West Virginia placekicker Josh Lambert leaves team

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia placekicker Josh Lambert has left the team. Coach Dana Holgorsen didn't disclose a reason for Lambert's departure at his weekly news conference Tuesday and declined further comment. Lambert played in one game this season after serving a three-game suspension for an undisclosed violation of Big 12 eligibility rules that also forced him to sit...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia’s Josh Lambert suspended three games

According to Fox Sports, West Virginia Mountaineers kicker Josh Lambert was suspended for the first three games of the 2016 season due to his violation of the Big 12 conference eligibility rules. The suspension of the 2014 Lou Groza Award finalist was originally planned to be “significantly longer” than three games, but the university appealed and was able to shorten the suspension...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: TCU Had The Hypnotoad From ‘Futurama’ On Video Board To Distract WVU Kicker

If you’ve ever seen the animated comedy series Futurama, you’re probably familiar with The Hypnotoad. And if that’s the case, you’ll probably be excited to hear that TCU is now using the hypnotizing character to distract opposing kickers during field goal attempts.  During Thursday night’s game, while West Virginia’s Josh Lambert was lining up to attempt a 51-yarder...
Via College Spun
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Maryland-WVU features 2 of college football's best kickers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia's Josh Lambert and Maryland's Brad Craddock became fast friends last December when Craddock won the Lou Groza Award as the nation's top place-kicker and Lambert was a finalist. Both are having solid seasons again, and they'll be on opposing sidelines when the Terrapins and Mountaineers meet Saturday in Morgantown. In 2014, Craddock made three...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Elite kickers set for showdown in Maryland game

Maryland and West Virginia fans have an elite position battle to look forward to in the teams' game this weekend.No, it's not a quarterback or linebacker battle. It's a battle of the kickers. The Terps and Mountaineers feature two of college football's best, and don't be surprised to see a few 50-yarders sail through the uprights. Josh Lambert was a finalist for the Lou Groza Award...
Via FOX Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Defensive Back De'Vante Harris Accidentally Gets a Handful of WVU Kicker Josh Lambert's Family Jewels

Texas A&M Defensive Back De'Vante Harris did not mean to grab West Virginia place kicker Josh Lambert in the family jewels on this play. As chippy as this game was there will be a lot of Mountaineers fans and A&M haters that will claim it was on purpose. The rest of us will see it as it is.It was incidental contact as he flew by in an attempt to block the kick.@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: West Virginia’s Locker Room Went Crazy After Big Win Over Texas Tech

West Virginia scored a huge Big 12 victory this past Saturday, knocking off Texas Tech on a Josh Lambert 55-yard field goal as time expired. After the win, which was the Mountaineers’ second in-conference this year, the team had quite the celebration in the locker room. Monday, the school released footage of the scene. WVU’s schedule gets very difficult in the coming weeks,...
Via College Spun
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU Kicker Josh Lambert Jokes That Dana Holgorsen “Finally Talked To Him” After 55-Yard Game Winning Field Goal

West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert is not afraid of the big stage. On September 13, he nailed a 47-yarder to beat Maryland. Of course, that wasn’t enough to really get Dana Holgorsen’s attention. After the game, the Mountaineers head coach joked (we hope) that he had never spoken to his clutch special teamer. What did Holgorsen say to Lambert before game-winning kick? “I haven’t...
Via College Spun
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia upends Texas Tech 37-34

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Sophomore Josh Lambert kicked a career-long 55-yard field goal as time expired to lead West Virginia to a 37-34 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The Mountaineers (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) rallied from 14 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Red Raiders (2-4, 0-3), who dropped their fourth straight game, losing their first three conference games for the first...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: West Virginia’s Josh Lambert Nails Game-Winning 47-Yard Field Goal As Time Expires

West Virginia vs. Maryland, which is somehow now a Big 12 vs. Big Ten affair, was possibly the most entertaining game of the day – all the way up until the last second. With the game knotted at 37-37 and overtime on the horizon, Mountaineers kicker Josh Lambert nailed a 47-yard field goal as time expired, giving his team the victory. On the afternoon, the two teams combined for...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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