West Virginia University prides itself in its football team. Both the school and the state itself pride themselves in WVU athletics. It was a prideful day, then, when WVU’s football team hired Tom Bradley as senior associate head coach in February.
Bradley was a member of Joe Paterno’s staff for 33 seasons at Penn State, serving as defensive coordinator for the final 11 years.
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The six western Pennsylvania quarterbacks in the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, George Blanda and Johnny Unitas -- will be honored in Pittsburgh next summer.
From 2004 to 2011, the Steelers led the league or finished second in fewest points allowed per game five times. Those squads were marshaled by Steelers greats such as nose tackle Casey Hampton and receiver Hines Ward, who recently made headlines for calling his old team's defense “soft.”