 r-So. SQ

Pinson, Ala./Clay-Chalkville/Alabama

WR

6-0 193

Jr.

2vl

Bowie, Md./Sherwood

Alec Sinkfield

RB

5-9 184

r-Fr. SQ

Delray Beach, Fla./American Heritage

54

Eric Sjostedt

OL

6-3 254

r-Fr. SQ

Ystad, Sweden/Bristol Academy of Sport

35

Collin Smith

S

6-0 206

r-Fr. SQ

Ligonier, Pa./Ligonier Valley

30

Evan Staley

K

6-1 185 r-So. 1vl

Romney, W.Va./Hampshire

9

JoVanni Stewart

S

5-8 197

Jr.

2vl

Katy, Texas/Katy

Wellsburg, W.Va./Brooke

66

Adam Stilley

OL

6-0 281

r-Fr. SQ

Martinsburg, W.Va./Martinsburg

Davidson, N.C./Davidson Day School/Florida

56

Darius Stills

DL

6-1 288

So.

1vl

Fairmont, W.Va./Fairmont Senior

1vl

Laurel Springs, N.J./Timber Creek Regional

64

Rex Sunahara

LS

6-6 238

r-Jr. SQ

Bay Village, Ohio/Rhode Island

TE/FB 6-4 238 r-So. SQ

Bergenfield, N.J./Bergenfield/Miami

42

Logan Thimons

90

Brenon Thrift

DL

6-2 290

r-Sr. SQ

70

Tyler Thurmond

OL

6-4 288

r-Fr. SQ

Buford, Ga./Buford

10

Dylan Tonkery

LB

6-0 225 r-So. 1vl

Bridgeport, W.Va./Bridgeport

K

5-6 164 r-So. SQ

LB

6-2 232

Jr.

2vl

Centerville, Ohio/Centerville

K

6-1 213 r-So. SQ

Keller, Texas/Keller/Houston

WR

6-1 214

Sr.

3vl

Stafford, Va./Colonial Forge

Ricky Johns

S

6-3 196

r-Fr. SQ

North Wales, Pa./North Penn

Matt Jones

OL

6-3 325

r-Jr. 1vl

Hubbard, Ohio/Hubbard

25

Osman Kamara

S

6-0 201 r-So. 1vl

Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt

15

Billy Kinney

P

6-4 218

r-Sr. 2vl

Morgantown, W.Va./University

T.J. Kpan

RB

5-8 180

r-Fr. TR

McMurray, Pa./Peters Township/Seton Hill

26

Deamonte Lindsay

S

6-1 210

r-Jr. 1vl

Martinsburg, W.Va./Martinsburg

17

Exree Loe

LB

6-0 212

r-Fr. SQ

Johnston, Pa./Greater Johnston Area

11

David Long Jr.

LB 5-11 221

r-Jr. 2vl

Cincinnati, Ohio/Winton Woods

22

Jake Long

CB 5-11 192 r-So. 1vl

Columbus, Ohio/Hamilton Township

Trey Lowe

QB

Rashon Lusane

Hometown/High School/Previous College

Briason Mays

Chase Behrndt

6-3 290

Cl. Exp.

89

12

8

roster

30

76

Pos. Ht. Wt.

S

6-2 210

Fr.

HS

Collierville, Tenn./Bolivar Central

5-11 200 r-So. SQ

Norristown, Pa./Malvern

Sam Trapuzzano Joseph Turner

TE/FB 6-0 232 r-So. SQ

TE/FB 6-0 232

r-Fr. SQ

Sarver, Pa./Freeport Area Monroeville, Pa./Gateway/Temple /Lackawanna/Penn State

Washington, Pa./Trinity Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown

Keith Washington

CB

6-0 173

r-Jr

35

Brady Watson

RB

5-6 206

r-Jr. SQ

88

Trevon Wesco

72

Kelby Wickline

OL

6-4 298

r-Jr. 1vl

37

Kevin Williams

CB 5-11 201

r-Jr. SQ

Pompano Beach, Fla./Blanche Ely

59

Luke Williams

LB

6-0 228 r-So. SQ

Parkersburg, W.Va./Parkersburg South

87

Stone Wolfley

DL

6-4 262

TE/FB 6-4 270

JC Prattville, Ala./Prattville/Michigan/Copiah-Lincoln CC Ridgeley, W.Va./Frankfort

r-Sr. 2vl Martinsburg, W.Va./Musselman/Lackawanna Coll.

r-Jr. 1vl

Stillwater, Okla./Stillwater/UTSA/Jones JC

Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown


2018Signing class as of March 2018

Enrolled in January Charlie Benton LB, 6-2, 215 Opelika, Ala./Opelika HS/Butler CC (Kan.)

Josh Chandler LB, 5-10, 226 Canton, Ohio/Canton McKinley HS

Played at Canton McKinley High for coach Dan Reardon … registered 86 tackles as a senior, including 17 for loss, while dealing with a knee injury for much of the year that caused him to play only seven games … also accumulated two sacks and two fumble recoveries for the Bulldogs in 2017 … ran for 367 yards and four touchdowns on offense as a senior … helped Canton McKinley to an 8-3 campaign in 2017, including a berth in the Division I playoffs and share of the Federal League championship … 2017 Division I All-Ohio First Team … 2017 Division I All-Northeast Inland District First Team … 2016, 2017 All-Federal League First Team … 2017 Academic All-Ohioan … 2016 Division I All-Ohio Second Team … finished with 76 tackles, including 12 for a loss, two sacks and an interception as a junior … earned four letters in football, two in basketball and two in track and field … played first two years of high-school career at GlenOak High for coach Scott Garcia … three-star rating by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … No. 50 player in Ohio and No. 38 inside linebacker by ESPN … No. 32 player in Ohio and No. 29 inside linebacker nationally by rivals … No. 56 player in Ohio by 247Sports … also offered by Air Force, Akron, Miami (Ohio), Ohio, Western Kentucky and Western Michigan.

Played for his father, coach Woodrow Lowe Jr., at Bolivar Central High … one of five semifinalists for Mr. Football in Tennessee … helped lead team to a 6-5 record and a spot in the Tennessee Division I Class 3A state playoffs … three-time all-district selection … Steve Young Co-Award Winner (MVP) … invited to play in Toyota East/West All-Star Game … finished career as all-time passing leader at Bolivar High with 5,568 yards and 53 passing touchdowns, rushed for 25 career touchdowns and had 78 total touchdowns … earned West Tennessee Player of the Week (Game 5) … as a senior, finished with 2,759 total yards and 30 touchdowns, completed 108-of-167 passes for 1,819 yards, 16 touchdowns and only four interceptions … also ran for 940 yards and 14 touchdowns … helped lead Bolivar from 6-5 as a sophomore to 8-3 as a junior … completed 61 percent of his passes, threw for 1,601 yards and 20 touchdowns … ran for an additional four touchdowns … BCH leadership council … 2017 Boys State Delegate (American Legion) … 2017 BCHS Most Athletic … 2016 Male Athlete of the Year … two-time baseball all-district/all-tournament team … four-star rating by ESPN … ESPN300 prospect … No. 13 pocket passer nationally and No. 6 in Tennessee by ESPN … participated in rivals250 underclassman camp … three-star rating by rivals and 247Sports … No. 19 overall in the state and No. 20 dual-threat quarterback nationally by rivals … No. 23 dual-threat quarterback nationally, No. 22 overall prospect in Tennessee by 247Sports … also offered by Army, Houston, Illinois, Memphis, Navy, Ohio and North Carolina.

Briason Mays OL, 6-3, 290 Bolivar, Tenn./Bolivar Central HS

Played for coach Woodrow Lowe Jr. at Bolivar Central … four-year starter and three-time All-Region 7-3A First-Team honoree … two-time all-district selection … helped lead team to a 6-5 record and a spot in the Tennessee Division I Class 3A state playoffs … Steve Young Co-Award Winner … invited to play in Toyota East/West All-Star Game … high school teammate of fellow 2018 signee Trey Lowe … paved the way for the offense to rush for 3,071 yards, pass for 1,828 yards and score 36.9 points per game … graded out to 94 percent and finished with 101 pancake blocks … finished with 47 tackles on the defensive line … BCH leadership council … three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … ranked as No. 32 in the state of Tennessee by ESPN … ranked as No. 21 player in Tennessee and No. 37 guard nationally by rivals … No. 36 guard in the country and No. 31 player in Tennessee according to 247Sports … also offered by Air Force, Army, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Navy, Toledo and UCF.

Played one season for coach Benjy Parker at Northwest Mississippi Community College (Miss.) … All-NJCAA Region 23 First Team (2017) … All-MACJC First Team (2017) … helped Northwest Mississippi CC to an 8-3 record and an appearance in the Graphic Edge Bowl … finished the season third on the team with 71 tackles, five pass breakups, three tackles for loss and one interception … four-star rating by ESPN … three-star rating by rivals and 247Sports … No. 4 cornerback nationally and No. 9 overall in Georgia by 247Sports … No. 2 safety nationally and No. 23 in the nation by ESPN … ESPNJC50 … previously played two seasons at Ohio State (2015-16) … played in 11 games during the 2016 season, helping the team to an 11-2 record and Fiesta Bowl berth … finished the season with eight tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup … redshirted the 2015 season … played for coach Rance Gillespie at Valdosta High (Ga.) … finished the 2014 season with 44 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 10 pass breakups, six interceptions and five forced fumbles … Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State First Team (2014) … Region 1-6A co-Defensive Player of the Year (2014) … AllRegion 1-6A First Team (2014) MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

Played for coach Tim Schaffner at Butler Community College (Kan.) … helped team to an 8-3 record in 2017 … finished the season ranked third on the team with 34 tackles, tied for second with 10 tackles for loss, four pass breakups, two sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one interception … All-KJCCC Second Team (2017) … three-star rating by rivals and 247Sports … No. 5 safety nationally and No. 71 overall by 247Sports … No. 5 ranked outside linebacker by ESPN … also offered by Iowa State … previously played three seasons for coach Brian Blackmon at Opelika High (Ala.) … helped team to a 12-1 record and an appearance in the Alabama 6A Quarterfinals in 2015 … finished the 2015 season with 72 tackles, nine pass breakups, four tackles for loss, four interceptions and three sacks … had 158 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 17 pass breakups, five interceptions, and two fumble recoveries during high school career … played in the 2015 AlabamaMississippi All-Star Game … Opelika-Auburn News All-Area First Team (2015).

Trey Lowe QB, 6-2, 210 Collierville, Tenn./Bolivar Central HS

Josh Norwood S, 5-10, 180 Valdosta, Ga./Valdosta HS/Northwest Mississippi CC/Ohio State

Blaine Scott OL, 6-3, 327 West Portsmouth, Ohio/Sciotoville Community School

Four-year starter and senior captain for coach James Gifford at Sciotoville Community School … 2017 First Team Division VII All-Ohio honoree … three-time All-Southern Ohio Conference First-Team … threetime Associated Press Division VII All-Southeast District First-Team … recorded 78 pancake blocks as a senior … led the offensive line that allowed the Tartans to gain 2,094 rushing yards in 2017 … three-star rating by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … ranked the No. 25 best guard in the country and No. 17 player in Ohio according to rivals … ranked the No. 24 best guard nationally and No. 25 player in Ohio according to 247Sports … also starred on the basketball court, earning Southern Ohio Conference All-Star honors in 2016 … No. 16 in Ohio, No. 23 guard nationally and No. 34 in the Midwest by ESPN … also offered by Arkansas, Duke, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Miami, Michigan State, Minnesota, NC State, North Carolina, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse and Vanderbilt.

Skyler Simcox K, 6-0, 188 Abingdon, Va./Abingdon HS/Emory & Henry/ Western Kentucky Helped Western Kentucky to an 11-3 record and a victory in the Boca Raton Bowl in 2016 … converted 16-of-22 field goals and 70-of-71 PATs to rank second on the team with 118 points … became the third kicker in school history with two 50-yard field goals in a career after hitting a 50-yard field goal against Houston Baptist and a 52-yard field goal against Middle Tennessee … previously played one season at Emory & Henry College (Va.) … converted 9-of-11 field goals and 38-of-40 PATs in 2015 … D3football.com All-Region Third Team (2015) … AllODAC First Team (2015) … attended Abingdon High (Va.), where he tallied 57 points and made 39-of-41 PATs in 2014.

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Keith Washington CB, 6-2, 187 Prattville, Ala./Prattville HS/Michigan/ Copiah-Lincoln CC

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

Played for coach Glenn Davis at Copiah-Lincoln CC … saw action nine games, finishing with 20 tackles, including 14 unassisted tackles and 2.2 tackles for loss … also had a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, two interceptions and five pass breakups … season-high six tackles, two interceptions and a pass breakup at Coahoma … also had three tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and two pass breakups against Mississippi Gulf Coast … three-star rating by ESPN and 247Sports … No. 117 overall nationally, No. 14 cornerback and No. 23 overall from Alabama by 247Sports … ESPN lists him as the No. 8 cornerback nationally … lettered at Michigan for the 2016 season … played on special teams units in nine games and also saw time at cornerback … tallied one special teams stop against Wisconsin (Oct. 1), his first career tackle … contributed one special teams tackle at Rutgers (Oct. 8) and against Illinois (Oct. 22) …. saw time on special teams against Michigan State (Oct. 29) and Maryland (Nov. 5) … redshirted as a true freshman in 2015 … played for coach Chad Anderson at Prattville High … two-time Montgomery Advertiser Player of the Year (2014-15) … was a dual-threat quarterback in high school and completed 93-of-162 passes for 1,718 yards and 17 touchdowns … ran the ball 152 times for 1,201 yards and scored 20 touchdowns ... also offered by Kansas, Memphis, Texas Tech and Toledo.

Signees Tyrese Allen DL, 6-3, 292 Paintsville, Ky./Paintsville HS

Played for coach Joe Chirico at Paintsville High … 2017 all-area player of the year … two-time all-area … finished with 155 total tackles, including 88 solos … also ran for 1,468 yards and scored 26 total touchdowns as a senior … led Tigers to an 11-2 record and trip to the semifinals of the 2017 Kentucky Class 1A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl playoffs … selected to play in the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star football game … named to 2017 Kentucky Mr. Football Watch List … registered 65 tackles as a junior … played the first two seasons of his high school career for coach Jim Matney at Johnson Central High … rated a three-star prospect by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … No. 10 overall player in Kentucky by rivals … No. 8 overall in Kentucky by ESPN … No. 12 overall in Kentucky by 247Sports … also offered by Cincinnati, Memphis, Purdue, Western Kentucky.

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T.J. Banks TE, 6-5, 240 North Versailles, Pa./East Allegheny HS

Played tight end, wide receiver and defensive end for coach Dominic Pecora at East Allegheny High …2017 Pennsylvania Football Writers 2A First-Team All-State (TE) … Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab 22 … Pittsburgh Tribune Review 2017 Trib 25 All-Star team … helped lead East Allegheny to a 7-4 record and quarterfinals of WPIAL 2A playoffs … finished with 48 catches for 679 yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 14.1 yards per catch … named 2016 All-WPIAL Three Rivers Conference … had 34 catches for 479 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior … three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … No. 19 tight end nationally, No. 21 prospect in Pennsylvania and No. 88 in the East by ESPN … No. 11 in Pennsylvania and No. 14 tight end nationally by rivals … No. 16 player in the Pennsylvania and No. 29 athlete overall by 247Sports … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, Maryland, Pitt, Syracuse, Temple, Toledo and UCF.

Joe Brown OL, 6-4, 340 Paramount, Calif./Paramount/Miami/E. Arizona CC

Played for coach John O’Mera at Eastern Arizona College … earned 2016 All-ACCAC First Team Offense (Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) honors … member of Eastern Arizona team that finished 9-3 overall and won the Salt City Bowl … member of the offense that led the nation in rushing yards (4,022), yards per game (335.2) and rushing touchdowns (42), second in yards per rush (6.4), No. 16 in total offense (4,440), No. 24 in total offense yards per game (370.0) … played for coach Al Golden as a redshirt freshman, seeing action in seven games and starting three … helped lead Miami to an 8-4 record and an appearance in the Sun Bowl … redshirted as a true freshman … played for coach Matt Howard at Paramount High … played nose guard, defensive end and defensive tackle … helped lead Paramount to a 7-4 record as a senior in 2013 … finished with 82 tackles, including 61 solo … twotime San Gabriel Valley Defensive Player of the Year.

Leddie Brown RB, 6-0, 207 Newark, Del./Neumann-Goretti HS

Played for coach Albie Crosby at Neumann-Goretti High … 2017 Pennsylvania Football Writers Class 2A All-State (RB) … finished with 899 yards rushing, 178 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns as a senior … helped lead Neumann-Goretti to an 11-1 record, a 6-0 conference mark and the second round of the 2A PIAA Football Championships … had a season-high 164 yards and three touchdowns in a first-round state playoff victory over Schuylkill Haven … earned all-state first-team honors at Smyrna High in Delaware as a junior … posted 1,681 all-purpose yards, ran for 780 yards and 14 touchdowns, finished with 458 yards and seven touchdowns receiving, had 353 yards in kickoff returns and 140 in punt returns … four-star rating by rivals … three-star rating by ESPN and 247Sports … No. 10 rated player in Pennsylvania and No. 13 running back nationally by rivals … ESPN300 … No. 1 running back in Delaware and No. 85 running back nationally by ESPN … No. 17 overall in Delaware and No. 35 athlete nationally by 247Sports … also offered by Alabama, Florida, Louisville, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Tennessee and UCLA.

