It’s not too late to get the opportunity to pay tribute to one of the greatest Redskins of all-time, while also enjoying some quality college football at an NFL facility.
The Virginia 529 College Savings Classic featuring West Virginia and James Madison at FedExField on Saturday, Sept. 15, has been declared “Sam Huff Day” in honor of former Redskin and Mountaineer legend. Kickoff has been set for 4:30 p.m., and you can still buy tickets by clicking here.
‘Sam Huff Day’ will pay tribute to Huff’s lifetime achievements in football, as well as commemorate his years of dedication and commitment to the Redskins and Mountaineers.
Huff will be the Mountaineers’ honorary captain and recognized at the end of the first quarter. He will also be honored pregame, on the video boards and at special events at FedExField throughout the day.
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Last night’s Orange Bowl matchup between West Virginia and Clemson was the battle of rookie alma maters between Chris Neild and Jarvis Jenkins.
Going into the game, I spoke with both men to hear some predictions on how they thought the game would go. A confident Jenkins had spoken with Neild already, and knew that there were some injuries on defense for the Mountaineers. He confidently predicted a victory of “at least 14 points.”
After I relayed the information to Neild, the nose tackle declared that there’s no way that the Mountaineers would lose, but predicted a close, low-scoring game.
It turns out that both of them were wrong. At halftime, the Mountaineers had already scored 49 points, in route to a West Virginia rout: 70-33.
For two defensive players, it must have been difficult to watch a game that featured 103 combined points and 1,032 yards of offense. Both players pride themselves on their individual ability to stop the run, and yet their former defensive teammates allowed a combined 381 yards on the ground.
But that didn’t exactly shame Neild, who celebrated his team’s victory on Twitter, in caps lock: Read more »
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