WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY


 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.

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 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.

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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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 West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen watches his team during its Blue-Gold Spring Game at Milan Puskar Stadium in April.

Kansas loss in 2013 makes West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen ‘want to puke’

An embarrassing 31-19 road loss to Kansas last season left a bad taste in Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen’s mouth.

1 week ago


 Clint Trickett of West Virginia celebrates after throwing a 68-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter Saturday against Oklahoma at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, W.Va.

West Virginia players, coaches thankful for bye

West Virginia's off week has arrived, and the Mountaineers truly have earned this repose. They escaped the first month of the season 2-2.

1 week ago


 Sooners running back Samaje Perine runs the ball during the fourth quarter against the Mountaineers at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Sooner freshman’s 4 scores spoil WVU’s payback bid

Samaje Perine stunted a shootout Saturday night by gashing and gouging the West Virginia defense for 242 yards and four touchdowns.

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 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett carries the ball during the first half of a game against Towson in Morgantown, W.Va., earlier this month.

No. 4 Oklahoma poses major threat to West Virginia

The Mountaineers (2-1) looking to prolong their revival against the Sooners in a Big 12 conference matchup at home.

1 week ago


 West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert (86) celebrates after kicking the winning field goal in the fourth quarter against Maryland Saturday.

Josh Lambert and West Virginia special teamers far from the usual

The Mountaineers’ kicker, punter and their position group counterparts put the "special" in special teams.

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New: Check out Post Route Podcast on college football

Post-Gazette college sports reporters Sam Werner and Stephen Nesbitt talk about Pitt’s James Conner, WVU’s Clint Trickett and more.

1 week ago


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

West Virginia's Daryl Worley arraigned on battery charge

Daryl Worley turned himself in to Morgantown police after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with battery early Sunday morning.

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

Finding sub for suspended cornerback not easy for West Virginia

Mountaineers have to replace top cornerback Daryl Worley, who was suspended, for Saturday's game against No. 4 Oklahoma.

2 weeks ago


 Quarterback Clint Trickett passes against Maryland in the first quarter Saturday at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Md.

Clint Trickett's strong rapport with WRs pays dividends for West Virginia

Clint Trickett and his top receivers are on the same page, which makes things pretty easy on the Mountaineers quarterback.

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WVU cornerback suspended indefinitely

West Virginia returned one cornerback from suspension Sunday only to have another be suspended Monday.

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 WVU quarterback Clint Trickett was named Walter Camp offensive player of the week after he led the Mountaineers to a dramatic 40-37 road victory against Maryland Saturday.

WVU's Clint Trickett named Walter Camp player of the week

West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett completed 37 of 49 passes for 511 yards, four touchdowns and an interception.

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 West Virginia tight end Cody Clay gets upended by Maryland defensive back Sean Davis during the first half Saturday in College Park, Md.

West Virginia knocks off Maryland on last-second field goal

Clint Trickett continued his meteoric climb by completing 37 of 49 passes for a career-high 507 yards, four touchdowns and an interception.

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 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett shakes hands with fans following a 54-0 win Sept. 6 against Towson in Morgantown, W.Va.

Path of revenge starts with border rival Terps

Maryland is often an early barometer for West Virginia's season, and its postseason hopes could be determined in this five-game stretch.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen looks on against Alabama at Georgia Dome Aug. 30 in Atlanta.

Mountaineers hoping to deliver 'payback'

The Mountaineers hope to pay back Maryland after absorbing a 37-0 loss last season against the Terrapins.

2 weeks ago


 WVU coach Dana Holgorsen wants receiver Kevin White (11) to break off a big gain for a touchdown soon.

West Virginia notebook: Dana Holgorsen laments team's lack of big plays

Despite solid showings in their first two games, the Mountaineers have struggled to turn “explosive plays” into “big plays.”

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Woodland Hills QB Jones picks West Virginia

Woodland Hills quarterback Jeremiah Jones gets scholarship off from West Virginia despite a short high school resume.

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 Mountaineers quarterback William Crest Jr. carries the ball against Towson cornerback Donnell Lewis in the third quarter Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W.Va,

WVU's offensive success has trickle down effect on William Crest

Freshman William Crest wasn't perfect in his debut, but the Mountaineers likely won't need him to be in the instances he sees playing time.

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia Mountaineers running back Rushel Shell (7) rushes the ball against the Towson Tigers during the second quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium.

West Virginia blanks Towson, 54-0, in home opener

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Rushel Shell sent two birthday wishes into the stormy sky above Mountaineer Field Saturday night. The first was for a

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Rushel Shell stiff arms Alabama's Kenyan Drake on a punt return during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta.

Towson no Division I-AA cakewalk for West Virginia

Mountaineers coach has been reminding his players all week to be wary, and he has history to back him up.

3 weeks ago


 WVU wide receiver Kevin White hauls in a pass with tight defense from Texas Tech defensive back Tanner Jacobson last season.

Mountaineers found a diamond in the rough in Kevin White

WVU receiver Kevin White finally catches up to his hype and realizes he is as good as others long have thought he is.

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia safety Dravon Henry tries to pursue Alabama receiver DeAndrew White Saturday in Atlanta.

Best is yet to come for West Virginia freshman Dravon Henry

Better days and better games await WVU freshman safety Dravon Henry, but the former Aliquippa star passed his first test against Alabama.

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 Head coach Dana Holgorsen of the West Virginia Mountaineers looks on during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Georgia Dome on August 30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

West Virginia notebook: Dana Holgorsen delivers in lights-out news conference

WVU coach expects better response to tough loss against Alabama than last year after similar loss against Oklahoma.

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

West Virginia's next foe: 'The Alabama of I-AA'

Division I-AA power Towson next as Mountaineers attempt to bounce back from rugged opener against Alabama.

4 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Rushel Shell tries to fight off Alabama's Kenyan Drake on a punt return in the second half Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Shell impressive early in season opener for West Virginia

Pitt transfer and former Hopewell star Rushel Shell gained 37 yards on six carries in his Mountaineers debut.

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