Caught this column from Mickey Furfari writing for The Times West Virginian. In it, Furfari recaps Yost’s ties to the school including a mention of the football letter he earned as tackle for the Mountaineers in 1895-96:
Edited, see the full article.
Sticking out like a sore thumb to West Virginians was a 130-0 mauling of the Mountaineers by U-M on Oct. 22, 1904. It remains the worst beating by far in WVU history….Despite that dreadful drubbing, I think Fielding Yost ought to be in the WVU Sports Hall of Fame. He’d get my vote.