Eagles add more offense on NFL draft's third day

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles added more offense on Day 3 of the NFL draft. West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood and Texas Christian offensive lineman Halapoulivaati Vaitai were selected in the fifth round on Saturday, making it four straight offensive players for the Eagles. Smallwood led the Big 12 with 1,519 yards rushing and nine touchdowns in 13 games. He also caught...
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April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

RB Wendell Smallwood opts to enter NFL Draft

Wendell Smallwood recently announced that he will elect to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Smallwood, who rushed for 1,519 yards for the Mountaineers this season, had a breakout campaign. He was the leading runner in the Big 12.Smallwood's departure comes as a bit of a surprise. As good as he was in 2015, he's not thought of as an elite NFL prospect, though it's hard to blame him for turning...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Wendell Smallwood’s road to the NFL

West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood has announced that he is forgoing his senior season and entering the NFL draft. I will forever be a mountaineer , thank you guys so much for everything . pic.twitter.com/TpVzLig08c — Wendell Smallwood (@WeetWithThe_WAM) January 6, 2016 The junior announced on his twitter account that he believes “the time is now” to pursue his...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia RB Wendell Smallwood declares for NFL Draft

West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood has declared for the NFL Draft, according to a tweet from Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. West Virginia RB Wendell Smallwood told ESPN he's declaring for the NFL draft. Smallwood led the Big 12 in… https://t.co/RXPP5pprwt — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) January 6, 2016 A junior from Maryland, Smallwood led the Big 12 with 1,519 rush yards...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Three West Virginia players apply for draft grades

It looks like the West Virginia Mountaineers could be losing three big players for the 2016 season. The three players are looking to possibly enter the 2016 NFL Draft as they have just applied for draft grades. According to Mike Casazza of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, running backs Wendell Smallwood and Rushel Shell and cornerback Daryl Worley have asked to be evaluated for the NFL...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU receivers hope to help Smallwood make more long gains, score

West Virginia is still playing for a bowl bid, but obviously, they would like to be sitting with the upper-tier of the Big 12, waiting for that College Football Playoff selection. That's not happening, but regardless, it's good to see the Mountaineers are still cognizant of the little things all winning football teams need to do.One of them is receivers blocking downfield on short...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Grading the win over Texas Tech

The West Virginia football team was able to get a much needed conference win over Texas Tech last Saturday. After an abysmal start to conference play, the Mountaineers were able to put enough of a complete game together to squeak out a victory over the Red Raiders, 31-26. Lets take a look at the grades for the game. Offense: B- The Mountaineer offense was up and down during the...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia RB gets more vocal to pry response out of teammates

There are a lot of problems with the West Virginia football team right now, but running back Wendell Smallwood isn't one of them. He's been the Mountaineers' best offensive player to date, and because of that, he's starting to take on a more vocal role in the locker room and on the sidelines.During the TCU game, Smallwood was frustrated with an offensive line that struggled to open...
Via FOX Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

RB Wendell Smallwood sees growth in young Mountaineers

Wendell Smallwood is the best offensive player West Virginia has. Don't believe it? Just ask head coach Dana Holgorsen, who said as much last week.Smallwood's status is in doubt against Baylor, as he's nursing a nagging injury. But make no mistake: his team will need him to knock off the mighty Baylor Bears.The Mountaineers have dropped consecutive games to Oklahoma and Oklahoma...
Via FOX Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia RB/WR Wendell Smallwood is one to watch

West Virginia Mountaineers running back/wide receiver Wendell Smallwood is one of the top players to watch heading into the upcoming college football season. According to CBS Sports’ Dane Brugler, Wendell “is simply a playmaker that grabs your eye.” Despite sharing a backfield with Rushel Shell, Donte Thomas-Williams and Jacky Marcellus, Smallwood is a player who has the...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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