Previewing West Virginia’s Quarterback Room

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Previewing West Virginia’s Quarterback Room We began our Mountaineer Spring Preview series with a general overview. Now, we continue the series by looking at the most visible position on the field. Today, we are previewing West Virginia’s quarterback room and how that might shape up this Spring. The Returning Talent West Virginia returns two scholarship […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Spring Preview: Team Focus

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The Mountaineers’ Team Focus This Spring At this time last year, the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic abruptly halted West Virginia Mountaineers’ Spring session. This year, however, we anticipate a full session culminating in the Spring Game on April 24. However, According to head coach Neal Brown, camp will start a week or two later […] READ MORE


Transfers The New Normal In Morgantown?

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A few seasons ago, we discussed at length the shifting college football landscape. In particular, we took a hard look at the evolving transfer rules. As predicted, the average number of outbound transfers per school seems to be climbing. Indeed, with the NCAA likely to approve the pending one-year automatic transfer waiver, logic tells us […] READ MORE


Remembering WVU’s Murph Tinsley

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Remembering Murph Tinsley “Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River, Life is old there, older than the trees, Younger than the mountains, growin’ like a breeze.”-John Denver, “Country Roads   As a Mountaineer fan, chances are you sang those words (and more) before going further. After all, John Denver’s hit represents the musical […] READ MORE


Darius Stills: From Overlooked to All-American

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Darius Stills arrived in Morgantown in June of 2017 with few outside expectations. Many viewed him as an undersized defensive lineman. Only a select few thought he could make an impact at the Power-Five level. Indeed, he committed to West Virginia holding only two offers from such programs. His approach to developing his game, however, […] READ MORE


Reviewing Our Mountaineer Predictions

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Reviewing Our Mountaineer Predictions Each year, in the hustle and bustle of pre-season excitement, we traditionally render several predictions for the West Virginia Mountaineers. First, we name our top offensive surprise players. Then, we name our top defensive surprise players. Finally, we make our bold predictions for the season. At the end of each season, […] READ MORE


Crimson Tide Wins the Rose Bowl

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As most of the country expected, the Alabama Crimson Tide won the Rose Bowl, cruising to a victory in a game that was never in doubt. Head Coach Nick Saban had his players fired up and ready to go. On the other side, Head Coach Brian Kelly had his outmatched Fighting Irish ready, too. And […] READ MORE


West Virginia Wins the Liberty Bowl

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West Virginia Wins Liberty Bowl In an unconventional finish for an unconventional year, West Virginia wins the Liberty Bowl over Army. After scrambling to put together a full schedule after most conferences canceled most, or all, non-conference games, Army posted a strong nine-win season. After dealing with a rescheduled, and ultimately canceled, game, the Mountaineers […] READ MORE


2020 Rose Bowl Preview

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2020 Rose Bowl Preview Well, college football fans, we made it. In a season that many thought would never come and even more thought would not finish, we arrive at the College Football Playoff. That is not to say, of course, that COVID-19 has not impacted the season. It has. The Rose Bowl offers a […] READ MORE


2020 Liberty Bowl Preview

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2020 Liberty Bowl Preview Not surprisingly, a 2020 college football season marred, like most anything else, by a worldwide pandemic saw plenty of confusion in lining up bowl matchups. Initially, the bowl selection committees overlooked a strong 9-2 Army team entirely, leaving them out of the initial slate. The Liberty Bowl, adhering to its conference […] READ MORE