WVU President: Oliver Luck to stay at WVU

Written by Jenn Menendez on .

Oliver Luck’s name seems to pop up when any high profile job in college football opens.

The latest: will he be considered to replace Bob Bowlsby at Stanford?

The idea is a logical one to conclude.

Luck led West Virginia’s charge out of the Big East and into to the Big 12 in this turbulent era in college football, he’s a progressive AD and clearly intelligent, as he was once a Rhodes Scholar finalist, and certainly his connections to the school add to the case – his son just finished a fine career there and he has two daughters enrolled.

But...he's not going anywhere said West Virginia President James Clements.

Clement said Luck confirmed to him in a conversation that he plans to remain a Mountaineer.

“Oliver’s name pops up for lots of jobs. It did when the Big 12 position opened, (for) the Big East his name has been circulated, Stanford and whatever is next,” said Clements. “I talked with Oliver. Oliver’s staying. He’s a Mountaineer. He’s happy.”


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