Reed Williams Awarded Red Brown Cup
Former WVU football middle linebacker Reed Williams has been awarded the Red Brown Cup, an award presented annually to WVU's most outstanding all-around student-athletes. Williams, a Moorefield, W.Va. native, had a 3.87 GPA in graduating from the College of Business & Economics with two degrees (Finance and Marketing). His academic and athletic careers at WVU concluded with numerous awards, including being named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete; a two-time ESPN The Magazine All-American; Award and Recognition Association honoree for academic, athletic and community activities; a Wuerffel Trophy finalist for academic, athletics and community service; and designation as a Big East Academic All-Star. Williams was the 2008 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Defensive Player of the Game in the 48-28 victory over Oklahoma, in what many call the greatest bowl win in WVU football history. He finished his WVU career with 253 tackles and was a second-team All-Big East selection after last season.