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HERTZEL COLUMN- Smith finds himself in mine field
Geno Smith has not so much as signed a contract or gone through a workout as a New York Jet, let alone played his first game against the Giants or the New England Patriots, and already he finds himself in the center of a mine field that could destroy his career in New York.
QB Trickett transfers to WVU
John Denver has done it again.
With the strains of “Country Roads” echoing in the recesses of his mind, Clint Trickett decided to follow the yellow brick road and announced he was transferring to West Virginia University, letting those country roads take him home to the place he belongs.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Harris’ daughter shines as a seventh-grader
This November last, Dana Holgorsen snookered Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma Sooners by moving Tavon Austin to running back, the result being that Austin rushed for an incredible 344 yards, breaking the West Virginia University record for rushing yardage in a single game.
Trickett announces transfer to WVU
Former Florida State quarterback Clint Trickett has confirmed via Twitter a report in the Orlando Sentinel that he will transfer to West Virginia University and be eligible to play this season.
What goes into a football player’s draft stock?
It started, really, with all the turmoil around West Virginia University’s Geno Smith and whether or not he was a. the best quarterback in this year’s NFL draft and b. whether he was a first — or second-round talent.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Madsen signs with Steelers, team he loves
About the only person who wasn’t at Joey Madsen’s house on the final day of the NFL Draft last Saturday was the mayor of Chardon, Ohio, or so it seemed.
Geno Smith felt undercut in NFL draft
Geno Smith’s career in New York has started in controversy, something he avoided for the four years he quarterbacked West Virginia University.
Gov. Tomblin to sign TIF bill Tuesday
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is set to sign into law the TIF bill which will finance a development in Monongalia County which will include a new ballpark for WVU. The Governor will sign the bill during the Backyard Brawl tonight at Hawley Field after the first inning.
Manuel one-ups Smith once again
It came like a linebacker blitzing from the blind side, unseen yet dangerous.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Smith, Austin set to make the big bucks
This is the week Geno Smith’s and Tavon Austin’s lives changed.
They became NFL players, millionaires.
It wasn’t always this way, stepping off a college campus and being handed a lifetime’s worth of earnings, and we’re going to tell you today about what it was like once upon a time for an amateur athlete turning professional.
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