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WVU 24, William & Mary 17: Holgorsen presser

WVU coach Dana Holgorsen feels fortunate to escape with a 24-17 win against William & Mary in the opener and he promises the team will get better. Next up is a road trip to Norman, Okla., to take on the Sooners. http://youtube.com/watch?v=KTqVlGaWRy8

Virginia Tech back on the schedule in 2021

Take the time to ponder this for a moment: the next time WVU plays Virginia Tech the guys taking the field in that game are currently in elementary school and junior high. The two nationally relevant programs announced today that they will square off again in 2021 (Morgantown, W.Va.) and 2022 (Blacksburg, Va.). The fact […]

Trickett transfer may be what Holgorsen needs at WVU

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen was hoping to find a starting quarterback during Saturday’s spring game. Paul Millard and Ford Childress each had their moments during the game and tried to make a case to be the No. 1 guy. Millard threw touchdown passes of 10, 46 and 24 yards, while Childress connected with Jordan […]

WVU’s new uniforms include gold helmet

http://youtube.com/watch?v=eXVTMuFGXCQ It's a new day and of course there's a college football team unveiling new uniforms. Today, it was West Virginia and I almost hate to admit it, but I like the new options. The gold matte helmet is sweet and will be the first time since the 1970s since the Mountaineers haven't worn a […]

WVU’s battle at quarterback is truly a four-man race

West Virginia has been here before. There was the “Who will replace Jeff Hostetler?” Then came the “Who will replace Major Harris?” The same can be said for Marc Bulger and Pat White. Now you can add Geno Smith to the list. Typically there is a one- or two-year transition with someone like Greg Jones, […]

Great WVU Moments: Wildest Backyard Brawl (1994)

</center> The 1994 season was a bit of a disappointment, especially coming off a 11-1 campaign the year before. But the Mountaineers didn't have Jake Kelchner or Darren Studstill at quarterback any longer and there were some growing pains with Chad Johnston. But the West Virginia native had one of his best moments against the […]

Great WVU Moments: Jeff Hostetler at Oklahoma (1982)

&lt;/center&gt;   Spring practice is almost over and before we all know it, we'll be in the depths of the offseason. So to cheer us all up a bit, we'll post some random great moments in WVU football history. We get it started today with the game that put Don Nehlen and Jeff Hostetler on […]

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Good news or bad news for Tavon Austin?

On Monday, West Virginia Illustrated reported that WVU receiver Tavon Austin has been invited by the NFL to attend the opening night of the draft on April 25. It would seem this is great news as WVU quarterback Geno Smith is almost guaranteed to go in the first round, and by inviting Austin, someone feels […]

Geno Smith solidifies first-round with Pro Day

http://youtube.com/watch?v=n7ToDi9WSHQ Not every NFL team is looking to draft a franchise quarterback in the 2013 draft, but those that are had to be impressed with what the saw from West Virginia's Geno Smith at Thursday's Pro Day in Morgantown. He completed 60-of-64 passes and displayed the zip, accuracy and footwork that is needed to succeed […]

Humbled Pat White hopes for another shot

WVU Football, WVU Basketball, News – Mountaineer Sports   Pat White, West Virginia's former superstar quarterback, was very humble while speaking with the media Thursday. He was given a chance to show he can still play football for the NFL scouts who wanted to watch him after WVU's Pro Day in Morgantown. He says he'll […]

Heather Cox must be a WVU fan

http://youtube.com/watch?v=bB44_tLJpdM   Heather Cox was trying to interview Stanford coach David Shaw following a Rose Bowl victory, when she was denied by bowl officials. Her frustration boiled over and you can hear her saying, "Are you kidding me?" Hey Heather, that's how every West Virginia fan felt this season and even more so after the […]

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Preview 2012

Syracuse Orange vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Dec. 29, 3:15 p.m., ESPN Yankee Stadium (Bronx, N.Y.) Line: WVU -3.5 For those of you not aware of the West Virginia-Syracuse rivalry, the two used to play for the Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy when both programs were part of the Big East. The Orange have said they won’t put […]

Pinstripe Bowl: Getting to Know Syracuse

http://youtube.com/watch?v=wgv7Oz6L4fA   WVU fans are well aware of the Syracuse football program and what to expect in the Dec. 29 Pinstripe Bowl. But it's still a good idea to learn as much as we can before the showdown in NYC.