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WVU’s Darius Stills Receives Invitation to 2021 Hula Bowl

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Caleb Saunders/WVU Football

West Virginia defensive tackle Darius Stills has been invited to participate in the 2021 Hula Bowl.

The 2021 Hula Bowl is scheduled to take place in Honolulu, Hawaii on Jan. 31. Stills was also selected to the 2021 East-West Shrine Bowl, however, the Shrine Bowl has canceled this year’s in-person activities.

A senior from Fairmont, Stills has 22 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks and an interception as WVU’s nose guard this season. On Monday, he was named a semifinalist for this season’s Lott IMPACT Trophy. Teammate Tony Fields II will also be participating in a postseason all-star bowl, accepting an invitation to the 2021 Senior Bowl.

The honor is the latest on a long list that the Fairmont native has accrued this year. He was recently named a candidate for the CLASS Award, he was named a Chuck Bednarik Award and Big 12 player of the week after a four-tackle, 2.5-sack game against Bayor, he was also named a preseason All-American, the Big 12 preseason defensive player of the year and is on the Senior Bowl watch list.

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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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