It’s an old tradition, and an important one, among our highest-profile student athletes: Showing your team colors while in the act of armed robbery.

Back in ’09, several University of Tennessee Vols did it; and now a University of West Virginia Mountaineer has picked up the torch.

West Virginia defensive lineman Korey Harris was arrested Friday for first-degree armed robbery that allegedly occurred in Morgantown on July 12. Harris and two other men broke into a home and held two victims at gunpoint. It presumably didn’t take long to catch Harris, as one of the victims saw the number 96 on Harris’s team-issued sweatpants and figured it out.

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