WVU Gameday Blog

Time is ticking for Wendell Smallwood

The West Virginia running back will be extradited to Wilmington, Delaware, today, where he’ll be charged with an act of intimidation for allegedly threatening a witness to a 2012 murder. He faces a maximum of two years in prison.

This, it seems, is not his first brush with the law.

Where things here go from there is yet unknown, but Dana Holgorsen has sat quietly for a few days now, monitoring the situation and waiting to “take action at the appropriate time,” as he said. That time is coming. Nothing has really changed from Monday until now, but a felony charge for a rather unbecoming act is officially something and it would be inconsistent with Holgorsen’s past decisions to let that happen without action.