- Associated Press - Thursday, September 4, 2014

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - Fairmont State University is unveiling a statue of former longtime coach Harold “Deacon” Duvall.

The statue will make its debut Thursday night prior to Fairmont State’s home football opener against Notre Dame College.

Duvall compiled a record of 125-42-3 as head coach from 1952 to 1971. Under Duvall, Fairmont State won eight West Virginia Conference championships and earned the 1967 NAIA National Championship.

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