Tag Archives: Skyler Howard

Is 2016 Truly All Doom and Gloom?

With Head Coach Dana Holgorsen not getting a contract extension and with safety coach Brian Mitchell leaving, there has been a lot of speculation going on about the future of WVU’s football program as well as Holgorsen’s future. There has also been criticism of WVU AD Shane Lyons. Every year, except his first, Holgorsen has been under […]
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Holgorsen – Baylor Postgame Presser

When I listened to WVU Head Coach Dana Holgorsen after the 62 – 38 loss to Baylor, two things stood out: First, he didn’t want to be there and really wasn’t interested in answering questions Second, he didn’t like all the negative press his starting quarterback Skyler Howard was receiving I did not expect WVU […]
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Slow Starts Not New for WVU

Since WVU has become a member of the Big 12 in football,  slow starts have been common place. We saw this in 2012 when WVU had Geno Smith, Tavon Austin & Stedman Bailey. Holgorsen was a little rougher on his player during press conferences back then by naming players and calling them out. Today, Holgorsen takes more […]
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Skyler Howard and Penalties Cost WVU Another Win

  Why would you not have your best offensive player on the field for your first series and you are backed up near your own end-zone? Ask WVU, for this is exactly what they did. The offensive play-maker for WVU is RB Wendell Smallwood, and he was on the bench, and in his place was […]
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Is Howard still the “clear cut #1” quarterback?

One of the biggest questions among fans and the media after last week’s performance against Oklahoma is whether quarterback Skylar Howard has the capability to lead this Mountaineer team through the Big 12 season. While few are questioning his toughness or leadership, some question his accuracy, particularly on medium to long passes and his pocket awareness […]
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What Did We Learn From WVU’s Loss to OU?

The one thing I believe I learned today is that Rushel Shell III is becoming the running back many people thought he could be. Against OU, Shell had 20 carries for 72 yards. Shell ran with determination beginning with his 2nd play against Maryland. And let’s give accolades to WVU RB Wendell Smallwood who had […]
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What is Holgorsen Saying or Not Saying?

Beginning early in the 2015 season, we have heard the following about WVU QB Skyler Howard from the coaches: He is running with the ones Wide receivers Shelton Gibson and Jacky Marcellus went to Texas with Howard and they worked on their timing The starting job was Howard’s to loose Howard operates the offense the […]
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Why Howard’s Passing Has To Improve

Early on in his pressers, HC Dana Holgorsen mentioned what he needed from a starting QB this season. Top of the list was the ability to run the offense. Next was passing accuracy. While many sports writers are proclaiming that Holgorsen has named Skyler Howard as the starter, the truth of the matter is that […]
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