"It's very hard to retire numbers here," said the athletic director. "If Pat White isn't our best quarterback ever, he's one of the top two. He should be honored.
"We want to leave Ira [Rodgers] and Sam [Huff] alone. But we have 25 to 35 top coaches and players we'd like to honor. That's probably a project for the 2013 season."
"I think everybody's going to wait and see what the fine print is with the new playoff system. Is a tough schedule really going to be rewarded?"
"The New York-Penn League president has been in touch. And we've received calls from the Prospect League and the Frontier League. Those are unaffiliated leagues. All are relatively short summer leagues.
"We've not gone beyond that, but I'm glad there's interest. I think all like our market. I feel confident that if we get state approval all three will be knocking on our door."
Reach Mitch Vingle at 304-348-4827, mitchvin...@wvgazette.com or follow him at twitter.com/MitchVingle.