1. WVU Football: Offense, Defense, Rudderless Ship in Swirling Waters

    I’ve watched the late Bill Stewart’s “Leave No Doubt” fiery 2008 Fiesta Bowl pre-game homily three times before 4:30 this morning, as have 106,415 before me...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 1 year ago 5,078 reads 92 comments

  2. West Virginia Will Defeat High-Flying Kansas State in Morgantown

    West Virginia is going to win this Kansas State game. Unless you’re among the half of the bettors on the Kansas State game in Morgantown who are taking WVU and giving the ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 1 year ago 1,631 reads 26 comments

  3. WVU Football: Get Used to Top-Ranked Teams from the Big 12 Playing in Morgantown

    It’s about time once again for West Virginia football to host a highly-ranked opponent. Through the vision and chutzpah of athletic director Oliver Luck and WVU’s place ...

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  4. WVU Football: Kansas State in Morgantown Presents a Golden Opportunity

    That Texas Tech/West Virginia game was really unpleasant to watch, real “must-miss” TV. At this point, there is not much left to do but examine how it all took place, and doing so by finding the lighter side of the debacle...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 1 year ago 2,629 reads 27 comments

  5. WVU Football: Big 12 Conference, Right Schedule, Right Personnel, It's On

    The headgear for West Virginia football, save Nike Combat and the gray unis, brings comfort to a fan’s soul. The navy shell with the gold flying WV on each side is in its 33rd year as both the protector and aggressor...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 1 year ago 160 reads 26 comments

  6. Dana Holgorsen Leads WVU to Victory over Texas; Team Needs to Keep Him in State

    In the 2012 football season, West Virginia head football coach and offensive shaman Dana Holgorsen stands to make around $2.3 million, according to USA Today ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 1,218 reads 29 comments

  7. West Virginia Football: A Historical Blueprint to Slowing Down the Mountaineers

    The 2012 edition of the West Virginia offense is daunting and unstoppable, like a caravan of runaway 18-wheelers piggybacked on a runaway freight train...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 949 reads 7 comments

  8. West Virginia Football: Mountaineers to Win a Close One over Texas in Austin.

    This weekend’s Texas-West Virginia game looks to be yet another point-fest . The Longhorns held Oklahoma State to 38 in Stillwater in their warm-up for WVU, while the Mountaineers defense allowed Baylor to score just about anytime they wished...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 1,753 reads 21 comments

  9. WVU Football and Geno Smith: The Gifted Student Takes on the Big 12 Conference

    The tally was 70-56 West Virginia. Baylor scored a late touchdown to bring the game to within seven. Art Briles’ Bears were unable to get the ball back, so West Virginia ...

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  10. WVU Football: Did Marshall Give Clues to Potential Struggles with Maryland?

    You mean Marshall let us in on the difficulties West Virginia would have with Maryland? In a word? Yes...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 881 reads 22 comments

  11. Big 12 Football: How Tough Are the Schedules for TCU and West Virginia?

    I intend to demonstrate in this article three important facets to consider when evaluating the schedule strength of Football Bowl Subdivision college football teams...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 2,818 reads 8 comments

  12. West Virginia Football: The Dream Kickoff Team, 56 Years of Mayhem

    Anyone who has served with honor on kickoff coverage, commonly called the kickoff team, surely has yelled, "Hit somebody! Hit somebody!" It does not matter if it was high school, ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 823 reads 11 comments

  13. West Virginia Football: 3-3-5 or 3-4-4: Which Equals Big 12 9-0?

    The end of the days in which West Virginia uses the 3-3-5 defense is upon us. Dana Holgorsen has chosen to go with a 3-4-4 set, or commonly known as the 3-4, and has hired co-defensive coordinators to lead the way...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 2,274 reads 29 comments

  14. WVU Football: Moving Forward, Should We Worry About the Mountaineer Defense?

    We at Bleacher Report are always looking ahead and moving forward. We leave the game updates to the wire services, which do that very well, and try to not overly re-examine games in the past, even if that past is just 23 hours old...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 1,935 reads 18 comments

  15. WVU Football Has Potential to Grind Through a Big 12 Slate with 7 Wins

    It’s possible West Virginia football faithful don’t quite have full appreciation for the Big 12 football conference and what the league and its members represent. We watched Dana Holgorsen lead his WVU team to 10 touchdowns against No...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 1,768 reads 53 comments

  16. West Virginia Football: A Big 12 Behavior Primer, aka Be Patient and Be Nice

    Here are my thoughts for West Virginia University football fans everywhere, and especially those in attendance at Milan Puskar and other Big 12 Conference stadiums: a) be patient, ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 1,855 reads 29 comments

  17. WVU Football: Beating Baylor Is Most Essential Big XII Win

    West Virginia University football has parlayed its ability to win Bowl Championship Series bowl games in which they did not have a prayer—the 2005 Sugar Bowl, the 2007 Fiesta ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 2 years ago 1,344 reads 26 comments

  18. WVU Football: Rich Rodriguez's Tenure and How It Affects Today's Team

    It’s been three days since West Virginia University head coach Dana Holgorsen stepped on to the SunLife Stadium turf with his underdog Mountaineers and led a wicked, relentless ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 2 years ago 2,441 reads 13 comments

  19. West Virginia Football: C'mon Holgorsen! Or, the Intelligence of the Average Fan

    Overheard after Ohio State won the coin toss and elected to defer before the home opener against Akron— "C'mon, Fickel! Take the ball!" At least it took West Virginia fans ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 3 years ago 753 reads 5 comments

  20. College Football Week 4: Big Games LSU/WVU, Arkansas/Alabama, Vanderbilt?

    “Gus,” says Wally, “please read the Week 4 Top 19 college football teams as ranked by, well, us, the law firm of Martin and Malone.” “And,” says Gus, “they are: 1...

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  21. College Football Strength of Schedule: SEC Leads with LSU, Arkansas, and Florida

    Give an A to these schools, the grade representing their teams’ most challenging schedule after two weeks of the college football season: No, 3 Louisiana State, No. 9 Oklahoma State, No...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 3 years ago 4,956 reads 9 comments

  22. College Football Rankings: Oklahoma, