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DANA HOLGORSEN RUMORS

Why a 3-3-5 Defense is Good For the Mountaineers

The so called 3-3-5 defense is definitely a good fit for WVU in the Big 12, but it really is not a true 3-3-5. The alignment is more of a system of taking advantage of the most talented personnel. This version is being implemented by Coach Tony Gibson with the assistance of Coach Tom Bradley. Expect a mix of Penn State and Rich Rod. WVU Head Coach Dana Holgorsen simply refers to...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could the Backyard Brawl come back between West Virginia & Pittsburgh

Could the Backyard Brawl come back between West Virginia and Pittsburgh?  During the Big 12 Media Days, Mountaineer coach Dana Holgorsen shared his desire to get the ‘Backyard Brawl’ going with the school just miles north across the border. The last time these two programs met after their 104th meeting was November 25, 2011, resulting in a 21-20 Mountaineers victory. Coach...
Via NCAA Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Holgorsen: Big East Days Are Gone

When West Virginia University athletic director Oliver Luck announced the promotion of Dana Holgorsen to head football coach at WVU, Holgorsen knew the task that awaited. Holgorsen understood what it took to win the Big East Conference, and to his credit, he did. Holgorsen was surround with talent that could compete and win in the Big East. He knew he had Geno Smith and company...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen would like to see WVU, Pitt renew 'Backyard Brawl'

Pitt 's in the ACC and playing eight conference games a year. West Virginia 's in the Big 12 and playing nine conference games a year. So the Panthers and Mountaineers agreeing to bring back the "Backyard Brawl" might not happen anytime soon no matter how much support the idea generates. But at least there's one very prominent voice that now has provided that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU FB – Dana Wants Pitt on the Schedule!

Dallas, TX (July 22nd, 2014) Today, at the Big 12 Media Days, WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen made a point to comment on his desire to see the return of Pitt to the WVU schedule and a restart of the “Backyard Brawl”. Head Coach Dana Holgorsen at 2014 Big 12 Media Days. Holgorsen stated that he would welcome the Panthers and the Backyard Brawl Rivalry back on the schedule whenever...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Says He Would Welcome Back The “Backyard Brawl” Rivalry With Pitt

The “Backyard Brawl” was probably the best football rivalry in the Big East, and it was an unfortunate casualty of conference realignment with Pitt in the ACC and West Virginia in the Big 12. Heinz Field and Milan Puskar Stadium are less than 75 miles apart, but the two rivals are not scheduled to renew their rivalry at this point. At least one major player in the rivalry wants...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Top QB commits to WVU

According to his high school coach, Steve Clarkson, Dana Holgorsen has received his second quarterback commit for the 2015 class when 6’3 180 3-star QB David Sills made his pledge to the Mountaineers. Sills, who is on campus today for an unofficial visit, decommitted from USC last month.   Via his QB coach Steve Clarkson, Elkton (Md) QB David Sills has committed to #WestVirginia...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: West Virginia AD Oliver Luck Has Thinks The Mountaineers May Suffer Another Losing Season In 2014

Most coaches entering their fourth years with power conference programs have either established themselves or need a big season to ensure that they get a chance for year five. Neither seems to be the case for West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen. Holgorsen’s tenure at West Virginia has been extremely up-and-down, coming to a head with last year’s 4-8 campaign. He may very well need...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen shares what three Alabama games from 2013 he might be focusing on as he prepares for 2014 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.

Dana Holgorsen. Photo via Lost Lettermen.West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen is getting ready to face the Nick Saban-coached Alabama Crimson Tide in the Aug. 30 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta.Holgorsen discussed with The Charleston Daily Mail that he and his staff might review film on the Tide's win over Texas A&M, the Iron Bowl loss to Auburn, and the 2014 Sugar...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Oliver Luck speaks on state of West Virginia football

If you're one like that likes to look at trends as it relates to coaching success, Dana Holgorsen is headed in the wrong direction. West Virginia's head man led the Mountaineers to a 10-3 record during his first season including a 70-33 thrashing of Clemson in the Orange Bowl leading many to believe the sky was the limit with the Mountaineers set to head to the Big 12. With...
Via Turfburner.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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