Michael Brown OL, 6-3, 340 Paramount, Calif./Paramount/Eastern Arizona CC

Played for coach John O’Mera at Eastern Arizona College … earned 2017 All-WSFL First Team Offense (Western States Football League) and 2017 AllACCAC First Team Offensive (Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) honors … helped lead the Monsters to an 8-4 record and a win in the Salt City Bowl … part of an offensive unit that ranked No. 1 nationally in rushing yards (3,532), third in rushing average (294.3), seventh in rushing touchdowns (31) and eighth in yards per rush (5.6), seventh in points scored (423), No. 17 in total offense (4,271) and No. 20 in points per game (35.3) … as a freshman, Eastern Arizona finished 9-3 overall and won the Salt City Bowl … member of the offense that led the nation in rushing yards (4,022), yards per game (335.2) and rushing touchdowns (42), second in yards per rush (6.4), No. 16 in total offense (4,440), No. 24 in total offense yards per game (370.0) … attended Paramount High … participated in mission trip to Philippines after high school before enrolling at Eastern Arizona.

Randy Fields Jr. WR, 6-3, 192 Elkton, Md./St. Frances Academy

Played for coach Henry Russell at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore … as a senior in 2017, named All-Metro second team … finished with 38 catches for 625 yards and seven touchdowns … helped lead St. Frances to a 12-0 record, the Class A MIAA championship, No. 1 ranking in Maryland and No. 11 in the nation … St. Frances played Bignham (Utah) in the second annual GEICO Champions Bowl on Dec. 23 in Arizona … as a junior, he earned Maryland Private School All-Metro and All-State honors, helping lead St. Frances to a Class A MIAA Championship … caught 61 passes for 995 yards and 13 touchdowns … had 13 catches for 210 yards and three touchdowns against No. 1 McDonogh … threestar rating by ESPN.com, rivals, 247Sports … No. 21 overall in Maryland by rivals and No. 23 by ESPN. com and 247Sports … also offered by Cincinnati, Pitt, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

James Gmiter DL, 6-3, 309 Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park HS

Played offensive and defensive tackle for coach Jeff Metheny at Bethel Park High … 2017 Pennsylvania Football Writers 6A All-State Team (DL) … four-year starter … two-time WPIAL Class 6A All-Southeastern Conference … Pittsburgh Tribune Review’s Trib 25 All-Star Team … Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab 22 … helped lead Bethel Park to an 8-2 record and the 6A Southeastern Conference championship … finished with 39 tackles, three sacks, six tackles for loss and one batted pass … paved the way for the offense to average 263.1 rushing yards per game and 34.4 points as a run-first offense … invited to play in the Blue-Gray All-Star Game … as a junior, named honorable mention Class 6A all-state selection … nominated for Mr. Pennsylvania Lineman of the Year … participated in the U.S. Army Combine … threestar rating by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … No. 26 rated defensive lineman in Pennsylvania and No. 58 overall by rivals … No. 26 ranked in Pennsylvania by ESPN.com … No. 27 in Pennsylvania and No. 71 defensive tackle overall by 247Sports … also offered by Wisconsin.


Sam James WR, 6-0, 171 Richmond, Hill, Ga./Richmond Hill HS

Played at Richmond Hill High for coach Matthew LeZotte … 2017 honorable mention Georgia Class 6A All-State selection, by the Georgia Sports Writers Association … 2017 Region 2-6A All-Region First Team … member of the 2017 WJCL Big 22 Squad … caught 53 passes for 905 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, good for an average of 17.1 yards per catch … helped lead Wildcats to a 7-3 record and trip to the Georgia Class 6A Playoffs … 2016 The Opening Orlando Regional participant … as a junior, caught 42 passes for 917 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior … played basketball and also runs track at Richmond Hill, winning the Georgia 6A state championship in the 400 meters as a junior … rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … also offered by Cincinnati, Colorado State, Connecticut, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Louisville, Maryland, Memphis, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina, UCF and Wake Forest.

Mike O’Laughlin TE, 6-5, 230 Glen Ellyn, Ill./Fenwick HS

Kwantel Raines S, 6-3, 206 Aliquippa, Pa./Aliquippa HS

Played for legendary Coach Mike Zmijnanc at Aliquippa High School … helped team to a 12-1 season, a 6-0 conference mark and a No. 3 ranking in the state … Quips made their 10th straight appearance in the WPIAL championship game … 3A Pittsburgh Tribune Review’s Trib 25 All-Star Team … two-time All-Beaver Valley Conference First-Team selection … nominated for the 2018 US Army AllAmerican Bowl … Top-10 prospect in the state and WPIAL … also played quarterback and wide receiver … collected three interceptions in a win over South Park … created six turnovers in the first two playoff games of 2017 … team leader of one of the best defenses statistic-wise in the WPIAL, allowing just one touchdown in the regular season … MaxPreps preseason All-American … four-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … 247Sports ranks him No. 192 best prospect, No. 17 at his position and No. 7 in Pennsylvania … rivals lists him as No. 13 in the state, No. 24 at his position … rivals250 … ESPN ranks him No. 17 at his position, No. 25 in the region and No. 9 in the state … ESPN300 … MaxPreps lists him as the No. 12 best recruit in Pennsylvania … joins fellow Aliquippa High standout Dravon Askew-Henry on the Mountaineer roster … received more than 30 scholarship offers, including Cal, Florida, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Maryland, Michigan State, NC State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Pitt, Rutgers, South Carolina, TCU, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin.

Played for coach Gerry Pannoni at South County High School … two-time All-Met selection … Washington Post All-Metro and All-State first team selection … as a senior, he caught 43 passes for 916 yards and 14 touchdowns … also added 152 yards on 18 carries and nine touchdowns rushing …topped the 100-yard receiving mark five times … top game came against Langley when he caught eight passes for 187 yards and four touchdowns … averaged 18.4 yards per catch … as a junior he totaled 67 receptions for 1,069 yards and 14 scores … averaged 16.0 yards per catch … career numbers showed him with 196 catches for 3,470 yards and 53 touchdowns … averaged nearly 80.0 receiving yards per game for his career and 18.0 yards per catch … a member of the USA Under 17 Football National Team … also a standout lacrosse player, totaling 71 career goals for South County … three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … ranked the No. 14 best prospect in Virginia by 247Sports, No. 19 by rivals, No. 17 by ESPN and No. 9 by MaxPreps … also offered by Indiana, Michigan, NC State, Rutgers, Syracuse, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

Dante Stills DL, 6-4, 284 Fairmont, W.Va./Fairmont Senior HS

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

Oyenmwen “Junior” Uzebu OL, 6-6, 290 Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta HS

Played offensive tackle for coach Jacob Nichols at Alpharetta High … earned second-team All-Region 7-6A honors … anchored an offensive line that paved the way for 2,062 rushing yards by Raiders’ backs and passed for 2,590 yards for more than 4,500 yards of total offense as a senior … helped lead Alpharetta to an 11-2 record, 8-0 in the region and advanced to the final four of the state playoffs … as a junior, helped the team finished 7-4 and make an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs … three-star rating by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … ESPN rated him as No. 48 best offensive tackle prospect … also offered by Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, NC State, Pitt, Syracuse and USF.

Bryce Wheaton WR, 6-5, 207 Fuquay-Varina, N.C. /Holly Springs

Played for coach Robert Furth at Holly Springs High … will be a third generation Mountaineer behind grandfather Garrett Ford Sr. and uncle Garrett Ford Jr., who were standout running backs at West Virginia … grandfather was also a long-time administrator at WVU … an All-SWAC selection as a senior … selected to the 2017 Shrine Bowl for Team North Carolina … team offensive MVP as a senior despite missing six games due to a shoulder injury … threeyear lettermen for Holly Springs … three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … 247Sports ranks him the No. 27 best prospect in North Carolina and the No. 135 wide receiver overall … ESPN ranks him No. 23 in the state and No. 144 nationally at his position … rivals lists him as the No. 34 best recruit in North Carolina … second-team South Wake All-Conference selection … also played defensive back and ran track for Holly Springs … sophomore and junior totals combined were 42 catches for 479 yards with a long reception of 66 yards … averaged 11.4 yards per catch in those two years with six touchdowns … also as a sophomore and junior totaled 184 rushing yards and two touchdowns with an average of 11.5 yards per carry … also offered by Missouri, Syracuse, Louisville and Washington State.

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Played for coach Gene Nudo at Fenwick HS … twotime all-state … two-time all-conference and twotime Pioneer Press All-Area First Team … team’s most valuable player … Tony Lawless Award (conference MVP) … helped lead Fenwick to a 6-6 record and first round of the state playoffs … as a senior, he finished with 54 catches for 956 yards and 11 touchdowns … averaged 18 yards per catch … helped lead Fenwick to the Class 7A state semifinals as a junior … finished with 54 catches for 939 yards and eight touchdowns … three-star rating by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports … No. 13 player in Illinois and No. 17 tight end nationally by ESPN … No. 6 player in Illinois and No. 22 tight end nationally by rivals … No. 9 prospect in Illinois and No. 30 tight end nationally by 247Sports ... also offered by Cincinnati, Miami (Ohio), Ohio State, Toledo, Western Kentucky and Wyoming.

Dillon Spalding WR, 6-2, 220 Lorton, Va./South County HS

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Holgorsen COACHING HIGHLIGHTS

• Has had 18 players earn All-America honors

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• Has had 10 NFL draft picks in first three rounds in the past six years, most in Big 12 • Has had four NFL Top-15 draft picks during the past six years, most in the Big 12 • Has had 19 players drafted in six years at WVU, third-most in the Big 12

• His passing offenses and total offensive output have ranked in the Top 10 nationally all but four years during the 12-year span since he became offensive coordinator at Texas Tech in 2005

• His former pupils have earned 10 national awards and also has had 12 earn finalist honors

• Had eight quarterbacks pass for 4,000 or more yards and nine throw for 30 or more touchdowns in a season • Had 20 receivers finish with 1,000 or more yards in a season, including 11 finish with 90 or more receptions and 14 finish with double figure TD receptions in a season

• His 53 wins puts him in fourth place on the all-time WVU coaching wins list and needs five more to tie Art Lewis for third place • Only coach in West Virginia history to have coached a team with at least 450 rushing yards in a game (Oklahoma, 2012) and at least 450 yards passing in a game (five times) • Has eight wins over Top 25 opponents in his seven-year tenure at WVU

2017 • Led the Mountaineers to a 7-6 overall record and 5-4 in the Big 12 for the 2017 season, tying for fourth place • WVU was ranked for seven weeks during the season

• WVU earned its sixth bowl appearance under Holgorsen

• WVU wide receiver David Sills V was a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award, signifying the top receiver in the nation

• Sills V, David Long Jr., Kyzir White were named to All-American teams, Lamonte McDougle freshman A-A • WVU quarterback Will Grier was a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award • Grier was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

• Had seven players named to one of the Big 12 All-Conference teams, including Sills V and Long Jr. on first team • Sills V led the nation in touchdown receptions (18) and No. 13 in scoring (9.3)

• Grier finished No. 5 nationally in passing efficiency, No. 8 in passing TDs and passing yards per game, No. 9 in points responsible for per game, No. 11 in total offense, No. 12 in points responsible for, No. 16 in passing yards per completion and No. 20 in passing yards • Gary Jennings Jr. finished No. 4 nationally in receptions per game and No. 24 in receiving yards per game • Ka’Raun White was No. 8 nationally in receiving touchdowns (12) and No. 30 in receiving yards

• Marcus Simms was No. 20 in yards per reception, No. 13 in kickoff returns, No. 27 in all-purpose yards and No. 36 in punt returns • West Virginia’s offense was ranked No. 8 nationally for fewest tackles for loss allowed, No. 13 in passing offense, No. 20 in total offense, No. 22 in scoring offense and No. 25 in passing yards per completion and fewest sacks allowed

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• 2016

• Led the Mountaineers to a 10-3 record and a 7-2 record in the Big 12, tying for second place • The 10 wins were WVU’s most since becoming a Big 12 Conference member • The seven Big 12 Conference wins marked the most as a league member

• WVU was ranked for 11 weeks; finishing No. 18 in the AP Poll and No. 17 in the Coaches Poll • Named AFCA District 4 Regional Coach of the Year; also named a national finalist

• Named Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Finalist; Named Big 12 Coach of the Year by ESPN.com • Had two players drafted in the NFL Draft; 10 players signed free agent contracts

• Had nine players named to one of the Big 12 All-Conference Teams, including four on the first team • Rasul Douglas named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (ESPN.com) and Justin Crawford named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

2014 • Finished 7-6 overall record and 5-4 in the Big 12, tying for fourth place, WVU’s highest Big 12 finish

• Led the Mountaineers to a Liberty Bowl berth, his third bowl appearance in four seasons at WVU • Four Mountaineers earned 28 All-America honors

• WVU had four players named to the coaches’ All-Big 12 teams and five players selected to the AP team

• Kevin White was a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award and a semifinalist for the Maxwell Award

• White was No. 6 nationally in receptions per game, receiving yards, No. 8 in receiving yards per game and No. 19 in receiving touchdowns • White was the third Mountaineer to finish with more than 100 receptions in a season and the eighth to have 1,000 or more receiving yards

• White’s 109 receptions were third most in the nation and his 1,447 yards were sixth most

• Douglas and Tyler Orlosky named to All-American teams; Orlosky was named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, signifying the top center in the nation

• Three receivers have had seven straight 100-yard receiving performances since 2000, Michael Crabtree, Justin Blackmon and Kevin White, all three coached by Holgorsen

• Had 10 players named to the Academic All-Big 12 team, including five on the first team

• Josh Lambert was a finalist for the Lou Groza Award, college football’s top kicker

• Orlosky was named as one of 10 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award, first finalist for the WVU football program; named All-American First Team

• WVU’s defense was ranked No. 24 nationally in fumbles recovered (11) and turnovers gained (25) and No. 35 in pass interceptions (14) and scoring defense (24.0)

2015 • Finished the season with an 8-5 overall record and a 4-5 mark in the Big 12 Conference, tying for fifth

• Led the Mountaineers to a 43-42 victory in the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl, his fourth bowl appearance in five years • Tied or broke 19 individual or team and Cactus Bowl records and produced 11 NCAA Top 10 Bowl records

• Seventeen players had their degrees in hand when the Cactus bowl was played, ranking among the Top 10 nationally in number of graduates playing in a bowl game • Seven All-Big 12 Academic Team selections

• Two All-American selections, Nick Kwiatkoski and Karl Joseph, named to three teams

• WVU had nine players named to the coaches’ All-Big 12 team selections, including three on the first team

• Led WVU to a Top 25 national ranking for the fourth year, reaching as high as No. 21 in the Coaches’ Poll • Wendell Smallwood became Holgorsen’s second WVU running back and fourth overall to hit the 1,000-yard rushing plateau (1,519)

• Lambert finished No. 1 nationally in field goals per game and No. 8 in scoring

• Lambert set the NCAA record for most field goals made of 40 yards or more in a season (16) and tied the mark for games with the most multiple field goals (10)

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• WVU’s offense ranked No. 17 in total offense, No. 20 in first down offense, No. 25 in rushing offense, No. 31 in passing efficiency, No. 37 in passing yards per completion, No. 38 in turnover margin and No. 42 in passing offense

• Kickoff returner Mario Alford was No. 8 nationally in kickoff return yards per game

• Lambert’s 30 field goals made in the season tied the school record for most made in a season and was the most made in the nation • Clint Trickett was a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award

• Trickett was No. 6 in the nation in completions per game, No. 10 in passing yards per game, No. 11 in completion percentage, No. 21 in total offense, No. 22 in passing yards, No. 33 in passing efficiency and No. 54 in passing touchdowns. • Trickett was the third Mountaineer to finish with more than 3,000 yards passing in a season

• Shaq Riddick was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Newcomer of the Year • Defeated No. 4 Baylor for his sixth win over a Top 25 and first over a Top 10 team • WVU was ranked in the Top 25 for three weeks, including as high as No. 20

2013 • Defeated No. 11 Oklahoma State for his fifth win over a Top 25 team at WVU • Had six players earn All-Big 12 Conference honors; Sims was named Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year • Sims, Will Clarke were drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft, had six players drafted in the Top 3 rounds

• WVU’s offense was No. 17 nationally in rushing offense, No. 18 in first down offense and No. 23 in total offense

• WVU’s defense was ranked No. 2 nationally in interceptions, No. 5 in turnovers gained, tied for No. 8 in number of defensive three-and-outs, No. 11 in opponents third-down defense and No. 15 in turnover margin • WVU’s special teams were ranked No. 11 in kickoff returns, No. 22 in net punting and punt return defense

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2012 • Served as West Virginia’s Campaign Chair for United Way, raising more than $330,000, exceeding the goal

• Led football program into its first year of competition in the Big 12 Conference, reaching as high as No. 4 in USA • Today Coaches’ Poll and No. 5 in the AP Poll • 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 AP and USA Today Coaches’ Polls

• Five Mountaineer players earned 25 All-America honors • Austin was the recipient of the Paul Hornung Award, most versatile player in the nation and the Jet Award, nation’s top returner

• Three WVU players were drafted in the Top 3 rounds of the NFL Draft, including No. 8, Tavon Austin • Holgorsen has had a first-round NFL draft choice for two straight years, the only WVU coach to accomplish that MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• 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 1,000yard 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); one of only two quarterbacks to throw for more than 4,000 yards for two straight years • Smith was one of 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 in a season

• Austin was the only player nationally to finish with 100 or more receptions and 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 named the Big 12 Conference coSpecial Teams Player of the Year; Bailey was a finalist for the 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 both 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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• WVU led the BIG EAST with 10 all-conference honorees and the Special Teams Player of the Year, Austin

• WVU finished No. 6 nationally in passing offense, No. 13 in scoring offense and No. 15 in total offense.

