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TribLIVE
Holgorsen's defensive decisions have WVU headed in right directionDana Holgorsen did a double-take, took a step back and reinvented himself. This
Holgorsen's defensive decisions have WVU headed in right direction
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
Dana Holgorsen did a double-take, took a step back and reinvented himself. This was an unusual move for West Virginia's confident football coach who arrived here amid lofty expectations. Holgorsen gained a reputation as an offensive guru whose units... Read more
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TribLIVE
WVU sophomore linebacker Preston draws heavy praiseWest Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen, who doesn't toss compliments easily, offere
WVU sophomore linebacker Preston draws heavy praise
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen, who doesn't toss compliments easily, offered this unsolicited response about sophomore linebacker Xavier Preston after the Mountaineers' spring game in April. “I like our senior linebackers, but they better watch... Read more
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ESPN
Montana Grizzlies coach Bob Stitt is a cult favorite among coachesMISSOULA, Montana - New Montana coach Bob Stitt has been called everything from
Montana Grizzlies coach Bob Stitt is a cult favorite among coaches
ESPN / Posted yesterday
MISSOULA, Montana - New Montana coach Bob Stitt has been called everything from Sasquatch to a mad scientist. Since West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen used Stitt's version of the fly sweep to score four touchdowns in a 70-33 rout of Clemson in the... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Big 12 PredictionsThe Big 12 was left on the outside looking in of the College Football Playoff p
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Big 12 Predictions
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
The Big 12 was left on the outside looking in of the College Football Playoff party a year ago, but it looks as though the odds are good the conference is not left out this season. TCU opens the 2015 season as the second-ranked team in the major... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OSU fans have spoken: Expect 9 winsPistol Pete leads OSU fans in a cheer during a game last season at Boone Picken
OSU fans have spoken: Expect 9 wins
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
Pistol Pete leads OSU fans in a cheer during a game last season at Boone Pickens Stadium. (Photo by Sarah Phipps) OSU fan Dave Hudson of Oklahoma City conducts an annual survey of Cowboy fans. His results are rather interesting. I thought I would... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Use of OU tailbacks most interesting decision for Lincoln RileyLincoln Riley looks on at an OU practice. (Photo by Chris Landsberger) For the
Use of OU tailbacks most interesting decision for Lincoln Riley
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
Lincoln Riley looks on at an OU practice. (Photo by Chris Landsberger) For the Wednesday Oklahoman, I wrote about Lincoln Riley’s Air Raid and whether it will run the ball enough. The consensus is yes, but it will be interesting to find out. You can... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Orlosky ready to leadWhatever you want to call them, the men in the trenches do the work nobody else
Orlosky ready to lead
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Whatever you want to call them, the men in the trenches do the work nobody else wants to. They get mangled fingers, poked eyes and beat up pretty hard as they are the last line of defense between the quarterback and the defense. Though they often... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mountaineers preparing as if this was game weekMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Entering the second week of classes, West Virginia coach Da
Mountaineers preparing as if this was game week
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Entering the second week of classes, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen told reporters, “I've never had three weeks of school prior to the first game in my 20 years of coaching. It feels like this should be game week.” WVU's 2015... Read more
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Daily Herald
QB Howard ready to take over at West VirginiaSkyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as mo
QB Howard ready to take over at West Virginia
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as more than an opportunity to take over the offense. He wants to look like he knows what he's doing, and it starts with staying focused. Howard follows the likes of... Read more
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ESPN
Punch just latest evidence that Geno Smith's critics were on targetNEW YORK -- It took Geno Smith far too long to catch on. But it appears the gra
Punch just latest evidence that Geno Smith's critics were on target
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
NEW YORK -- It took Geno Smith far too long to catch on. But it appears the gravity of the potential damage he's done to his career finally hit him in the past week. Smith and everyone around him have gone underground. But it didn't happen before... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
WVU’s season-opening opponent sees starting QB suspendedIn what could be a make or break year for head coach Dana Holgorsen, West Virgi
WVU’s season-opening opponent sees starting QB suspended
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 9 days ago
In what could be a make or break year for head coach Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia may have caught a bit of a break to open the 2015 season. Georgia Southern announced Wednesday that starting quarterback Kevin Ellison has been declared academically... Read more
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ESPN
Opinions vary on Big 12 needing conference championship game to enter College Football PlayoffThe Big 12 doesn't have the answers -- not yet. Not after just one season of t
Opinions vary on Big 12 needing conference championship game to enter College Football Playoff
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
The Big 12 doesn't have the answers -- not yet. Not after just one season of the College Football Playoff. In fact, TCU coach Gary Patterson, whose team dropped from No. 3 to No. 6 in the final ranking of 2014, enters Year 2 of the system with a... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Howard ready to take over QB at WVUJOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quart
