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.

about 10 hours 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.

1 day ago

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 day 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.

2 days 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.

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.

3 days 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.

5 days ago

WVU cornerback suspended indefinitely

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

4 days ago

 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.

5 days ago

 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.

6 days ago

 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.”

1 week ago

Woodland Hills QB Jones picks West Virginia

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

1 week ago

 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.

1 week 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

1 week 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 weeks ago

 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.

2 weeks ago

 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.

2 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.

2 weeks ago

 West Virginia's Rushel Shel tries to fight off Alabama's Kenyan Drake on a punt return during the second half of today's game in Atlanta.

West Virginia falls to Alabama, 33-23

West Virginia, pegged as 26-point underdogs, trailed by three points at halftime but Alabama held on for a 33-23 victory.

2 weeks ago

 West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen watches his team during the Blue-Gold Spring Game at Milan Puskar Stadium Saturday afternoon, April 12, 2014.

West Virginia facing long odds in season opener today

SEC dynasty Alabama is a 26-point favorite in the first meeting between the two schools.

3 weeks ago

WVU football: Many first-game tests face new, dueling coordinators

West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson debuts against talented but unsettled Alabama offense led by new coordinator Lane Kiffin.

3 weeks ago

 West Virgina head coach Dana Holgorsen  answers a question from a reporter during the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Keys to West Virginia’s 2014 season

Experienced Mountaineers give coach Dana Holgorsen plenty of reasons to be optimistic.

3 weeks ago

 Aliquippa's Dravon Henry rushed for more than 5,000 yards in his amazing high school career.

West Virginia notebook: Aliquippa freshman Henry is a starter

Former Aliquippa High School star Dravon Henry will line up in the secondary when WVU faces Alabama on Saturday.

3 weeks ago

 In this Nov. 2, 2013, file photo, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett prepares to pass against TCU during the first half of an NCAA football game in Fort Worth, Texas. West Virginia is 11-14 over the past two seasons and must show significant improvements on both sides of the ball to avoid another year of disappointment. The offense will rely on  Trickett, who started seven games a year ago and is coming off shoulder surgery in the offseason.

2014 West Virginia football schedule

A capsule look at the Mountaineers’ 2014 season, which begins at 3:30 Saturday against Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta.

3 weeks ago

 Alabama coach Nick Saban is playing his QB decision close to the vest.

West Virginia notebook: Alabama coach Nick Saban yet to name starting QB

The Mountaineers take on the Crimson Tide in the season opener but they still don’t know who will be under center for Nick Saban in Atlanta.

3 weeks ago

 William & Mary wide receiver Sean Ballard catches a pass as West Virginia cornerback Ishmael Banks defends last season.

NCAA suspends WVU cornerback Banks for three games

The ban for Banks, who started all 12 games in 2013, is for “academic issues,” according to head coach Dana Holgorsen.

3 weeks ago

New era: Inaugural College Football Playoff ushers in much excitement for fans

While the playoff answers fans' longtime complaints, some of its details and longer-reaching implications are still to be determined.

3 weeks ago


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