December 4, 2013

Backyard Brawl

The holiday weekend of college football has come and passed but one thing was noticeably missing on the West Virginia schedule: The Backyard Brawl.

So in lieu of the long-time annual matchup, the two schools are having their own form of the classic rivalry this season not on the football field but in the highly contested recruitment of Aliquippa (Pa.) defensive back Dravon Henry.

Henry, 5-foot-11, 190-pounds, will make his college decision between West Virginia and Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. Dec. 9, inside the Aliquippa Municipal Building bringing to a close the latest installment pitting the two I-79 rivals against one another.

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