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Former West Virginia WR Oscar Patrick Passes Away at 72

First Mountaineer to record 50 receptions in a season
Published: Aug. 4, 2020 at 12:16 AM EDT
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - Former West Virginia wide receiver Oscar Patrick has passed away at the age of 72.

Patrick was the first Mountaineer ever to record 50 receptions in a season in 1968. As a junior, he caught 50 passes for 770 yards and 5 touchdowns.

He was inducted into both the West Virginia All-Black schools sports and academic hall of fame and the McDowell County Sports hall of fame.

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