Found November 02, 2012 on USA Sports 360:

On Saturday at 3:00 PM, West Virginia’s Mountaineers will play TCU’s Horned Frogs in Morgantown. Both these teams are fighting for their lives in the Big 12. As for West Virginia, they need this game to regain confidence in both themselves and their fans. I’m not just saying this because I’m a proud Mountaineer, either. Coming off of two embarrassing losses, one being home to Kansas, this town needs a win. All of this isn’t to mention the kid who fell of the map, Geno Smith. Just after the very publicized Baylor game, Smith was without a doubt the front runner for the trophy. A week later he pushed the envelope a little further and beat out David Ash and the Texas Longhorns. It hurt’s to talk about and to my dismay, the colossal loss against Texas Tech actually happened. At that point #5 West Virginia lost to an unranked Texas Tech in the most disgusting upset I’ve ever seen. TV’s were turned off, kids didn’t go out, and the streets in Morgantown were lifeless. However, the worst wasn’t over. The next week West Virginia hosted Kansas University. The Jayhawks blew WV out of the water in a game that cleared out the stadium by halftime. After a bye week, I’m hoping these players have figured things out. Realistically thinking, another loss for either team would essentially end any chance at a premier bowl game. This will be an offensive game, without a doubt. This being said, West Virginia should have the advantage but that’s what makes the sport of football so great; anything could happen. This is both teams first year in the Big 12 and I’m sure their realizing how difficult it really is. If West Virginia is successful and strings together a few more wins towards the end of a rollercoaster season, they could restore their reputation.


Coach Interviews: Holgorsen and DeForest – Post Game

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

Holgorsen not happy with offense following double OT loss to TCU

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...

On The Brink

Isaiah Bruce said one play can be a game-changer. The question for West Virginia is if it will be a season-changer as well.

Video: TCU Postgame

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.
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