West Virginia opened up the season with a statement against Marshall on Saturday afternoon. Senior quarterback Geno Smith had the game of his life with 323 yards, a mere four incomplete passes and a rushing touchdown.
The Mountaineers ended up defeating their in-state rival 69-34. Smith was the main story with completing 32 of 36 passes without an interception.
Running back Shawne Alston ran for 123 yards and two touchdowns. It was the Mountaineers' highest- scoring opener.
It felt like the Orange Bowl all over again to some extent. While WVU didn't get 70 points, it was a showcase of offensive talent and a lot of potential for the future.
Here's a look at some of the postgame grades on all facets of the game.