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West Virginia Coach Dana Holgorsen Taking On More Responsibility in 2015

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen announced this past Sunday the hiring of former Mountaineer graduate assistant Mark Scott as the new special...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: Kevin White’s NFL draft outlook

The West Virginia Mountaineer football team will lose its best and most productive player from the 2014 season. Kevin White is on his way to the NFL and the question becomes when not if he will be drafted. White had a spectacular senior season and made sure everyone in the country knew his name come seasons end. The 6’3” 220 pound wide-out from Plainfield, NJ finished the season...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football: 2015 recruiting recap

The Mountaineers wrapped up one of the most promising recruiting classes in the Dana Holgorsen era Wednesday. While WVU lost two verbal commits at wide receiver in, Shaquery Wilson and Khalil Lewis, they were able to put together a nice group of prospects. The future is looking bright for West Virginia football after bringing in a solid nucleus of players. West Virginia is going...
Via isportsweb.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Football recruiting update

Recruiting for the upcoming 2015 NCAA football season is in full swing as National Signing Day is less than a week away. Many teams are trying to make a last minute push to persuade potential recruits who are on the bubble to choose their school. West Virginia is doing everything it can to gain a few last minute top prospects to bolster an already strong recruiting class. Lets take...
Via isportsweb.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Fires Student Assistant Who Shoved WVU Players On Sideline

The Texas A&M student assistant who was caught shoving West Virginia players on the sideline during Monday’s Liberty Bowl is paying for his actions. Coach Kevin Sumlin announced Tuesday that Michael Richardson would be fired from the program after going shoulder to shoulder with Mountaineers running back Andrew Buie and hitting cornerback Daryl Worley...
Via NESN.com
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Allen shines as Texas A&M wins the AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Highly touted freshman quarterback Kyle Allen had his coming-out party for Texas A&M in the 45-37 victory against West Virginia in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The post The Takeover: Texas A&M’s Kyle Allen Shines In The AutoZone Liberty Bowl appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M's student assistant hits 2 West Virginia players on sidelines

During the first half of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, a Texas A&M student assistant, Mike Richardson, hit two West Virginia players on the sidelines. The post Texas A&M’s Student Assistant Hits 2 West Virginia Players On The Sidelines appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia DB Daryl Worley Threatens Texas A&M Student Assistant Coach That Hit Him on Twitter

During the Liberty Bowl Monday afternoon a former Texas A&M player turned student-assistant coach embarrassed himself and the university when he took a couple of cheap shots at West Virginia players as they came out of bounds. Even thought his player career ended because of a neck injury it would be surprising if he was not kicked out of the program by Kevin Sumlin and if the...
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Kicker Taken Down By Crotch Shot During Field Goal Attempt

West Virginia is got roughed up in more ways than one in the Liberty Bowl on Monday. In the first half, a Texas A&M student assistant landed some cheap head shots on a couple Mountaineers players. The carnage didn’t end there, as kicker Josh Lambert got whacked in the nuts by an A&M defender attempting Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Assistant Cheap-Shots West Virginia Players On Sideline (Videos)

Someone forgot to tell Mike Richardson that his football-playing days are over. Texas A&M and West Virginia squared off Monday in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, and television cameras caught one member of the Aggies’ sideline doling out cheap shots to unsuspecting Mountaineers. First, there was this shove on running back Andrew Buie: This embed is invalid" /> ...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: A Texas A&M Assistant Has Taken 2 Cheap Shots At WVU Players

The AutoZone Liberty Bowl has seen a great deal of offense, as Texas A&M and West Virginia have combined for 55 points and over 500 yards thus far. Unfortunately, it’s also been a bit chippy, both on the field and apparently on the sidelines. Twice in the first half, a Texas A&M student assistant named Mike Richardson has been seen asserting himself physically against Mountaineers...
Via College Spun
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: West Virginia's K.J. Dillon Picks Off Texas A&M's Kyle Allen; Returns for a TD

The problem with replacing your quarterback as late in the season as Texas A&M did is that he is having to learn a lot of things on the fly rather than pick them up steadily through practice. So mistakes should be expected.The only problem is sometimes those mistakes can really sting--like here when Kyle Allen throws an interception that K.J. Dillon returns for a touchdown to...
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas A&M player ejected for helmet-to-helmet hit

Texas A&M senior defensive back Howard Matthews’ final game as a collegiate football player has ended a bit earlier than anticipated. Matthews has been ejected from the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in the first quarter after a nasty helmet-to-helmet hit on West Virginia wideout Jordan Thompson. The penalty also cost the Aggies three points, as the Mountaineers kicked a field goal...
Via College Spun
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen Pull a Fast One on Texas A&M With Clint Trickett?

When West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen announced almost two weeks ago that Clint Trickett had been cleared to practice and would play in the Liberty Bowl against Texas A&M fans of the Mountaineers had to smile while Aggies everywhere cringed. Fast forward to the Friday before the game and now Trickett is out and retiring due to his history with concussions.Hmmm...Could...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: WVU player, Florida player injured in drive-by shooting

West Virginia wide receiver Jacky Marcellus and Florida cornerback J.C. Jackson were shot in an apparent drive-by shooting in Florida on Christmas Eve. Details are sketchy, but Marcellus was shot in the back while another bullet grazed off Jackson’s eyelid. Both were released from the hospital on Friday. Marcellus and Jackson were joined in the car by the former’s older brother...
Via Sportsnaut
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Clint Trickett retires due to concussions, hid two

Clint Trickett has retired from football and will miss West Virginia’s bowl game against Texas A&M after failing to pass concussions tests prior to the game. Trickett, a senior quarterback from Tallahassee, says he suffered five concussions over 14 months, including two he said he hid from trainers. “In fairness to our training staff, they...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida CB, West Virginia WR Victims Of Christmas Eve Shooting

Florida cornerback JC Jackson, West Virginia wide receiver Jacky Marcellus, and Marcellus' brother were the victims of a shooting.
Via Gamedayr
December 25, 2014  |  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
December 12, 2014  |  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

WVU's Dana Holgorsen Hooks Up Students in 'Tent City' With Free Pizza

West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen has seen his popularity rise with each passing week as his football team continues to win games. Winning games will do that for the perception people have of you. Of course as quickly as one rises one can also fall.So to make sure his popularity continued to rise Holgorsen did something that always endears someone to college kids...
Via FatManWriting
November 01, 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

What West Virginia's upset win over Baylor means

On Twitter @TheCoachBart Follow TSS @TheStudentSect Find yourself a jar of apple pie shine, a book of matches, and your nearest couch. Light it on fire. Holler. Rinse. Repeat. Two months ago when this season started, West Virginia played Alabama nearly to a draw everywhere but on the scoreboard. The one thing you came away from that game saying was, “These guys are better, and...
Via The Student Section
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: WVU’s Kevin White Makes An Awesome One-Handed TD Catch Against Baylor

West Virginia’s Kevin White has emerged as one of the best wide receivers in college football this year, and he’s continued to prove why against Baylor today. The Mountaineer star has eight catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and gave WVU a lead on the fourth-ranked Bears with this awesome one-handed touchdown grab. Baylor was called for pass interference on the play...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor touchdown stands after targeting penalty reversed (Video)

Baylor running back Corey Coleman was ejected for targeting in the Bears’ game against West Virginia. But the penalty was reversed. Coleman’s block on West Virginia’s Terrell Chestnut allowed Baylor wide receiver Antwan Goodley to score a 63-yard touchdown. Check out the video: 
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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