Former West Virginia Head Coach Has Passed Away

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Morgantown, West Virginia – Former West Virginia head coach Frank Cignetti, Sr. has passed away. The cause of death was not disclosed.

Cignetti, 84, who coached the Mountaineers from 1976-1979, was 17-27 during his time in Morgantown.

Frank Jr., who is the offensive coordinator at Pitt, posted the following message on his social media account today: “So proud to be your son, player and assistant. You are my hero and I love you so much.”

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