1. 3 Major Rule Changes Hit Big 12 Football in 2013

    There are several rule changes in college football coming for the 2013 season. They range from ejection for helmet to helmet contact to uniforms having a contrasting color to the playing field...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 3,022 reads 28 comments

  2. Freshman Quarterback Chavas Rawlins Will Bring Excitement to WVU Spring Practice

    WVU coach Shannon Dawson is looking forward to spring practice and the coming season, especially with the addition of Chavas Rawlins . The offense will be the same, just with different players plugged in...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 3,907 reads 66 comments

  3. WVU Football: Running Back Jacky Marcellus Finally on Board

    Jacky Marcellus , one of the three 2013 recruits who didn't make signing day is now in the fold. Marcellus is a consensus 3-star recruit from Immokalee, Fla...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 4,065 reads 62 comments

  4. WVU Football: Coach Bedenbaugh Leaving for Oklahoma Job (Confirmed)

    Athletic Director Oliver Luck has confirmed that offensive WVU offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh is leaving to take the same position with the Oklahoma Sooners...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 2,365 reads 84 comments

  5. WVU Football: Athletic Director Luck Hints Big 12 Expansion Coming

    WVU athletic director Oliver Luck clearly stated in an interview with WVUSports.com that the Big 12 will be expanding. He further even hinted where the teams may come from...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 16,683 reads 161 comments

  6. WVU Football: Coaches Salaries and Contracts Create Questions

    End-of-season raises and contract extensions at WVU leave unanswered questions. Head Coach Dana Holgorsen received the bonuses and raise built into his original contract., that was to be expected...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 4,297 reads 38 comments

  7. WVU Football: Oliver Luck Hits Jackpot on Broadcast Rights for WVU

    WVU Athletic Director Oliver Luck just hit a financial jackpot with their third tier media rights deal. Independent sources report that the Mountaineers will receive just over $9 million a year for 12 years in their agreement with IMG ...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 3,705 reads 58 comments

  8. College Football: Why the Big 12 Hasn't Expanded Yet (Updated)

    The Big 12 is going to expand. That is a given. The NCAA is not going to give them an exemption to have a championship game. It wouldn't matter if they did. Things are progressing rapidly in terms of conferences adding members...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 4,202 reads 118 comments

  9. WVU Football: Will Dana Holgorsen Replace One More Coach? (Updated)

    I expect West Virginia University head coach Dana Holgorsen to replace one more coach for 2013. The questions are: Which one and for what reason? Three coaches are gone, and three have been hired...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 669 reads 70 comments

  10. Will Dana Holgorsen Use New Coaches to Flip Recruits to WVU? (Updated)

    West Virginia University is running behind in recruiting as a result of coaching changes. The time span between having three coaches gone and the new ones hired had the program at a disadvantage during a crucial period...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 2,235 reads 109 comments

  11. WVU Administration Hurting Coach Holgorsen's Football Recruiting

    The delays in background checks by the WVU administration may be seriously impeding the recruiting efforts of WVU...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 4,256 reads 52 comments

  12. WVU Football: Galloway, Mitchell and Gibson Will Upgrade Coaching (Updated)

    The West Virginia football program lost its promising young quarterbacks coach, Jake Spavital , to Texas A&M, where he'll coach Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel ...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 330 reads 66 comments

  13. WVU Football: Mountaineers Will Run over Syracuse in Pinstripe Bowl

    In spite of a bowl game hyped for the quarterbacks, watch for the WVU running game to dominate the Orange in New York...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 3,728 reads 65 comments

  14. WVU Football: Isaiah Bruce Playing Like a Future All-American

    Isaiah Bruce is a redshirt freshman that is playing on a level beyond his years. The 6'1", 225-lb linebacker has taken the WVU defense and their opponents by storm with a combination of speed and strength...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about over 1 year ago 1,783 reads 35 comments

  15. WVU Football: Players Who Must Step Up for WVU to Win Big vs. Texas Tech

    The conductor of the orchestra that is the WVU football team is without a doubt Geno Smith . His play is always at the highest level. An off day for Geno would be better than a good day for most quarterbacks...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 2,078 reads 58 comments

  16. West Virginia Football: WVU Is Now the Favorite to Win the Big 12 Conference

    WVU has been a contender for the Big 12 Conference Championship since the start of the season. With the emergence of J.D. Woods as a go-to third receiver, the Mountaineers' stock went up...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 353 reads 112 comments

  17. Texas Predicted to Pound WVU: Why Phil Steele Is Wrong UPDATE

    In an article published today as a special to ESPN Insider , Phil Steele boldly but naively picked Texas to beat the Mountaineers by over two touchdowns. Some pundits never learn...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 3,524 reads 137 comments

  18. Cody Clay to Help WVU Run Game: No Changes on Defense

    According to Coach Holgorsen 's afternoon news conference, Cody Clay will be spending time at "B" back, reasoning that "We have no running backs, they're all beat up." During the news conference ( via WVIllustrated...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 2,918 reads 52 comments

  19. J D Woods Turns WVU Dynamic Duo into Three Amigos!

    All season long Geno Smith has had two outstanding receivers to rely on, Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey . But during the first couple of games, Geno seemed to be searching for that third "go to" guy...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 1,221 reads 30 comments

  20. WVU Football: How to Improve the Defense Before Texas Game

    The WVU defense needs help and needs it now. Before Texas. There are things that can and hopefully will be done during the next week. There had better be, or the Mountaineers will face their first loss...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 1,941 reads 65 comments

  21. College Football: 10 of the Current Big 12 Teams' All-Time Best Runners

    The 10 best Big 12 players running the ball recorded by video! We've read about the 10 best quarterbacks, running backs and supposedly 10 best players of all time. Don't tell us—show us...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 936 reads 2 comments

  22. WVU Football: Is It D'Vontis' Time to Ignite the Running Game?

    Preseason is over. Conference time. Remember Coach Gillispie extolling the play of freshman D'Vontis Arnold at the end of fall camp? Yes, the coach chose his words carefully. We're talking about a preferred walk-on...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 1,798 reads 60 comments

  23. Marshall Football: Watson, Grooms and Butler Running Back Answer

    Last week I said Marshall needed a running back. Remi Watson , Steward Butler and Kevin Grooms answered the call. Loud and clear! I was beginning to doubt Coach Holliday's ability to turn the running game around...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 989 reads 40 comments

  24. WVU Football: Mountaineers May Have a Problem. Baylor Will Tell!

    Unless someone heals quickly and changes are made with cornerbacks and linebackers, WVU could be in trouble. With 25 yards gained on 25 carries in Saturday's 31-21 win over Maryland, there is no running game...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 2,436 reads 102 comments

  25. WVU vs Maryland: Why the Offensive Line Can Win or Lose This Game

    The WVU offensive line could cause the Mountaineers to lose against Maryland . The same players could also facilitate another blowout. It depends on which guys show up...

    Michael Walker Written by Michael Walker about almost 2 years ago 1,037 reads 26 comments