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After concussion, WVU QB Trickett cleared for bowl practice

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said quarterback Clint Trickett has been cleared to play in the Liberty Bowl after being sidelined with a concussion. But Holgorsen said sophomore Skyler Howard's impressive play will put the quarterback rotation up for grabs as the Mountaineers (7-5) prepare to meet Texas A&M (7-5) on Dec. 29 in Memphis, Tenn. Trickett...
Via AP on Fox
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Press Conference

West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the media this afternoon following an eventful Wednesday at West Virginia University. Coach Holgorsen discussed the loss of offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson and talked about how he’s ready for the job. The quarterback situation hasn’t changed with Skyler Howard gaining more time under center. Holgorsen spent...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Football Announces Mid-Year Signee

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced the signing of Larry Jefferson to a national letter of intent and athletic grant-in-aid for the spring 2015 semester. Larry Jefferson, DE, 6-5, 230, College Park, Georgia/Itawamba Community College Played for coach Sean Cannon at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Miss. … registered...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Liberty Bowl breakdown: Texas A&M-West Virginia

Liberty Bowl: Texas A&M (7-5) vs. West Virginia (7-5) Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 29, 2 p.m. KEY MATCHUP In a matchup of two well-recognized Air Raid-type offenses, it's somewhat strange to focus on an area in the backfield not involving the quarterback. All the same, Texas A&M's Achilles heel is stopping the run and West Virginia features some talent at the running back spot. The...
Via Fox Sports South
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WVU's Shannon Dawson leaving to become Kentucky's OC, playcaller

West Virginia offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson is leaving to become the playcaller and offensive coordinator at Kentucky, a source told FOX Sports Wednesday. This season Dawson helped the Mountaineers to the nation's No. 9 offense (502 yards per game) that ranked No. 9 in passing and No. 42 in rushing. The Louisiana native coached quarterbacks and helped mentor Dana Holgorsen...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins Talks Marshall Win

No. 21 West Virginia survived a scrappy Marshall team on Sunday in a game that could be described as ugly, but that’s how most games between the two programs end. Juwan Staten led the Mountaineers with 15 points and 3 rebounds in the 69-66 win at the Charleston Civic Center. Coach Bob Huggins continues to search for balance of his squad. WVU miss 12 free throws on the night but...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 West Virginia edge Marshall behind Juwan Staten

  Juwan Staten scored 15 points, including two free throws with seven seconds left to preserve No. 22 West Virginia's 69-66 victory over Marshall on Sunday. West Virginia (9-1) is off to its best start since going 11-0 in the 2009-10 season, when it reached the Final Four. Jonathan Holton and Jevon Carter add 14 points apiece for the Mountaineers. Justin Edmonds led Marshall (3...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: All Eyes On Whitney

Morgantown, W.Va. – With the dead period coming up for coaches across the country, the West Virginia University football staff has been putting a lot of miles on the road. Fresh of a AutoZone Liberty Bowl invitation against Texas A&M, the Mountaineers are on the trail meeting with current commitments and those left on the board. One of those prospects is wide receiver Issac...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen and Jake Spavital’s epic twitter exchange

When Texas A&M and West Virginia were announced as Liberty Bowl opponents, you probably perked up a little bit with the thought of the points that would be put up on the score board. Another interesting sub plot is that Texas A&M offensive coordinator Jake Spavital came up under Dana Holgersen. After the game was announced, they had this epic twitter exchange… Got'em....
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU’s Trickett Still in Limbo

WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen was asked this evening during his first Liberty Bowl press conference about the status of Senior QB Clint Trickett. Holgorsen’s response was one of uncertainty stating, “”He gave it everything he’s got this year, he’s in limbo right now and I don’t know if he’ll be able to go for us, but we will continue to monitor it.” Trickett left...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M OC Jake Spavital Has a Few Words With His Former Boss Ahead of Liberty Bowl

Like them or not, the bowl match ups are set. As nice as it would have been to see Texas A&M and Texas do battle once again the Aggies are going to be taking on the West Virginia Mountaineers instead. While the banter and trash talk leading up to the game will not be nearly as good as it would have with the t-sips it is not going to be have bad either.Why? Because Texas A&...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia, Texas A&M Coaches Engage In Entertaining Liberty Bowl Trash Talk

West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen and Texas A&M OC and QB coach Jake Spavital engaged in some entertaining Liberty Bowl trash talk on Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: NKU vs #16 West Virginia

Sunday night the Northern Kentucky Norse faced off against #16th ranked West Virginia Mountaineers at The Bank of Kentucky Center. NKU came into the game 3-4 and WVU sported a record of 7-1. The first half was a very gritty half for both teams. If you came to the The Bank of Kentucky Center for some offensive fireworks during the first twenty minutes then you came to the wrong place...
Via The Front Office News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia-Northern Kentucky Preview

Bob Huggins thinks West Virginia lost its focus after entering the Top 25 last week. With their status among the elite in jeopardy, the No. 16 Mountaineers will try to avoid overlooking upset-minded Northern Kentucky in their first road game of the season Sunday night. West Virginia (7-1) cracked the AP poll at No. 21 last week after beating then-No. 17 Connecticut 78-68 on Nov....
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Coll. of Charleston-West Virginia Preview

There are plenty of things Bob Huggins likes about his West Virginia team, but its recent work on the boards isn't one of them. The No. 21 Mountaineers might have a good chance to improve their rebounding Saturday night when hosting the College of Charleston, which has been among the nation's worst on the glass. Off to the program's best start since going 11-0 in 2009-10, West Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Dramatically Grabs Crotch

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen either didn’t agree with a call during the Mountaineers’ game in Austin on Saturday, had a very large itch or just felt like getting his crotch a little face time. Whatever the reasoning was, it provided an amusing moment as he dramatically adjusted his man parts while in full view of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: WVU QB Clint Trickett Wore A USA-Themed Wrestling One-Piece In Locker Room

West Virginia senior quarterback Clint Trickett has looked pretty good so far this year, throwing for nearly 3,000 yards, 18 touchdowns and just seven interceptions. But in the photo below, it’s obvious that he makes some questionable decisions. Trickett was photographed by teammate KJ Dillon wearing a USA-themed Kurt Angle-like wrestling suit in the team’s locker room. We don’t...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Behold the Most West Virginia Picture in History

Couch on fire. Middle fingers raised. A white guy in a WFV t-shirt. Yep. It meets all the West Virginia criteria.  – – – – – Also see … PICTURE: West Virginia lost their bowel game PICTURE: West Virginia’s most handsome fan SP’s West Virginia Mountaineers page (photo via) The post PICTURE: Behold the Most West Virginia Picture in History appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Police reportedly use tear gas to quell West Virginia celebrations (VIDEO)

West Virginia fans have a reputation for some of the craziest and most inflammatory celebrations of any fanbase in college football.So it was no surprise that  Mountaineer fans once again took to the streets of Morgantown— matches in hand — after their team's 41-27 upset over No. 4 Baylor by setting fire to couches and numerous other objects. And not long after, the images...
Via The Other Paper
October 19, 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
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