In a letter posted to the Dominion Post, former head coach Dana Holgorsen has bid farewell to the Mountaineers.
After eight seasons in Morgantown, I am beginning a new chapter in my coaching career back in Houston. Leaving the great State of West Virginia is difficult. West Virginia is a special place. The passion and pride that West Virginians have for their state and for the flagship University is remarkable and helped elevate our l program.
I want to thank Mountaineer Nation for the incredible support and for welcoming my family and I into your family. I want to thank the faculty, staff and students who were so instrumental in helping our players achieve well-beyond their dreams. I want to thank our coaches and support staff for their commitment to excellence. Most importantly, I want to thank the hundreds of young men who chose to earn a WVU degree and wear the blue and gold uniform that represents all of those who have come before and who are still yet to come.
I will be cheering on the Mountaineers from afar and I have no doubt greater things lie ahead for West Virginia University.
Once a Mountaineer, Always a Mountaineer
Goodbyes can be hard but now it is time for everyone to move on. Good luck in Houston coach. On to Neal Brown and the 2019 Mountaineer season.