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Our Heartfelt Goodbye

All good things must come to an end. And, today, we have reached the end. Effective today, our EersAuthority site will shut down operations for good. We’re extremely thankful and appreciative to each and every reader we’ve had. This site started as a blog. A blog for a couple guys to express their views and [...]
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins United Playbook – OSU

West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins joined Tony Caridi for this week’s United Bank Playbook on WVUSports.com. The Mountaineers are coming off a 21 point win over TCU on Wednesday night, but now travel to Stilwater to take on a very talented Oklahoma State team. Tip is set for 1 p.m. and the [...]
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

CollegeFootballNews.com releases Pre-Season ’13 rankings

With the 2012 college football season now in the rear view mirror, its time to look ahead at 2013 and a new season. That’s just what the guys over at CollegeFootballNews.com are doing. They just released the pre-season ranking for the ’13 season, and the Mountaineers didn’t crack the Top 7. Surprised? Not at all. [...]
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins Interview (VIDEO) – TCU

West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins continues to look for answers to try and right the ship. Huggs has thrown everything but the kitchen sink at this team and nothing seems to work. Huggs admits his team had a great practice leading to tonight’s game against TCU, and Terry Henderson will return.   [...]
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Selfishness, chemistry hurting WVU basketball

When the 2012-13 version of the West Virginia men’s basketball team took the court, the state was filled with anticipation of great things to comes. This was supposed to be an athletic team that attacked the rim, rebounded, played hard and all had the pieces to make a tourney run. Those dreams have turned into [...]
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Big 10 and SEC Race to Add ACC Schools

Multiple sources within the Big 10 contend the University of Virginia is set to receive an invitation to join the conference early next week. UVA is expected to ratify the move from the ACC to the Big 10 shortly after receiving the invitation. UVA would become the 15th member of the Big 10. None of [...]
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January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Holgorsen announces Galloway’s return to staff

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that Lonnie Galloway will rejoin the Mountaineer coaching staff as the assistant head coach with responsibility over the receivers. “We are excited to welcome Lonnie back to West Virginia,” said Holgorsen. “During his three years here, our players had great respect for him, [...]
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

WVU lands All-American, Shelton Gibson

The 2013 recruiting class is coming to a close, but not before WVU landed a major commitment on Wednesday afternoon. 4-star wide receiver Shelton Gibson made the call to the Mountaineers after decided between Ohio State and Kentucky. Gibson, 6-foot and 175 pounds, has long been considered an Ohio State lean. Many felt he would [...]
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Gibson returns home

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that Tony Gibson will join the Mountaineer coaching staff as the safeties coach. “Tony certainly has built a reputation as an outstanding recruiter and is nationally known for his ability,” Holgorsen said. “Being a native West Virginian and having already coached here at [...]
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin wins 2012 Jet Award Return Specialist

Omaha, Neb. (January 16th) – West Virginia senior Tavon Austin has been named the 2012 Jet Award Return Specialist winner. Austin finished second in the country in All Purpose Running averaging more than 220 yards a game combining rushing, receiving, punt and kick return yards. The former Mountaineer averaged more than 25 yards a kickoff return [...]
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

WVU Adds Brian Mitchell To Defensive Staff

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that Brian Mitchell will join the Mountaineer coaching staff as the cornerbacks coach. “Brian is an excellent addition to the West Virginia football staff and has a wealth of experience as a cornerbacks coach,” Holgorsen said. “He brings a lot of energy, is [...]
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January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

WVU Lands JUCO Center

The WVU football staff continues its hard work on the recruiting trail when the Mountaineers picked up a commit from Copiah-Lincoln Community College center Stone Underwood. WVSports.com was the first to break the news on Monday afternoon. After visiting Morgantown over the weekend, there was no doubt the Mountaineers was heavy on his mind.   @baylo_jaylo [...]
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January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lonnie Galloway to return to WVU

