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After sitting out his first season of college football, former West Virginia wide receiver, Chris Henry, began to live—as a football star—in 2003.

Henry became a starter for Rich Rodriguez’ Mountaineers and didn’t stop there.

After catching 41 passes, scoring 10 touchdowns, and gaining just over 1000 yards, in his first active season, Henry was named Big East Freshman of the Year and was named to the All-Big East second-team in 2003.

Henry was only the second player in school history to gain over 1000 yards in a single season, with 209 of those yards coming in one game, against Syracuse.

Chris continued to excel during the 2004 campaign, racking up nearly 900 yards on 52 catches, and only seven starts.

Unfortunately, Henry’s unsportsmanlike conduct on the field, led to his being penalized and ultimately ejected from the WVU-Rutgers game, his sophomore season.

Rodriguez was forced to suspend Henry for the final game of the season, vs. Pittsburgh.  Rodriguez stated that Henry was an embarrassment to himse...

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