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Source: Former WVU QB Clint Trickett to join East Mississippi CC staff

Clint Trickett, the former starting QB at West Virginia, will become the new quarterbacks coach at East Mississippi CC, a source told FOX Sports Tuesday.  Trickett, whose father Rick is the O-line coach at FSU and whose older brother Travis is the offensive coordinator at FCS Samford, passed for almost 3,300 yards in 2014 while leading the Mountaineers to a bowl game. Dana Holgorsen...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin Hurdled Seats To Storm the court after WVU upsets Kansas (Photos)

Bruce Irvin is lucky he didn’t hurt a knee or something trying to take part in this celebration. Ater West Virginia star guard, Juwan Staten hit a layup to upset No. 8 Kansas — West Virginia fans rushed the court. Included in the court storm — was former Mountaineers and current Seahawks linebacker — Bruce Irvin. Irvin — as seen in the photo — actually leaped a...
Via Thacover2
15 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
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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

Texas A&M Defensive Back De'Vante Harris Accidentally Gets a Handful of WVU Kicker Josh Lambert's Family Jewels

Texas A&M Defensive Back De'Vante Harris did not mean to grab West Virginia place kicker Josh Lambert in the family jewels on this play. As chippy as this game was there will be a lot of Mountaineers fans and A&M haters that will claim it was on purpose. The rest of us will see it as it is.It was incidental contact as he flew by in an attempt to block the kick.@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
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

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
December 09, 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
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