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  • Quincy Wilson will be part of Ravenswood Youth Football Camp

  • Former Mountaineer great, now assistant director of Football Operations at WVU Quincy Wilson will be part of this week’s 5th Annual Ravenswood Youth Football Camp (July 12-14) at Flinn Field in Ravenswood.


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  • Former Mountaineer great, now assistant director of Football Operations at WVU Quincy Wilson will be part of this week’s 5th Annual Ravenswood Youth Football Camp (July 12-14) at Flinn Field in Ravenswood.
    According to Red Devil assistant coach Jason Jackson, Wilson will be at camp on Friday and Saturday.
    The 5th Annual Ravenswood Youth Football Camp for youngsters age 6 through entering the Eight Grade is set for July 12-14 at Flinn Field. Cost is $35 per individual or $30 each for multiple campers from the same family.
    Campers will receive a camp t-shirt, camp photo, football and prizes.
    The camp schedule is as follows:
    • Thursday, July 12,  Late registration 5 p.m.;  Camp 5:30-8 p.m.
    • Friday, July 13,  Camp 5:30-8 p.m.
    • Saturday, July 14, Camp 9 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by Lunch for players and parents
    For questions or more information, please call Coach Price at 304-634-7312 or Coach Jackson at 304-532-0231.  
    Wilson was a four-year letter winner at running back for the Mountaineers from 1999-03, finishing with 2,608 career rushing yards, ranking fifth on WVU’s career rushing chart. He registered 901 yards and six touchdowns as a junior and 1,380 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior. Wilson was a third team All-American by the Associated Press and was one of eight semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award.
    His run over Miami Hurricane defenders for a touchdown in a regular season game at the Orange Bowl is one of the all-time great Mountaineer video highlights.
    He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons and played three years for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2004-08. He played one season for the Berlin Rebels of the German Football League in 2010. He earned his bachelor’s degree in coaching education from West Virginia in 2003.
    In his new position at WVU, Wilson assists with the daily activities of the football office and serves as a program liaison with compliance, academic support and residence life. He organizes preseason training camp in regards to operations such as daily meal schedules and provides security and game officials for practices and scrimmages. He also assists with community relations programs, on-campus recruiting and the annual high school coaches’ clinic among other varied duties.

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