Howard ready to take over QB at WVU
Williamson Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as more than an opportunity to take over the offense. He wants to look like he knows what he’s doing, and it starts with staying focused. Howard... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
QB Howard ready to take over at WVUHoward follows the likes of record-setting quarterbacks Clint Trickett, Geno Sm
QB Howard ready to take over at WVU
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Howard follows the likes of record-setting quarterbacks Clint Trickett, Geno Smith and Pat White over the past decade in Morgantown. While the bar may not be set too high for West Virginia, which is predicted to finish toward the bottom of the Big 12... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
WVU kicks off TD ChallengeThe initiative, in its fifth year, enables participants to pledge a dollar amou
WVU kicks off TD Challenge
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 10 days ago
The initiative, in its fifth year, enables participants to pledge a dollar amount per touchdown the Mountaineers score during the 2015 season and a subsequent bowl game. The proceeds will support a project within the Libraries. "I am thrilled to... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
QB Howard Ready to Take Over at WVUHoward follows the likes of record-setting quarterbacks Clint Trickett, Geno Sm
QB Howard Ready to Take Over at WVU
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 10 days ago
Howard follows the likes of record-setting quarterbacks Clint Trickett, Geno Smith and Pat White over the past decade in Morgantown. While the bar may not be set too high for West Virginia, which is predicted to finish toward the bottom of the Big 12... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Former OSU Running Back, Union Star Jeremy Smith Starts New Journey As Bartlesville CoachAfter a successful collegiate football career at Oklahoma State, Jeremy Smith t
Former OSU Running Back, Union Star Jeremy Smith Starts New Journey As Bartlesville Coach
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 10 days ago
After a successful collegiate football career at Oklahoma State, Jeremy Smith tried the job market. "I was with Tampa Bay, but things didn't work out. I went into selling cars, which I did not want to do," said Smith. But thanks to the world of... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
QB Howard ready to take over at West VirginiaSkyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as mo
QB Howard ready to take over at West Virginia
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 10 days ago
Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as more than an opportunity to take over the offense. He wants to look like he knows what he's doing, and it starts with staying focused. Howard follows the likes of... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
QB Howard ready to take over at West VirginiaSkyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as mo
QB Howard ready to take over at West Virginia
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 10 days ago
Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as more than an opportunity to take over the offense. He wants to look like he knows what he's doing, and it starts with staying focused. Howard follows the likes of... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
QB Howard ready to take over at West VirginiaSkyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as mo
QB Howard ready to take over at West Virginia
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 10 days ago
Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as more than an opportunity to take over the offense. He wants to look like he knows what he's doing, and it starts with staying focused. Howard follows the likes of... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
QB Howard ready to take over at West VirginiaSkyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as mo
QB Howard ready to take over at West Virginia
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Skyler Howard sees his promotion to starting quarterback at West Virginia as more than an opportunity to take over the offense. He wants to look like he knows what he's doing, and it starts with staying focused. Howard follows the likes of... Read more
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TribLIVE
West Virginia’s Holgorsen fine with curbing contact practicesMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Coach Dana Holgorsen never has scheduled more than one full
West Virginia’s Holgorsen fine with curbing contact practices
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Coach Dana Holgorsen never has scheduled more than one full-contact practice each week to prepare for a game since he arrived at West Virginia before the 2011 season. That already is in line with a new Big 12 rule that limits... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Where have college football two-a-days gone? Oregon Ducks latest to turn staple of preseason into a rarityEUGENE — R.C. Slocum never forgot the misery, or the buckets of sweat, produced
Where have college football two-a-days gone? Oregon Ducks latest to turn staple of preseason into a rarity
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
EUGENE — R.C. Slocum never forgot the misery, or the buckets of sweat, produced during the sweltering Augusts of his youth in south Texas. Or how, as a college tight end at McNeese State, the Cowboys' cotton half-sleeve jerseys soaked with the cold... Read more
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TribLIVE
WVU’s Crest emerging as backup QB optionMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With junior Skyler Howard settling in as the starting quart
WVU’s Crest emerging as backup QB option
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With junior Skyler Howard settling in as the starting quarterback, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen is turning his attention to developing a dependable backup. Redshirt freshman William Crest Jr., who entered preseason camp... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WVU Football Draws Thousands for 2015 Fan DayThe West Virginia University football brand is as marketable as it's ever been.
