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The college season is almost upon us. Teams are practicing, the preseason top 25 is out, everyone is talking about expectations and making predictions--it's a beautiful thing. As the season draws near players and coaches are going to find themselves constantly being bombarded by the press.
In the process they are sometimes going to say a few things that may come back to bite them on the behind down the line--like West Virginia Head Coach Dana Holgorsen.
In a recent interview with the Charleston Daily Mail he made some comments in reference to smaller schools like how they hold big programs like his back and how they (the WVU's of the world) need to break away:
“The major conferences breaking away from schools like East Carolina and Marshall, I think that’s got some legs to it, but whether it happens or if I’ll still be coaching when it does happen, I don’t know,” Holgorsen said. “I hope it happens because they’re the ones holding us back from being able...
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This one is sure to rile a few people up. West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen, when speaking about the “haves” and the “have-nots” of college football, took a few shots at some of the lesser programs in the Mountaineers’ geographical region.
Holgorsen did an interview with Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail and dropped possibly the quote of...
West Virginia was one of the most exciting teams in college football last season. Although they have lost a few key pieces on offense, the talk coming out of Morgantown is pretty encouraging. Head Coach Dana Holgorsen is sure to have the best possible team on the field when they open the season against William and Mary in a few weeks.
In case you needed a reason or a little help...
The West Virginia football team returned to the gridiron on the first day of fall camp Thursday evening. While there are certain questions including the obvious quarterback scenario, head coach Dana Holgorsen was satisfied with his team’s energy this early in the year.
Holgorsen addressed the media with his thoughts on guys’ conditioning, how players are performing at certain...
West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media after the Mountaineers' first practice on Thursday evening.
West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen talked about his team's depth during his press conference Monday.
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Coming off a season in which the Mountaineers defense ranked 114th nationally (out of 120 Division I teams) in scoring defense at 38.1 points per-game, West Virginia will look to solve a myriad of defensive issues which caused its 2012 slide to mediocrity.
Last year’s defense was historically bad to put it mildly. The 38.1 points per...
If you weren't excited about the 2013 West Virginia Mountaineers season quite yet, get turnt up with this baller WVU hype video.
Kevin White's road to West Virginia wasn't an easy one, but the junior college transfer is ready to add his name to the long list of successful receivers in Dana Holgorsen's offense.
2012 Record: 7-6 (4-5 in Big 12)
Head Coach: Dana Holgorsen (17-9 at WVU)
Last Bowl Game: 2012 Pinstripe Bowl: lost to Syracuse 38-14
Stadium: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV (capacity = 60,540)
Home Field Advantage: ranked 45th out of 69 BCS teams
2013 Schedule Link
Out of Conference: 8/31...