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2016 Russell Athletic Bowl – Game Photos

Corn Elder battles for the ball in warm ups

Corn Elder battles for the ball in warm ups

West Virginia players warm up prior to the game

West Virginia players warm up prior to the game

2016 Russell Athletic Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL

West Virginia Defensive line huddles up before the game

West Virginia Defensive line huddles up before the game

West Virginia offensive lineman, Tyler Orlosky

West Virginia offensive lineman, Tyler Orlosky

Brad Kaaya warming up

Brad Kaaya warming up

The West Virginia Mountaineers mascot leads the team onto the field

The West Virginia Mountaineers mascot leads the team onto the field

Sean Walters, West Virginia LB, takes a knee in prayer before the game

Sean Walters, West Virginia LB, takes a knee in prayer before the game

KC McDermott, acknowledges the crowd as the Hurricanes run onto the field

KC McDermott, acknowledges the crowd as the Hurricanes run onto the field

Stacy Coley, Miami Hurricanes WR, take a knee in prayer prior to the conclusion of warmups

Stacy Coley, Miami Hurricanes WR, take a knee in prayer prior to the conclusion of warmups

Brad Kaaya, Miami Hurricanes QB, prays before the start of the Russell Athletic Bowl

Brad Kaaya, Miami Hurricanes QB, prays before the start of the Russell Athletic Bowl

Miami Hurricane players watch their teammates battle in warmups

Miami Hurricane players watch their teammates battle in warmups

Marvin Gross Jr, West Virginia S, pumps up the fans in the endzone

Marvin Gross Jr, West Virginia S, pumps up the fans in the endzone

Brad Kaaya looks downfield as he scrambles out of the pocket

Brad Kaaya looks downfield as he scrambles out of the pocket

Noble Nwachukwu, West Virginia DL, lines up on defense

Noble Nwachukwu, West Virginia DL, lines up on defense

Miami Hurricanes defensive coordinator, Manny Diaz, celebrates the team's fumble recovery

Miami Hurricanes defensive coordinator, Manny Diaz, celebrates the team’s fumble recovery

Sklyer Howard, West Virginia QB, signals a first down

Sklyer Howard, West Virginia QB, signals a first down

Miami Hurricanes DL, Joe Jackson, sacks Sklyer Howard

Miami Hurricanes DL, Joe Jackson, sacks Sklyer Howard

Miami Hurricanes LB, Zach McCloud, takes down West Virginia RB, Justin Crawford

Miami Hurricanes LB, Zach McCloud, takes down West Virginia RB, Justin Crawford

Miami Hurricanes QB, Brad Kaaya, launches a pass deep downfield

Miami Hurricanes QB, Brad Kaaya, launches a pass deep downfield

Malcom Lewis, Hurricanes WR, tries to leap past a defender from West Virginia

Malcom Lewis, Hurricanes WR, tries to leap past a defender from West Virginia

West Virginia QB, Skyler Howard, tries to rush past the Hurricanes defense

West Virginia QB, Skyler Howard, tries to rush past the Hurricanes defense

Miami Hurricanes RB, Mark Walton, looks for an opening to run through

Miami Hurricanes RB, Mark Walton, looks for an opening to run through

Miami Hurricanes DL, Chad Thomas, wraps up Sklyer Howard from West Virginia

Miami Hurricanes DL, Chad Thomas, wraps up Sklyer Howard from West Virginia

Miami Hurricanes TE, David Njoku, leaps over a defender into the endzone for a touchdown

Miami Hurricanes TE, David Njoku, leaps over a defender into the endzone for a touchdown

West Virginia WR, Daikiel Shorts, gets tackled

West Virginia WR, Daikiel Shorts, gets tackled

Brad Kaaya under center

Brad Kaaya under center

Miami Hurricanes RB, Mark Walton

Miami Hurricanes RB, Mark Walton

Miami Hurricanes DL, Chad Thomas, deflects a pass from West Virginia QB, Sklyer Howard

Miami Hurricanes DL, Chad Thomas, deflects a pass from West Virginia QB, Sklyer Howard

Sklyer Howard looks to pass downfield

Sklyer Howard looks to pass downfield

Michael Jackson, Hurricanes DB, celebrates a 3rd down stop on defense

Michael Jackson, Hurricanes DB, celebrates a 3rd down stop on defense

Malcom Lewis, Miami Hurricanes WR, catches a touchdown pass

Malcom Lewis, Miami Hurricanes WR, catches a touchdown pass

Kendrick Norton, Miami Hurricanes DL, takes a seat on the bench as the Hurricanes offense takes the field

Kendrick Norton, Miami Hurricanes DL, takes a seat on the bench as the Hurricanes offense takes the field

Miami Hurricanes cheerleaders throw up the U

Miami Hurricanes cheerleaders throw up the U

A Miami Hurricanes fan shows off his custom made championship belt

A Miami Hurricanes fan shows off his custom made championship belt

Adrian Colbert flips the receiver in mid air

Adrian Colbert flips the receiver in mid air

The Russell Athletic Bowl Championship Trophy

The Russell Athletic Bowl Championship Trophy

The Russell Athletic Bowl MVP Award

The Russell Athletic Bowl MVP Award

Stacy Coley putting on his Russell Athletic Bowl Champions hat

Stacy Coley putting on his Russell Athletic Bowl Champions hat

Chad Thomas is all smiles after the Hurricanes win

Chad Thomas is all smiles after the Hurricanes win

Former NFL great, Eddie George, is on hand for the trophy presentation

Former NFL great, Eddie George, is on hand for the trophy presentation

Mark Richt gives an interview to ESPN after the Hurricanes win

Mark Richt gives an interview to ESPN after the Hurricanes win

Brad Kaaya gives an interview to ESPN Radio after the win

Brad Kaaya gives an interview to ESPN Radio after the win

Brad Kaaya celebrates on stage

Brad Kaaya celebrates on stage

Mark Richt hoists up the championship trophy for all to see

Mark Richt hoists up the championship trophy for all to see

Mark Richt throws up the U at the conclusion of his interview

Mark Richt throws up the U at the conclusion of his interview

Miami Hurricanes LB, Shaquille Quarterman, goes to celebrate with his teammates

Miami Hurricanes LB, Shaquille Quarterman, goes to celebrate with his teammates

Miami Hurricane players thank the fans for all their support

Miami Hurricane players thank the fans for all their support

Brad Kaaya after the trophy ceremony was all smiles

Brad Kaaya after the trophy ceremony was all smiles

Miami Hurricanes defense and coaching staff

Miami Hurricanes defense and coaching staff

Brad Kaaya thanks the crowd

Brad Kaaya thanks the crowd