Thursday, 13 December 2007 06:05
Mountaineer Cornerback Justin Woazeah’s Appalachian football career
ended today as Coach Jerry Moore suspended him for breaking a team rule.
senior from Winston Salem has started 54 of a possible 55 games and ends his
career as the Southern Conference’s all-time leader in passes defended. Moore
has not decided whether Woazeah will take part in the team’s postseason
Sophomore Cortez Gilbert will start in the National
Championship game- the second start of his career.
While Moore’s office isn’t specific about what rule Woazeah
broke, Woazeah is scheduled to appear in Watauga County District Court this
morning for misdemeanor simple affray and misdemeanor resisting a public
officer. Sources say those charges stem from an incident last year.
Backup linebacker Chris Johnson was also left
behind when the team went to Chattanooga.