Can WVU Receivers Improve This Spring?

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Can WVU Receivers Improve This Spring? We began our Spring camp coverage of the West Virginia Mountaineers by looking at the team’s focal points. Then, we progressed through the quarterback room, the running back room, and the improved offensive line room. Now we shift our focus to the receivers and tight ends. The group returns […] READ MORE


Building the Mountaineers’ Future: Part Two

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Building the Mountaineers’ Future: Part Two 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. Brown told us after the win over TCU, that the game put West Virginia football on full […] 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


West Virginia’s Five Biggest Offensive Surprises

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West Virginia’s Five Biggest Offensive Surprises As part of our ongoing preseason coverage of the 2020 West Virginia Mountaineers’ football team, we looked at recruiting. We previewed the offensive skill groups: quarterback, running backs, and wide receivers. Then, we previewed the offensive and defensive lines. We also previewed the remaining defensive position groups: linebackers, cornerbacks, […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Ready to Play (For Now)

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Mountaineers Ready to Play (For Now) “It’s been a tough last five months.” A few minutes into his press conference to open Fall camp, Head Coach Neal Brown comes out and said what we have all been thinking. Those months have invited many questions. As Coach Brown said in a recent video shared through the […] READ MORE


Mountaineers’ 2020 Wide Receivers Preview

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We continue our positional preview series for West Virginia’s football season with our Mountaineers’ 2020 Wide Receivers preview. Mountaineers’ 2020 Wide Receivers Preview 2019: Highs and Lows The 2019 season featured plenty of peaks and valleys for the West Virginia receivers. Of the group, only T.J. Simmons yielded significant snaps in a Mountaineer uniform before […] READ MORE


Mountaineers’ Struggles Against Oklahoma Teams Continue

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Mountaineers’ Struggles Against Oklahoma Teams Since joining the Big XII, the Mountaineers’ have not fared well against teams from Oklahoma. As of Saturday morning, West Virginia won only two games out of 15 against the Sooners and Cowboys. They have won only one of seven attempts in Morgantown. So precedence certainly did not favor the […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Survive James Madison

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The Mountaineers opened the Neal Brown era with a win over an FCS opponent.  The win improves the Mountaineers’ record against FCS opponents to 20-0 all time.  Unfortunately, the win put several areas of weakness into perspective.  That said, West Virginia adjusted at halftime, and the Mountaineers survived James Madison to beat the Dukes 20-13. […] READ MORE