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WATCH: West Virginia's Karl Joseph Drops The Hammer On Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine

Saturday's game was a big one for West Virginia and Oklahoma. The winner would get a leg up in the Big 12 for the conference title and prove that they were a force to be reckoned with as a possible college football playoff contender. When the smoke settled it was Oklahoma that came out on top, but West Virginia made them work for it.Just ask Sooners running back Samaje Perine. He...
Via FatManWriting
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia at Oklahoma: ‘Neer defense on display

When you think of the Big 12, and West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen, obviously the first thing you think of is suffocating defense, right? In the land of offenses faster than tornadoes and scoreboard operators busier than ants, the conference’s best team through four games has been neither the explosive Baylor Bears or TCU Horned [&hellip The post West Virginia at Oklahoma...
Via No Coast Bias
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Mayfield fare against the West Virginia secondary?

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield has been a revelation at quarterback thus far, but he hasn't faced a secondary like West Virginia's. Tennessee was a quality opponent, but they've been rather hapless in the secondary thus far.So, with Karl Joseph on his mind, Mayfield has much to think about against this vaunted Mountaineer unit. But West Virginia hasn't faced a QB as qualified as Mayfield...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things Oklahoma fans need to know about West Virginia

West Virginia is 'fairly' new to the Big 12, and in recent years, their program has undergone a bit of a makeover. Gone are Tavin Austin, Geno Smith and some guys who are playing in the NFL on the offensive side of the ball. They've been good on offense, but on defense is where they're really shining.That includes stud safety Karl Joseph. Through three games he already has four...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia QB Skyler Howard must step up vs. Oklahoma

The West Virginia Mountaineers are heading into a huge Big 12 conference game this week against the Oklahoma Sooners. Skyler Howard’s Mountaineers are currently the No. 23 ranked team in the country, while the Sooners are ranked No. 15 in the country. West Virginia has a tough task ahead of them heading into hostile territory, but they strongly believe that they can come out with...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU defense among the best

West Virginia has never been known as a school focused on defense, but that has changed in recent years. Last year, and especially this, the Mountaineers are stout on the less-glamourous side of the football.For Jared Barber and the rest of his crew, the goal is to post zero after zero.For Karl Joseph, the goal is the same.So, how exactly do they plan to 'post zeroes' against Oklahoma...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU asst. coach trolls Maryland on recruiting ‘movement’

The West Virginia Mountaineers absolutely dominated the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday. It was a pretty pathetic day for the Terrapins as they were only able to post six points on the board while allowing 45. The Terrapins have been using a certain hashtag to promote their recruiting strategy. The name of the mantra? #TheMovement. This is used to entice local prospects to stay home...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia WR Shelton Gibson runs over cheerleader after TD (VIDEO)

Star football player takes out cheerleader isn't exactly Man Bites Dog news in the world of college sports, but it is if the athlete plows the rah-rah into the turf. And that's what happened when West Virginia wide receiver Shelton Gibson hauled in a 41-yard score against Maryland on Saturday and ran into an opposing Terrapins cheerleader in the process. And just to show chivalry...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia WR Shelton Gibson Runs over Maryland Cheerleader after Hauling in TD Pass

Perfect throw + blazing speed = @WVUFootball TD. Skyler Howard hits Shelton Gibson for a BEAUTIFUL 41-yard score. — Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) September 26, 2015 While hauling in his second touchdown of the game, West Virginia wide receiver Shelton Gibson pummeled a Maryland cheerleader. Gibson beat Maryland cornerback Will Likely on a go-route...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia WR Shelton Gibson Catches 41-Yard Touchdown Then Destroys Maryland Cheerleader

There hasn't been much talk about West Virginia yet because they haven't played any serious competitors yet, but when they do the Mountaineers are going to be no joke. They are certainly making quick work of Maryland Saturday afternoon. After one half of play they lead 38-0, running back Wendall Smallwood already has over 100 yards and quarterback Skyler Howard already has over 200...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: West Virginia wide receiver trucks a cheerleader

