Mountaineers Reclaim the Black Diamond Trophy

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Mountaineers Reclaim the Black Diamond Trophy Two teams renewed an old rivalry Saturday, as the 15th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies traveled to Morgantown. The sellout crowd in Old Gold provided the backdrop for a solid home win for Head Coach Neal Brown. By a final score of 27-21, the Mountaineers reclaim the Black Diamond Trophy. WVU […] READ MORE


How the Mountaineers Can Beat the Hokies

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How the Mountaineers Can Beat the Hokies In just a few days, the West Virginia Mountaineers welcome the Virginia Tech Hokies to Milan Puskar. The game represents the 53rd contest between these teams. The Black Diamond Trophy is on the line in this battle of familiar foes. WVU will look to end its three-game losing […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Smack LIU

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After the opening season loss against Maryland, the West Virginia Mountaineers cruised in their home opener. While the defense blanked the Sharks, the offense cruised putting 66 points on the board, the most since their 70-63 win against Baylor in WVU’s inaugural Big 12 season. While rotating starters and backups for much of the game, […] READ MORE


What Should Happen Against LIU?

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This Saturday at 5:00 p.m., the West Virginia Mountaineers host the Long Island University Sharks in Morgantown. After last weekend’s loss, from which we drew several takeaways, the game should provide a good tune-up and depth-building opportunity for WVU. The Mountaineers are 21-0 against FCS competition. We certainly do not expect this to be the […] READ MORE


Takeaways From An Opening Loss

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Takeaways from an Opening Loss OK, Mountaineer fans, let us talk candidly about this past weekend. A Week 1 loss does not signal the end of the world. As we wrote in our preview (in which we admit we got a lot wrong), we observed that Maryland has had some big opening week wins of late, […] READ MORE


WVU Throws One Away

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WVU Throws One Away The 2021 edition of West Virginia football is officially underway. Head Coach Neal Brown kicked off his third season in Morgantown with a tough loss to Maryland. After failing to capitalize on multiple opportunities to put the game out of reach in the third quarter, WVU throws one away late. Defense […] READ MORE


Previewing WVU at Maryland

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Previewing WVU at Maryland We have finally exhausted our pre-season coverage of the West Virginia Mountaineers. Now, we jump straight into the regular season by previewing WVU at Maryland. Saturday’s game represents the 53rd matchup between these old foes. West Virginia currently holds the advantage with 28 wins (and nine of the last ten). These […] READ MORE


How High Can the Mountaineers Climb?

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How High Can the Mountaineers Climb? As the capstone to our 2021 West Virginia football pre-season coverage, we ask a simple question. How high can the Mountaineers climb this season? To answer that question, we take a game-by-game look at WVU’s schedule and provide our range of predictions. Game 1: Maryland Terrapins We will cover […] READ MORE


WVU Pre-Season Recruiting Update

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WVU Pre-Season Recruiting Update As we predicted early this Summer, Head Coach Neal Brown capitalized on recruiting momentum with big early returns for the Class of 2022. We now provide our final WVU pre-season recruiting update. Who’s Who Among the Class of 2022 As usual, we begin our update with a breakdown of each player […] READ MORE


Bold Predictions For WVU’s 2021 Season

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Bold Predictions for WVU’s 2021 Season Now that we have covered the early camp preview and offered our five offensive and five defensive surprises, we move into the final weeks of our pre-season coverage of Mountaineer football. As usual, the next step includes our bold predictions for WVU’s 2021 season. Remember, we style these as […] READ MORE