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Former WVU Safety Osman Kamara Takes on Administrative Role



Former West Virginia walk-on safety Osman Kamara has joined the program’s administrative staff as the assistant director of player relations and transition coordinator, the university announced Friday.

As a player, Kamara walked-on with the Mountaineers in 2016 out of Bishop McDevitt High school in Harrisburg, Pa. He played in 43 career games with WVU, mostly on special teams, with eight total tackles. He was awarded the Tom Nickolich Award, given to an outstanding walk-on and earned a scholarship. He was named WVU”s special teams most outstanding player in 2020.

In his new role, Kamara will assist with the organization and execution of WVU’s 5th Quarter Program and will oversee student-athletes as they transition into and out of the football program. He graduated from WVU with a degree in sport management in 2020 and a master’s degree in business administration in 2021.

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Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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