• WVU’s offense was No. 67 in total offense in 2010, the year before Holgorsen arrived, and he took it to No. 15

• In 2011, Austin and Bailey were the fourth pair of 1,000-yard receivers nationally (Houston, USC, SMU). • WVU was one of 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.

• 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 the bowl game. • Fourth WVU coach to make a bowl appearance and win in his first season (Stewart, DeGroot, Glenn)

• Three Mountaineer players earned seven AllAmerica honors

HOLGORSEN YEAR-BY-YEAR Year School 2017 West Virginia

• Three Mountaineer players drafted in the NFL Draft, including the No. 15 pick, Bruce Irvin

Record 7-6 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl Head Coach 10-3 Russell Athletic Bowl Head Coach 8-5 Cactus Bowl Champions Head Coach 7-6 Liberty Bowl Head Coach 4-8 Head Coach 7-6 Pinstripe Bowl Head Coach 10-3 Big East Champions/Orange Bowl Champions Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 11-2 Alamo Bowl Champions Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 10-4 Armed Forces Bowl Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 8-5 Armed Forces Bowl Champions Co-Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers 9-4 Gator Bowl Champions Co-Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers 8-5 Insight.com Bowl Champions

Year School 2005 Texas Tech

Status Record Co-Offensive Coordinator/Inside Receivers 9-3 Cotton Bowl 2004 Texas Tech Inside Receivers 8-4 Holiday Bowl Champions 2003 Texas Tech Inside Receivers 8-5 Houston Bowl Champions 2002 Texas Tech Inside Receivers 9-5 Tangerine Bowl Champions 2001 Texas Tech Inside Receivers 7-5 Alamo Bowl 2000 Texas Tech Inside Receivers 7-6 Galleryfurniture.com Bowl 1999 Wingate Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers 3-8 1998 Mississippi College Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams 4-6 1997 Mississippi College Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams 8-2 American Southwest Conference Champions 1996 Mississippi College Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams 4-8 1995 Valdosta State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams 6-5 1994 Valdosta State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams 11-2 NCAA II National Quarterfinalist 1993 Valdosta State Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers /Special Teams 8-3 Holgorsen Totals - at West Virginia - 53-37 (Seven Years); Overall - 53-37 (Seven Years)


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COACHING

Staff

Tony GIBSON

Associate Head Coach Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

Running Backs

@CoachBlack10

Dan GERBERRY

Tight Ends/Fullbacks

Receivers

@TyronCarrier

@CoachGerberry

Joe WICKLINE Offensive Line

Defensive Line

@CoachTall Hometown: Shaker Heights, Ohio Alma Mater: Ohio Wesleyan, ‘00 Year at WVU: 9 Year in Coaching: 37 Bowl Games Coached: 8 All-Conference Players Coached: 47 All-Americans Coached: 6 Professional Players Coached: 12

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Alma Mater: Mount Union, ‘05 Year at WVU: 3 Year in Coaching: 15 Bowl Games Coached: 7 All-Conference Players Coached: 15 All-Americans Coached: 4 Professional Players Coached: 2

Mark SCOTT

Linebackers/Special Teams

@CoachMCscott

Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio Alma Mater: Ball State, ‘09 Year at WVU: 3 Year in Coaching: 5 Bowl Games Coached: 3 All-Conference Players Coached: 3 All-Americans Coached: 0 Professional Players Coached: 1

Bruce TALL

Safeties

@ coach_horsepwr

Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla. Alma Mater: South Florida, ‘02 Year at WVU: 1 Year in Coaching: 8 Bowl Games Coached: 6 All-Conference Players Coached: 4 All-Americans Coached: 1 Professional Players Coached: 4

Tyron CARRIER Hometown: Houston, Texas Alma Mater: Houston, ‘11 Year at WVU: 3 Year in Coaching: 4 Bowl Games Coached: 3 All-Conference Players Coached: 5 All-Americans Coached: 2 Professional Players Coached: 3

Matt CAPONI

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@Doug_Belk

Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma Alma Mater: Missouri State, ‘08 Year at WVU: 4 Year in Coaching: 11 Bowl Games Coached: 9 All-Conference Players Coached: 8 All-Americans Coached: 2 Professional Players Coached: 5

Marquel BLACKWELL

Cornerbacks

Hometown: Valdosta, Georgia Alma Mater: Carson-Newman, ‘10 Year at WVU: 2 Year in Coaching: 8 Bowl Games Coached: 6 All-Conference Players Coached: 10 All-Americans Coached: 5 Professional Players Coached: 9

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

@JakeSpavital

@TonyGibsonWVU Hometown: Van, West Virginia Alma Mater: Glenville State, ‘94 Year at WVU: 13 Year in Coaching: 23 Bowl Games Coached: 13 All-Conference Players Coached: 25 All-Americans Coached: 5 Professional Players Coached: 17

Doug BELK

Jake SPAVITAL

@WicklineWVU Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla. Alma Mater: Florida, ‘83 Year at WVU: 3 Year in Coaching: 37 Bowl Games Coached: 19 All-Conference Players Coached: 31 All-Americans Coached: 10 Professional Players Coached: 19

Hometown: Defiance, Ohio Alma Mater: Hillsdale, ‘07 Year at WVU: 7 Year in Coaching: 12 Bowl Games Coached: 6 All-Conference Players Coached: 13 All-Americans Coached: 2 Professional Players Coached: 3

Mike JOSEPH

Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning

@WVU_FB_Strength Hometown: Fairmont, W.Va. Alma Mater: Fairmont State, ‘99 Year at WVU: 12 Year in Coaching: 20

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Last School: Aliquippa Hometown: Aliquippa, Pa.

Dravon ASKEW-HENRY

• Has started all 39 games in his career

2017 (r-Jr.)

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• Started 13 games; eight games at free safety and final five games at bandit safety • Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention • Fourth-leading tackler for WVU with 57 tackles, including 42 solo stops, 2.5 tackles for loss and interception and four pass breakups • Tied for No. 44 in the Big 12 in tackles • Tied a season high with six total tackles vs. Utah • Logged five unassisted tackles vs. Texas • Recorded four tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss at Kansas State • Made four tackles, recorded a pass breakup and was credited with a share of a tackle for loss vs. Iowa State • Tied a season-high six tackles vs. Oklahoma State, including five solos • Recorded a career-high two pass breakups at Baylor to go along with three tackles • Recorded season-high six tackles at TCU, including his first tackle for loss of the season and 100th solo tackle of his WVU career • Tallied five solo tackles at Kansas • Registered his fourth career interception vs. Delaware State, most of any current Mountaineer • Also recorded three tackles against the Hornets • Recorded five tackles (four solos) to go along with season’s first pass breakup vs. East Carolina • Collected five total tackles in season opener vs. Virginia Tech

High School

• Four-year star defensive back and running back for coach Mike Zmijanac at Aliquippa High • Two-time Pennsylvania Class 2A All-State First Team, 2013 as athlete and 2012 at defensive back • Earned a spot on the 2013 All-USA Today All-State Football First Team running back • Selected as the 2014 Pittsburgh Athletic Association Mercury Award recipient, honoring the top high school football player in Western Pennsylvania • Finished his career with 5,454 rushing yards on 588 carries • Two-time Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 selection • Three-time Pittsburgh Tribune Review’s Terrific 25

Personal

• Son of Roland and Shanell Henry • One of four children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

2016 (Jr.)

• Suffered a season-ending knee injury during preseason camp • Redshirted

2015 (So.)

• Started all 13 games and posted 59 tackles, including 47 unassisted, a tackle for loss, an interception and four pass breakups • Used on a team-high 1,105 snaps, including a team-high 952 on defense • Recorded a team-high seven tackles vs. Arizona State in the Cactus Bowl • Posted four solo tackles at Kansas State • Had four tackles and a pass breakup at Kansas • Registered four tackles and a pass breakup vs. Texas • Finished with six tackles, one for a loss, vs. Texas Tech • Had six tackles and a pass breakup at TCU • Registered with four tackles, including three solo stops at Baylor • Had a career-high-tying seven tackles vs. Oklahoma State • Led the team with a career-best seven tackles vs. Liberty • Finished with four tackles, including three solo, and assisted on one tackle for loss and an interception vs. Georgia Southern

2014 (Fr.)

• ESPN.com True Freshman All-American • Started all 13 games and posted 45 tackles, including 36 unassisted tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions and two pass breakups • Two interceptions returned for 53 yards, including a 52-yarder for a touchdown at OSU in the fourth quarter • Saw first action as a true freshman against Alabama and had six tackles

ASKEW-HENRY’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU 2017 13 42 15 57 2.5/6 0 1/24 4 2015 13 47 12 59 1/2 0 1 4 2014 13 36 8 45 1/3 0 2 2 Totals 39 125 35 160 4.5/11 0 4/24 10

FF FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Dravon Askew-Henry

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CB

5-11 | 205 | r-Sr.

Last School: Coffeyville CC Hometown: Covington, Ga.

16

Toyous AVERY

2017 (r-Jr.)

• Played in eight games at bandit safety and started five • Finished with 20 tackles, including 14 solo stops, assisted on a tackle for loss and had four pass breakups • Posted a solo tackle at Oklahoma and against Utah • Returned to the field against Texas after a three-game absence due to injury • Made five tackles vs. Texas Tech and broke up one pass, his fourth of the year, which ties a career high • Returned to the lineup at TCU after missing two games with an injury, making two unassisted tackles • Tallied a career-high three pass breakups against East Carolina • Registered career-high six tackles vs. Virginia Tech • Saw action in 11 games in 2016, including one start

2016 (r-So.)

2015 (r-Fr.) - Coffeyville Community College

• Played for coach Aaron Flores at Coffeyville CC (Coffeyville, Kan.) • Helped team to an 8-3 record in 2015 and No. 14 national ranking • Played in 11 games and finished with 69 tackles, including 39 solo stops, 5.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, five pass breakups and a team-high five interceptions • Named All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Second Team • No. 6 in the Jayhawk CC Conference in interceptions and fumble recoveries • Season-high 10 tackles at Highland CC and Dodge City CC

2014 (Fr.) - Coffeyville Community College • Redshirted

High School

• Played for Coach Terrance Banks at Newton High in Covington, Georgia • Finished with 34 tackles, including 21 solo stops, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery and a pass breakup as a senior

Hakeem BAILEY

2017 (r-So.)

• Played in 11 games at cornerback, including three starts • Finished with 35 tackles, including 32 solo stops, two tackles for loss and six pass breakups • Notched a pair of pass breakups vs. Utah to go along with two tackles • Finished with a career-best 10 tackles vs. Iowa State, becoming one of four Mountaineers to tally double-digit stops in one game • Also registered a career-high three pass breakups vs. the Cyclones • Tallied first pass breakup of the season vs. Oklahoma State to go along with a pair of tackles • Recovered onside kick in fourth quarter at Baylor • Recorded five tackles - all unassisted - against East Carolina • Made first career start and shared team lead in tackles (8) vs. Virginia Tech • Led the team with two tackles for loss vs. Virginia Tech • Enrolled at WVU in January

2016 - Iowa Western CC (r-Fr.)

• Played for coach Scott Strohmeier at Iowa Western Community College • Recorded 40 total tackles, including 27 solo stops and 1.5 tackles for loss in 2016 • Also had a team-leading five interceptions and nine pass breakups • NJCAA All-Region 11 First Team (2016) • All-Iowa Community College Athletic Conference First Team (2016)

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• Saw action in 11 games, including one start vs. Miami • Registered 24 tackles, including 21 solo stops, one tackle for loss and three pass breakups • Finished with a season-tying five tackles, including three solo stops and a pass breakup against Miami • WVU Special Teams Champion: Baylor • Recorded a career-best five tackles vs. Baylor • Had a career-high-tying four solo tackles with his first career tackle for loss at Texas • Notched three solo tackles against Kansas • Had four solo tackles and a pass-breakup in his career debut against Missouri

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6-0 | 192 | r-Jr.

Last School: Iowa Western CC Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.

2015 - Iowa Western CC (Fr.) • Redshirted

High School

• Played for coach Tommy Macon at Pebblebrook High • Recorded four interceptions and two forced fumbles as a senior (2014) • Also scored one touchdown on special teams and three touchdowns on offense

Personal

• Son of Winston Bailey and Sharlene Green • One of three children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

BAILEY’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 11 32 3 35 2/4 0 0 6 0 0

Personal

• Son of Toyous Avery and Michelle Wade • Grandson of Sherry Avery • One of six children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

AVERY’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 8 14 6 20 0.5/1 0 0 4 0 0 2016 11 21 3 24 1/1 0 0 3 0 0 Totals 19 35 9 44 1.5/2 0 0 7 0 0

Toyous Avery

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OL 55

6-5 | 318 | r-Sr.

Last School: Miramar Hometown: Miami, Fla.

Yodny CAJUSTE

• Has played in 21 career games and started 20

2017 (r-Jr.)

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• Named All-Big 12 Second Team (coaches) • All-Big 12 Third Team (Phil Steele) • Started 13 games at tackle in 2017 • Saw action on 878 plays, including 836 on offense • Recorded four knockdown blocks against Delaware State, a season high • Registered a season-high two domination blocks against East Carolina • Part of the offensive line that was named the WVU Offensive Champions against Kansas • Member of the offensive line that only allowed 4.1 tackles for loss per game, ranking No. 8 in the nation and No. 1 in the Big 12 • Paved the way for the offense to average 309.3 passing yards, No. 13 nationally, 459.6 yards of total offense, ranking No. 20 and 34.5 points per game, No. 22 • Held opponents to 1.5 sacks per game, which ranks No. 25 in the country and No. 2 in the Big 12 • Led the way for 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford, the third consecutive season the Mountaineers have had a 1,000-yard rusher, a 3,000-yard passer and two 1,000-yard receivers • Offense passed for more than 300 yards in nine games and 350 in six games • Offense rushed for more than 200 yards in six games and 250 in two games • Offense produced 500 or more yards of total offense in six games, including the first five games to begin the season

2016 (r-So.)

• Sustained season-ending knee injury against Missouri in season-opener

Yodny Cajuste

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2015 (r-Fr.)

• Played in seven games and started six • Started first six games of the season at left tackle until sustaining a knee injury at Baylor • Returned to action in the Cactus Bowl • Used on 474 plays, including 462 on offense • Used on a season-high 98 plays against Oklahoma State • Used on 79 plays at Oklahoma • Saw action on 70 or more offensive plays in four games • Used on 80 or more offensive plays in two games • Helped pave the way for the offense to average 479.7 yards per game of total offense, 34.0 points per game, 228.2 yards rushing per game and 251.5 passing yards per game • Part of an offense that ranked No. 17 nationally in rushing offense, No. 18 in first down offense, No. 23 in total offense and No. 35 in scoring offense

2014 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Played offensive and defensive line for coach Damon Cogdell at Miramar High • Named All-Broward County Third Team • Also played basketball for Miramar • No. 42 on Miami Herald’s Top 100 rankings • No. 16 on the Miami-Herald’s Dade-Broward recruiting rankings • No. 46 on Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel’s Top Broward County prospects

Personal

• Son of Marie Cajuste • One of four boys • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies • Currently pursuing second degree in communications


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WR

6-2 | 206 | r-So.

Last School: George Washington Hometown: Charleston, W.Va.

Druw BOWEN

19 2017 (r-Fr.)

• Played in seven games at receiver • Used on a season-high 19 offensive and five special teams’ plays against East Carolina

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Played for coach Steve Edwards at George Washington High • Finished with 26 catches for 830 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior; also had 10 kickoff returns for 213 yards and a touchdown; 12 punt returns for 100 yards; eight carries for 66 yards, an 8.2 yards per carry average • Registered 59 tackles, including 24 unassisted tackles, two sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss, one interception and one fumble recovery • Named All-State Second Team • Finished with eight catches for 172 yards and two touchdowns in the NorthSouth All-Star Game • Two-time All-State First Team in baseball

Personal

14 • Moved from running back to inside receiver this spring

2017 (Fr.)

• Played in nine games at running back • Finished with 20 carries for 81 yards • Caught a season-high two passes against Oklahoma State • Had a career-long 16-yard rush at Baylor • Ran for a season-high 41 yards against Delaware State • Tied a season-high with nine rushing attempts against Delaware State

High School

• Played for Coach Emanuel Powell at Landry-Walker High • Earned 5A All-State Honorable Mention as a senior by the Louisiana Sportswriters Association • Finished with more than 2,500 all-purpose yards and 29 touchdowns • Registered 134 rushing yards and a touchdown and added 82 receiving yards and a touchdown against Destrehan in the state semifinals • Named first-team all-district and all-metro • Collected more than 1,500 all-purpose yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• Son of Timothy Dexter and Latoya Bush • One of five children • Majoring in sport management • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

BUSH’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2017 9 4 15

DL

Avg. 3.8

TD 0

Long 6

2016 (Fr.)

6-4 | 271 | Jr.

Last School: Cabell Midland Hometown: Ona, W.Va.

Reese DONAHUE

• Has seen action in 25 career games, including 13 starts

2017 (So.)

Tevin BUSH

Personal

• Son of Joe and Christy Craffey • One of two children • Majoring in sport management

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5-6 | 163 | So.

