Building the Mountaineers’ Future: Part One

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Building the Mountaineers’ Future: Part One After eight games, we have seen bits and pieces of the Mountaineers’ new identity under head coach Neal Brown. The proverbial climb, about which Brown regularly preaches, remains a work in progress. But Brown told us after the win over TCU, that the game put West Virginia football on […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Earn Their Fifth Win

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Mountaineers Earn Their Fifth Win After a close and hard-fought loss in Austin, West Virginia returned home to face the TCU Horned Frogs. Led by a balanced and efficient attack on all three sides of the balls, the Mountaineers earn their fifth win of the season. Leddie Brown Returns to Form After playing through an […] READ MORE


Mountaineers 2020: Previewing TCU

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Mountaineers 2020: Previewing TCU Fresh off of a close (and upsetting) road loss against Texas, the West Virginia Mountaineers head back home to face the TCU Horned Frogs. We are previewing TCU here. The game kicks off at noon. Fox will televise the showdown. Previewing TCU To date, TCU’s season has been marked by inconsistency. […] READ MORE


West Virginia Shuts Down Kansas State

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West Virginia Shuts Down Kansas State Coming off of a tough road loss against Texas Tech, the Mountaineers sought to recover in Morgantown. And they did that, plus some. In truth, the Mountaineers dominated every aspect of the game, despite a sluggish first quarter offensively. After a much improved all-around performance, West Virginia shuts down […] READ MORE


Mountaineers 2020: Previewing Kansas State

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Mountaineers 2020: Previewing Kansas State Football, they say, is a game of inches. The old adage remains true today. Even a few small lapses–the figurative “inches”–cost teams wins. Unfortunately, West Virginia saw two such plays that would have changed last week’s outcome. Instead of dwelling too much on the loss, however, the Mountaineers are moving […] READ MORE


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


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