Connect with us

WVU Football

Norwood Done for Season After Diving Interception



MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Head coach Neal Brown announced Tuesday that senior safety Josh Norwood will miss the rest of the season due to a collarbone injury.

Norwood injured his collarbone after diving for an interception against Kansas State Saturday afternoon. Brown said that Norwood required surgery.

Norwood has 64 tackles, six pass breakup and one interception this season. In his place, freshman Kerry Martin Jr. will start.

Brown also announced that junior receiver T.J. Simmons will return this Saturday against Oklahoma State.

“T.J. will play, I don’t think he’ll be at the same point where he was before he got hurt against Baylor,” Brown said. “I don’t think he’ll play the same number of reps he was playing, but I do think he’ll be able to give us something.”

Simmons is second on the team with 31 receptions, 409 yards and four touchdowns. He has not played in either of the previous two games.

Kicker Evan Staley will kick in practice this week and his status will be determined later on, according to Brown. Staley has not played in the previous three games as freshman Casey Legg has handled kicking duties.

Welcome to the new home of WVU football and basketball breaking news, analysis and recruiting. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check us out on YouTube. And don't forget to subscribe for all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

Get WVSN in your mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe to WVSN and receive notifications of new posts by email.