Last School: Landry-Walker Hometown:New Orleans, La.

• Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors • All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention (coaches) • Started all 13 games at defensive end • WVU Defensive Champion: vs. Iowa State (as part of starting defensive line) • Credited with a share of a sack vs. Utah; finished with three tackles • Finished with five total tackles (three solos) vs. Iowa State, including a tackle for loss • Made a career-best five solo tackles vs. Oklahoma State, as well as a careerhigh two tackles for loss • Registered first career sack at Baylor • Also had three solo tackles at Baylor, finishing with five total tackles • Recorded a career-high six total tackles and first career unassisted tackle for loss at TCU • Also tied his then-career-best with three solo tackles at TCU • Earned first career start against Virginia Tech • Set a then-career-high in total tackles vs. Virginia Tech (4)

• Saw action in 12 games • Finished with 12 tackles, including six unassisted tackles • Season-high four tackles at Iowa State

High School

• Two-year starter for coach Luke Salmons at Cabell Midland High • First player in West Virginia history to win the 2015 Stydahar Award (state’s top lineman) and the 2015 Huff Award (state’s best defensive player) • West Virginia All-State Class AAA Defensive Captain (2015) • Two-time West Virginia All-State Class AAA First Team (2014-15) • USA TODAY American Family Insurance All-USA West Virginia Defensive Player of the Year (2015) • USA TODAY American Family Insurance All-USA West Virginia First Team (2015) • The Herald-Dispatch All-Tri-State Defensive Player of the Year (2015) • Two-time The Herald-Dispatch All-Tri-State First Team (2014-15) • Had 167 career tackles, including 99 solo stops, 46 TFLs, 27 sacks and 31 quarterback hurries • Two-time All-Mountain State Athletic Conference First Team (2014-15) • Played in the Blue-Gray All-American Bowl (2015) • MVP of Football University Camp and Top Gun Camp (2014)

Personal

• Son of Mark and Shawna Donahue • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

DONAHUE’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 13 21 19 40 6/21 1.5/14 0 0 0 0 2016 12 6 6 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 25 27 25 52 6/21 1.5/15 0 0 0 0

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QB 7

6-2 | 215 | r-Sr.

Last School: Florida Hometown: Davidson, N.C.

Will GRIER

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

2017 (r-Jr.)

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• Started 11 games before sustaining a season-ending hand injury in the first quarter against Texas • 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (AP, ESPN.com, coaches) • All-Big 12 Second Team (ProFootballFocus) • All-Big 12 Third Team (Phil Steele) • All-Big 12 Fourth Team (Athlon Sports) • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (coaches) • Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award semifinalist • Manning Award Quarterback of the Week (Sept. 11, Oct. 19) • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 16) • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (5 times) • His 34 passing touchdowns are the second-most by WVU quarterback in a season • Ranks No. 4 in school history single-season passing yards with 3,490 • Completed 250 passes in 2017, ranking No. 5 in school history • Tied for No. 9 for most passing touchdowns thrown in a career in WVU history • Ranked No. 5 in the country and No. 3 in the league in passing efficiency • Averaged 9.0 yards per attempt, ranking No. 6 nationally • Threw 34 passing touchdowns, ranking No. 8 nationally • Placed No. 8 nationally after passing for 317.3 yards per game • Ranked No. 9 nationally with 20.0 points responsible for per game • Averages 328.4 yards of total offense per game, ranking No. 11 nationally and No. 3 in the Big 12 • Has completed 22.7 passes per game, good for No. 14 nationally and No. 3 in the Big 12 • His 3,490 passing yards are good for No. 20 nationally and No. 4 in the Big 12 • Averages 14.0 passing yards per completion, ranking No. 16 in the country • Completed 64.4 percent of his passes, ranking No.18 nationally • Has recorded 300 yards passing in nine games breaking Geno Smith’s single-season record of eight • First player in WVU history to throw five touchdown passes in back-to-back games • Sat out the last two games due to injury • Completed six out of eight passes and threw for 50 yards before sustaining a game-ending hand injury in the first quarter against Texas • Recorded 372 passing yards and four touchdowns at Kansas State • WVU Offfensive Champion: Iowa State, completing 20-of-25 passes for 316 yards and two touchdowns • His 316 passing yards marked the eighth game in 2017 in which he threw for 300 or more yards • Completed season-high 80 percent of his passes and threw two touchdown passes against Iowa State • Recorded two passing touchdowns against Oklahoma State • Threw for a career-high 375 yards and tallied five passing touchdowns at Baylor • Threw for 352 yards against Texas Tech, marking the sixth straight game he has thrown for at least 300 yards in a game, passing Geno Smith (2012) for second among WVU quarterbacks. • Tallied five touchdown passes against Texas Tech, tying a season-high • Completed 32 passes against Texas Tech, a career-high and most since Clint Trickett at Texas (36) in 2014 • Threw for 366 yards and three touchdowns at TCU • Completed a season-long 76-yard pass to Ka’Raun White at TCU, the longest play of the season for the Mountaineers • Against Kansas, he became the second WVU quarterback to rush for two touchdowns, throw for two touchdowns and throw for 300 or more passing yards in the same game since Mike Sherwood against Pitt in 1968 • Scored a season-high two rushing touchdowns against Kansas • Tallied five passing touchdowns against East Carolina, marking the 11th time in program history a quarterback has thrown at least five touchdowns in a game • Threw for 371 yards against Virginia Tech, the most by a WVU quarterback making his debut

2016 (r-So.)

• Sat out to fulfill NCAA transfer requirements • WVU Offensive Scout Team Champion: Youngstown State

2015 (r-Fr.) - Florida

• Played in six games and started five • Completed 106-of-161 passes for 1,204 yards, 10 touchdowns and three interceptions • Long completion of 77 yards • Season-high 283 yards against Tennessee • Threw for 200 or more yards in three games and 250 or more yards in two • Finished with 20 or more completions in three games • Completed multiple touchdown passes in four games • Had 36 carries for 116 yards and two touchdowns with a long of 38 yards • Threw for 271 yards on 24-of-29 passing and four touchdowns in win against Ole Miss • Completed 20-of-33 passes for 208 yards against Missouri • Had 283 yards on 23-of-42 passing and two touchdowns against Tennessee with a long of 63 yards


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2014 (Fr.) - Florida

• Did not see any game action and redshirted • Enrolled in January

High School

• Named the Parade National Player of the Year, Maxwell Player of the Year and Tom Lemming Offensive Player of the Year • Named Mr. Football USA as the nation’s top high school player, as selected by a five-member panel of StudentSports.com football experts • 247 Sports First Team All-American and MaxPreps First Team All-American • Was a 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection • Threw for 109 yards on 4-of-8 passing in the Army Bowl, including a 51-yard pass that resulted in the longest play of the game • Completed 32-of-42 passes for a season-high 599 passing yards and seven touchdowns en route to an NCISAA Division II state title over Harrells Christian Academy • Totaled 4,989 yards with a national-best 77 touchdowns in his senior year • Rushed for 1,251 yards with 13 touchdowns in 2013 • In his career, he totaled 14,565 yards and a state-record 195 touchdown passes • His 14,565 passing yards are second in North Carolina state history behind former UF quarterback Chris Leak

• Also had 2,955 career rushing yards and 31 rushing scores • Was the Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year as a junior and senior • Set a national record for single-game passing yardage as a junior in 2012 with an 837-yard, 10-touchdown performance against Harrells Christian in the playoffs • Coached by father and former East Carolina standout quarterback Chad Grier

Personal

• Wife, Jeanne, and daughter, Eloise • Son of Chad and Elizabeth Grier • One of four children • Graduated in December 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies • Currently pursuing second bachelor’s degree in sociology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

GRIER’S PASSING STATISTICS Year Games C/A Pct. 2017 11 250/388 .644

Yards 3,490

TD Int. Long 34 12 76

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Brendan FERNS

7 2017 (r-Fr.)

• Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors • Played in four games at Mike linebacker, before sustaining a season-ending shoulder injury • Finished with 10 tackles, including nine solo stops • Season-high five solo tackles against Delaware State • Had four tackles, including three unassisted tackles against East Carolina

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted after suffering knee injury in preseason

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

High School

• Played for Coach Brett McLean at St. Clairsville High • Strong athlete who also excelled at running back • Senior stats showed 118 tackles, 10 TFLs, two sacks, five pass breakups, two forced fumbles and two interceptions in leading the St. Clairsville defense • U.S. Army All-American Bowl (2016) • USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA Ohio First Team (2015) • Big 22 Player of the Year (2015) • AP All-Ohio Division IV Defensive Player of the Year (2015) • AP All-Ohio Division IV First Team (2015) • AP All-Ohio Division V First Team (2014) • AP All-Eastern Division IV District Defensive Player of the Year (2015) • AP All-Eastern Division IV District First Team (2015) • AP All-Eastern Division V District Defensive Player of the Year (2014) • AP All-Eastern Division V District First Team (2014) • Captain of the Times Leader All-District Defensive unit • Two-time All-Buckeye 8 Athletic League South All-Star First Team (2014-15)

Personal

• Son of Mike and Heidi Ferns • One of three children • Majoring in business • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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6-2 | 232 | Jr.

Last School: Centerville Hometown: Centerville, Ohio

Adam HENSLEY

2017 (So.)

• Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors • Played in 13 games, adding depth at Will linebacker • Used on special teams • Saw action on a season-high 11 plays at Oklahoma

2016 (Fr.)

• Played in seven games • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Saw action at will linebacker and used on special teams • Used on a season-high nine plays on special teams against Oklahoma • Saw action on a season-high nine plays on defense at Iowa State

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OL

6-2 | 238 | r-So.

Last School: St. Clairsville Hometown: St. Clairsville, Ohio

65

6-6 | 335 | Sr.

Last School: Lackawanna College Hometown: Laurel Springs, N.J.

Isaiah HARDY

2017 (Jr.)

• Played in 12 games, adding depth at guard and tackle • Saw action on 116 plays, including 58 on offense • Used on a season-high 24 plays against Delaware State, including 15 on offense

2016 (So.) – Lackawanna College

• Two-year starter at guard for Coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College • All-Northeast Football Conference First-Team as a sophomore • Helped lead Lackawanna to a 10-1 overall record, a No. 8 national NJCAA ranking and advance to play in the Valley of the Sun Bowl • The Falcons ranked No. 3 nationally in scoring (515) and rushing touchdowns (36), No. 4 in points per game (46.8), total offensive yards (5,343), yards per passing attempt (9.7) and total offensive yards per game (485.7) and No. 5 in passing touchdowns (32) and rushing yards (2,813) and No. 16 in passing yards (2,530)

2015 (Fr.) – Lackawanna College

• All-Northeast Football Conference Third-Team selection • Helped lead Lackawanna to an 8-2 record • Part of offense that ranked No. 6 in scoring (48.0), No. 5 in passing yards per completion (16.2), No. 8 in rushing yards per game (250.0), No. 9 in rushing touchdowns (29) and No. 13 in offensive yards per game (455.8)

High School

• Played offensive tackle for Coach Robert Hinson at Timber Creek Regional High in Erial, N.J. • As a senior, he helped Timber Creek finish 11-1 overall, 5-0 in the West Jersey Conference and advance to the state championship game

Personal

• Son of Nate Hardy and Valeska Hood • One of four children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

High School

• Two-year starter for Coach Rodney Roberts at Centerville Senior High • Finished 2015 with 77 totals, including 32 solo stops, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception • Made 10 or more tackles in three games, including a season-high 14 against Beavercreek • Registered 57 tackles with 29 solo tackles and three sacks in 2014 • Two-time AP All-Ohio Division I Honorable Mention (2014-15) • Two-time AP All-Southwest Division I District First Team (2014-15) • Two-time All-Greater Western Ohio Conference Central Division First Team (2014-15) • TriStateFootball.com All-TSF Second Team (2015)

Personal

• Son of Anthony and Kim Hensley • One of two children • Majoring in engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll


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6-1 | 214 | Sr.

Last School: Colonial Forge Hometown: Stafford, Va.

Gary JENNINGS JR.

• Has played in 39 career games and started 14 • One of three student-athletes in the nation to be on the NCAA Football Oversight Committee

2017 (Jr.)

• Coached by Bill Brown at Colonial Forge High • Played quarterback, wide receiver and safety and returned kicks • Saw limited action as a senior due to injury • Named to the 2014 Virginia All-6A First-Team Defense • Also earned All-State second-team honors as an all-purpose offensive player • Had two rushing touchdowns, two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown in a 31-0 win over North Stafford • Named All-Conference 4 first team offensive all-purpose player and first team on defense as a defensive back No. 4 ranked player in the area by the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star • An all-area first-team selection at defensive back • Earned All-Group 6A South Region as utility player on defense • Named All-Conference 4 All-Purpose on defense • Also played basketball at Colonial Forge High

Personal

• Son of Gary and Youlande Jennings • One of four children • Majoring in sport management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

JENNINGS JR.’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2017 13 97 1,096 2016 13 10 165 2015 13 7 116 Totals 39 114 1,377

2016 (So.)

• Played in 13 games and started one • Added depth at wide receiver, was one the kickoff returners and the team’s punt returner • Finished with 10 catches for 165 yards, two touchdowns and a long of 58 • Earned the first start of his career against Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl • Had a season-best three catches for a career-high 69 yards with a touchdown against Baylor • Scored first touchdown of season with an 11-yard catch against TCU • Season-long 47-yard reception at Texas Tech

Avg. TD Long 11.3 1 60 16.5 2 58 16.6 1 64 12.1 4 64

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• Started all 13 games at inside receiver • All-Big 12 Conference Second Team • WVU Offensive Player of the Year • Saw 834 snaps on offense in 2017 • Had four 100-yard receiving performances in 2017 • His 97 receptions ranked No. 5 in school history • Ranked No. 6 in school history with 1,096 receiving yards • No. 15 on the career receptions list, with 114 • Ranked No. 4 nationally and No. 1 in the Big 12 with 7.5 receptions per game • Has recorded 1,096 receiving yards in 2017, placing No. 18 nationally and No. 4 in the Big 12 • Averaged 84.3 receiving yards per game, ranking No. 24 in the country and No. 5 in the Big 12 • Surpassed the 1,000 yards receiving mark with a 16-yard reception in the third quarter against Texas • WVU Offensive Champion: Kansas State, tied a season-high with 13 receptions for 115 yards • Caught seven passes against Iowa State, the eighth time this season he has registered at least six receptions in a game • Had eight receptions for 116 yards at Baylor • Hauled in nine catches for 68 yards against Texas Tech • Caught 10 passes for 80 yards at TCU, the second time he has had at least 10 receptions in a game • Had six catches for 75 yards at Kansas • Finished with 128 yards on six catches against Delaware State, averaging 21.3 yards a catch • Hauled in 13 catches against Virginia Tech, tying for fourth-most in school history • His 189 receiving yards against Virginia Tech tied for No. 13 in school history and marked the most receiving yards by a WVU player in an opening game

High School

2015 (Fr.)

• Played in 13 games in 2015 • Added depth at wide receiver and was a punt returner • Had seven catches for 116 yards, a touchdown with a long reception of 64 • Finished with a team-leading 13 punt returns for 69 yards • Turned in the team’s longest punt return of the season in the Catcus Bowl against Arizona State with a 21-yard return • Had a season-high 68 receiving yards on two catches against Arizona State in the Cactus Bowl • Registered his first career touchdown and season-long catch (64) against ASU • WVU Special Teams Champion against Arizona State • One kickoff return at Kansas State for his season-long of 35 yards • Had a then season-long 20-yard reception at Kansas • Three kickoff returns at Baylor

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Matt JONES

2017 (r-So.)

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6-3 | 325 | r-Jr.

Last School: Hubbard Hometown: Hubbard, Ohio

• Started 13 games at center • Saw action on 981 plays on offense • Recorded nine knockdown blocks for the season, including a season-high two three times • Registered a season-high two domination blocks against East Carolina • Part of the offensive line that was named the WVU Offensive Champions against Kansas • Member of the offensive line that only allowed 4.1 tackles for loss per game, ranking No. 8 in the nation and No. 1 in the Big 12 • Paved the way for the offense to average 309.3 passing yards, No. 13 nationally, 459.6 yards of total offense, ranking No. 20 and 34.5 points per game, No. 22 • Held opponents to 1.5 sacks per game, which ranks No. 25 in the country and No. 2 in the Big 12 • Led the way for 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford, the third consecutive season the Mountaineers have had a 1,000-yard rusher and a 3,000-yard passer and two 1,000-yard receivers • Offense passed for more than 300 yards in nine games and 350 in six games • Offense rushed for more than 200 yards in six games and 250 in two games • Offense produced 500 or more yards of total offense in six games, including the first five games to begin the season

25 • Played in all 13 games • Used primarily on special teams’ units • Recorded a blocked punt vs. Oklahoma State • Logged 235 total snaps, including 19 on defense • Tallied four tackles, including one tackle for loss

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Four-year starter for coach Jeff Weachter at Bishop McDevitt High • As a senior, finished with 73 tackles, including 39 unassisted, eight sacks, 20 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a blocked field goal • All-Conference First Team selection (2015) • Named All-Area Honorable Mention (2015)

Personal

• Son of Osman and Barbara Kamara • One of two children • Majoring in sport management

• Added depth at center • Saw limited action, making an appearance at Iowa State

2015 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Played offensive and defensive lines for coach Brian Hoffman at Hubbard High • Two-time Associated Press Division III All-Ohio Football team • Two-time all-Northeast Ohio District First-Team selection • Two-time Hubbard High offensive lineman of the year • Helped lead Hubbard to a 12-1 record, the All-American National conference title and the regional finals • Paved the way for the offense to average 42.8 points per game, 358.8 rushing yards per game and 63 rushing touchdowns • Finished career with 168 tackles, including 108 solo stops, 12.5 sacks and 51 tackles for loss • Forced nine fumbles and recovered two • Blocked five field goals • As a junior, helped lead Hubbard to a 12-1 record, the conference title and advance to the regional finals • The offense ran for almost 4,000 yards and 54 touchdowns

Personal

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Osman KAMARA

2017 (r-Fr)

2016 (r-Fr.)

