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Is WVU done recruiting for 2015 QB position?

Since the accepted commitment of 3 star pro-style quarterback Chris Chugunov the question of whether WVU will look to continue recruiting for the 2015 QB position has been a hot topic. However, the answer to that question is not that simple. The reason it is not that simple though is easy to see. With the de-commitment of 4 star QB David Sills from USC and the fact that 4 star dual...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia is zeroing in on top QB prospect

The West Virginia coaching staff is on an all out recruiting blitz and is zeroing in on top QB prospect Lamar Jackson. Jackson is a class of 2015 4 star dual -threat quarterback out of Boynton Beach, Florida and boasts over 15 different offers from schools such as Clemson, Florida St, Auburn, Nebraska, and South Carolina. Jackson, who has not publicly announced a 5 top, has contended...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

The West Virginia Mountaineers looking to recover from a difficult 4-8 season that ended with inexplicable losses to Kansas and Iowa State. It was too be expected that there would be some difficulty in the transition to the Big 12. However, with fan interest waning the pressure is on head coach Dana Holgorsen to start producing once again as he was the guy athletic director Oliver...
Via Football Nation
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Kansas game preview

The Kansas Jayhawks have not won a Big 12 conference game since 2010. The West Virginia Mountaineers will look for their fifth victory of the season when they travel to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday. The game begins at Noon and will be televised by Fox Sports Network. The Mountaineers (4-6) come into the game as a touchdown favorite. This will be West Virginia’s first ever...
Via isportsweb.com
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas beats West Virginia 47-40 in overtime

Case McCoy threw a 2-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Texas linebacker Steve Edmond then intercepted West Virginia's Paul Millard in the end zone on fourth down to give the Longhorns a 47-40 win over the Mountaineers on Saturday night. Texas (7-2, 6-0 Big 12) maintained sole possession of first place in the conference over No. 5 Baylor. The Longhorns sent the game into overtime...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

The Couches Are Safe: Texas beats West Virginia

It was another off night for the Texas against an opponent they should have dominated, but in the end the Longhorns prevailed in Morgantown 47-40 in OT Saturday night. The game started off in disastrous fashion as an Anthony Fera punt on the first drive was blocked for a safety. The Mountaineers then drove 42 yards in six plays to go up 9-0 on the back of Charles Sims two yard touchdown...
Via HornSports.com
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WVU can't keep up with No. 17 Baylor in 73-42 loss

West Virginia couldn't keep up with Baylor this time. And the Mountaineers are far from settled at quarterback after six games since Geno Smith went to the NFL. Bryce Petty threw for 347 yards and two touchdowns while playing only a drive into the second half, Lache Seastrunk ran for 172 yards and two of 17th-ranked Baylor's school record-tying eight TD runs in a 73-42...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

WVU can't keep up with No. 17 Baylor in 73-42 loss

West Virginia couldn't keep up with Baylor this time. And the Mountaineers are far from settled at quarterback after six games since Geno Smith went to the NFL. Bryce Petty threw for 347 yards and two touchdowns while playing only a drive into the second half, Lache Seastrunk ran for 172 yards and two of 17th-ranked Baylor's school record-tying eight TD runs in a 73-42...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Another game, another starting QB for West Virginia

Who's the next starting quarterback for West Virginia? That would be Florida State transfer Clint Trickett who Dana Holgorsen announced on Thursday would start for the Mountaineers against Oklahoma State Saturday in Morgantown. That makes three starting quarterbacks in five games for West Virginia which is obviously not an ideal situation. But given the offense's performance...
Via Turfburner.com
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Mountaineers must go forward with Childress

Quarterback Ford Childress led WVU to a 41-7 victory over Georgia State in his first career start Behind 359-yards passing and three touchdowns against Georgia State, West Virginia redshirt freshman quarterback Ford Childress helped his case to become the long-term signal caller. In a scenario quite like I envisioned before the season began, the solid play of Childress this past...
Via isportsweb.com
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Ford Childress is West Virginia's new starting quarterback

So much for Paul Millard as West Virginia’s starting quarterback, or Clint Trickett for that matter. Dana Holgorsen announced on Thursday night that Ford Childress would take over the offense when the Mountaineers host Georgia State on Saturday. Coming out of fall camp, Childress was relegated to the third string and hasn’t played a down yet this season. That will change on Saturday...
Via Turfburner.com
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay leads No. 16 Oklahoma by WVU

Brennan Clay helped Oklahoma overcome its spotty passing game. The senior running back had a career-high 170 yards rushing as Oklahoma switched quarterbacks in the second half and still beat West Virginia 16-7 on Saturday night. The No. 16 Sooners (2-0, 1-0 Big 12) scored the game's final 16 points after trailing 7-0 in the first quarter. Freshman quarterback Trevor Knight...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay leads No. 16 Oklahoma past West Virginia 16-7

