The West Virginia Mountaineers have a lot of hype stirring about them as they get set to kickoff their season September 1 versus in-state rival Marshall.
With the school coming off a huge boost from The Princeton Review's rowdiest fan rankings, West Virginia will look to take advantage of a schedule with eight home games in Morgantown compared to only four games on the road.
2012 will mark their first year in the Big 12 conference, a highly competitive conference with six teams ranked in the AP Polls.
West Virginia, even with the switch, remain one of the best teams in their conference or any conference for that matter.
It should be a handful for their opponents and make lives especially tough for defensive coordinators.
Here are stat and game predictions for head coach Dana Holgorsen's 2012-2013 squad, which should light it up through the air on its way to a BCS bowl game.