Found November 02, 2012 on
Sandy has jammed me up all week, so I'm going to fly through this week's picks. Probably better after last week's showing. No time to think – just feel the flow.
Texas Christian at West Virginia (-6.5)
The Mountaineers got their asses handed to them two weeks in a row before last week’s break in the schedule. Assuming he hasn’t been preoccupied with his other pursuits, Dana Holgorsen and his staff have had two weeks to clean some things up and prepare for the second half of the year. TCU is a mess right now, WVU should get back on track.
Pick: West Virginia 42, TCU 30
Washington State at Utah (-11.5)
Kyle Whittingham is one of the best coaches in the country no one talks about. His Utes are starting to play some better football and have a bowl bid in their sights.
Pick: Utah by at least two touchdowns.
Texas at Texas Tech (-7.5)
Seth Doege and the Tech offense will be looking to abuse a Texas D that has put up little resistance this season.
BEST OF MAXIM
WVU head football coach Dana Holgorsen and Co-Defensive Coordinator Joe DeForest met with the media following the Mountaineers 39-38 double overtime loss to TCU at home on Saturday, Here are the interviews Dana Holgorsen Joe DeForest Video via BlueGoldNews.com
It’s no secret – the West Virginia defensive unit has struggled mightily this season. Head coach Dana Holgorsen and his coaches are doing their best to change that. Their recruiting efforts aren’t going unnoticed and the proof is in the pudding. The 2013 recruiting class, which has a total of 16 current commits, has 6 [...]
West Virginia's defense has received its fair share of criticism over the past several weeks and rightfully so. The Mountaineers had given up an average of 53 points per game in their first four Big 12 games. Saturday against TCU, the Mountaineer defense was finally able to stop the bleeding for a good portion of the afternoon. They held TCU quarterback, Trevone Boykin, to 12...
West Virginia played well enough on defense to win Saturday's game against TCU, according to coach Dana Holgorsen. It was the offense and the kicking game that cost the Mountaineers in their double overtime loss.