Mountaineers 2020: Previewing Texas Tech

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The West Virginia Mountaineers enter this weekend fresh off of wins over Kansas and over Baylor. Through those wins, the Mountaineers continue to build their blue-collar identity as a run-heavy defensively-minded unit. Both aspects of the team face challenges going into Lubbock this weekend. We tell you why the Mountaineers face challenges here as we […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Welcome Fans With Win

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Despite starting off with a sluggish first half, West Virginia rolled to a 38-17 win over Kansas this weekend, falling just shy of our predicted 40-17 win. Milan Puskar Stadium allowed fans in the stands–at 25% capacity–for the first time this season. And the Mountaineers welcome fans with a win over the Jayhawks. West Virginia’s […] READ MORE


Mountaineers 2020: Previewing Kansas

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This year continues to prove eccentric. Normally, a mid-October conference game features teams in their sixth games. By now, those teams normally would have built unique identities. This season, however, October 17 represents just the fourth game for both West Virginia and Kansas. As a result, both teams must answer lingering questions. We examine the […] READ MORE


Mountaineers’ October Recruiting Update

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We provided our last update on the West Virginia Mountaineers’ 2021 football recruiting class in July. Given the NCAA’s ban of on-campus recruiting events, Head Coach Neal Brown has been forced to pivot from his deep-rooted preferences. Typically, Brown requires recruits to visit campus before he will accept their commitment. Despite the on-campus ban, however, […] READ MORE


Assessing the Mountaineers After Three

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Every season, we begin our coverage of the West Virginia Mountaineers by making several predictions. Who will be the surprise performers on offense? What about defense? How will the team fare as a whole? We frequently revisit these predictions during the season to keep ourselves honest. Thus, as the Mountaineers enter their second bye week, […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Earn Gutsy Win Over Baylor

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The West Virginia Mountaineers came into Saturday’s game against the Baylor Bears trying to recover from a tough loss against Oklahoma State in a very winnable game. After that game, Head Coach Neal Brown reminded fans that the Mountaineers remain a young team. He added that the Mountaineers found ways to lose their game against […] READ MORE


West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State Preview

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West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State Preview Nearly two weeks ago, the West Virginia Mountaineers opened their season with a decisive victory against FCS opponent Eastern Kentucky. This Saturday, the Mountaineers travel to Stillwater to face the Oklahoma State Cowboys. As we wrote after last season’s close loss to the Cowboys, the Mountaineers have struggled against […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Hit the Ground Running

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Mountaineers Hit the Ground Running The Mountaineers officially opened their 2020 season with a comfortable 56-10 win over the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. In his final press conference before the season opener, when asked whether he expected his run game to show improvement, Head Coach Neal Brown answered bluntly, “We better be [improved].” So far, so […] READ MORE


Predicting The Mountaineers’ Season Opener

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Predicting the Mountaineers’ Season Opener Surreal as it may seem in light of all of the challenges posed by 2020, the Mountaineers’ season officially begin Saturday. West Virginia opens a season that Head Coach Neal Brown confessed he was not sure would ever happen with a 12:03pm kickoff against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in Morgantown. […] READ MORE


Four Bold Predictions for Mountaineers’ 2020 Season

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Four Bold Predictions for Mountaineers’ 2020 Season We previously offered our predictions for the five biggest offensive surprises and five biggest defensive surprises for the West Virginia Mountaineers. Now, we continue our 2020 pre-season coverage by offering four bold predictions for the Mountaineers’ 2020 season. First Bold Prediction – Mountaineers Run for Over 110 Yards […] READ MORE