With football season quickly approaching, it’s time the Mountaineer fanbase gets familiar with what uniforms and numbers our former athletes will be dawning this fall. Between several players starting the season with a new team, and a group of players now becoming valuable to their squads, there are quite a few stories to follow for these former WVU
CLEVELAND, OHIO – (May 1, 2021) — WVU defensive lineman Darius Stills was not selected in the draft, but was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Las Vegas Raiders. Stills—a Fairmont, West Virginia native—played at West Virginia for four seasons under coaches Dana Holgorsen and Neal Brown. Stills
As the NFL Draft approaches in April, six West Virginia football players competed in WVU's Pro Day on Thursday—which gave these student-athletes an opportunity to impress more NFL scouts. WVU Participants: Chase Behrndt (OL)Michael Brown (OL)Tony Fields (LB)Kyle Poland (LS)TJ Simmons (WR)Darius Stills (DT) Out of the 32 NFL teams, 27 were in
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 8, 2021) – West Virginia University senior defensive tackle Darius Stills has been recognized as a Consensus All-America, one of the college football’s top honors earned by a player, as determined by the NCAA, “This is a proud moment for Darius, his family and the WVU football program,” WVU coach
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 7, 2021) – West Virginia University senior defensive tackle Darius Stills was named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America second team, as announced by the organization. Stills, the 2020 Big 12 Conference Defensive Lineman of the Year, becomes the 24th Mountaineer to be named to Walter Camp’s All-America team.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 30, 2020) – West Virginia University sophomore spear Tykee Smith and senior defensive tackle Darius Stills were named to Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) All-America Second Team, as announced by the organization. Stills, the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team honoree by
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 29, 2020) – West Virginia University senior defensive tackle Darius Stills and sophomore spear Tykee Smith were named to Sporting News’ All-America First and Second Teams, respectively, as announced by the organization. Stills, the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team honoree by the coaches and the AP,
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (December 30, 2020) -- Throughout this entire season, the Coronavirus pandemic has been a burden for players, coaches, administration and fans. This time, COVID-19 did what was right for the game of college football. As the hours went by on bowl bid day, Army was looking without