• Son of David and Eileen Jones • One of two children • Majoring in criminology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

6-0 | 201 | r-So.

Last School: Bishop McDevitt Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.

Matt Jones


P

6-4 | 218 | r-Sr.

Last School: University Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.

Billy KINNEY

15 • Has played in 26 career games

2017 (r-Jr.)

2016 (r-So.)

• Academic All-Big 12 First Team • Saw action in 13 games • WVU Special Teams Champion: Youngstown State, Texas • Finished with 59 punts for 2,462 yards, an average of 41.7 yards per punt and a long of 63 yards • Ranked No. 4 in the Big 12 in punting (41.7); No. 48 nationally • Had seven punts of 50 or more yards on the season and placed 17 punts inside the opponents 20

CB 22 2017 (r-Fr.)

• Played in 11 games, adding depth at cornerback • Used primarily on special teams • Season-high 12 plays against Delaware State • Also used on 11 plays against Virginia Tech

2016 (r-Fr.) • Redshirted

5-11 | 221 | r-So.

Last School: Hamilton Township Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Jake LONG

2015 (r-Fr.)

• Did not see game action

2014 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Played for coach John Kelley at University High • Had severe ankle injury as a senior • Punted 18 times for 754 yards, an average of 41.9 yards per punt • Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl • Earned first-team All-State honors as a junior • Made 34 PATs and 9-of-10 field goal attempts with a long of 43 yards • Averaged 54.8 yards on 59 kickoffs and 33.5 yards on 33 punts

Personal

• Son of Scott and Jayne Kinney • One of two children • Majoring in management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

KINNEY’S PUNTING STATISTICS Year Games No. Yards Avg. Long 2017 13 70 2,863 40.9 58 2016 13 59 2,462 41.7 63 Totals 26 129 5,325 41.3 63

TB FC 50+ I-20 4 29 9 22 5 22 7 17 9 51 16 39

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors • Finished with 70 punts for 2,863 yards, averaging 40.9 yards per punt with a long of 58 yards • Ranked No. 4 in the Big 12 in punting • Had nine punts of more than 50 yards on the season and placed 22 punts inside the opponents 20 • Best game of the season came against Utah, finishing with nine punts for 424 yards and an average of 47.1 • Had four punts of more than 50 yards, placed three inside the Utah 20 and had a long punt of 51 yards • Averaged 40.7 yards per punt; long of 49 yards at Oklahoma • Solid effort vs. Texas averaging 40.4 yards on eight punts • Placed two punts inside the 20 and had long of 54 yards • WVU Special Teams Champion: Kansas State, averaging almost 40 yards per punt in rain at and placing two inside the Wildcat 20 • Good day vs. Iowa State with a 44.3 punting average, a long of 51 yards and two punts inside the 20, including one inside the five • Averaged 43.6 yards per punt against Oklahoma State with a season-long punt of 58 yards • Long punt went for 48 yards at Baylor and placed two punts inside the 20 • Long punt went for 48 yards vs. Texas Tech • Averaged 41.2 yards per punt at TCU with a long punt of 48 yards. Also placed two punts inside the TCU 20 • Strong day punting against Delaware State with three punts for 148 yards and a 49.3 average. Long punt went for 56 yards and placed two punts inside the Hornet 20 • Four punts vs. ECU for a 40.0 avg. Long went for 52 yards and placed two inside the Pirate 20 • Punted a career-high nine times for 324 yards against Virginia Tech, placing two inside the 20

• Also had 22 punts which were fair caught and seven of more than 50 yards • Strong bowl game against Miami, averaging 44.1 yards on eight punts with a career-long 63-yard punt • Also placed three punts inside the 20 • Averaged 40.0 yards in the snow, wind and cold vs. Oklahoma with a long punt of 47 yards • Great effort at Texas swinging field position for the Mountaineers. Finished with five punts for a 44.6 avg., two punts of 50 yards and placed two inside the Longhorn 20 • Three punts for a 42. 7 avg. vs. Kansas with a long of 47 yards • Three punts at Oklahoma State for 136 yards at a 45.3 average; long punt went for 49 yards • Five punts vs. TCU for a 43.2 avg. with a long of 47 yards and placed two punts inside the 20 • One punt at Texas Tech for 45 yards • Four punts vs. Kansas State for a 40.0 avg. and a long of 46 yards. Also placed two punts inside the KSU 20 • Three punts for a 41.0 avg. and a long of 46 yards vs. BYU • Great day punting against Youngstown State with four punts for a 49.2 avg. Long punt went for 55 yards • Booted five punts vs. Missouri for 227 yards and a 45.4 average • Long punt went for 53 yards, and placed one punt inside the 20 vs. Missouri

High School

• Played one season for Coach Nathan Hillerich at Hamilton Township High • Made 28 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss, three interceptions, two pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in 2015 • Played in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Game • AP All-Ohio Division III First Team (2015) • AP All-Central Division III District Defensive Player of the Year (2015) • AP All-Central Division III District First Team (2015) • All-Mid-State League First Team (2015) • Previously played at Paul Blazer High (Ashland, Ky.)

Personal

• Son of Michael Long and Tara Jones • One of four children • Majoring in sport management • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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LB 11

5-11 | 221 | r-Jr.

Last School: Winton Woods Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

David LONG JR.

• Has played in 22 career games with 19 starts

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

2017 (r-So.)

• Started all nine games at Will linebacker, missed the first four games after sustaining preseason knee injury • ProFootballFocus All-American Second Team • All-Big 12 Conference First Team (ESPN.com) • All-Big 12 Conference Second Team (Athlon Sports) • All-Big 12 Conference Honorable Mention (Coaches) • WVU Defensive Player of the Year • No. 4 in the Big 12 in tackles for loss; No. 9 in total tackles • Third-leading WVU tackler with 76 stops, including 56 solo tackles, four sacks, a team-leading 16.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups and a fumble recovery • Finished No. 4 on WVU’s single-season TFL list • Earned a career-high three sacks vs. Utah; finished with six total tackles • Logged seven tackles, including one for loss, at Oklahoma • Tallied 10 tackles vs. Texas, the third time recording double-digit tackles in a game; also added a tackle for loss • WVU Defensive Champion: at Kansas State, recording 12 total tackles (eight solo), including two tackles for loss and his first sack • Recorded five total tackles, assisted on a tackle for loss, and had a pass breakup vs. Iowa State • Tallied career-high 18 tackles vs. Oklahoma State, the second-most in a single game in the Big 12 • Had a school-record seven tackles for loss vs. OSU; the mark was the secondmost in the NCAA • His 14 solo tackles vs. Oklahoma State was also a career high, as well as tied for No. 7 on WVU’s all-time single-game unassisted tackles chart • Recorded six tackles at Baylor to go along with a pass breakup and half of a tackle for loss • Registered a then career-high eight solo tackles vs. Texas Tech; finished as co-leader with nine tackles • Tallied first two pass breakups of his career at TCU

2016 (r-Fr.)

• Finished with career-high 11 tackles, including a career-high eight assisted tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl • Finished with nine tackles against Oklahoma • Had a career-best 10 tackles with his second career sack for a loss of four yards at Texas • Had four total tackles, including a sack vs. TCU • Notched a career-best five tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss at Texas Tech • Made his first career start and had a TFL for a loss of six yards with three solo tackles against Kansas State • Had four solo tackles in his career debut against Missouri

2015 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Played for coach Andre Parker at Winton Woods • Associated Press All-Ohio Division II Honorable Mention • AP Southwest All-District First Team Division II linebacker • Finished with 283 career tackles, six sacks and six interceptions

Personal

• Son of David and Deon Long • One of 12 children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

LONG JR.’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks 2017 9 56 20 76 16.5/46 4/17 2016 13 37 28 66 4.5/21 2/9 Totals 22 93 48 141 21/67 6/26

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david long jr.

Int. PBU 0 6 0 0 0 6

FF FR 0 1 1 0 1 1


CB

DL

5-11 | 198 | r-So.

Last School: Dakota West Hometown: Liberty Township, Ohio

29

Sean MAHONE

2017 (r-Fr.)

• Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors • Saw action in eight games, adding depth at cornerback • Used primarily on special teams • Season-high 12 plays at Kansas State • Saw action on 11 plays against Utah • Finished with three tackles, including two unassisted

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

Personal

• Son of William and Kim Mahone • One of three children • Majoring in business • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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Lamonte MCDOUGLE

2017 (Fr.)

• ESPN.com Freshman All-American • Played in all 13 games, starting nine at nose tackle • Finished with 23 tackles, including 16 solo tackles, two sacks, four tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery • WVU Defensive Champion: at Kansas; vs. Iowa State (as part of starting defensive line) • Logged a career-high six tackles (four solos) vs. Oklahoma State • Tied a then-career-high three tackles at Baylor, including his second sack • Finished with a career-best two tackles for loss against the Bears • Made his first career start at TCU • Tallied three solo tackles at Kansas, as well as first career sack • Also registered first career forced fumble against the Jayhawks • Notched first career fumble recovery vs. Delaware State • Began his WVU career with two tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Virginia Tech

High School

• Played for coach Jevon Glenn at Deerfield Beach High • Helped team to a 10-3 record as a senior and the regional finals • Recorded 47 unassisted tackles, 31 assisted tackles, 23 tackles for loss and 14 sacks • Played at Delray American Heritage as a junior • 2015 Florida 3A All-State First Team Defense (DL) • Finished with 93 tackles, including 15 sacks and 27 tackles for loss

Personal

• Son of Stockar and Octavia McDougle • Father, Stockar, played football at Oklahoma and was a first-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions where he enjoyed a successful NFL career • Uncle Jerome McDougle played at Miami before a successful NFL career with the Philadelphia Eagles • One of five children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

MCDOUGLE’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 13 15 8 23 4/18 2/15 0 0 1 1

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• Two-year starter for coach Larry Cox at Lakota West High • Made 94 tackles with five interceptions and two pass breakups in final two seasons • Played in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Game • AP All-Ohio Division I Honorable Mention (2015) • AP All-Southwest Division I District First Team (2015) • AP All-Southwest Division I District Honorable Mention (2014) • Two-time All-Greater Miami Conference First Team (2014-15) • All-Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association Division I First Team (2015) • Cincinnati Enquirer Division I Fall All-Star (2015) • Cincinnati Enquirer Division I Fall All-Star Honorable Mention (2014) • Journal-News All-Area First Team (2015) • Journal-News All-Area Second Team (2015) • TriStateFootball.com All-TSF Second Team (2015)

5-10 | 302 | So.

Last School: Deerfield Beach Hometown: Pompano Beach, Fla.

Lamonte McDougle

27


RB

6-0 | 205 | Jr.

Last School: North Davidson Hometown: Lexington, N.C.

Kennedy McKOY

4 • Has played in 25 career games, including three starts

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

2017 (So.)

• Second-leading rusher on the team with 125 carries for 596 yards, averaging 4.8 yards a carry, tied for the team lead with seven touchdowns and had a long run of 36 yards • Finished with 10 catches for 72 yards with a long of 21 • Tied a team high in rushing touchdowns in 2017 with seven • Recorded 14 carries, one reception and completed a pass against Utah in the Heart of Dallas Bowl • Had a career day at Oklahoma, registering career-highs in rushing yards (137) and rushing touchdowns (3) and tying a career high in rushing attempts (25) • Also recorded his longest rush of the season, a 36-yard carry at Oklahoma • Scored his fourth rushing touchdown of the season and recorded 30 yards against Oklahoma State • Rushed for 105 yards at Kansas,change to his second career 100-yard performance • Tallied two rushing touchdowns at Kansas, the second time in his career he has rushed for two touchdowns in a game (Texas, 2016) • Tied a career-high with 21 receiving yards against East Carolina

2016 (Fr.)

• Played in 13 games as a true freshman, including two starts • All-Freshman Fourth Team (Athlon Sports) • All-Big 12 All-Purpose First Team (Athlon Sports) • WVU Offensive Champion: Texas • Injured on his first carry against Oklahoma and did not return • Earned his first career start at Texas • Scored TDs at Iowa State and against Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl • Tallied first career rushing touchdowns with two scores against the Longhorns, finishing with a team-high 73 yards rushing • Ran for a career-best 127 yards with a long of 44 yards against Kansas • Game-high 83 yards on a season-high 10 rushing attempts at Oklahoma State • Had a then season-best 99 yards at Texas Tech • First career rush, reception and touchdown were against Youngstown State

High School

• Three-year starter for coach Mark Holcomb at North Davidson High • Three-time Winston-Salem Journal All-Northwest Team (2013-15) • Davidson County Offensive Player of the Year (2014) • Established school records for single-season rushing yards (2,061), career rushing yards (5,331 yards), single-season touchdowns (27) and career TDs • Three-time All-Davidson County First Team (2013-15) • Central Piedmont Class 4A Offensive Player of the Year (2015) • Three-time All-Central Piedmont Class 4A Team (2013-15) • Played in the 2015 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas

Personal

• Son of Tony and Julia McKoy • One of five children • Majoring in sport management • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Kennedy McKoy

MCKOY’S RUSHING STATISTICS Year Games Attempts Yards Avg. TD Long 2017 12 125 596 4.8 7 36 2016 13 73 472 6.5 4 44 Totals 25 198 1,068 5.4 11 44 MCKOY’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2017 12 7 72

28

Avg. 10.3

TD 0

Long 21


OL

RB

6-7 | 306 | r-Jr.

Last School: Union Local Hometown: Jacobsburg, Ohio

53

Colton McKIVITZ

32

• Has played in 26 career games and started 23

• Has played in 16 career games

2017 (r-So.)

2017 (So.)

2016 (r-Fr.)

• Academic All-Big 12 First Team • All-Freshman Third Team (Athlon Sports) • All-Big 12 Freshman First Team (Athlon Sports) • Played in 13 games at tackle and started 10 • Member of offensive line that was No. 2 in the Big 12 in fewest sacks allowed • Helped pave the way for the offense to average 485.5 yards per game of total offense (No. 17 nationally), 228.4 yards rushing (No. 25 nationally) and 257.2 yards passing (No. 42) • Offense produced four different running backs with 100 or more yards in a game, passed for more than 300 yards in four games and produced more than 500 yards of total offense in five games

2015 (Fr.)

Martell PETTAWAY

• Third-leading rusher on the team with 43 carries for 149 yards and two touchdowns • Season-high seven carries and second his second rushing touchdown at Oklahoma • Season-high 39 rushing yards on six carries, and scored first rushing touchdown against Delaware State • Had a 12-yard reception against East Carolina and a 16-yard catch against Delaware State • Averaged 4.0 yards per carry with a long of seven yards at Baylor • Finished with five carries for 18 yards with a long of 11 yards against Iowa State • Had two carries for 19 yards with a long of 17 against Virginia Tech

2016 (Fr.)

• WVU Scout Team Champion: Kansas • Was going to redshirt until injuries forced him into action at Iowa State • Ran for 181 yards on 30 carries and a touchdown in his collegiate debut • WVU’s fifth-leading rusher with 260 yards on 49 carries and a touchdown • Recorded 63 yards on 16 carries against Baylor • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Iowa State)

High School

• Played his senior season for coach Dale Harvell at Martin Luther King High • Played in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Game • Led team to a 14-0 record and the state championship • Rushed for 1,629 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior • Played sophomore and junior seasons at St. Clair Shores South Lake High • Rushed for more than 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior, and more than 1,400 yards with 14 scores and a long run of 96 yards as a sophomore

Personal

• Son of Mark and Theresa Pettaway • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

PETTAWAY’S RUSHING STATISTICS Year Games Attempts Yards 2017 13 43 149 2016 3 49 260 Totals 16 92 409

Avg. TD Long 3.5 2 17 5.3 1 23 4.4 3 23

PETTAWAY’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2017 13 2 28 2016 3 2 21 Totals 16 4 49

Avg. TD Long 14.0 0 16 10.5 0 25 12.2 0 25

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• Academic All-Big 12 Second Team • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Coaches) • Started 13 games at tackle • Saw action on a team-leading 986 plays, including 921 on offense • Recorded four knockdown blocks against Delaware State, a season high • Had a team-leading 14 domination blocks and second with 10 knockdown blocks • Registered season-high four domination blocks against TCU and had multiple knockdown blocks in five games • Part of the offensive line that was named the WVU Offensive Champions against Kansas • Member of the offensive line that only allowed 4.1 tackles for loss per game, ranking No. 8 in the nation and No. 1 in the Big 12 • Paved the way for the offense to average 309.3 passing yards, No. 13 nationally, 459.6 yards of total offense, ranking No. 20 and 34.5 points per game, No. 22 • Held opponents to 1.5 sacks per game, which ranks No. 25 in the country and No. 2 in the Big 12 • Led the way for 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford, the third consecutive season the Mountaineers have had a 1,000-yard rusher, a 3,000-yard passer and two 1,000-yard receivers • Offense passed for more than 300 yards in nine games and 350 in six games • Offense rushed for more than 200 yards in six games and 250 in two games • Offense produced 500 or more yards of total offense in six games, including the first five games to begin the season

5-9 | 209 | Jr.

