Found August 29, 2013 on
A story that began as a curious exclusion from the depth chart for the West Virginia Mountaineers has now taken an unexpected turn. Last season's leading rusher, Andrew Buie, is leaving the team after all.
There has been no official word yet from the team or Buie, but the school's registrar has confirmed this much--Buie has withdrawn from the university.
Kinda hard to play if you're not a student, right?
Buie was set to be red-shirted this season in spite of the season he had last year. According to Head Coach Dana Holgorsen it was so he could continue to develop physically and mentally.
Physically I get; what athlete could not stand to get in better shape? Maybe with Charles Sims transferring in from Houston with just a single year of eligibility left the team opted to go with him and save Buie for another season.
Mentally? Well--I don't know anything about that, but if a coach is willing to say something l...
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After gaining 1169 yards from scrimmage (851 yards on the ground and 318 in the air) last season West Virginia Mountaineers running back Andrew Buie probably thought he had a lock on the starter's job. As it turns out, he does not.
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West Virginia running back Andrew Buie will redshirt this season
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