WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS NEWS

Sanders Carries Load; First for White – CFL Pro Report

After injuries to the Calgary’s top two running backs, Jock Sanders carried the load out of the backfield, carrying 16 times for 86 yards and catching a pass for seven yards in a Stampeders win.  In addition he continued his special teams duties, returning three kicks for 63 yards and three punts for 19 yards. Pat White and the Edmonton Eskimos were on the other side of the field...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU’s JaJuan Seider: “He’s Charles Sims”

What a difference a day makes. Only weeks removed from having potential off-the-field issues sideline Wendell Smallwood for the 2014 season the talk has totally changed. In an interview with WVU running backs coach JaJuan Seider it was obvious the running back position is still wide open. When asked who was the leader Seider responded with, “they all can do it, ain’t nothing...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Media Conference

West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media on Thursday before the Mountaineers eighth practice of fall camp. Holgorsen talked about camp to this point, his relationship with Shannon Dawson, William Crest fielding punts and more.   Dana Holgorsen Video via – WVUSports.com The post Dana Holgorsen Media Conference appeared first on Blue Gold Sports.
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

CFL Pro Report: Slaton Scores Twice

By:  Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter – @kin_BGS Steve Slaton led the Toronto Argonauts with 52 yards on 12 carries and also led the team with six receptions, two that went for his first CFL touchdowns.  In two games, he has rushed 16 times for 63 yards and caught nine passes for 106 yards and the two touchdowns. Toronto is off this weekend, but returns to the field Tuesday...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Coach Dana Holgorsen: “You Lie In Recruiting A Bunch, That’s Just Part Of It”

Dana Holgorsen has been known to fly off the cuff a bit, but even so, seeing a coach openly acknowledge how scummy recruiting can get is a bit surprising. While lying, embellishment, and other things of the sort are definitely a part of the recruiting landscape, it’s not every day that a coach discusses it openly. Dana Holgorsen: “You lie in recruiting a bunch. That’s just...
Via College Spun
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Issues Statement

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen clarifies his Monday morning press conference remarks: “At my press conference on Monday, I was speaking with a group of our beat reporters, and the subject of the NCAA legislation concerning unlimited meals and its impact on recruiting was brought up. In a lighthearted moment, I made a comment in jest that was meant to imply...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen issues statement on his lying to recruits comment

On Monday West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen raised some eyebrows when he said "you lie in recruiting a bunch" during a press conference. Not because the idea that coaches lie to recruits is anything new, but because you generally don't hear coaches admitting it publicly. And, as you'd expect, Holgorsen caught some heat for the comments, because, well, I don'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers: 2014 Season Betting Odds And Predictions

West Virginia Mountaineers betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Devine Debut, Slaton Haunted by Ghosts? CFL Pro Report

By: Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter: @kin_BGS   This week’s CFL Pro Report includes Noel Devine’s season debut, injuries and has Steve Slaton’s fumbling problem followed him to Canada? Both Pat White and Noel Devine touched the ball in Edmonton’s 33-23 win over Montreal Friday night.  White is still being used only in short yardage situations and gained six yards...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Holgorsen Evaluating Wide Receivers

As the West Virginia University football team rolls on in preparation for the August 30th match-up with Alabama in the Georgia Dome, the WVU coaching staff is still looking to plug holes. The WVU receiving unit has four guys that have separated from the rest, but WVU head football coach Dana Holgorsen is looking for two more capable pass catchers. “Kevin White, Mario, Jordan and...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wellman The Next Beer Truck?

West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen isn’t one to hold back. Last Monday during his media conference, Holgorsen drew the attention of the media when he talked about Elijah Wellman and former Mountaineer Owen Schmitt. Wellman, a redshirt freshmen from Spring Valley High School (WV), spent the 2013 season on the sidelines learning the offensive system and adapting...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Starting CB for WVU faces eligibility issues

The West Virginia Mountaineers surrendered 263.3 passing yards per game in 2013. The Mountaineers’ defense finished 106th overall in pass defense. It doesn’t get much worse…unless the team loses its top cornerback. That’s exactly what the Mountaineers are facing as the 2014 season looms. According to WV Metro News, senior cornerback Ishmael “Icky” Banks “is dealing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU 2014 Preview: Offensive Line

