Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Connect with us

Football

Inside Linebacker good fit for Kwiatkoski

Inside Linebacker good fit for Kwiatkoski

Nick is going to be all kinds of fun to watch this season.
Check it out:


There is a bandage covering a cut on the inside of his right forearm and a black bruise beneath his right thumbnail. Scrapes decorate his neck like Rand McNally and four quarters of head banging football have left red imprints from where his helmet pressed against his forehead.

All of this is visible after the audible expressions of Nick Kwiatkoski flopping into a chair to discuss West Virginia’s 41-7 win against Georgia State Saturday.

“That’s definitely part of playing inside,” the middle linebacker said. “You get hit a lot. You get hit on a majority of the plays, especially the run plays when they’re trying to take you out. It takes a toll on you. Usually, you don’t feel it until after the game.”

Trending: Jevon Carter: A Portrait of the WVU Legend as a Young Man, Part 1

Entering Saturday’s 3:30 p.m. ESPNU game against Maryland (3-0) at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, the sophomore from Bethel Park, Pa., leads the Mountaineers (2-1) in tackles and has led the team in each game.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

Become a Mountaineer Sports Insider

Latest Articles

You Might Like

More in Football