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West Virginia and Kansas are playing on Saturday for the first time since the Mountaineers moved into the Big 12. The game will be between two teams that have disappointed. Kansas is a pathetic 1-10 under first-year head coach Charlie Weis, while West Virginia plummeted to 6-5 after a promising 5-0 start. Though the game seems like a dud on the sports calendar given all the big conference championship games taking place that day, matters got a lot more interesting after Dana Holgorsen’s teleconference on Monday.The West Virginia coach took the ultimate shot at Weis through some heavily sarcastic praise. “They’re going to coach them up. We’re going to be at a major schematic disadvantage going against their coaches,” Holgorsen said of Kansas. “They’ve got coaches with a tremendous pedigree that have coached everybody in the world and coached for decades and decades. “It’ll be challenging. You never know what you’re going to get,” Holgorsen said. “They kind of have a flavor of the week
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West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met the media for the final time during the regular season as the Mountaineers prepare for Kansas this weekend at home. WVU will say good-bye to 22 seniors. Video via WVUSports.com
West Virginia's run defense has been a strength this season, but Kansas will put that to the test with two talented running backs, according to WVU coach Dana Holgorsen.
Heading into Saturday’s final game of the season against West Virginia, Kansas coach Charlie Weis stayed consistent on the Jayhawks’ bye week last week being a good thing.
Kansas’ additional preparation week and refocus on the running game highlighted head coach Charlie Weis’ conference call.
There are still two more chapters to be written in the story of West Virginia’s 2012 football season, but coach Dana Holgorsen said he has already been impressed by his team’s ability to handle the adversity that came with a five-game losing streak in the middle of the season.