Steve Slaton, Pat White feeling ‘unwelcome’ at West Virginia

Two of West Virginia’s biggest college football stars in history are feeling unwanted by the university.

Steve Slaton and Pat White, both part of the 2007 Mountaineers that were national title contenders for much of the year, said the administration has not treated them well in recent years, according to Bob Hertzel of Exponent Telegram.

On the Pat White Podcast, both players spoke about how a change in staff when the university switched from the Big East to the Big 12 affected their treatment.

“We were from the Big East, so it was a whole different kind of staff involved,” Slaton said. “We were in the Big East for so long, then, when we went to the Big 12, a different staff came in, and we are viewed a little bit different, I think.”

“It’s almost like you are a nuisance for coming up here,” White said. “I’m sorry I showed up. You invited me, but OK, I’ll sit out in the parking lot and wait for Nissan to come get me.”

“I mean, you get to the facility where you spent four or five years and you knock on the door and it’s ‘No, you can’t come in here.’ All right, I’ll go home.”

There’s been no comment of any kind on this from West Virginia administration, so we don’t know the whole story. But having two of the best players in program history feeling left out in the cold isn’t a good look for the Mountaineers.

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