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Report: WVU QB Clint Trickett Won't Play In Liberty Bowl vs. Texas A&M, Retiring From Football Due To Concussions

West Virginia's Clint Trickett won't be playing in the Liberty Bowl against Texas A&M. The senior quarterback won't be pursuing a professional career in football, either. 

Trickett, who said Friday he has sustained five concussions over the past 14 months, will be sitting out his team's bowl game and is retiring from the sport. 

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While this news is somewhat shocking, it's a smart, responsible decision by Trickett and we're thankful he's mature enough to make it.

Trickett threw for 3,285 yards and 18 touchdowns this season and completed 67 percent of his passes. He was one of the most prolific quarterbacks in the Big 12. 

West Virginia and Texas A&M are set to kick off at 2 p.m. E.T. Dec. 29. The game will be televised on ESPN.