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Injuries hit ‘Eers: CFL Pro Report

By: Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter: @kin_BGS   Injuries have hit Mountaineers in the CFL hard and shortened this week’s CFL Pro Report. In Friday night’s 10-8 win at Ottawa, Pat White rushed for 20 yards, his highest rushing game of the season.  On Edmonton’s final drive, White plunged for a first down that kept the drive alive.  Edmonton continued down the field...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

On Campus: Dana Holgorsen talks Alabama prep, fall camp and more

Editor's note: "On Campus" is a new daily file that is designed to take you around the country with our regional sites, providing current news, practice notes, features and more. It will be updated multiple times each day with new stories. *** MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA FOX Sports Southwest's David Ubben did a Q&A with WVU coach Dana Holgorsen, talking Alabama...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers: 2014 Season Betting Odds And Predictions

West Virginia Mountaineers betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU's Dana Holgorsen: Lying to recruits is 'just part of' the process

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen spoke to the media on Monday, and he was surprisingly candid about recruiting. Holgorsen, when asked about new rules and how they effect recruiting said, "I know you lie in recruiting a bunch, and that's just part of it. "What are we actually doing? What are we actually feeding these guys? Our job is to get guys on campus. Once they’re...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Dana Holgorsen Admits Lying in Recruiting Happens ‘a Bunch’

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen said Monday afternoon that lying is a part of recruiting. Now he should tell us something that isn’t a universal truth. Holgorsen has a reputation for...Story
Via Lost Lettermen
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Summer: College Football Since 2003, Part Two

The West Virginia Mountaineers, pictured above in the cover photo, played in three overtime games last season. They offer the perfect lead-in to a statistical survey of college football overtime games since the 2003 regular season. You’ll also find statistical compilations of scoring margins. Part one of this look at college football since 2003, focusing on comebacks, home teams...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia names Clint Trickett starter; will it matter?

Just three years ago, the West Virginia Mountaineers went 10-3 and finished their tenth consecutive winning season. For seven straight years, they won at least nine games. Since joining the Big 12, the Mountaineers have done nothing but disappoint. In 2012 they went 7-6 with a 4-5 conference record. Instead of bouncing back in 2013, they kept going in the wrong direction finishing...
Via Crystal Ball Run
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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