West Virginia safety Darwin Cook may have gotten the credit for the play that turned the momentum in West Virginia's favor in a 70-33 rout of Clemson in the Orange Bowl.
But it was linebacker Doug Rigg who stripped the ball from Clemson's Andre Ellington at the goal line that led to Cook's 99-yard fumble return in the second quarter.
That play may have been the highlight...
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August 21, 2012
Some stories don’t need a set up. This is one of those stories.
According to Metronews.com, WVU starters Darwin Cook and Terrance Garvin were arrested on Tuesday on misdemeanor charges for stealing Gatorade and snacks from a “Sheetz” store in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Police say surveillance footage shows Garvin take a plastic Sheetz bag from behind the counter then Cook...
Two players from West Virginia university were arrested Tuesday on theft charges.
Happy in a bag
WV Metro News reports that JR Darwin Cook, 20, and SR Terrence Garvin, 21, are facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly stealing Gatorade and snacks from a Sheetz in Morgantown. Yes, you read that right. The two have been arrested on charges related to snatching up Gatorade and snacks...
A few West Virginia football players -- Darwin Cook and Terrence Garvin -- were arrested for stealing drinks and snacks.According to police, surveillance footage shows the two men taking a plastic Sheetz bag from behind a counter, as Cook allegedly took three bottles of Gatorade and two bags of Doritos. Garvin can be seen swiping a couple of bags of pretzels. The two placed the items...
'ORANGE' YOU RELIEVED?
The Orange Bowl tweeted a photo of “injured” mascot Obie being released from the hospital.
Obie was using crutches, had a few bandages and was missing a tooth. The mascot was even carrying a sign that read, “Not Cool D_Cook25.”
@D_Cook25 is West Virginia safety Darwin Cook’s Twitter handle. Cook took out the mascot during a 99-yard fumble return against Clemson.
West Virginia safety Darwin Cook took back a fumble back 99 yards for a touchdown against Clemson on Wednesday night in the Orange Bowl. It was the turning point of the game, and Cook celebrated his lengthy run by tackling Obie the Orange Bowl mascot who was waiting for him beyond the end zone. It [...]
SHOCK AND AH!
Darwin Cook’s 99-yard fumble return for a touchdown during West Virginia’s domination of Clemson during the Orange Bowl was pretty great, but not for the reason you may think. Following returning the fumble for a TD Cook sought out Obie, the Orange Bowl mascot, and tackled “him” in the back of the end zone. During a post game interview Darwin got some very surprising...
West Virginia safety Darwin Cook had just scored on a 99-yard fumble return and had some trouble stopping.
Cook ended up colliding with the Orange Bowl mascot "Obie" who was standing in the back of the end zone:
(Courtesy of It's Always Sunny in Detroit)
Could these college bowl games get any weirder?
Clemson running back Andre Ellington was going to punch in a touchdown. However, West Virginia’s defense and Darwin Cook were not going to stand for it. Cook stripped Ellington right before he broke the goal line and returned it 99 yards the house.
At least we got some entertainment from the Orange Bowl.
THROUGH THE JUICER
After a second quarter 99-yard fumble return for a touchdown, West Virginia safety Darwin Cook got a little thirsty. He decided that the six points weren't enough and needed a taste of Obie, the Orange Bowl mascot.
Obie got the worst of it as you can see him tossing his lunch in the trash can. And check out John Gruden playing the comedian with the fresh squeezed...