It’s time to look at the West Virginia offensive breakdown for the 2014 season. In this preview, we look at the Mountaineer defensive line and player line-up at each position. Offensive Line Key Departures: Curtis Feigt, Pat Eger, and Nick Kindler Additions:  Dontae Angus, Amanii Brown, Walter Rauterkus, Justin Scott, and Sylvester Townes Returning Players: Adam Pankey,...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU 2014 Preview: Defensive Line

It’s time to look at the West Virginia defensive breakdown for the 2014 season. In this preview, we look at the Mountaineer defensive line and player line-up at each position.   Defensive Line Key Departures: Will Clarke and Shaq Rowell Additions:  Jaleel Fields, Yodny Cajuste and Shaq Riddick Returning Players: Dontrill Hyman, Christian Brown, Noble Nwachukwu, Tyree Owens...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia suspends Ickey Banks for three games

So you're West Virginia and you're coming off a season in which your defense allowed 33.3 points per game, and ranked 97th in the country with a defensive pass efficiency of 140.8. You're also opening the 2014 season with a game against Alabama. And you'll be doing this without your starting cornerback, Ishmael "Ickey" Banks. Dana Holgorsen announced Monday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

FB: WVU Depth Chart Released

With the season opener against Alabama a few days away, HC Dana Holgorsen and the coaching staff have revealed their decision for each position as West Virginia University released their depth chart for the Alabama game. West Virginia Depth Chart Offense WR (X) – Mario Alford Devonte Mathis WR (Z) – Kevin White Vernon Davis Jr. KJ Myers IR (H) – Daikiel Shorts Garrett Hope...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Press Conference – Bama

West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the season opener against Alabama in the Georgia Dome. Holgorsen spoke about his teams preparation and mindset heading into the game.   Dana Holgorsen - Part 1   Dana Holgorsen – Part 2     MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 26, 2014) - Coach Dana Holgorsen addressed the...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Career game for White: CFL Pro Report

By: Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter: @kin_BGS   This week’s CFL Pro Report is a short one, as only one former Mountaineer saw game action.  Steve Slaton, Jock Sanders, Robert Sands, Noel Devine and Selvish Capers all sat with injuries. We posted a link to the video Saturday night of Pat White scoring his second career CFL touchdown.  White posted his best performance of...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Trickett: “We’re Just Ready To Go”

The eyes of the college football world will be fixed on Atlanta this Saturday when the Mountaineers and Crimson Tide play in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic. Once again the WVU football team is a heavy underdog and no one is giving the team a chance to win, except those in the Mountain State. West Virginia is coming off a 4-8 season and a lack of respect heading into the 2014 season...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers at Alabama Crimson Tide: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday West Virginia will take on Alabama as both teams get their 2014 seasons underway. The Mountaineers will have their work cut out for them as the travel to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA to take on the No. 2 ranked Crimson Tide. Coverage of the game between West Virginia and Alabama will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your market. Kickoff will start around 3:30 pm ET...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

For West Virginia, positives in a negative

On Twitter @TheCoachBart The look on Dana Holgorsen’s face was like that of a guy suspecting his wife of cheating on him and then walking in on her after coming home from work early with a dozen roses and a bottle of Merlot. Time expired, and West Virginia lost to Alabama by 10. There are no moral victories in sports. Outwardly, you feel no better losing in a valiant effort than...
Via The Student Section
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen’s hair is out of control

Dana Holgorsen did a good job keeping his West Virginia Mountaineers competitive with Alabama before losing their season opener 33-23 on Saturday. One area where things weren’t quite as close for Holgorsen however, was the hair category. The guy lost that battle in a blowout. That dude’s hair started to wilt like a flower in […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Post Game

West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media following the Mountaineers 33-23 loss to Alabama in the Georgia Dome on Saturday afternoon. WVU Football, WVU Basketball, News – Mountaineer Sports     Video via – WVIllustrated.com The post Dana Holgorsen Post Game appeared first on Blue Gold Sports.
Via BlueGoldSports.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No questions remain at QB for WVU

Reviewing the Mountaineers performance yesterday there were not many negatives. The defense looked solid against a team filled with NFL draft picks and NCAA All-American’s. Josh Lambert was 3/4 on field goal attempts to go along with being 2/2 on extra points and the offensive line looked good in pass protection. However, the most impressive performance came at the hands of Senior...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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