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WVU: All Eyes On The New Guys

The West Virginia University football team just wrapped up their 5th practice of new season, and all eyes continue to be on the new guys wearing the Old Gold & Blue. Heading into the start of fall practice, the attention focused on Mountaineer senior quarterback Clint Trickett. As you recall, Trickett had shoulder surgery after suffering a Grade 2 sprain of his AC joint and a...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Trickett sends sexist tweet about women watching football

West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, who was recently named the starter by Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen, prefers to watch football surrounded only by men. How do we know this? Well, a tweet the senior sent last week pretty much says it all. Trickett learned the hard way that everything a player does on social […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Holgorsen’s future rest on Trickett’s shoulder?

With Holgorsen potentially on the hot seat this coming season, does his future rest on Clint Trickett’s surgically repaired shoulder? A few weeks ago I published an article outlining how the identity of the WVU football program rested at the quarterback position (you can read that article here). Many have speculated that Holgorsen needs to lead the Mountaineers to at least 6 regular...
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia names Clint Trickett starter; will it matter?

Just three years ago, the West Virginia Mountaineers went 10-3 and finished their tenth consecutive winning season. For seven straight years, they won at least nine games. Since joining the Big 12, the Mountaineers have done nothing but disappoint. In 2012 they went 7-6 with a 4-5 conference record. Instead of bouncing back in 2013, they kept going in the wrong direction finishing...
Via Crystal Ball Run
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU coach Dana Holgorson names Clint Trickett starter

West Virginia University coach Dana Holgorson names Clint Trickett his starter for the upcoming season. The Mountaineers coach said in a released statement, “Clint is 100 percent healthy and is ready to play.  He worked hard last season and showed a lot of ability and leadership and deserves the chance to lead the team as a senior. He will be our starter.”  Trickett as a...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Trickett still not cleared

According to a report by Mike Cassaza (here), Clint Trickett is still at least one week away from being cleared to fully participate in all football related activities. The report stated that Holgorsen planned on having Trickett cleared soon saying, “He’s doing some throwing, but they won’t cut him loose for another couple weeks.”. Trickett underwent shoulder surgery back...
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Mountaineers upset Oklahoma State

West Virginia defensive back Ishmael Banks returns an interception 58-yards for a touchdown The West Virginia Mountaineer Football team came away with an important Big 12 conference victory over No.11 Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon. After some were ready to toss in the towel on the season, WVU (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) responded in a big way, picking up their first conference victory...
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Childress to make first start at quarterback

West Virginia redshirt freshman quarterback Ford Childress will make his first-career start against Georgia State West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen announced Thursday night that redshirt freshman quarterback Ford Childress will make his first start this Saturday against Georgia State. Childress will also be taking his first snap ever as a college player, after sitting out last...
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football Week 3: Previewing Georgia State

Georgia State has opened its first FBS season with two losses The West Virginia Mountaineer Football team will take on Sun Belt Conference member Georgia State this Saturday. Game time is set for noon at Milan Puskar Stadium and will be televised locally on ROOT Sports. [Rob King (PBP), Rasheed Marshall (analysis), Amanda Mazey (sideline)]. West Virginia returns home after a frustrating...
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Big 12 preseason predictions

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen at Big 12 media day Last season the Big 12 tied the SEC with the most number of bowl teams at nine, despite having four less members. I’m not expecting the Big 12 to be quite as strong this season, nearly every team in the conference will be breaking in a new quarterback.  The only teams that won’t be are Texas (David Ash), Oklahoma State...
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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