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On the night of the WVU/Kansas game, the scheduled singer of the National Anthem was stuck in snowy traffic, so WVU Police officer Carlton Smith stepped up to the plate.

He blew everyone away.

Smith came to some prominence in 2014 advancing in several rounds of American Idol. The Buffalo native graduated WVU in 2011.

We’re proud to be Americans. We’re proud to be Mountaineers. And nothing represents that better than Carlton Smith.

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