West Virginia Mountaineers Mascot
The wearing of the traditional buckskin uniform began in 1937 although the first sightings go back to 1927.
The school mascot is a student body member and is chosen for his ability to display outstanding enthusiasm, character, high academics and community service.
WV's Home for Football Saturdays
Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium opened in 1980 and has a seating capacity of 60,000. Originally known as Mountaineer Field, the stands were renamed in 2004 after Morgantown resident Milan Puskar donated $20 million to the school.
On gamedays, the facility is often referred to as the largest city in the state. In a November 20, 1993 game, 70,222 fans packed the stadium to see WVU defeat #4 ranked Miami.
Smith has carried on the proud QB tradition of the school that includes names such Major Harris and Pat White. In 2010, Smith led his team to 9 wins while passing for 24 TD's. Geno Smith wears jersey #12.