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Former Mountaineer Quarterback Clint Trickett Lands Coaching Job

Clint Trickett

Clint Trickett

Former Mountaineer QB Clint Trickett has been hired as the quarterbacks coach at East Mississippi Community College according to multiple sources.  EMCC is coming off a perfect season that ended with the Lions winning their third National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championship in the last four years.

Trickett announced before the Liberty Bowl in December that his playing career had come to an end after suffering multiple concussions over the last two seasons. He now joins the family business in the collegiate coaching ranks. His father, Rick, is currently the offensive coordinator at Florida State while his older brother Travis is the co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Samford.

Clint Trickett transferred to West Virginia from Florida State and would up playing 19 games over two seasons for the Mountaineers. According to his father, Clint has always aspired to be a quarterbacks coach. Trickett now gets to fulfill that dream with his first coaching job at one of the best junior colleges in the nation.

— Written by Jeremy Simon, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network and editor-in-chief of, a must visit for any and all West Virginia Mountaineer fans. Follow on Twitter @Blue_GoldSports.