When West Virginia University’s football team heads into an open week on its schedule, the coaching staff typically hits the road recruiting, scouting potential prospects in a litany of high school games. They’re also working on setting up official and unofficial visits so that those same re…
In having a bye week, West Virginia football players and coaching staff were afforded the opportunity to rest as Oklahoma State battled tooth and nail to survive an injury-plagued 16-7 opening win over Tulsa on Saturday.
MORGANTOWN — Certainly, it’s far too early to pass judgment on West Virginia’s new starting quarterback, Jarret Doege, but the early returns seem to indicate he may just be the real deal.
Several West Virginia University football players made big-time first impressions in their debuts in a Mountaineer uniform during last Saturday’s 56-10 win over Eastern Kentucky.
Heading into the West Virginia University football team’s matchup against Eastern Kentucky last Saturday, coach Neal Brown reiterated that one of the team’s goals was to play a large number of players.
In terms of all the things it needed to do to win and win convincingly, West Virginia was able to do them on Saturday in a 56-10 win over Eastern Kentucky.
Former West Virginia University football defensive coordinator Vic Koenning will be paid just shy of $25,000 biweekly for six months and just shy of $10,000 for 13 months after that as part of the separation agreement he and WVU signed in July.
West Virginia University head coach Neal Brown came into Saturday’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky with something of a unique plan — and of course the pandemic was the driving reason behind it.
If you heard crowd noise for West Virginia during Saturday’s win over Eastern Kentucky, it was likely very minimal. Or, in many cases, it was fake and piped in via loudspeakers to help improve the environment. The University made the decision that there would be no fans allowed at the game, …
MORGANTOWN — Several days prior to West Virginia University’s first football game of the 2020 season, Mountaineer coach Neal Brown was asked if his team’s rushing attack would be improved from last year.
MORGANTOWN — About the best thing to say about WVU center Zach Frazier on Saturday is that unless you were looking, it was hard to notice he was there.
MORGANTOWN — At least for one game — albeit against an undermanned and overmatched opponent — the Mountaineers’ number one point of emphasis in the offseason was a strength instead of a concern.
It has been an odd few months for all college football teams. For WVU — and, in particular, its defense — that’s even truer.
There will be no fans permitted to attend West Virginia football’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky in Morgantown on Saturday. But rest assured, there will be plenty of anxious eyes watching.
Saturday’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky will be the ultimate unveiling of a WVU football rushing attack that has been priority number one since the offseason started in December.
Not much went according to plan for Eastern Kentucky in its 59-0 loss to Marshall last Saturday in Huntington. There wouldn’t seem to be many places to go but up from here for the Colonels, who were outgained 627-166 by the Thundering Herd.
It was a refreshingly routine Zoom call Tuesday as West Virginia University head football coach Neal Brown, several assistants and a couple of players met with the media in preparation for Saturday’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown.