State Pride

All student athletes at West Virginia University develop a bond with the state during their four to five year stay in the Mountain State, but that tie seems to be a little stronger when a player born and bred in West Virginia is able to represent his home on the football field.

For Parkersburg native Matt Lindamood, the bond with his home state is deep. "I love representing my state," said Lindamood. "I would do this for the rest of my life if I could but I only have four years and I'm making the best of them. Parkersburg is what made me. It shaped me to come up here and put in the hard work. That's where I'm from and I'm never going to forget it. It's more being...

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