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WVU assistant Travis Trickett leaves for offensive coordinator position at South Florida

MORGANTOWN — While the move hasn’t been made official by South Florida, WVU assistant coach Travis Trickett is expected to leave the Mountaineers and become the offensive coordinator of the Bulls.

Trickett, who coached tight ends and inside receivers at WVU, took to social media Monday to bid farewell on Twitter.

“Dream come true!!! Memories that will last a lifetime!!! Thank you (head coach Neal Brown) for the opportunity of a lifetime. Thank you players and coaches, forever grateful for the relationships. Mountaineer Nation — we love you! Once a Mountaineer … Always a Mountaineer!”

Brown responded, saying, “Thank you for all your hard work the last three years. We will miss you and your family. This is a great opportunity for you and we wish you the best of luck.”

Trickett was hired from Georgia State to join Brown’s staff when Brown became head coach in 2019. Trickett is the son of former WVU offensive line coach Rick Trickett and the brother of former Mountaineers quarterback Clint Trickett.

Trickett will replace Charlie Weis Jr., who left to become the offensive coordinator at Ole Miss. Weis replaced Jeff Lebby, who left the Rebels to join Brent Venables as the new offensive coordinator at Oklahoma.

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