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Major Head Coach Blasts Opponent's Fans For What They Did Saturday

Iowa State fans rush field after Cyclones beat No. 6 West Virginia.

A major head coach isn't happy with his Week 7 opponent's fan base for what they did after the game on Saturday.

Then-No. 6 West Virginia was upset at Iowa State on Saturday evening, as the Mountaineers suffered their first loss of the season.

The Cyclones' fan base was, understandably, thrilled with the victory. They rushed the field after the win.

This did not sit well with West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen.

Holgorsen says it wasn't professional and it put some of his players in danger.

“It was very unprofessional. Our job is to keep student-athletes in a safe place and when you’ve got thousands of people coming at you, it’s not good,” Holgorsen said on the Big 12 teleconference on Monday. “There’s league rules and league bans against that for a reason. Our job is to keep players safe. We didn’t have time to get them off the field. That was not good.

“It was dicey there for a while. Luckily we got out of there without getting anybody hurt.”

Holgorsen does have a point, even if it comes across as a sore loser.

Iowa State's head coach, Matt Campbell, thought differently.

“I thought our administration handled it really well,” Campbell said, per the Des Moines Register. “I know myself and a couple of our staff members — instead of celebrating, went over and made sure the West Virginia people got off the field safely.

“I thought our administration and our coaching staff did the No. 1 priority — making sure their players and staff got off the field safely.”