Next-Man-Up

We could refer to WVU 2016 football season as the ‘Next-Man-up’ season. This season started-off with having to replace many defensive stars. Then came the injury to future defensive stars and leaders, such as Safety Dravon Askew-Henry. The injuries kept coming on both offense and defense, and WVU didn’t miss a beat. Early in the […]
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WVU: No Preparation Required

When WVU begins preparing for an opponent,  they have to prepare for the opponents defense, offense, and special teams. When an opponent begins preparing to play WVU, the only thing they have to focus on is WVU’s offense and defense, for little or no time is required to prepare for WVU’s return game. When was […]
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Can WVU Pull It Off?

With a 4-0 start and ranked in the Top 25, can WVU pull it off? Can they challenge for the Big 12 title? As we have learned, ‘All things are possible.’ There are obviously some remaining rough edges that must be overcome in order for it to happen. At the start of the season WVU’s defense was […]
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WVU’s Rasul Douglas CB or WR?

I was listening to former Coach Dave Wannstedt the other evening, and he made a statement about defensive backs that I have heard a few times. The statement he made was one we seldom hear and that some may shrug their shoulders at or ignore. Wannstedt stated that defensive backs need to become receivers once […]
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The Fighting Mountaineers Slip Into the Top 25

WVU Finishes To Beat K-State

Man, what a game! There is no quit in this team and we’ve seen that the past two weeks. Every year we hear Coach Holgorsen say, “We need to finish.” Well Coach, the past two weeks have proven these guys finish. We could call this group of players ‘The cardiac kids,’ ‘The Never Quit Mountaineers,’ etc, […]
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Defense Helps WVU Secure Win Over BYU

My editor, Michael Walker told me that when I write this article to be nice. I am always nice. Whew, what a game! I don’t know about you, but I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. I usually have little good to say about WVU QB Skyler Howard, but except for a […]
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Bye-Week Proves Huge for WVU

One of WVU’s biggest wins of this season could be the results of other Big 12 games during the Mountaineer’s bye-week. The Big 12 may have proved this week to be the weakest conference of the Power-5 this year. Baylor and Kansas State won big over cupcake teams; Iowa State and Kansas added another one their loss […]
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