Last School: Martin Luther King Hometown: Detroit, Mich.

• Redshirted

High School

• Three-year starter and two-year captain for coach Bruce Stiles at Union Local High • Selected to play in the 2014 Ohio North-South All-Star Game • 2014 Associated Press Division V All-Ohio First Team • 2014 JJHuddle.com All-Ohio Top 15 Offensive Lineman • 2014 Wheeling Intelligencer All-Valley Team • Three-time AP Division V All-Eastern District First Team (2012-14) • Selected three-time All-Ohio Valley Athletic Conference First Team (2012-14) • Was a three-time All-Buckeye 8 Conference First Team (2012-14) • Named three-time The Times Leader All-Star Football Team (2012-14), earning captain honors in 2014 • 2013 Associated Press Division V All-Ohio Special Mention • Also a four-year basketball player, earning all-state honors in 2014

Personal

• Son of Matt and Wendy McKivitz • One of two children • Majoring in wildlife and fisheries resources • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Martell Pettaway

29


CB 1

Last School: South Charleston Hometown: Dunbar, W.Va.

Derrek PITTS JR.

• Moved from safety to cornerback this spring

2017 (Fr.)

• Played in 10 games, adding depth at bandit safety • Finished with nine tackles, including seven unassisted tackles • Had season-high four tackles at Kansas • Credited with two tackles, including a solo stop against Delaware State • Assisted on first career tackle against East Carolina

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

High School

• Played for Coach Donnie Mays at South Charleston High • Won the Carl Lee Award, signifying the top defensive back in West Virginia • Earned All-West Virginia All-State First Team honors • Named Charleston Gazette-Mail Kanawha Valley Player of the Year • Had 348 career tackles, including 13 sacks and 35 tackles for loss • In 2016, he finished with 90 tackles, including 56 solo stops and nine tackles for loss • Finished with three fumble recoveries and two interceptions, returning two for TDs • Compiled 1,169 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns (four on receptions, two each of kickoffs and fumble returns and one each on a punt return and a rush) • Caught 27 passes for 468 yards and four touchdowns and ran 45 times for 277 yards and a touchdown • Averaged 45.5 yards on kickoff returns and 21.3 on punt returns

Personal

• Son of Derrek Pitts Sr. and Dionne Beverly • One of seven children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

6-1 | 222 | Sr.

Last School: Northwest Mississippi CC Hometown: Farmerville, La.

Quondarius QUALLS

33 2017 (Jr.)

• Played in 12 games • Used primarily on special teams, but also added depth to linebacker corps • Finished with 10 tackles, including assisting on a sack and seven unassisted tackles • Recorded a career-high three tackles vs. Utah • Career-best two solo tackles vs. Delaware State • Finished with two tackles against ECU • Split first career sack with Jon Lewis vs. Virginia Tech

2016 (So.) - Northwest Mississippi CC

• Played for coach Benjy Parker at Northwest Mississippi Community College • Finished the season with 55 tackles, 9.5 sacks, one interception and three pass breakups, leading team with 16.5 tackles for loss and 20 quarterback hurries • All-Mississippi Associations of Community & Junior Colleges Second Team (2016)

2015 (Fr.) - Northwest Mississippi CC

• Helped Northwest to its first junior college national championship since 1992 and an 11-1 record in 2015 • Played in 12 games, leading the team in tackles for loss (16.5), sacks (10), quarterback hurries (13) and ranking third in tackles (67)

High School

• Played for head coach Joe Spatafora at Union Parish High • All-State selection in 2013 • Collected 84 total tackles, seven tackles for loss and three sacks as a senior

Personal

• Son of Ronte and Tonya Qualls • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

QUALLS’ DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 12 7 3 10 0.5/1 0.5/1 0 0 0 0

Derrek Pitts Jr.

30

LB

6-0 | 182 | So.

Quondarius Qualls


WR 6

S

5-11 | 192 | So.

Last School: Mesquite Horn Hometown: DeSoto, Texas

Reggie ROBERSON JR.

2017 (Fr.)

• Played in 12 games, adding depth at receiver and used on special teams • Saw snaps on 185 plays, including 119 offensive plays • Finished with six catches for 30 yards, a touchdown and a long catch of seven yards • Posted season highs in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns against Delaware State • Recorded his first career touchdown against Delaware State

High School

Personal

• Son of Reginald Sr. and Monica Roberson • One of two children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

ROBERSON JR.’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards Avg. 2017 12 6 30 5.0

TD 1

Long 7

Kenny ROBINSON

2017 (Fr.)

• All-Big 12 Conference honorable mention (coaches) • Played in all 13 games, including eight starts • Sixth-leading tackler for WVU with 46 tackles, including 32 solo stops, two tackles for loss, three interceptions, returning two for touchdowns and three pass breakups • Tied for the team lead with three interceptions • Earned a career-high eight tackles vs. Utah • Registered five tackles at Oklahoma • Recorded a 94-yard interception return for a touchdown vs. Texas, the fourthlongest in school history • First Mountaineer to record multiple pick-sixes in a season since Grant Wiley in 2000 • Added four total tackles against the Longhorns • Tied a career high with six tackles at Kansas State to go along with a 37-yard interception return • Logged five total tackles (three solo) vs. Iowa State, to go along with 0.5 tackle for loss and a pass breakup • Recorded first career interception vs. Oklahoma State, which was returned for a 39-yard touchdown • Also registered five tackles against the Cowboys • Made first career start vs. Delaware State, recording a career-best six tackles • Also recorded first career tackle for loss vs. DSU • Made his debut vs. Virginia Tech

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

• Played for coach Mike Overton at Mesquite Horn High • District 11-6A All-District First Team Offense • District 11-6A District Special Teams MVP • Team finished with a 6-5 record and a 4-3 district mark • As a senior, caught 60 passes for 1,060 yards and 11 touchdowns • Long catch of the year went for 57 yards • Scored 12 touchdowns as a senior • Averaged 17.7 yards per catch • Also had more than 800 return yards • Averaged 13.4 yards on punt returns and 36.7 on kickoff returns • Returned a kickoff 100 yards against Rockwall-Heath • Had senior year averages of 96.4 yards receiving per game, 169.0 allpurpose yards per game and 101.0 yards of total offense per game • Also averaged 7.3 yards per rush • Added 161 yards in punt returns and 587 yards in kick returns to his senior numbers • Finished his final season with 1,859 all-purpose yards and 1,111 yards of total offense • Top game was seven catches for 174 yards and one touchdown, which earned him player of the game honors

2

6-2 | 204 | So.

Last School: Imani Christian Hometown: Wilkensburg, Pa.

High School

• Played defensive back, quarterback and wide receiver for coach Ronnell Heard at Imani Christian Academy • Pennsylvania All-State 1A First-Team defensive back • Pennsylvania Football News All-State First Team (DB) • Finished with 1,250 rushing yards, 2,150 passing yards and 18 touchdowns, with only three interceptions • Threw for 448 yards against Frazier, seventh most in WPIAL history • WPIAL A Defensive Player of the Year • WPIAL A All-Conference First Team (FS) • WPIAL A All-Conference Second Team (QB) • Pennsylvania’s “Elite 11” • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22” • Played at University Prep as a junior and only saw action in two games due a leg injury • Had 18 catches for 287 yards and five touchdowns

Personal

• Son of Kenneth Robinson and Danielle Hudson • One of seven children • Majoring in sport management • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

ROBINSON’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 13 32 14 46 2/17 0 3/170 3 0 0

Kenny Robinson

31


DL

OL

6-2 | 275 | Sr.

Last School: East Mississippi CC Hometown: Clarksdale, Miss.

91

Ezekiel ROSE

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

2017 (Jr.)

• Named WVU’s Mr. Unselfish by the WVU coaching staff • Played in all 13 games, including three starts at defensive end • Finished with 23 tackles, including 19 solo stops, a team-leading 4.5 sacks, two pass breakups, one interception and a forced fumble • Defensive Champion: vs. Iowa State (as part of starting defensive line) • Finished with a pair of tackles vs. Utah • Recorded first career interception at Kansas State, as well as a sack and forced fumble • Also tied a career-high three tackles against the Wildcats • Matched career highs in tackles (3), sacks (1) and tackles for loss (1) vs. Iowa State; also earned his first career start against the Cyclones • Tied a career-high three tackles vs. Oklahoma State also was credited with first career pass breakup • Assisted on a sack with teammate Al-Rasheed Benton at Baylor • Registered a then career-best two tackles vs. Texas Tech • Also earned his second sack of the season vs. Texas Tech, which leads the team • Logged two tackles vs. Delaware State, including first sack of his Mountaineer career • Made first tackle of his WVU career vs. Virginia Tech

2016 (So.) - East Mississippi CC

• Played for coach Buddy Stephens at East Mississippi Community College • Finished with 35 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 10 games

2015 (Fr.) - East Mississippi CC

• Played in eight games, making nine tackles with two pass breakups

High School

• Played for coach Henry Johnson at Clarksdale High • Made 51 tackles with 11 tackles for loss, five sacks and nine quarterback hurries as a senior • Collected 17 tackles and one sack as a junior

Personal

• Son of Johnny and Valeria Rose • One of eight children • Majoring in multidisciplinary 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 2017 13 19 4 23 4.5/31 4.5/31 1/0 2 1 0

Ezekiel Rose

32

6-6 | 326 | r-So.

Last School: Meadowbrook Hometown: Byesville, Ohio

Josh SILLS

73 2017 (r-Fr.)

• Played in 13 games and started 10, five at right guard and five at left guard • Saw action on 681 plays on offense • Team-leading 13 knockdown blocks and second on the team with 13 domination blocks • Recorded a season-high four domination blocks as the offensive line was named the WVU Offensive Champions against Kansas • Registered three knockdowns in the season opener against Virginia Tech • Part of the offensive line that was named the WVU Offensive Champions against Kansas • Member of the offensive line that only allowed 4.1 tackles for loss per game, ranking No. 8 in the nation and No. 1 in the Big 12 • Paved the way for the offense to average 309.3 passing yards, No. 13 nationally, 459.6 yards of total offense, ranking No. 20 and 34.5 points per game, No. 22 • Held opponents to 1.5 sacks per game, which ranks No. 25 in the country and No. 2 in the Big 12 • Led the way for 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford, the third consecutive season the Mountaineers have had a 1,000-yard rusher, a 3,000-yard passer and two 1,000-yard receivers • Offense passed for more than 300 yards in nine games and 350 in six games • Offense rushed for more than 200 yards in six games and 250 in two games • Offense produced 500 or more yards of total offense in six games, including the first five games to begin the season

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Two-year starter for Coach Jeff Twiddy at Meadowbrook High • Also handled kicking and punting duties, averaging 41.9 yards per punt • Connected on 2-of-2 field goal attempts with a long of 43 yards • Set the school season extra point record with 27 and career mark with 69 • AP All-Ohio Division IV First Team (2015) • AP All-Ohio Division IV Honorable Mention (2014) • Selected to play in the North-South All-Star Game (2016) • Two-time AP All-East Division IV District First Team (2014-15) • East Central Ohio League Gray Division Offensive Lineman of the Year (2015) • Two-time All-East Central Ohio League Gray Division First Team (2014-15) • East Central Ohio League Gray Division Defensive Lineman of the Year (2014)

Personal

• Son of John and Kim Sills • One of two children • Majoring in agribusiness management

Josh Sills


WR

6-4 | 204 | Sr.

Last School: El Camino CC Hometown: Wilmington, Del.

David SILLS V

13 • Has played in 21 career games and started 14

2017 (Jr.)

2016 (So.) – El Camino College

• Played one season for coach Gifford Lindheim at El Camino College • Completed 127-of-237 passes for 1,636 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2016 • Rushed for 258 yards on 96 carries with five touchdowns • Southern California Football Association All-Central League Second Team (2016)

2015 (Fr.) – West Virginia

• Became a key member of the receiving corps in the second half of season • Finished with seven catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns in seven games • Caught the game-winning touchdown on a 15-yard reception with 2:19 remaining against Arizona State in the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl

High School

• Coached by Dwayne Thomas at Eastern Christian Academy • Played three games in 2014 before breaking his ankle and missing the remainder of the season • Completed 38-of-74 passes for 594 yards and seven touchdowns • Ran for 203 yards on 34 carries and six touchdowns • Maryland Consensus All-State (2013) • Maryland Private School All-State First Team (2013) • Completed 202-of-318 passes for 2,688 yards and 27 touchdowns in 2013 • Also rushed for 672 yards and 15 touchdowns

Personal

• Son of David IV and Denise Sills • One of four children • Majoring in business • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

SILLS V’S RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards 2017 13 60 980 2015 8 7 131 Totals 21 67 1,111

Avg. TD Long 16.3 18 75 18.7 2 35 16.6 20 75

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• 2017 Biletnikoff Award Finalist • Earned All-American honors, including three first-team selections, five second-team and two third-team honors • Big 12 Conference First-Team selection (AP, ESPN.com, coaches) • Started 13 games at wide receiver • Finished with 60 receptions for 980 yards, averaging 16.3 yards per reception, 18 receiving touchdowns and a long of 75 yards • Tied for No. 1 nationally with 18 receiving touchdowns • Ranked No. 11 nationally in total touchdowns, with 18 • Scored 8.6 points per game, ranking No. 24 in the country in scoring • Ranked No. 2 in school history with 18 touchdown receptions in a season • Has 20 touchdown receptions in his career, ranking • No. 5 in school history for receiving touchdowns in a career • One of two receivers in the nation’s top 50 scorers, which includes 33 placekickers, 11 running backs and four quarterbacks • One of 20 players nationally to register at least 18 touchdown receptions in a season since 2000 • The third player in the Big 12 to record at least 15 receiving touchdowns in the last five seasons • Caught three touchdowns in a game three times in 2017, becoming the second player in school history to do so (Stedman Bailey, 2012) • Averaged a season-high 25.7 yards per catch at Oklahoma • Hauled in two touchdowns and recorded 63 receiving yards at Kansas State • Caught three passes and gained 44 receiving yards against Oklahoma State • Hauled in three touchdown catches at Baylor, the sixth game this season he has recorded two or more receiving touchdowns • Hauled in six catches and tallied three touchdown receptions against Texas Tech • Recorded 116 yards receiving at TCU, the second consecutive game and the third time this season he had at least 100 receiving yards • Tallied two receiving touchdowns at TCU, marking the fourth time this season he has recorded at least two receiving touchdowns in a game • Finished with eight receptions for 130 yards and two touchdowns at Kansas

• Recorded three touchdown catches against East Carolina, marking the first time a Mountaineer has caught three touchdowns since Stedman Bailey caught four against Oklahoma in 2012 • Hauled in career highs in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns against East Carolina • Had two receiving touchdowns against Virginia Tech, the most in a seasonopening game since 2012

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WR/KR/PR

K

6-0 | 193 | Jr.

Last School: Sherwood Hometown: Bowie, Md.

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Marcus SIMMS

2017 (So.)

• All-Big 12 Conference Second-Team selection (KR/PR) • All-Big 12 Conference Third Team (Phil Steele) • WVU Special Teams Player of the Year • WVU’s fourth-leading receiver with 35 catches for 663 yards, five touchdowns and a long of 68 yards; 31 kickoff returns for 816 yards, with a long of 80 yards; averaged 5.8 yards on 17 punt returns with a long of 23 yards • Ranked No. 27 nationally and No. 2 in the Big 12 in all-purpose yards with 131.4 yards per game • Ranked No. 2 in the Big 12 in kickoff returns (26.3) and No. 13 nationally • Ranked No. 4 in the Big 12 in punt returns and No. 36 nationally • Caught three passes for 33 yards against Utah; big day of kickoff returns with four for 124 yards and a long return of 41 yards; had kickoff returns of 30, 29 and 24 yards • Averaged 25.5 yards per reception on a pair of catches against Texas; one punt return for 16 yards and three kickoff returns for 78 yards; long kickoff return went for 28 yards • Hauled in three catches for 80 yards, including a career long 68-yard touchdown pass against Oklahoma State • Tallied a receiving touchdown and caught three passes for 71 yards at Baylor; had 125 yards on four kickoffs, averaging 31.3 per kickoff with a long on 45 yards • Caught a career-high six passes for 72 yards against Texas Tech • Hauled in four receptions and tallied a career-high 91 receiving yards against Delaware State; had an 80-yard kickoff return vs. Delaware State • Finished with a 52-yard touchdown reception against East Carolina; had a 23-yard punt return vs. ECU and kickoff returns vs. the Pirates of 32 and 29 yards

2016 (Fr.)