WVU Football Draws Thousands for 2015 Fan Day
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
The West Virginia University football brand is as marketable as it's ever been. Whether you agree with that or not, that's your opinion. But judging by the 2,000-plus fans that arrived bright and early Sunday morning prior to the start of 2015 Fan... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Beland has love for sports"(He loves) just being out there. It keeps me busy and spend time with friends.
Beland has love for sports
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 14 days ago
"(He loves) just being out there. It keeps me busy and spend time with friends. The fact of being out there, being outside, it's just something that I love," Jordan said. Jordan splits his time between first, second and pitching, although he's not... Read more
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CBS Sports
Best, worst college football coaches in close games from each conferenceClose games in college football can occur when you least expect them. They can
Best, worst college football coaches in close games from each conference
CBS Sports / Posted 14 days ago
Close games in college football can occur when you least expect them. They can be the difference between a good season or a special season, a New Year's Day bowl or a late-December bowl, and a contract extension or a pink slip. In 2014, eventual... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Work/Play by Jim WorkmanJim Workman is The State Journal’s assistant managing editor. He has covered sp
Work/Play by Jim Workman
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Jim Workman is The State Journal’s assistant managing editor. He has covered sports in West Virginia for three decades and has served as the vice president of the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Prior to his print experience, he served as a... Read more
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TribLIVE
WVU’s Holgorsen tries to motivate Pa.’s all-time leading rusher ShellMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A day after Rushel Shell's position coach praised his recei
WVU’s Holgorsen tries to motivate Pa.’s all-time leading rusher Shell
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A day after Rushel Shell's position coach praised his receiving skills, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said Shell needs more consistency to develop into an every down running back. “That perception of him being a dominant... Read more
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TribLIVE
WVU safety Joseph is durable, dependable and a punishing hitterMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Safety Karl Joseph started all 38 games he has played at We
WVU safety Joseph is durable, dependable and a punishing hitter
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Safety Karl Joseph started all 38 games he has played at West Virginia. He received All-Big 12 recognition last season and twice has been named to the conference's preseason all-league team. Despite the accolades, Joseph... Read more
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TribLIVE
Aliquippa grad Henry’s role grows at WVUMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia sophomore safety Dravon Henry earned the trus
Aliquippa grad Henry’s role grows at WVU
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia sophomore safety Dravon Henry earned the trust of the coaching staff so much that his responsibilities this season likely will be expanded to include special teams. Henry, who helped lead Aliquippa to four... Read more
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TribLIVE
WVU redshirt freshman earns starting left tackle jobMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Admitting it isn't something he does willingly or often, We
WVU redshirt freshman earns starting left tackle job
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Admitting it isn't something he does willingly or often, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen announced Thursday he expects redshirt freshman Yondy Cajuste to start at left tackle. The Mountaineers open at home against Georgia... Read more
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TribLIVE
West Virginia football duo Gibson, Howard ready to step upMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard and receiver Shelto
West Virginia football duo Gibson, Howard ready to step up
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard and receiver Shelton Gibson have become good friends and inseparable teammates since meeting last year. They work out together away from the field, and Gibson visited Howard in his hometown... Read more
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TribLIVE
WVU to intensify workload amid shorter training campMORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Because of fewer practice days before the first day of clas
WVU to intensify workload amid shorter training camp
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Because of fewer practice days before the first day of classes, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen intends to increase the Mountaineers' workload in preparation for the Sept. 5 opener against Georgia Southern. “It's different... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Harbaugh Hollers at Nicki MinajEditor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of
Harbaugh Hollers at Nicki Minaj
Bleacher Report / Posted 26 days ago
Editor's Note: The 5th Down captures the top social college football stories of the week. Because the long, grueling offseason is underway, we'll focus on things that make us laugh, think or maybe cry, but mostly laugh. 1) Your Weekly Harbaugh Is... Read more
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SportingNews
Pat Narduzzi right fit at Pitt, and it's bound to be a hitPINEHURST, N.C. – Pat Narduzzi saw a similar situation at Michigan State in 200
Pat Narduzzi right fit at Pitt, and it's bound to be a hit
SportingNews / Posted 27 days ago
PINEHURST, N.C. – Pat Narduzzi saw a similar situation at Michigan State in 2007. A hidden traditional program with a fan-base itching to get back on the national stage. So coach Mark Dantonio and Narduzzi molded a nasty defense and backed it up... Read more
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TribLIVE
As college football training camps open, defenses fall under microscopeAs training camps open during the next week for Pitt, Penn State and West Virgi
As college football training camps open, defenses fall under microscope
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
As training camps open during the next week for Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia, each program finds its defense in a different place. Penn State has documented proof of its defensive might after nearly defeating eventual national champion Ohio... Read more

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