West Virginia Mountaineers Articles

Todd Gurley
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in...
David Fox
3 months ago
Texas Longhorns
Many are talking about how weak the Week 3 slate looks nationally. While there’s only one Top 25 matchup in any conference, the Big 12 only has one “bad” game this weekend. There’s an intense in-state rivalry. There are...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Clint Trickett
Clint Trickett is a new quarterback, his West Virginia teammates say.The redshirt senior doesn’t necessarily agree. Instead, he says they’re just seeing someone who is finally of sound mind and body.Just as Trickett ascended to the...
David Fox
3 months ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 81-28: Texas-BYU score the last two yearsFans in Austin were appalled (rightly so) when its team allowed nearly...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Art Briles
The Big 12’s Week 2 slate was light, but there was plenty of intrigue around the league.Oklahoma easily handled in-state foe Tulsa, defeating the Golden Hurricane 52-7 to improve to 2-0. And in other easy victories: West Virginia trounced...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Texas Longhorns
Most of the Big 12 went about its business in Week 1. All of the title contenders, with the exception of Texas Tech, won easily and looked good doing it. Unfortunately for Texas, however, their victory was far more costly than the rest of the...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
It was a rather eventful first weekend of action for the Big 12.  Oklahoma, Baylor, Texas, Kansas State and TCU were picked to finish in the upper half of the league and each did nothing in Week 1 prove anything otherwise.  The...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Bob Stoops has been fighting the good fight all offseason long but the rubber meets the road now that the season is starting. Both Oklahoma State and West Virginia played in BCS bowls in the last few seasons but both are heavy underdogs to...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Big 12 Football
Visit Football Study Hall to get in-depth team previews, advanced stats and features for the 2014 season .Baseball has sabermetrics. Basketball has KenPom’s efficiency rankings. What does football have? When it comes to advanced...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Bryce Petty
The Big 12 heads into 2014 looking to rebound on the national stage. Oklahoma is coming off a huge Sugar Bowl victory against Alabama, and Baylor is likely to rank as a top 10 team by most this preseason after winning the conference title last year...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Many believe that the Big 12 is a two-horse race in 2014. While that is likely true, the rest of the conference is going to be extremely entertaining. Kansas State, Texas, TCU, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State all believe they can step into that...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Texas Longhorn
The beauty of college football lies in its unpredictability and volatility. Roster turnover is largely responsible for the tremendous amount of variability from year to year within the sport. Key graduations, early entries into the NFL Draft,...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Texas Longhorns
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Official school logos have been and will always be the simplest and most important way for a college program to classify and separate itself from its peers. Some change dramatically over time while others are literally set in stone for decades....
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Jhajuan Seales
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Whether it’s a true freshman playing for the first time, a junior college recruit stepping into the lineup or a...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Trevor Knight
Using the past to project the future has major flaws but in the case of the Heisman Trophy, the past can be extremely useful. There are a few numbers college football fans need to know when it comes to the Heisman Trophy and how to handicap...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Venric Mark
Every college football season brings a surprise or two each fall. And if you need evidence of that statement, take a look at the two teams that played for last year’s national championship: Florida State and Auburn. While both programs...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Here are Athlon Sports' favorite, most important and most interesting Big 12 statistics you need to know about in 2014: 3: Players who declared early for the NFL DraftA record 98 underclassmen declared early for the 2014 NFL...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Will Muschamp
Hot seat talk among any college football fanbase never seems to end. Of course, it’s the offseason, so everyone is discussing preseason expectations and predictions. And with expectations of records and bowl games comes the pressure on head...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
College football has made plenty of news this summer, and some of it hasn’t involved attorneys or conference realignment.The summer — officially — has recently begun, but it’s starting to feel like the season is just...
David Fox
5 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
The importance of scheduling in college football cannot be overstated. Sure, coaching, rosters and even a little bit of luck play bigger roles in determining championships in the NCAA ranks. But scheduling in college football plays as big a role as...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
West Virginia mascot
So this is a sobering reminder from West Virginia’s coach about last season. “We did not play winning offense,” Dana Holgorsen says. This would be a fairly innocuous comment for most coaches coming off a 4–8 season, but...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Chris Jones
College football’s 2014 season is still a few months away, but kickoff is fast approaching in late August. Now that the preseason magazines are on newsstands, it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming season.The...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
Clint Trickett
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen has already answered one of the Mountaineers’ biggest question marks for the 2014 season by naming Clint Trickett as the team’s starting quarterback.Trickett played in eight games for West Virginia in...
Steven Lassan
5 months ago
West Virginia Mountaineers
It's hard to believe that West Virginia is just two seasons removed from hanging 70 on Clemson in an Orange Bowl win.  But after an atrocious 4-8 record in 2013, the luster has clearly worn off of head coach Dana Holgorsen's...
Braden Gall
5 months ago

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