• Played in nine games as a true freshman • Added depth at receiver and used on special teams • Saw action on 205 plays, including 184 on offense • Season-high 80 plays against Baylor • Had six catches for 95 yards and a touchdown for the season • Season-long catch of 48 yards at Iowa State

• Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honors • Saw action in 13 games; handled all kicking duties for Oklahoma State, Iowa State, Kansas State, Texas, Oklahoma and Utah for the injured Mike Molina • Had 77 kickoffs for 4,532 yards and an average of 58.9 yards per kickoff. Recorded 27 touchbacks; had multiple touchbacks in eight games, including season-high five at Kansas • Averaged more than 60 yards on kickoffs in eight games • Converted two field goals vs. Utah and averaged 60.0 yards on three kickoffs • Made a 28-yard field goal, four PATs and had a 65.0 kickoff average with three touchbacks at Oklahoma • Strong day vs. Texas with two kickoffs for 130 yards and a 65.0 average. Both kicks were touchbacks • One touchback and four PATs at Kansas State • First multiple field goal game against Iowa State, hitting from 36 and 28 yards • Season-high eight points scored against the Cyclones • Connected on first career field goal against OSU from 23-yard out • Had eight kickoffs for a 64.1-yard average and three touchbacks against Texas Tech • Averaged 65.0 on four kickoffs at TCU with three touchbacks • Averaged 62.7 on nine kickoffs and had five touchbacks at Kansas

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Played for coach Darren Grace at Hampshire High • Connected on seven field goals, including a season-long 54 yarder • Averaged 42.5 yards per punt as a senior • Won the Fulton Walker Award, as top special teams player in the state • Two-time All-State, including first team as a senior • Two-time All-Area selection • All-Martinsburg Journal First Team honors • All-Cumberland Times First Team honors

Personal

High School

• Two-year starter and team captain for coach Chris Grier at Sherwood High • Maryland Consensus All-State First Team (2015) • Maryland Big School All-State First Team (2015) • Maryland Big School All-State Honorable Mention (2014) • USA TODAY American Family Insurance All-USA Maryland Second Team (2015) • Recorded 43 receptions for 1,020 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2015 • Hauled in 36 receptions for 712 yards and nine touchdowns in 2014 • The Washington Post All-Met First Team (2015) • Montgomery County Class 4A Player of the Year (2015) • All-Montgomery County First Team (2015)

• Son of Scott and Laura Staley • One of two children • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

STALEY’S KICKOFF STATISTICS Year Games Kickoffs Yards 2017 13 74 4,352

• Son of Maurice and Molly Simms • One of five children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

SIMMS’ RECEIVING STATISTICS Year Games Catches Yards Avg. TD Long 2017 12 35 663 18.9 5 68 2016 10 6 95 15.8 1 48 Totals 22 41 758 18.5 6 68 SIMMS’ KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS Year Games Returns Yards 2017 12 31 816

Avg. 26.3

TD 0

Long 80

SIMMS’ PUNT RETURN STATISTICS Year Games Returns Yards 2017 12 17 99

Avg. 5.8

TD 0

Long 23

Avg. 58.8

STALEY’S FIELD GOAL STATISTICS Year Games FG/A Pct. 1/29 30/39 40/49 2017 13 6/7 85.7 5/5 1/2 0/0

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Evan STALEY

2017 (r-Fr.)

• Has played in 22 career games

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6-1 | 185 | r-So.

Last School: Hampshire Hometown: Romney, W.Va.

Marcus Simms

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DL

5-8 | 197 | Jr.

Last School: Katy Hometown: Katy, Texas

JoVanni STEWART

• Has played in 25 career games and started one

2017 (So.)

• Played in 13 games and started one at free safety • Used extensively on special teams, tying for second most special teams’ players on the team • Saw action on 351 plays, including 135 on defense • Finished with 11 tackles, including 10 solo stops and two tackles for loss • Registered a pair of tackles vs. Utah, his second multi-tackle game of the season • Earned first career start vs. Oklahoma State • Had solo tackles against East Carolina, TCU, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State • Finished the most productive game of his WVU career at Kansas with five tackles and two tackles for loss (both career highs)

2016 (Fr.)

High School

• Three-year starter for Coach Gary Joseph at Katy High • Helped lead Katy to a 16-0 record and eighth straight 6A DII state title • Team was ranked No. 1 in the nation by MaxPreps and USA Today computer rankings • Part of a defense that allowed 3.9 points per game for the season • As a senior, he finished with 101 tackles, 10 sacks, eight forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, three blocked kicks, 10 pass breakups and scored five touchdowns • Two-time All-District 19-6A selection

Personal

• Son of Silva Green and Melissa Rivera • One of two children • Majoring in sport exercise psychology

Darius STILLS

2017 (Fr.)

• Played in nine games, added depth on defensive line • Has logged 82 snaps, 79 of them coming on defense • Season-high 17 plays against Oklahoma State and Iowa State • Made first career tackle vs. Oklahoma State

High School

• Played for coach J.L. Abbott at Fairmont Senior High • Two-time First-Team AA All-State selection • Three-year starter, helping the Polar Bears to a 27-10 record and a part of the part class to make the state playoffs each of the four years • Finished with a career 191 tackles and 44 tackles for loss • Helped team to the AA state championship game as a senior, first time in 36 years • Team finished 10-3 and was 2A runner-up • Two-time First-Team All-Big 10 Conference • Two-time selection to the USA Today All-West Virginia team • Totaled 75 tackles as a senior to go along with 30 tackles for loss and nine sacks • Led the defense that gave up just 16.2 points per game, 173.8 rushing yards, 48.5 passing yards and 222.2 total yards per game • Defensive unit gave up just 211 points in 13 games • Totaled a season-high eight tackles and three tackles for loss against North Marion • Season-high four sacks in one game • Other top stat totals included seven tackles against University High, six tackles against Bridgeport and Weir and six tackles, three tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries against East Fairmont

Personal

• Son of Gary Stills and Janeen Floyd • Father, Gary, was an All-Big East performer at West Virginia for Hall of Fame Coach Don Nehlen before a successful nine-year NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens and St. Louis Rams • One of three children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

STEWART’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 13 10 1 11 2/4 0 0 0 0 0 2016 12 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 25 12 1 13 2/4 0 0 0 0 0

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• Played in 12 games • Added depth at safety and used primarily on special teams • Season-high eight plays against Youngstown State • Used on seven special teams plays against Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl • Registered two solo tackles against BYU

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6-0 | 225 | r-So.

Last School: Fairmont Senior Hometown: Fairmont, W.Va.

Darius Stills

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Dylan TONKERY

• Played in all 13 games, starting eight, including the first four at Will linebacker and and the last four at Sam linebacker • Big day vs. Utah in the Heart of Dallas Bowl, including eight tackles, a careerhigh 1.5 sacks and two tackles for loss • Logged three tackles against Texas • Earned 1.5 tackles for loss, including a shared sack, at K-State; finished with four total tackles • Tallied a career-high nine tackles vs. Iowa State • Also finished with first career pass breakup against the Cyclones • Named WVU Special Teams Champion for his performance at Baylor • Credited with first career fumble recovery at Kansas to go along with three tackles • Earned four solo tackles and first career sack vs. Delaware State • Registered three unassisted tackles vs. East Carolina; also tied his thencareer best in total tackles with four • Made first career start vs. Virginia Tech and tallied four total tackles and 1.5 TFLs

2016 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Three-year starter for coach Josh Nicewarmer at Bridgeport High • Two-time West Virginia All-State Class AA First Team (2014-15) • USA TODAY American Family Insurance All-USA West Virginia First Team (2015) • Started three years at safety and recorded 72 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and two interceptions • Started at running back for two seasons, recording 3,401 yards on 378 carries with 40 touchdowns • Ran for 1,534 yards on 152 carries, averaging 10.1 yards per carry, with 19 touchdowns in 2015 • Two-time All-Harrison County First Team (2014-15) • All-Harrison County Second Team (2013) • All-Big Ten First Team (2015) • All-Big Ten Second Team (2014)

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2017 (r-Jr.)

• Played in 13 games at tight end • Saw action on 252 plays, including 134 on offense • Caught a two-point conversion against Utah

• Finished with one reception for a yard at Oklahoma

2016 (r-So.)

• Played in 10 games • Added depth at tight end and used on special teams • Saw action on 256 plays, including 170 on offense • Season-high 48 plays against Kansas • Had a six-yard touchdown catch at Iowa State, his first catch and touchdown at WVU

2015 (r-Jr.) - Lackawanna College • Missed the entire season due to injury

2014 (Fr.) - Lackawanna College

• Played two seasons for Coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College • Finished the 2014 season with five receptions for 47 yards

High School • An all-state football and basketball player at Musselman High

Personal

• Son of Christie Linaburg • One of two children • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

• Son of Brian and Sherri Tonkery • One of three children • Brother, Wes, was a standout linebacker at WVU (2011-14) • Majoring in energy land management

TONKERY’S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS Year Games Tackles Assists Total TFL Sacks Int. PBU FF FR 2017 13 33 10 43 6.5/22 3/18 0 1 0 1

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Trevon WESCO

• Has played in 22 career games

Personal

Dylan Tonkery

6-4 | 270 | r-Sr.

Last School: Lackawanna College Hometown: Martinsburg, W.Va.

Last School: Bridgeport Hometown: Bridgeport, W.Va.

2017 (r-Fr.)

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TE/FB

6-0 | 225 | r-So.

Trevon Wesco


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Kelby WICKLINE

2017 (r-So.)

• Played in 13 games, started one, adding depth at tackle • Used on 289 snaps, including 217 on offense • Season-high 53 plays against Utah

2016 (r-Fr.) - Jones County JC

• Played one season for coach Steve Buckley at Jones County Junior College • NJCAA All-Region 23 First Team (2016) • All-Mississippi Associations of Community & Junior Colleges First Team (2016)

2015 (Fr.) - UT - San Antonio • Redshirted

High School

• Played for coach Tucker Barnard at Stillwater High • Allowed just one sack during his career • Class 6A East All-Star (2014) • All-District 6A-1 (2014) • Son of Joe and Nicki Wickline • One of two children • Father, Joe, is the offensive line coach at West Virginia • Father played college football at Florida • Grandfather, Dan, played football at WVU and Marshall • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in human resources management • Currently pursuing a degree in corporate and organizational communications • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Kelby Wickline

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6-4, 262, r-Jr.

Last School: Morgantown Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.

Stone WOLFLEY

2017 (r-So.)

• Saw action in 13 games, adding depth at defensive end • Used primarily on special teams • Saw action on a season-high 10 plays against East Carolina

2016 (r-Fr.)

• Saw action against Missouri

2015 (Fr.)

• Redshirted

High School

• Three-year starter for coach John Bowers at Morgantown High • Three-time all-state selection, second-team defensive line as a senior, first team offensive line as a junior and honorable mention as a tight end as a sophomore • Had 90 career tackles, 20 tackles for loss, a sack, three fumble recoveries and six pass breakups • Had 46 career catches for 621 yards and seven touchdowns • 2014 Morgantown High Defensive MVP • Two-time All-OVAC First 12 • Finalist for 2015 U.S. Army All-American Game • Led Morgantown with 26 catches for 386 yards and three touchdowns

Personal

• Son of Dale and Kathy Wolfley • One of five children • Father was standout performer on the offensive line for West Virginia on the 1988 team that played for the national championship • Uncle Ron was also a former Mountaineer standout at fullback • Uncle Craig played at Syracuse • Grandfather Ray Mansfield starred at the University of Washington and played 14 years in the NFL, including 13 with the Pittsburgh Steelers • Majoring in energy land management

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Personal

DL

6-4 | 298 | r-Jr.

Last School: Jones JC Hometown: Stillwater, Okla.

Stone Wolfley

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2017Statistics Date ^Sept. 3, 2017 Sept. 9, 2017 Sept. 16, 2017 * Sept. 23, 2017 * Oct. 7, 2017 * Oct. 14, 2017 * Oct. 21, 2017 * Oct. 28, 2017 * Nov. 4, 2017 * Nov. 11, 2017 * Nov. 18, 2017 * Nov. 25, 2017 ! Dec. 26, 2017

Opponent vs. (21) Virginia Tech East Carolina Delaware State at Kansas at (8) TCU (24) Texas Tech at Baylor (11) Oklahoma State (14) Iowa State at Kansas State Texas at (3) Oklahoma vs. Utah

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Score 24-31/L 56-20/W 59-16/W 56-34/W 24-31/L 46-35/W 38-36/W 39-50/L 20-16/W 28-23/W 14-28/L 31-59/L 14-30/L

^ FedExField, Landover, Md

TEAM STATISTICS WVU SCORING 449 Points Per Game 34.5 Points Off Turnovers 69 FIRST DOWNS 301 Rushing 112 Passing 159 Penalty 30 RUSHING YARDAGE 1,954 Yards gained rushing 2,192 Yards lost rushing 238 Rushing Attempts 460 Average Per Rush 4.2 Average Per Game 150.3 TDs Rushing 18 PASSING YARDAGE 4,021 Comp.-Att.-Int. 294-481-14 Average Per Pass 8.1 Average Per Catch 13.7 Average Per Game 309.3 TDs Passing 37 TOTAL OFFENSE 5,975 Total Plays 941 Average Per Play 6.3 Average Per Game 459.6 KICK RETURNS: No.-Yards 40-973 PUNT RETURNS: No.-Yards 22-106 INT RETURNS: No.-Yards 11-259 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 24.3 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 4.8 INT RETURN AVERAGE 23.5 FUMBLES-LOST 22-12 PENALTIES-Yards 79-776 Average Per Game 59.7 PUNTS-Yards 74-2,990 Average Per Punt 40.4 Net punt average 36.3

Overall 0-1 1-1 2-1 3-1 3-2 4-2 5-2 5-3 6-3 7-3 7-4 7-5 7-6

Conference 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-1 2-1 3-1 3-2 4-2 5-2 5-3 5-4 5-4

Time 3:46 3:32 3:25 3:44 3:20 3:37 3:41 3:43 3:23 4:36 3:18 3:38 3:22

Attend. 67,489 56,797 51,482 23,901 43,257 60,928 45,389 57,507 55,831 51,233 53,133 86,117 20,507

! Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl, Dallas, Texas.

OPP 409 31.5 77 279 121 126 32 2,654 3,005 351 539 4.9 204.2 26 3,138 234-405-11 7.7 13.4 241.4 24 5,792 944 6.1 445.5 45-884 20-223 14-215 19.6 11.1 15.4 16-8 93-850 65.4 71-3,049 42.9 39.2

KICKOFFS-Yards 78-4,580 Average Per Kick 58.7 Net kick average 38.7 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 27:15 3RD-DOWN Conversions 62/185 3rd-Down Pct. 34% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 16/21 4th-Down Pct. 76% SACKS BY-Yards 25-185 MISC YARDS 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 59 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 11-15 ON-SIDE KICKS 2-4 RED-ZONE SCORES (46-53) 87% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (36-53) 68% PAT-ATTEMPTS (56-56) 100% ATTENDANCE 335,678 Games/Avg. Per Game 6/55,946 Neutral Site Games 2/43,998

SCORE BY QUARTERS

1st 95 73

West Virginia Opponents RUSHING Justin Crawford Kennedy McKoy Martell Pettaway Will Grier Tevin Bush Elijah Wellman Marcus Simms Team Chris Chugunov Totals Opponents

GP 12 12 13 11 9 13 12 13 5 13 13

Att. 190 125 43 63 20 5 1 6 7 460 539

79-4,913 62.2 38.5 32:45 65/195 33% 18/25 72% 19-125 0 50 21-29 1-3 (51-60) 85% (37-60) 62% (46-47) 98% 249,897 5/49,979

2nd 3rd 4th Total 149 104 101 449 126 107 103 409

Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Long Avg./G 1,082 21 1,061 5.6 7 42 88.4 611 15 596 4.8 7 36 49.7 152 3 149 3.5 2 17 11.5 236 114 122 1.9 2 24 11.1 94 13 81 4.1 0 16 9.0 16 0 16 3.2 0 6 1.2 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 0 -0.1 0 22 -22 -3.7 0 0 -1.7 1 49 -48 -6.9 0 1 -9.6 2,192 238 1,954 4.2 18 42 150.3 3,005 351 2,654 4.9 26 67 204.2


PASSING G Will Grier 11 Chris Chugunov 5 Kennedy McKoy 12 Team 13 Gary Jennings Jr. 13 Totals 13 Opponents 13 RECEIVING Gary Jennings Jr. Ka’Raun White David Sills V Marcus Simms Kennedy McKoy Justin Crawford Reggie Roberson Jr. Elijah Wellman Tevin Bush Martell Pettaway Ricky Rogers Alex Marenco III Druw Bowen Mitch Chugunov Dominique Maiden Trevon Wesco Totals Opponents

Effic. C-A-Int. Pct. Yds. TD 162.72 250-388-12 64.4 3,490 34 104.36 43-90-2 47.8 536 3 58.0 1-1-0 100.0 -5 0 0.00 0-1-0 0.0 0 0 0.00 0-1-0 0.0 0 0 150.51 294-481-14 61.1 4,021 37 136.99 234-405-11 57.8 3,138 24 G 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 13 9 13 10 2 7 1 5 13 13 13

No. 97 61 60 35 10 8 6 5 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 394 234

Yds. 1,096 1,004 980 663 72 38 30 36 15 28 26 9 9 7 7 1 4,021 3,138

Avg. 11.3 16.5 16.3 18.9 7.2 4.8 5.0 7.2 3.8 14.0 26.0 9.0 9.0 7.0 7.0 1.0 13.7 13.4

Long 76 51 0 0 0 76 95

Avg./G 317.3 107.2 -0.4 0.0 0.0 309.3 241.4

TD Long Avg./G 1 60 84.3 12 76 77.2 18 75 75.4 5 68 55.2 0 21 6.0 0 16 3.2 1 7 2.5 0 19 2.8 0 6 1.7 0 16 2.2 0 26 2.6 0 9 4.5 0 9 1.3 0 7 7.0 0 7 1.4 0 1 0.1 37 76 309.3 24 95 241.4