The West Virginia Mountaineers are absolutely destroying the Maryland Terrapins this afternoon and are leading by a score of 28-0 at this point in time. Shelton Gibson scored the last touchdown on a huge passing play from quarterback Skyler Howard, but what happened after the touchdown was absolutely hilarious. Gibson caught the passing running full speed and proceeded running out...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland win sets up major test at West Virginia

Maryland football finally got back on track this week, but a tough challenge at West Virginia awaits them. After a disappointing loss to Bowling Green (who is lighting up scoreboards across America, by the way), the Terps rebounded with a win over USF. West Virginia has been a well-oiled machine to start off: Skyler Howard has looked like a different player at quarterback, the receivers...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU players stabbed, dismissed from team

It has certainly been a strange weekend for the West Virginia Mountaineers. Following their 41-17 victory over Liberty University, three of their players went downtown to hang out when they ran into a bit of trouble. According to WV Metro News, Tyree Owens, Kenyatta Greene and Jamal Clay were all attacked and stabbed while celebrating the win downtown. Morgantown Police took Devin...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh, West Virginia Agree To Four Game Renewal Of Football Rivalry

When both teams left the Big East Conference for “greener” pastures (a.k.a. money), it meant the end of the yearly football series known as the “Backyard Brawl” between the Pitt Panthers and the West Virginia Mountaineers. Fans of both schools had hoped that both teams, despite the constant schedule issues that come with being members of the ACC and Big XII respectively,...
Via Gamedayr
23 days ago  |  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! — Dana Holgorsen...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitt, West Virginia agree to bring back the ‘Backyard Brawl’

Good news, college football fans. One of the best rivalries in the nation has returned. On Thursday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Panthers and West Virginia Mountaineers announced that the two sides have agreed to bring back the “Backyard Brawl” beginning in 2022. Pittsburgh will host the Mountaineers in 2022 and 2024, while the Panthers will travel to West Virginia in 2023 and 2025...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Coach Thinks FBS, FCS Schools Shouldn’t Play Each Other

It’s been a touchy subject in college football, particularly with the new College Football Playoff taking schedule strength into effect more than past systems. Big time schools at the FBS level schedule are taking on FCS level teams in “guaranteed games”, where the small schools get a nice payday for getting beat (unless we’re talking about Kansas). While some schools have...
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the West Virginia Mountaineers are hoping to play the role of spoiler in the Big XII this season. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released West Virginia’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star ATH Steven Smothers Announces West Virginia Commitment On Twitter

Reistertown (Md.) Franklin four-star athlete Steven Smothers announced his commitment to West Virginia on Twitter minutes ago, shouting out former Mountaineer star Tavon Austin in the process.  Blessed an proud to say I’m committed to the University of West Virgina  @Tayaustin01 you know what time it is bro — 7God ⚡️ (@kingsmoth_) August 5,...
Via College Spun
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen Had An Awesome Tweet About Resuming The Backyard Brawl Against Pitt

The “Backyard Brawl” between West Virginia and Pitt was one of the more entertaining rivalries in college football for decades. But since the Mountaineers left the old Big East and joined the Big 12, the two teams haven’t met.  As it stands, 2015 will be the fourth-straight season WVU and Pittsburgh won’t play each other, but there’s been a lot of chatter about resuming...
Via College Spun
July 28, 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

Bloguin Top 50: No. 30 – West Virginia

West Virginia Mountaineers 2014 Record: 7-6 overall, 5-4 Big 12 (lost to Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl) 1 Burning Question: How Important was Tom Bradley? Dana Holgorsen brought in Bradley, a veteran defensive coordinator from Penn State, last season to help coach the WVU D. Although his job title was defensive line coach, Bradley undoubtedly had a big hand in helping coordinator...
Via The Student Section
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU’s Daxter Miles Jr. Reportedly Hid In A Handicapped Bathroom To Avoid The Media Thursday Night

Twitter/@dmilesjr4 As we all witnessed Thursday night, the West Virginia Mountaineers were no match for the Kentucky Wildcats. The contest, which ended with a 78-39 victory for UK, was a nightmare for WVU freshman Daxter Miles Jr., who, in addition to scoring no points and dishing out no assists, had predicted a day before that his team would prevail. After the game, Miles Jr.,...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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