Shepherd university as West Virginia basketball match against Oklahoma State this evening, Mountaineers soccer coach Neal Brown had quite a special guest with him.
Tyson Bagent, the 6’3 quarterback who clinched victory and the Division II National Player of the Year award for Shepherd Rams University last season, but sat next to Brown and offensive midfielder Doug Nester, cheered for the mountaineers.
Bagent had recently entered a transfer portal season. But later admitted that he loved living at Shepherd too much unless. “Nick Saban came knocking on his door to offer him a scholarship”, he said. Although Bagent did not mention Neal Brown at the time.
He was originally from Martinsburg West Virginia, and had dreamed of representing the state by playing for the Mountaineers on his whole life. Bagent who became a starter three years become atlet. The over experienced can be able to jump right in and start for West Virginia. When the young quarterback has talent already on the growing roster.
Bagent has been outstanding throughout his career at Shepherd, passing 12,454 yards, 118 touchdowns and just 40 interceptions, usually 327.7 yards per game. All that performance his have in three full seasons with the Rams.
Tyson Bagent’s Achievement on Sheperd university
Bagent’s most impressive game of the 2021 season came against East Stroudsburg. Where he scored 27/45 for 437 yards, 6 touchdowns and 0 interceptions, and Shepherd 30-8 with Bagent as an early quarterback Shepherd.
In addition to winning the Harlon Hill Trophy, Bagent was also named Division II Offensive Player of the Year. Bagent also was added to the Division II Elite 100 First Team, and was part of the Associated Press Division II All-American First Team.
At Martinsburg High School, Bagent led the Bulldogs to two state championships, 7,800 yards and 112 goals. He was unfortunately ignored by the head coach of the Mountaineers, Dana Holgorsen. Who did not make the recruitment of domestic players a real priority.
Expect Bagent to visit the campus and its facilities tomorrow. Where he meet the coaches and decide to commit into Mountaineering more than one day. The chances of him playing for West Virginia next season are very, very good now!