Redshirt freshman wide receiver Sam James has been named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week following his performance in West Virginia’s 28-17 loss to Texas Tech.
Sam James finished the game with a career-high 14 catches for 223 yards. James’s catches tied for second in the nation, while his yardage is the eighth-best nationally this summer.
On the season, James has 623 receiving yards, two touchdowns, 15 kick returns for 273 yards.
The Mountaineers travel to Manhattan, Kansas this weekend to take on the Kansas State Wildcats in a 3:30 EST/2:30 CST kickoff.