West Virginia Mountaineers

West Virginia Mountaineers

Top Articles

Big 12's Best Quarterback Matchups of 2018

By Bryan Fischer, 1 week 2 days ago
If you want to win big in college football, it’s no secret that you’re going to need some quality play out of the most important position on the field — quarterback. If there’s any doubt about it, just look up recent Heisman Trophy winners and note how tilted the list is toward the position.   Few conferences know good signal-callers as well as the Big 12. The...

Ranking the Big 12's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2018

By Allen Kenney, 1 week 3 days ago
In a year like this, ranking Big 12 teams’ schedules by difficulty involves major hairsplitting.   The round-robin schedule means no one misses an opponent in the conference slate, per usual. This season, though, the league lacks a clear preseason favorite, so figuring out which team is a tough opponent and which is not takes even more projection than usual.   Home-road...

Ranking the Big 12's Toughest Non-Conference College Football Schedules in 2018

By Allen Kenney, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Once notorious for its members filling up their non-conference schedules with lightweights, Big 12 teams have stacked their 2018 slates with more than their fair share of tests. In fact, it might be the most loaded compilation of non-conference games for the league from top to bottom in recent memory. Every team except Oklahoma State has at least one Power 5 foe from outside the conference lined...

College Football Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 3 days ago
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it’s never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC’s Sam Darnold, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. However, the next group of stars is ready to emerge at the FBS level...

Top 25 Big 12 2019 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Allen Kenney, 3 weeks 3 days ago
Twenty Big 12 alums were selected in the NFL draft last weekend, which continued to lag the other Power 5 conferences. In fact, that represented a sizable increase from the 14 players the league sent to the pros in 2017.   If the NFL’s appetite for Big 12 prospects keeps growing, there might be room in the 2019 draft for these 25 players, the top prospects in the conference this...

Early 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Top 50 Rankings

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 4 days ago
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things jump out right away – it’s heavy on defensive players and there are quite a few Clemson Tigers.   Clemson, which has been a College...

West Virginia Mountaineers 2018 Football Schedule and Analysis

By Peter Mundo, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The West Virginia Mountaineers followed up a 10-win season in 2016, with a 7-6 campaign last year. Granted, star quarterback Will Grier went down late in the season with a gruesome finger injury and the Mountaineers would lose each of their following games.   As is the case for each team in the Big 12, every year teams either have five home games or five road games. This year, it’s...

Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 5 days ago
Spring practice is underway across the nation, as all 130 college football teams are getting the first look at how their roster and program are shaping up for the 2018 season. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130 teams could rank when the official Athlon Sports magazine predictions are...

5 Players to Watch for the West Virginia Mountaineers in Spring Practice

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The West Virginia Mountaineers enter spring practice with higher expectations than the typical college football program would be after limping into the postseason on a three-game losing streak. Though the he won’t have 1,000-yard rusher Justin Crawford and 1,000-yard receiver Ka’Raun White in 2018, head coach Dana Holgorsen has arguably his most talented offense since coming to...

West Virginia Mountaineers 2018 Spring Football Preview

By Peter Mundo, 2 months 3 weeks ago
The West Virginia Mountaineers are back in business this week, as preparations for the 2018 season officially begin, with spring practice getting underway as Dana Holgorsen begins his eighth season as head coach.   The Mountaineers are looking for a bounce-back season. The program had its best season since joining the Big 12 back in 2016, going 10-3 and 7-2 in conference play. But last...