The silly season continues for the West Virginia University football staff when news surfaced on Saturday of Lonnie Galloway returning to Morgantown. Daily Mail sports writer Mike Casazza tweeted the news of Galloway’s return. Galloway spent the last two seasons at Wake Forest and will coach wide receivers. ____________________ Also reported that Offensive Coordinator Shannon [...]
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Spavital leaves WVU, joins Texas A&M

It was another day that left fans of the Gold and Blue shaking their head as WVU quarterbacks coach Jake Spavital left the staff to take a position at Texas A&M. Spavital will continue to coach quarterbacks, but will also carry the title of Co-Offensive Coordinator with the Aggies. News of Spavital’s departure was first [...]
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tavon Austin wins Hornung Award

Louisville, Ky. – Thursday, January 10, 2013 – West Virginia senior Tavon Austin has been named the winner of the 2012 Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, as the most versatile player in major college football. The announcement was made today by the Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung. Austin excelled throughout the 2012 [...]
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Transfer To Visit WVU

News broke almost a week ago that Florida Gator quarterback Jacoby Brissett would transfer, and West Virginia could likely be his next destination. That speculation is becoming closer to reality, as EersAuthority can confirm the signal caller plans to visit Morgantown this weekend. Brissett, 6-foot-4, 230 pounds has reportedly narrowed his list of schools down to two [...]
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Gibson to return; Brian Mitchell expected

With any breaking news these days, social media sites like twitter continue to be the way for all the latest news. That was no different on Tuesday night when news broke that Arizona safeties coach Tony Gibson was making his return to Morgantown. You recall Gibson was here during the Rich Rodriguez days. Allen Taylor [...]
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Bradley On WVU Radar?

With the 2013 silly season now in full effect, names are beginning to emerge as possible coaching candidates at West Virginia University. With cornerbacks coach Daron Roberts, and safeties coach Steve Dunlap gone, a huge void remains in the secondary for the Mountaineers. One name that has popped up over the last week or so [...]
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Eers Adds Kicker To Recruiting Class

West Virginia added another addition to their 2013 recruiting class, kicker Alex Louthan. Louthan, who was named the IMG Academies All-Madden kicker/punter after his strong performance in the Bradenton (FL)mini camp last summer, committed to the Mountaineers as a preferred walk-on Sunday. He announced his decision via the social media site, twitter. In that announcement [...]
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bob Huggins Postgame

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins was once again left without answers following the Mountaineers loss to Oklahoma on Saturday. His team had seven days to prepare for the Sooners, and at one point held a double-digit lead in the second half. But once again the Mountaineers found a way to lose grip and eventually [...]
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January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Dunlap Dismissed

A report by Allan Taylor of WVMetroNews indicates West Virginia special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach Steve Dunlap has been fired by head coach Dana Holgorsen. Staff changes were expected during the offseason after the Mountaineers defense struggled this past season. Even before WVU could get to the Pinstripe Bowl, Holgorsen announced Co-Defensive coordinator...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Pat White lose his record?

With the entire EersAuthority staff under the weather battling different viruses, but another battle is raging over former Mountaineer great Pat White and his NCAA record. During his time in Morgantown, White captured the NCAA record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 4,480 yards, from 2005-2008. Keep in mind, we’re talking about rushing yards [...]
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January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

New Years Expansion Update

Everybody wants to know what’s new in the conference realignment but I’m still occupied with WVU’s bowl loss. I’m not sure you know much those of you outside of WVU know about the relationship the Mountaineers have with the state. The best way I can describe how important Mountaineer football is to West Virginia is [...]
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

New Year Expansion Update

Everybody wants to know what’s new in the conference realignment but I’m still occupied with WVU’s bowl loss. I’m not sure you know much those of you outside of WVU know about the relationship the Mountaineers have with the state. The best way I can describe how important Mountaineer football is to West Virginia is [...]
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Huggins fired up after WVU win

West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has never been one to hold back his feelings or emotions. Those feelings boiled over again today following the Mountaineers 74-67 win over Eastern Kentucky. Although WVU has won three straight, they haven’t been pretty. Just when Huggs thinks his team has turned the corner, he’s left [...]
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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