DANA HOLGORSEN RUMORS

West Virginia expects NCAA to clear Grier to start 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen says he expects suspended former Florida quarterback Wil Grier to be eligible for the start of the 2017 season. Grier was suspended for one year in the middle of last season for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. The suspension would have sidelined him for about half this season, but he decided to transfer...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia dismisses former four-star RB Donte Thomas-Williams

Former four-star running back Donte Thomas-Williams did not spend much time in Morgantown with the West Virginia Mountaineers. He has been suspended since early April and on Monday, he was dismissed from the team. Head coach Dana Holgorsen gave no other reason for his dismissal other than a “violation of unspecified team rules.” Thomas-Williams was suspended indefinitely in April...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Is West Virginia going to fire Dana Holgorsen?

After finishing the regular season 7-5 for the second straight year, West Virginia is considering firing coach Dana Holgorsen, according to the Charleston Gazette-Mail. From the Gazette-Mail: Now, though, there’s a decision to be made: fire Holgorsen or retain the coach. As of Monday evening, the decision had not been made. All of the principals — Gee, Lyons and Holgorsen...
Via The Comeback
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dana Holgorsen crowd-surfs in locker room

Texas may not be what it once was at the moment, but a win over the Longhorns is always cause for celebration. West Virginia knocked off Texas 38-20 in Morgantown today, and after the game, the Mountaineers threw head coach Dana Holgorsen into the air, who crowd-surfed through the locker room. So proud of our team. Great victory over the University of Texas https://t.co/l07E30EoE7...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen gave Trevone Boykin high-five after nice play

Sometimes in sports you just have to tip your cap to a better player. Dana Holgorsen knows all about that. The West Virginia head coach had no choice but to give a high-five to TCU’s Trevone Boykin after the quarterback made a nifty move for a first down in their game Thursday: That time an opposing coach gave @OGcURIOUSDEUCE a high-five during a game. #Boykin https://t.co...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapper Luther Campbell's Miami coaching wish list has autocorrected error

Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, former front man of the rap group 2 Live Crew, is a die-hard Miami fan. As we’ve chronicled before, he’s unafraid to show his loyalty to the ‘Canes on Twitter.  With so many “U” supporters clamoring for the ouster of head coach Al Golden, Campbell dropped his five-man wish list of possible replacements tonight. There are some big names...
Via College Spun
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Trolls Pitt With Tweet About Renewal Of Backyard Brawl

The Backyard Brawl, one of college football’s best rivalries, is coming back. Earlier today, West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons announced the renewal of the Mountaineers series with hated rival Pittsburgh, and head coach Dana Holgorsen wasted no time in trolling the Panthers with a tweet of his own. ESPecially Happy About This! pic.twitter.com/UZ66Pw7ShV — Dana Holgorsen...
Via College Spun
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Dana Holgorsen take a shot at Baylor over schedules?

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen is sick of Football Bowl Subdivision programs scheduling lower-division opponents, especially—so it seems—the boys at Baylor. Per ESPN, Holgorsen addressed West Virginia’s future scheduled filled with Power 5 teams. He also took a subtle shot an unnamed team that surely means the conference rival. “If we are scheduling two Power...
Via Sportsnaut
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Dana Holgorsen Had The Best Quote Of College Football Media Days About New Oklahoma Offensive Coordinator Lincoln Riley

Like new Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen is a disciple of Air Raid offense guru Mike Leach. Holgorsen served on Leach’s staff at Texas Tech as a wide receiver coach and offensive coordinator from 2000-2007, while Riley played on the 2002 Red Raiders as a walk-on quarterback, and served on the coaching staff from 2003-2009. Clearly...
Via College Spun
July 20, 2015  |  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 Geno...
Via Turfburner.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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