That makes eight. The Toronto Argonauts announced the signing of Steve Slaton on Thursday making him the eighth Mountaineer currently on a CFL roster.
Grant Wiley graduated from WVU as it’s all-time leading tackler in 2003 — a record that no one has since come close to touching. Where is he now? If you were tuned into Comedy Central on Tuesday night, you might have seen him.
One year after graduating from WVU, Josh Jenkins has another chance of living out his dream of playing in the NFL.
Doug Rigg was an outstanding linebacker for the Mountaineers who now has his eyes set on the NFL. We talk to him about his career at WVU and his experience during the NFL Draft process.
Before hearing his name called at Radio City Music Hall, the ears of former West Virginia Mountaineer Will Clarke are surely burning as his name continues to be a topic of conversation as next month’s NFL Draft approaches.
With less than a month to go until the draft begins, you can be sure this won’t be Clarke’s last stop.
As we draw ever closer to the NFL Draft, the prospect workouts for teams are picking up steam. On Wednesday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that WVU’s Charles Sims was in Washington to workout for the Redskins.
The hatred and the rivalry runs deep and goes way back for the Backyard Brawl. In 1953, the Brawl was the season-opener for the 16th ranked Mountaineers at the 17th ranked Pitt Panthers in front of 43,446 fans.
A week after leading the defense for the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of the PIFL to a win, Larry Ford tells us he has signed with the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League.
In the past two weeks, two Mountaineer DBs have signed on with CFL teams following the announcement of Kent Richardson signing with the Toronto Argonauts on Tuesday.