Brennan Clay helped Oklahoma overcome its spotty passing game. The senior running back had a career-high 170 yards rushing as Oklahoma switched quarterbacks in the second half and still beat West Virginia 16-7 on Saturday night. The No. 16 Sooners (2-0, 1-0 Big 12) scored the game's final 16 points after trailing 7-0 in the first quarter. Freshman quarterback Trevor Knight...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay leads No. 16 Oklahoma past West Virginia

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Brennan Clay helped Oklahoma overcome its spotty passing game. The senior running back had a career-high 170 yards rushing as Oklahoma switched quarterbacks in the second half and still beat West Virginia 16-7 on Saturday night. The No. 16 Sooners (2-0, 1-0 Big 12) scored the game's final 16 points after trailing 7-0 in the first quarter. Freshman quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sooners, WVU in rematch of 50-49 shootout

A season later, the statistics from the first conference meeting between Oklahoma and West Virginia still boggle the mind. In Oklahoma's 50-49 victory, the teams combined for 164 plays and 1,440 offensive yards (778 for West Virginia, 662 for the Sooners). Just for West Virginia, Tavon Austin had 572 all-purpose yards (344 rushing, 82 receiving, 146 on kickoff returns), Stedman...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football Week 2: Game planning for the Sooners

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen The Oklahoma Sooners are coming off an impressive 34-0 shutout victory against the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. The defense looked extremely athletic and fast; while the offense ran the ball with plenty of success. New starting quarterback Trevor Knight rushed for 103 yards on 13 carries and threw for three touchdowns to guide No.16 Oklahoma...
Via isportsweb.com
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia edges William & Mary

Wendell Smallwood scored on a 2-yard run with 3:22 left to lift West Virginia to a 24-17 win over William & Mary 24-17 on Saturday. West Virginia overcame a 10-point deficit at halftime to avoid becoming the latest Bowl Subdivision school to lose to an FCS opponent. Houston transfer Charles Sims rushed for 120 yards and a score in his West Virginia debut and the Mountaineers...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Game-By-Game Predictions For 2013

Replacing a legend is never easy.Geno Smith is a legend in these parts. Not since Major Harris has there been a quarterback with as much moxie and chutzpah as Smith. Now, he must be replaced.Paul Millard and Clint Trickett? Those are the options the Mountaineers are left with. Even with the changes behind center, this is an offense that looks pretty sharp all around. On the defense...
Via Football Nation
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football Top Matchups This Weekend On FOX!

The 2013 college football season is underway with this week's top matchups featuring conference play. The Big 12 Conference's first league game of the season features the West Virginia Mountaineers at Oklahoma Sooners. These two teams are in similar situations entering the season, having to find a replacement for long-time starting quarterbacks who have moved on. The Mountaineers...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Pick 6: Unsettled quarterback competitions

If a decision has been made on who will start at quarterback for Penn State in its opening game, Bill O'Brien isn't saying. ''The first Penn State offensive series the starting quarterback is going to go out and both guys need to be ready to play,'' the second-year coach said Tuesday. ''That's as much as you're going to get out of me today...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

BGN Video: The Quarterbacks

West Virginia quarterbacks Paul Millard and Clint Trickett, both listed as starters in the recently released depth chart, talk about the opener, their development and handling the competition.
Via westvirginia.scout.com
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Big 12 Football Preview Series: West Virginia Mountaineers

Head coach Dana Holgerson and the West Virginia Mountaineers didn’t have a smooth introduction to the Big 12 last year. After being hyped as a legitimate Big 12 and national title contender going into 2012, the Mountaineers fell flat after traveling to Lubbock and getting beat 42-14 by the Red Raiders. After that game, they lost five games in a row and ended the year 2-6. This...
Via HornSports.com
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

BGN Video: Holgorsen Press Conference 8/27/13

As the first game of the season gets closer, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen has a good idea of who will play where this season. With the exception of the quarterback position, where Paul Millard and Clint Trickett are still battling to become the starter.
Via westvirginia.scout.com
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

For starters, 4 Big 12 teams still not naming QB

(Eds: APNewsNow.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer With only a few practices left before season openers this week, four of the 10 teams in the Big 12 haven't even named a starting quarterback. TCU coach Gary Patterson said Monday that everybody will know who starts for the 20th-ranked Horned Frogs when either Casey Pachall or Trevone Boykin run out on the field against 12th...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WVU’s Leading Rusher From 2012 Omitted From Team Depth Chart In 2013

Flickr/mr_t_77 On Sunday evening, members of the West Virginia media were introduced to the temporary depth chart for the football season. With the William & Mary opener rapidly approaching, WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen addressed the possible position battles going into the first non-conference opponent. At quarterback, it seems like junior Paul Millard or redshirt junior and...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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