Sports Illustrated Story Tracks Mountaineers Learning Life Lessons

Sports Illustrated Story Tracks Mountaineers Learning Life Lessons


Mountaineer football players take part in a life skills seminar

SI: How West Virginia Is Preparing Its Stars for the Biggest Year of Their Lives

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    BlueGoldNews
    Muskets:

    Sports Illustrated Story Tracks Mountaineers Learning Life Lessons SI: How West Virginia Is Preparing Its Stars for the Biggest Year of Their Lives To
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    Ccteam
    Muskets:

    Do other teams do this or is it an innovation? In any case it sounds like a valuable process for players aspiring to a professional career.

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    Greg Hunter
    Greg Hunter
    Muskets:

    Many have various life skills classes that are directed at athletes. WVU has had such classes for many years. But in terms of taking the student-athletes on the road to meet various others, that’s above and beyond what I’ve heard anyone has done before. Great idea, in my opinion

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    wvulockerroom
    wvulockerroom
    Muskets:

    Great article!

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    Butlereer
    Butlereer
    Muskets:

    Interesting that they took only the 9. This would be a great thing to put some of the underclassmen thru every year. Maybe not to the extent of buying them clothes…. don’t think the NCAA would allow that ….. but bringing in advisers to talk about next steps for them even in the event that they don’t make it to an NFL payday.

    This would be especially helpful to almost every BB player as most of these kids go on to play overseas for a few years. This could be huge for them.

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