PUNT RETURNS Marcus Simms Tevin Bush Osman Kamara JoVanni Stewart Marvin Gross Jr. Totals Opponents

No. 17 3 1 1 0 22 20

Yds. 99 2 9 -4 0 106 223

Avg. 5.8 0.7 9.0 -4.0 0.0 4.8 11.1

TD Long 0 23 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 23 0 44

INTERCEPTIONS Kyzir White Kenny Robinson Al-Rasheed Benton Ezekiel Rose Mike Daniels Jr. Dravon Askew-Henry Totals Opponents

No. 3 3 2 1 1 1 11 14

Yds. 2 170 38 0 25 24 259 215

Avg. 0.7 56.7 19.0 0.0 25.0 24.0 23.5 15.4

TD Long 0 1 2 94 0 38 0 0 1 25 0 24 3 94 0 58

KICK RETURNS Marcus Simms Martell Pettaway Tevin Bush Ezekiel Rose Brendan Ferns Totals Opponents

No. 31 4 3 1 1 40 45

Yds. 816 53 70 23 11 973 884

Avg. 26.3 13.2 23.3 23.0 11.0 24.3 19.6

TD Long 0 80 0 21 0 27 0 23 0 11 0 80 0 44

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FUMBLE RETURNS Total Opponents TOTAL OFFENSE Will Grier Justin Crawford Kennedy McKoy Chris Chugunov Martell Pettaway Tevin Bush Elijah Wellman Marcus Simms Team Totals Opponents

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FIELD GOALS Mike Molina Evan Staley

G 11 12 12 5 13 9 13 12 13 13 13

No. 0 0

Yds. 0 0

Plays 451 190 126 97 43 20 5 1 7 941 944

Rush 122 1,061 596 -48 149 81 16 -1 -22 1,954 2,654

Avg. 0.0 0.0 Pass 3,490 0 -5 536 0 0 0 0 0 4,021 3,138

TD Long 0 0 0 0 Total Avg./G 3,612 328.4 1,061 88.4 591 49.2 488 97.6 149 11.5 81 9.0 16 1.2 -1 -0.1 -22 -1.7 5,975 459.6 5,792 445.5

FGM-FGA Pct. 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Long 5-8 62.5 0-0 2-3 2-2 1-3 0-0 43 6-7 85.7 0-0 5-5 1-2 0-0 0-0 36

FG SEQUENCE Virginia Tech ECU Delaware State Kansas TCU Texas Tech Baylor Oklahoma State Iowa State Kansas State Texas Oklahoma Utah

West Virginia (34) 44, 45 (20) - (37), 29 (43) (27) (23) (28), (36), 34 - - (28) (28), (26)

Blk. 0 0

OPPONENTS (25), 38, 32 (23), (45), 49 (24) (28), (41) (37) 43, 23, 37 (23), (42), (23) (35), 49 (42), (18), (24) (21), (43), 32, (39) (51) (29), (26), (24)

PUNTING Billy Kinney Jonn Young Team Will Grier Totals Opponents

No. Yds. 70 2,863 2 72 1 32 1 23 74 2,990 71 3,049

Avg. 40.9 36.0 32.0 23.0 40.4 42.9

Long 58 38 32 23 58 59

KICKOFFS Staley, Evan Molina, Mike Totals Opponents

No. Yds. Avg. 77 4,532 58.9 1 48 48.0 78 4,580 58.7 79 4,913 62.2

ALL-PURPOSE Marcus Simms Justin Crawford Gary Jennings Jr. Ka’Raun White David Sills V Kennedy McKoy Martell Pettaway Kenny Robinson Tevin Bush Will Grier

G 12 12 13 13 13 12 13 13 9 11

Rush -1 1,061 0 0 0 596 149 0 81 122

TB 27 0 27 36

Rec. PR 663 99 38 0 1,096 0 1,004 0 980 0 72 0 28 0 0 0 15 2 0 0

TB 4 0 0 0 4 8

FC I20 50+ Blk. 29 22 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 30 24 9 1 23 22 15 1

OB Return Net Yard Line 3 1 4 973 38.7 26 2 884 38.5 26 KOR 816 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 70 0

IR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 170 0 0

Tot Avg./G 1,577 131.4 1,099 91.6 1,096 84.3 1,004 77.2 980 75.3 668 55.7 230 17.7 170 13.1 168 18.7 122 11.1

|-------------- PATs --------------| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rec. Pass DXP Safety Points David Sills V 18 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 0-0 0 0 112 Ka’Raun White 12 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 72 Mike Molina 0 5-8 40-40 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 55 Justin Crawford 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 42 Kennedy McKoy 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1-1 0 0 42 Marcus Simms 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 Evan Staley 0 6-7 16-16 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 34 Martell Pettaway 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Kenny Robinson 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 Will Grier 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2-2 0 0 12 Gary Jennings Jr. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Mike Daniels Jr. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Marvin Gross Jr. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Reggie Roberson Jr. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Trevon Wesco 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 2 Totals 59 11-15 56-56 0-0 3 3-3 0 0 449 Opponents 50 21-29 46-47 0-0 0 0-3 0 0 409

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Overall 5-19 26.3% 6-13 46.2% 6-13 46.2% 7-14 50.0% 7-18 38.9% 4-13 30.8% 4-11 36.4% 2-15 13.3% 6-14 42.9% 3-12 25.0% 4-16 25.0% 6-13 46.2% 2-14 14.3% 62-185 33.5% 65-195 33.3%

1st Qtr. 2-6 33.3% 1-1 100.0% 2-4 50.0% 0-1 0.0% 2-5 40.0% 1-3 33.3% 3-4 75.0% 0-2 0.0% 2-4 50.0% 0-2 0.0% 1-5 20.0% 3-4 75.0% 1-4 25.0% 18-45 40.0% 17-53 32.1%

2nd Qtr. 1-4 25.0% 3-4 75.0% 0-1 0.0% 5-6 83.3% 1-4 25.0% 1-3 33.3% 0-2 0.0% 0-4 0.0% 2-3 66.7% 2-3 66.7% 1-3 33.3% 0-3 0.0% 0-5 0.0% 16-45 35.6% 15-49 30.6%

3rd Qtr. 1-4 25.0% 2-4 50.0% 4-5 80.0% 1-4 25.0% 3-4 75.0% 0-3 0.0% 1-3 33.3% 1-5 20.0% 1-3 33.3% 1-4 25.0% 1-3 33.3% 3-3 100.0% 0-3 0.0% 19-48 39.6% 16-43 37.2%

4th Qtr. 1-5 20.0% 0-4 0.0% 0-3 0.0% 1-3 33.3% 1-5 20.0% 2-4 50.0% 0-2 0.0% 1-4 25.0% 1-4 25.0% 0-3 0.0% 1-5 20.0% 0-3 0.0% 1-2 50.0% 9-47 19.1% 17-50 34.0%

4th-Down Conversions Opponent vs. Virginia Tech East Carolina Delaware State at Kansas at TCU Texas Tech at Baylor Oklahoma State Iowa State at Kansas State Texas at Oklahoma vs. Utah West Virginia Opponents

Overall 2-3 66.7% 1-1 100.0% 1-1 100.0% 0-1 0.0% 3-4 75.0% 1-1 100.0% 0-0 0.0% 3-3 100.0% 0-1 0.0% 1-1 100.0% 1-2 50.0% 2-2 100.0% 1-1 100.0% 16-21 76.2% 18-25 72.0%

1st Qtr. 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 1-1 100.0% 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% 0-0 0.0% 1-1 100.0% 5-7 71.4%

2nd Qtr. 1-2 50.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 1-1 100.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 1-1 100.0% 1-1 100.0% 4-5 80.0% 5-7 71.4%

3rd Qtr. 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% 0-0 0.0% 0-1 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-0 0.0% 0-1 0.0% 0-1 0.0%

4th Qtr. 1-1 100.0% 1-1 100.0% 1-1 100.0% 0-1 0.0% 2-3 66.7% 1-1 100.0% 0-0 0.0% 2-2 100.0% 0-0 0.0% 1-1 100.0% 1-2 50.0% 1-1 100.0% 0-0 00.0% 11-14 78.6% 8-10 80.0%

Time of Possession Opponent vs. Virginia Tech East Carolina Delaware State at Kansas at TCU Texas Tech at Baylor Oklahoma State Iowa State at Kansas State Texas at Oklahoma vs. Utah West Virginia Opponents

Overall 29:00 28:18 22:12 29:27 31:21 30:54 23:11 22:51 28:59 23:59 27:26 35:12 21:26 354:16/27:15 425:44/32:44

1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 7:36 8:28 7:38 5:19 6:12 6:30 5:42 4:09 6:05 3:27 10:42 7:17 8:28 8:55 8:10 6:23 7:39 7:03 5:56 6:59 6:44 5:16 5:20 6:48 7:13 9:05 6:11 4:12 6:08 5:56 8:02 4:22 6:33 11:14 5:44 11:05 7:18 5:51 4:06 86:06/6:37 89:34/6:53 90:06/6:55 108:54/8:22 105:26/8:06 105:54/8:04

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

3rd-Down Conversions Opponent vs. Virginia Tech East Carolina Delaware State at Kansas at TCU Texas Tech at Baylor Oklahoma State Iowa State at Kansas State Texas at Oklahoma vs. Utah West Virginia Opponents

4th Qtr 5:18 10:17 6:16 8:01 5:48 9:49 3:32 5:27 6:30 7:43 8:29 7:09 4:11 88:30/6:48 106:30/8:11

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MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

West Virginia Individual Game Highs Rushes Yards Rushing TD Rushes Long Rush Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing TD Passes Long Pass Receptions Yards Receiving TD Receptions Long Reception Field Goals Long Field Goal Punts Punting Avg. Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return Long Kickoff Return Tackles Sacks Tackles for Loss Interceptions

25 137 3 42 53 32 375 5 76 13 189 3 76 2 43 9 49.3 58 3 23 80 18 3.0 7.0 2

Justin Crawford

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Justin Crawford vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) Kennedy McKoy at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) Kennedy McKoy at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) Justin Crawford vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) Kennedy McKoy at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) Justin Crawford, Justin vs Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) Will Grier vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) Will Grier vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) Will Grier at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) Will Grier vs. ECU (Sept. 9, 2017) Will Grier vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) Will Grier at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) Will Grier at TCU (Oct. 7, 2017) Gary Jennings Jr. vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) Gary Jennings Jr. at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017) Gary Jennings Jr. vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) David Sills V vs. ECU (Sept. 9, 2017) David Sills V vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) David Sills V at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) Ka’Raun White at TCU (Oct. 07, 2017) Evan Staley vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) Evan Staley vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) Mike Molina vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) Billy Kinney vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) Billy Kinney vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) Billy Kinney vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) Billy Kinney vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) Billy Kinney vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) Marcus Simms vs. ECU (Sept. 9, 2017) Marcus Simms vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) David Long Jr. vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) David Long vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) David Long Jr. vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) Kyzir White vs. ECU (Sept. 9, 2017)

West Virginia Team Game Highs Rushes Yards Rushing Yards Per Rush TD Rushes Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing Yards Per Pass TD Passes Total Plays Total Offense Yards Per Play Points Sacks By First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Turnovers Interceptions By Punts Punting Avg. Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return

50 288 6.7 5 54 32 403 12.6 5 89 635 7.8 59 7 31 11 134 5 2 9 49.3 58 3 23

at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017) vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017) vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) at TCU (Oct. 7, 2017) vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017)


OPPONENT INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

36 Khalil Herbert at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) J.D. King vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) 291 Khalil Herbert at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) 4 Rodney Anderson at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) 67 Khalil Herbert at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) 40 Kyle Kempt vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) 27 Kyle Kempt vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) 323 Nic Shimonek vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) 4 Nic Shimonek vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) 95 Gardner Minshew vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017) 8 Dylan Cantrell vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) 138 Cam Phillips vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) 2 T.J. Vasher vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) Trestan Ebner at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) James Washington vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) 95 Trevon Brown vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017) 3 Connor Martin at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) Garrett Owens vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) Matt Gay vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) Matthew McCrane at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017) 51 Austin Seibert at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) 8 Oscar Bradburn vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) Nick Walsh at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017) 49.0 Matt Hockett vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) 59 Michael Dickson vs. Texas (Nov. 18, 2017) 4 Cole Moos at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) Adam Nunez at TCU (Oct. 7, 2017) Michael Dickson vs. Texas (Nov. 18, 2017) 44 D.J. Reed at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017) 44 James Clark vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) 14 Joe Dineen at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) 1.5 Lowe Lotulelei vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) 2.5 Lowe Lotulelei vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017) 2 A.J. Green vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) Julian Blackmon vs. Utah (Dec. 26, 2017)

Ka’Raun White

OPPONENT TEAM GAME HIGHS Rushes Yards Rushing Yards Per Rush TD Rushes Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing Yards Per Pass TD Passes Total Plays Total Offense Yards Per Play Points Sacks By First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Turnovers Interceptions By Punts Punting Avg. Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return

56 367 8.9 4 47 27 370 17.5 4 90 646 12.0 59 4 30 16 159 4 4 8 48.0 59 4 44

vs. Oklahoma State (Oct 28, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) vs. East Carolina (Sept. 9, 2017) vs. Iowa State (Nov. 4, 2017) at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) at Oklahoma (Nov. 25, 2017) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) at Baylor (Oct. 21, 2017) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) vs. Texas Tech (Oct. 14, 2017) vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 28, 2017) vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 3, 2017) at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017) vs. Delaware State (Sept. 16, 2017) vs. Texas (Nov. 18, 2017) at Kansas (Sept. 23, 2017) at TCU (Oct. 7, 2017) vs. Texas (Nov. 18, 2017) at Kansas State (Nov. 11, 2017)

MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

Rushes Yards Rushing TD Rushes Long Rush Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing TD Passes Long Pass Receptions Yards Receiving TD Receptions Long Reception Field Goals Long Field Goal Punts Punting Avg Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return Long Kickoff Return Tackles Sacks Tackles for Loss Interceptions

Al-Rasheed Benton

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MOUNTAINEER FOO TB ALL

DEFENSIVE LEADERS

|------------Tackles------------| GP Solo Ast Total TFL/Yards

3

Al-Rasheed Benton

13

78

32

110

13.5/46

3/29

2/38

4

6

.

1

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.

8

Kyzir White

13

66

28

94

7.5/17

1/7

3/2

4

4

1/0

2

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.

11 David Long Jr.

9

56

20

76

16.5/46

4/17

.

6

2

1/0

.

.

.

6

Dravon Askew-Henry

|---Pass Def---| Int./Yards PBU

|---Fumbles---| Blkd. QBH Rcv./Yards FF Kick Safety

13

42

15

57

2.5/6

.

1/24

4

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19 Elijah Battle

13

48

2

50

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8

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2

13

32

14

46

2/17

.

3/170

3

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10 Dylan Tonkery

13

33

10

43

6.5/22

3/18

.

1

4

1/0

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.

4

Mike Daniels Jr.

13

34

7

41

1/1

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1/25

9

.

1/0

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46 Reese Donahue

13

21

19

40

6/21

1.5/14

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2

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88 Adam Shuler II

12

26

11

37

8/38

3/29

.

.

1

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.

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24 Hakeem Bailey

11

32

3

35

2/4

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6

.

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5

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Kenny Robinson

10

19

8

27

2.5/23

2/23

.

1

2

1/0

.

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91 Ezekiel Rose

13

19

4

23

4.5/31

4.5/31

1/0

2

1

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1

.

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49 Lamonte McDougle

13

15

8

23

4/18

2/15

.

.

1

1/0

1

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18 Marvin Gross Jr.

12

19

2

21

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16 Toyous Avery

8

14

6

20

0.5/1

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.

4

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Xavier Preston

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99 Xavier Pegues

11

8

5

13

2.5/3

.

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9 JoVanni Stewart

13

10

1

11

2/4

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1

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33 Quondarius Qualls

12

7

3

10

0.5/1

0.5/1

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1

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7

Brendan Ferns

4

9

1

10

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38 Shane Commodore

13

7

2

9

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1/0

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1

Derrek Pitts Jr.

10

7

2

9

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20 Corey Winfield

8

8

1

9

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94 Jalen Harvey

5

4

1

5

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1

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92 Jon Lewis

13

3

2

5

0.5/1

0.5/1

.

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1

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44 Hodari Christian II

13

4

1

5

1/1

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.

25 Osman Kamara

13

3

1

4

1/1

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.

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.

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1

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29 Sean Mahone

8

2

1

3

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8

12

3

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3

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1

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39 Dante Bonamico

6

1

1

2

1/13.

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1

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30 Evan Staley

13

2

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2

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.

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73 Josh Sills

13

1

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1

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Marcus Simms

95 Jeffery Pooler Jr.

5

1

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1

.

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.

.

22 Jake Long

11

1

.

1

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96 Jaleel Fields

13

1

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1

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56 Grant Lingafelter

11

1

.

1

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53 Colton McKivitz

13

1

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1

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52 Nick Meadows

13

1

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1

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45 Adam Hensley

13

1

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1

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2

13

1

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1

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25 Justin Crawford

12

1

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1

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.

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.

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56 Darius Stills

9

.

1

1

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7

1

.

Ka’Raun White

Totals

Opponents.

44

|-Sacks-| No./Yards

13 643 212 855 85/315

25/185

11/259

52

27

13 - - - 53/206

19/125 14/215 60 26

8/0

12/0 10 1

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^ Charlotte, N.C. | * Big 12 Conference game | + Arlington, Texas

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