Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Bill Stewart brings a breath of fresh air to West Virginia football

Pete Thamel of The New York Times writes how West Virginia is moving forward under new head coach Bill Stewart, who beats to his own drum... "More Ned Flanders than Woody Hayes, Stewart is clearly one of the more fascinating characters to emerge recently in college football. During an interview over breakfast Tuesday at Big East media day, Stewart talked straight from the set of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” by starting sentences with phrases like, “Ah, gee,” “dadgum,” “good golly” and “gee whiz.” ...
  • Pete Thamel
  • 1 comment:

    A. Underwood said...

    We WVU fans and Alums ('95, '01) were greatly saddened not simply by the Rich Rodriguez departure, but rather more with the "smallness" of character with which the deed was done.

    The kindness, selflessness and "catching a lucky star"-ness of Bill Stewart's rise and actions so far have been the perfect balm to forget the plainful betrayal of a once beloved native son.