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Clint                              Trickett
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Clint
Trickett
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 186
Sport: Football
Position: QB

Biography

- Has played in eight games and started seven at WVU
- Missed entire spring after having offseason shoulder surgery
 
2013 (r-Jr.)
- Transferred to West Virginia in May from Florida State
- Played in eight games and started seven at quarterback
- Sustained shoulder injury during the Oklahoma State- Completed 123-of-233 passes for 1,605 yards and seven touchdowns
- Long completion of 76 yards against Iowa State
- Threw for 250 or more yards in four games
- Season-high 356 yards and two touchdowns against Iowa State
- Completed 25 passes and threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns at TCU
- Had 27 completions and passes for 254 yards and a touchdown against Texas Tech
- Named WVU Offensive Player of the Week for Oklahoma State
- Earned first start in a Mountaineer uniform vs. Oklahoma State and completed 24 passes for 309 yards and one touchdown
- Made Mountaineer debut vs. William & Mary and saw action in two series
 
2012 (r-So.)
- Played in eight games as the backup quarterback, helping Florida State finish with a 12-2 record, the Atlantic Coast Conference
  Championship and the Orange Bowl Championship
- Completed 16 of his first 20 passes over three games (Murray State, Savannah State, Wake Forest)
- Finished the season completing 22-of-34 (64.7) for 272 yards
- Did not throw a touchdown or interception
 
2011 (r-Fr.)
- Put up prolific numbers in his first season seeing action in nine games with two starts (Clemson, Wake Forest)
- First career pass was a 28-yard touchdown to Rashad Greene vs. Louisiana-Monroe
- Connected on two more touchdowns with Greene the next week versus Charleston Southern, including a 69-yarder
- Forced into expanded game action for first time in his career versus then No. 1 Oklahoma, following EJ Manuel’s shoulder injury
- Came on in relief of Manuel in the third quarter against the Sooners, finishing 7-of-15 for 134 yards with one touchdown and one
  interception
- His touchdown versus the Sooners was a 56-yard bomb to Greene
- Threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns with one interception in his first career start the following week at Clemson and
  connected with Greene on a touchdown for the fourth straight week
- Named ACC Rookie of the Week after his performance versus the Tigers
- Earned his second career start at Wake Forest
- Recognized with one of two academic awards for the sophomore class at the team’s annual banquet
 
2010 (Fr.)
- Redshirted
- Earned an academic achievement award at the football banquet for having one of the top GPAs for his class.
 
High School  
- Played for coach Casey Weldon at North Florida Christian, helping lead them to a 29-6 three-year record
- Earned All-Big Bend honors as a senior
- In three seasons amassed more than 5,300 passing yards and tossed 59 touchdown passes for the perennial small school state
  power
- Member of the Florida Super 75 list by the Florida Times-Union and was rated the No. 3 quarterback.
- No. 8-rated quarterback in Florida by Bill Buchalter of the Orlando Sentinel
- Member of the SuperPrep All-America 290 as the 10th-rated quarterback nationally
- Earned first-team 1A/1B All-State honors as a junior after throwing for more than 2,400 yards, 68 percent of his passes and 25
  touchdowns
- Won a state championship as a sophomore
- Graduated early from high school with a 3.8 GPA
 
Personal
- Birthday is March 19
- Son of Rick and Tara Trickett
- Father, Rick, is a former Mountaineer and current Florida State offensive line coach
- One of three children
- Graduated from Florida State in three years with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences
- Currently working on master’s degree in communication studies
- Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
- Big 12 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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