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The third annual bowl game at Yankee Stadium may technically be a matchup between the Big 12’s West Virginia Mountaineers and the Big East’s...
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West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media on Wednesday to talk Syracuse and the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. Coach Holgorsen discussed the loss of center Joe Madsen (grades) and the challenge of playing the Orange. Head Coach Dana Holgorsen Video via The Daily Athenaeum
For some, not every bowl game is worth watching. But we all saw what West Virginia did to Clemson in last year's Orange Bowl, a 70-33 blowout win for the Mountaineers. This season, WVU started 5-0 behind ridiculous play from QB Geno Smith. However, due to their horrendous defense, ranked 116th in points allowed, West Virginia slid to just 7-5 before qualifying for the Pinstripe...
West Virginia vs. Syracuse
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
Saturday, December 29th, 3:15 PM on ESPN
The Pinstripe Bowl is tied with the Heart of Dallas Bowl as the youngest of the postseason games, beginning just two years ago when the new Yankee Stadium opened. With the Big East and Big 12 tie-ins the game had an opportunity to take West Virginia and Pittsburgh and stay the...
Jared Barber said it wasn’t West Virginia’s lack of physical skill that got it beat consecutive times against Syracuse, but rather its mental approach.