WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY


 West Virginia's Mario Alford runs past Baylor defenders for a receiving touchdown late in the fourth quarter of last weekend's game in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. West Virginia won 41-27.

Big 12 title hopes on line for West Virginia

A win today against Oklahoma State would put the Mountaineers in serious contention for Big 12 Conference title.

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 West Virginia's Dreamius Smith carries against Baylor in the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014.

Big dreams took a hit for West Virginia RB

Dreamius Smith, hoping to make an impact in his senior season, tumbled down the depth chart after transfers, a freshman rolled in.

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 West Virginia's Shaquille Riddick sacks Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in the third quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia’s 3-3-5 defensive scheme earning high praise

Coordinator Tony Gibson re-applied the look after success with it more than a decade ago.

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 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett drops back to pass against Baylor in the first quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia notebook: Quarterback endures highs, lows Saturday

Clint Trickett played with the flu in upset of Baylor, then found out his dad had a heart attack that morning.

3 days ago


 A charred piece of furniture was a small part of the damage left behind that had been burned during Saturday's riots at WVU.

Eight arrested, 24 cited in post-game WVU riots in Morgantown

The arrests were mostly for public drunkenness or underage drinking; two were charged with assault on an officer.

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Morgantown police using social media photos to nab rioters

Morgantown police have arrested five people in connection with what they described as “riots” after WVU’s victory Saturday against Baylor.

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 A charred piece of furniture shows part of the damage left behind in some of Morgantown, W.Va.'s streets during Saturday's riots at WVU.

WVU warns students those involved in weekend riots will face sanctions

University officials said they will be reviewing social media posts and videotapes regarding the incidents, which ended in several arrests.

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 West Virginia's Kevin White pulls in a touchdown pass against Baylor's Xavien Howard in the fourth quarter Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W.Va.

Kevin White on pace for historic year for WVU

Kevin White has become the Mountaineers' No. 1 receiver with a bullet, streaking his way into team record books.

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 West Virginia's K.J. Dillon celebrates with the fans after defeating Baylor at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown on Saturday afternoon.

WVU climbs back into national rankings after upsetting Baylor

Their latest rank ends their longest top-25 drought since a four-year stretch from 1998-2002.

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 West Virginia's K.J. Dillon breaks up a pass intended for Baylor's Levi Norwood in the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon.

West Virginia shocks No. 4 Baylor

Despite setbacks, the shorthanded Mountaineers survived to shock No. 4 Baylor, 41-27, handing the Bears their first loss of the season.

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 Bryce Petty of the Baylor Bears scrambles with the ball in the first half against the TCU Horned Frogs at McLane Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Waco, Texas.

Mountaineers goal: Beat top-4 team for a change

West Virginia’s defense will have its hands full today with Baylor’s powder-keg offense in what likely will be another shootout.

1 week ago


 West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood pushes over the goal line for a touchdown against William and Mary last season.

West Virginia sophomores face up to mistakes

Two Mountaineers are trying to put their troubles behind them and overcome some recent off-the-field mistakes.

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 West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert, center, is congratulated by teammates after hitting the winning 55-yard field goal to beat Texas Tech Saturday.

Josh Lambert kicks 55-yard FG to lift West Virginia to win

The Mountaineers rallied for 17 points late in the fourth quarter to edge Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas.

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 Head coach Dana Holgorsen reacts on the sidelines during the third quarter against Kansas at Milan Puskar Stadium. The Mountaineers won 33-14.

Mentor and pupil reunite in Lubbock for West Virginia-Texas Tech

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen says his current quarterback, Clint Trickett, has same traits as Texas Tech’s coach, Kliff Kingsbury.

2 weeks ago


 Kansas kicks off to start last week's game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va.

West Virginia offensive line looks fine despite turnover from 2013

The Mountaineers' men in the trenches have gone largely unnoticed this season -- and that's a good sign.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Daryl Worley breaks up a touchdown pass intended for Alabama's Amari Cooper at Georgia Dome Aug. 30, 2014 in Atlanta.

Mountaineers cornerback Worley reinstated

West Virginia University reinstated Worley to practice. Now he is eligible to play Saturday against Texas Tech.

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West Virginia notebook: Punting problems flare up this year

The Mountaineers are in a hurry to correct mistakes in the punting game, which was one of the team’s few strengths last season.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett rolls out of the pocket in the first quarter Saturday against Kansas in Morgantown, W.Va.

Trickett not happy despite Mountaineers' win

Don’t look to quarterback Clint Trickett for praise of the Mountaineers offense, but Saturday’s win against Kansas was a win all the same.

2 weeks ago


 Mountaineers wide receiver Mario Alford runs after a pass reception against the Kansas Jayhawks during the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV.

West Virginia defeats Kansas in "foot" race

The West Virginia faithful, all 52,164 huddled in their parkas and ponchos at Milan Puskar Stadium, witnessed history Saturday night.

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 After sandwiching victories against Towson and Maryland in between losses to No. 2 Alabama and No. 4 Oklahoma, West Virginia hopes quarterback Clint Trickett can spark an attack against a struggling Kansas defense.

Mountaineers have no sympathy for Kansas

Kansas — with its sputtering offense, porous defense and new coach — has bragging rights on the Mountaineers. They want that to change.

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia running back Rushel Shell carries against Towson earlier this season.

West Virginia running back Rushel Shell emerges in a hurry

Hopewell graduate Rushel Shell is starting to prove his worth as the top running back for the Mountaineers.

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White has 42 receptions for 633 yards and four touchdowns this season.

West Virginia's Alford, White look to burn slumping Kansas defense

Although Mountaineers coaches might indicate otherwise, Rushel Shell knows Kansas will have fits with wideouts Kevin White and Mario Alford.

3 weeks ago


 Kansas interim head football coach Clint Bowen points to his wife while answering a question during an NCAA college football news conference in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Bowen replaces Charlie Weis, who was fired after Saturday's 23-0 loss to Texas.

Kansas, new coach face West Virginia on Saturday

New Kansas football coach gets his ‘dream’ job about two decades after predicting he would on his first date with his future wife.

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 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett carries the ball in the first half Sept. 6 against Towson in Morgantown, W.Va.

Trickett thriving in West Virginia's fast-pace offense

In just a little more than one year on the job, Clint Trickett is leading West Virginia’s offense with surgical precision.

3 weeks ago


Post Route Podcast on college football: Episode 2

This week’s topics include Pitt vs. Akron, WVU’s Trickett-to-White combo and national games to watch.

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