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 Corrals the Red Raiders Offense

Is the Big 12 Really In Trouble?

Is the Big 12 in trouble as a conference and headed towards its demise?  Just as you cannot reasonably predict the long term success of a school like the University of Houston based upon one or two seasons, you cannot evaluate an entire conference based upon such a short time frame. Not the PAC 12 from the disappointing […]
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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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