Former WVU QB Begins Coaching Career

Schuyler Callihan

Earlier this week, former West Virginia quarterback William Crest took a job to be the quarterbacks coach at Concordia Prep in Towson, Maryland.

Crest came to West Virginia expecting to be the next great quarterback in Mountaineer history. Unfortunately, things didn't quite work out and he decided to enter the transfer portal. Shortly after entering the portal, he decided to withdraw his name and return to West Virginia, but to focus on playing wide receiver and special teams.

Crest finished his career at WVU with 29 carries for 144 rushing yards and two touchdowns, and completed 14 of 29 passes for 131 yards and one interception. He also hauled in two receptions for just four yards.

Despite not having quite the impact on the field as many thought he would, Crest exemplified what a good teammate means. He stuck it out and helped his teammates in practice every single day and brought the energy on the sideline during game day. His knowledge of the game is what helped land him his first coaching job and what is likely the first of many years in the coaching profession.

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Comments (3)
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Nothing but The Best for William Crest. He was a True Blue MOUNTAINEER throughout his career. He will do well.


With him staying at WVU and finishing his career when everything did not end quite as he wished it should shows me that he was raised correctly. His parents have got to be very proud. Have nothing but great hope for him in his future.