Redshirt Senior Enters the Transfer Portal

Morgantown, West Virginia – Taijh Alston, a redshirt senior from Lumberton, North Carolina, has decided to leave the West Virginia football program and enter the transfer portal.

Alston, a defensive lineman, had 18 tackles, 3 tackles for loss and 2 sacks this past season for the Mountaineers. During his long career in Morgantown, he has played in 28 games, has 56 career tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 8 sacks. Alston will have one year of eligibility remaining.

Alston had the following to say in his farewell message to West Virginia: “Mountaineer Nation, thank you for being the most passionate fans in college football. Y’all showed love to me and provided and advantage every time I stepped on the field. Thank you Mike Joseph and Vince Blankenship for helping me come back from my injury to play the game I love. Thank you to all my brothers at WVU for pushing me every single day. With that being said, I have entered my name in the transfer portal for my last year of eligibility.”

Previous articleWest Virginia Sinks Navy
Next articleWVU Lands Quarterback Commit
Brad Smith
Brad Smith, "The Voice of Morgantown", is the most trusted, accomplished name in West Virginia sports journalism. Smith is the foremost, preeminent authority on West Virginia athletics and a lifelong fan of the Mountaineers. Smith, a proud graduate of West Virginia University, resides in Morgantown most of the year, but has a home in Jacksonville, Florida, where he lives during the winter.