A nationally televised night game against Oklahoma won’t be anything new to West Virginia’s senior quarterback on Saturday.
But this time, Clint Trickett is far removed from being a nervous freshman unexpectedly thrust into action.
Trickett — who transferred to West Virginia from Florida State before the 2013 season — nearly rallied the fifth-ranked Seminoles to a second-half comeback three years ago this week, when then-No. 1 Oklahoma went to Tallahassee, Fla., and won 23-13.
“That was really my introduction to major college football,” Trickett said in a telephone interview this week. “I really hadn’t had a lot of experience before it. I’d played in just mop-up duty the first two games before that.”
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