Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 17, 2013

Shuler, Thompson make watch lists

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

HUNTINGTON — Marshall junior wide receiver Tommy Shuler has been selected to the 2013 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List. Shuler, who appeared on the same list last season, caught 110 passes for the Thundering Herd.

His 9.17 receptions per game led the nation.

West Virginia sophomore Jordan Thompson is also on the list, catching 13 passes last year for 85 yards. The Biletnikoff Award goes to the nation’s top wide receiver.

Hokies add Harris to hoops staff

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech head men’s basketball coach James Johnson has hired Robert Harris as Director of Men’s Basketball Operations for the Hokies.

Harris had previously been athletic director at Charlottesville High School.

He had spent the previous 12 years as head men’s basketball coach at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va.

He is also a graduate of Shenandoah.