Found November 07, 2012 on
It's no secret that the game of football is often a chess match between coordinators. Watch film, study schemes and personnel, and then try to devise a game plan that takes advantage of an opponent's weaknesses in hopes of giving your team the best chance to win all while the guy on the other sideline is trying to do the exact same thing. The chess match continues during the game on Saturday with coaches being forced to adjust on the fly to counter whatever new wrinkles the opponent installed during the prior week of practice. It's the same each and…
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West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media on Tuesday for his weekly press conference. Coach Holgorsen talked about a number of topics. Coach touched on the Oklahoma State program, his relationship with Coach Gundy, the energy Keith Patterson brought to the sidelines and more. Video via BlueGoldNews.com
West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen announced this afternoon that freshmen wide receiver Travares Copleland has left the team due to person reasons. Copeland had 10 catches for 55 yards during his time at WVU. We wish Travares the best moving forward
Todd Monken has no antimosity toward former Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen, quite the contrary. Monken has nothing but thanks for Holgorsen, now West Virginia's head coach. He says he doesn't know him well, but he knows that Holgorsen's departure from OSU opened the door for Monken to move back into being an offensive coordinator.
West Virginia (5-3) @ Oklahoma State (5-3) Game Time: 2:30 TV: ABC/ESPN2 Sirius Channel: 92 The Spread: Oklahoma State -10 The Lowdown: The Cowboys enter Saturday's reunion with former offensive coordinator, Dana Holgorsen, winners of three of their past four games since falling to Texas after a controversial touchdown was allowed to stand. What's maybe the most remarkable...
Oklahoma State's Homecoming game was played on Oct. 20 when the Cowboys downed Iowa State 31-10 in front of the Cowboys faithful. Thus, Saturday's game with West Virginia could be called Homecoming, Part II as former offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen and longtime assistant coach Joe DeForest lead West Virginia into Stillwater for the Mountaineers first Big 12 clash with the Cowboys.
When Bill Young was hired as Oklahoma State's defensive coordinator he had one year of warm up before Dana Holgorsen arrived to coordinate the Cowboy offense and covert the attack into a spread similar to Texas Tech's under Mike Leach. Holgorsen returns to Stillwater on Saturday as West Virginia's head coach, and will bring with him Joe DeForest, a former trusted member...
Oklahoma State's offense is one of the nation's best, averaging 575 total yards (second best) and more than 42 points per game (eighth). West Virginia's defense is among the worst in major college, ranking 111th in total defense. But can the Cowboys offense put up those type of numbers against a defense directed by Joe DeForest? Former OSU defensive end Richetti Jones...
Oklahoma State's standout specialist Quinn Sharp says the Cowboys need to be better on special teams, especially covering kickoffs, if they want to defeat West Virginia when the Mountaineers come to Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday.