3:50 PM EST, Tue December 11, 2018
5 hours ago
David Long and David Sills Named AP All-Americans

David Long and David Sills Named AP All-Americans

Awards and honors keep pouring in for the Mountaineers. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football WV MetroNews – West Virginia’s David Long, David Sills named to AP All-America teamTwo West Virginia Mountaineers were named to the Associated Press All-America team. Junior linebacker David Long was named a Second Team All-American and senior wide receiver David Sills was named a Third Team All-American. Cajuste Named to All-America Team - West Virginia...
19 hours ago
West Virginia receives commitment from three-star Florida wide receiver Terence Doston

West Virginia receives commitment from three-star Florida wide receiver Terence Doston

Things are starting to come together for West Virginia’s 2019 recruiting class, with just a couple open spots remaining. Good news comes in waves for the West Virginia Mountaineers, apparently. Earlier this afternoon they managed to flip Dreshun Miller, a four-star cornerback previously committed to the LSU Tigers, and they’re following it up with a second commitment of the day. Terence Doston, a three-star athlete from Tampa, Florida announced his pledge to the Mountaineers this evening via his Twitter account. COMMITTED pic.twitter.com/KXM86wK6Jy— T Doston ™ (@doston_terence)...
23 hours ago
Four-star cornerback Dreshun Miller flips from LSU, commits to West Virginia

Four-star cornerback Dreshun Miller flips from LSU, commits to West Virginia

We just need to back a Brinks truck up to Doug Belk’s front door for the work he’s doing in Morgantown. The West Virginia Mountaineers landed a commitment from one of the top junior college prospects in the 2019 recruiting class. Dreshun Miller, a four-star cornerback from Eastern Arizona C.C. that was previously committed to the LSU Tigers, announced his pledge to Dana Holgorsen and the Mountaineers via Twitter this afternoon. I’ve officially committed to West Virginia University @Doug_Belk @TonyGibsonWVU @Holgorsendana pic.twitter.com/DhwpnwQRu8— Dreshun ® 〽️iller...
Dec 10, 2018
West Virginia holds first official visit weekend ahead of the early signing period

West Virginia holds first official visit weekend ahead of the early signing period

The Mountaineers hosted nine recruits on campus over the weekend. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football WVU recruiting: Football holds first visit weekend of 2018 | Charleston Gazette-MailWest Virginia University’s football program held its first official visit weekend of the year this past weekend, hosting nine recruits on campus. The group spent time together taking photos, touring the school, watching a practice and talking with the coaches about...
Dec 10, 2018
Camping World Bowl: Syracuse Orange First Look

Camping World Bowl: Syracuse Orange First Look

Let’s get to know an old Big East opponent and former rival - the Syracuse Orange The 2018 bowl game is set and West Virginia Mountaineers will play the Syracuse Orange in the Camping World Bowl. Just like the last time these two played, the 2012 version of the Pinstripe Bowl, the Ben Schwartzwalder Trophy will not be up for grabs, despite some other articles stating otherwise. Opponent History As almost any fan of the West Virginia Mountaineers knows, the Syracuse Orange used to be a rival when both teams were in the Big East, both with Miami and Virginia Tech and the downtrodden years...
Dec 9, 2018
Camping World Bowl 2018: Syracuse Orange vs West Virginia Mountaineers

Camping World Bowl 2018: Syracuse Orange vs West Virginia Mountaineers

All you need to know about the 2018 Bowl Game, West Virginia vs Syracuse Opponent: Syracuse Orange Date: December 28, 2018 Time: 5:00 PM Location: Camping World Stadium - Orlando, Florida History: From Wikipedia The bowl was founded in 1990 by Raycom and was originally played at Joe Robbie Stadium outside the city of Miami. It was formed under the name Sunshine Football Classic, but due to corporate title sponsorships, was never actually contested under this name, nor even referred to as such except during brief intervals between corporate sponsors. During its Miami existence, it...
Dec 9, 2018
Will Grier’s Decision Is Blessing In Disguise For West Virginia

Will Grier’s Decision Is Blessing In Disguise For West Virginia

Will Grier’s decision to skip the Camping World Bowl will turn out to help the Mountaineers in the long run Will Grier has made the decision to focus on the NFL Draft and forego his final game for the West Virginia Mountaineers. Many fans are upset with the idea of a player not playing in a game. I’m not here to tell you how you should feel (hint: support the player’s decision) but I will tell you how this decision is actually better for West Virginia in the long run. With Will Grier starting, the Mountaineers were favored by as much as a touchdown against their Camping World Bowl...
Dec 8, 2018
West Virginia bounces back with 69-59 win over Pitt in the Backyard Brawl

West Virginia bounces back with 69-59 win over Pitt in the Backyard Brawl

WVU improves to 6-3 on the season. In a game that lived up to its name, WVU upended Pitt in the second installment of the the renewed Backyard Brawl 69-59 to improve to 6-3 on the season, bouncing back after disappointing showing in the Jimmy V Classic earlier in the week. It was a physical, contentious first-half (there were two double-technical fouls) that hearkened to the days when both teams battled in the Big East, with Pitt taking an early lead. WVU’s defense turned up the pressure, forcing 14 first half-turn overs that lead to 15 of their 39 points and took the lead for good with...
Dec 8, 2018
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers, live game thread, updates and more

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers, live game thread, updates and more

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers take on the Panthers in the Backyard Brawl When, Where, and How To Watch When: Saturday, December 8, 2018, Noon ET Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia How to Watch: ESPN2 and WatchESPN Our Preview Game Notes West Virginia and Pitt are meeting for the 186th time in series play that began in 1903-04. There is not another team that WVU has faced more than Pitt. Last year, the two teams met for the first time since 2012 in the Big East with WVU winning at Pitt 69-60. WVU has won five in a row, eight of nine and 18 of its last 22 games...
Dec 8, 2018
Will Grier chooses to skip bowl game, will focus on NFL Draft

Will Grier chooses to skip bowl game, will focus on NFL Draft

Thank you, Will. Now, go secure the bag. The Camping World Bowl on December 28th in Orlando, Florida will mark the beginning of the post-Will Grier era of West Virginia Mountaineers football, as the senior signal caller will be forgoing bowl game preparation to focus on preparing for the NFL Draft. The news broke Saturday morning via a press release from the athletic department, with a special note to Mountaineer fans from Grier himself. Dear Mountaineer Family: Since arriving in Morgantown, Jeanne and I have been welcomed into the Mountaineer Family and we, along with Eloise, have been...
Dec 8, 2018
Season 109, Episode 10 - A Rivalry Renewed

Season 109, Episode 10 - A Rivalry Renewed

SWEEEEEEEET CAROLINE LET’S GET HYPE Some games just mean more.#BeatPitt pic.twitter.com/anWp6R7XFg— WVU Basketball (@WVUhoops) December 7, 2018 WHEN/WHERE Date: Saturday, December 7th Tip-Off Time: Noon ET Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia WATCH/LISTEN TV: ESPN2 Streaming Video: WatchESPN Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) Streaming Audio: Locate the Mountaineers Sports Network from IMG on TuneIn Radio (or the TuneIn app for smartphones) Satellite Radio: XM 199, Sirius 211 ODDS Spread: West Virginia -11.5 O/U: 147.5 THE...
Dec 8, 2018
How to Watch/Listen/Stream West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers

How to Watch/Listen/Stream West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers

Everything you need to know about how to watch/listen to The Backyard Brawl: Basketball Edition How to Watch the West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Time: Noon ET Location: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia TV: ESPN2 TV Crew: Rich Hollenberg and Fran Fraschilla Cable: Check your local listing DirecTV: 209 Dish: 143 Online Streaming: Fans can stream the game on WatchESPN, but will need a valid cable or satellite subscription. Radio: Click HERE for a complete list of radio affiliates in West Virginia. If you live outside of the state, or don’t live close enough to a...
Dec 7, 2018
West Virginia offensive lineman Yodny Cajuste to skip the Camping World Bowl

West Virginia offensive lineman Yodny Cajuste to skip the Camping World Bowl

Cajuste is the first Mountaineer to announce he’s skipping the bowl game to prepare for the NFL Draft The West Virginia Mountaineers will be without their starting left tackle when they take on the Syracuse Orange in the Camping World Bowl on December 28th in Orlando, Florida. The senior from Miramar, Florida announced he’ll be skipping the bowl game to prepare for the 2019 NFL Draft. I have decided to not play in the bowl game this year in order to go prepare for the next chapter in my life, thank you to my coaches nd all of mountaineer nation. Forever grateful— Yodny Cajuste...
Dec 7, 2018
The Backyard Brawl looms as a must win for the Bob Huggins’ Mountaineers

The Backyard Brawl looms as a must win for the Bob Huggins’ Mountaineers

Beating the Panthers doesn’t guarantee the Mountaineers an at-large spot, but losing to Pitt likely comes pretty close to guaranteeing a long, cold winter in Morgantown. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football WVU’s Collins Still Sees Orange After All These Years | West Virginia AthleticsWhen word came down last Sunday afternoon that West Virginia was playing Syracuse once again in the 2018 Camping World Bowl in Orlando, Florida, at least one dude's...
Dec 6, 2018
Four Mountaineers Will Play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl

Four Mountaineers Will Play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl

Will Grier, David Sills V, Trevon Wesco, and Yodny Cajuste will be playing in the Reese’s Senior Bowl in January. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football Four Mountaineers Accept Invitations to the Reese's Senior Bowl • Mountaineer SportsThe Reese's Senior Bowl will be played January 26 in Mobile, Alabama. Four Mountaineers have accepted their invitation to play in the game. NFL Expert: Grier and Cajuste are Mid First Round PicksWVU could have a big...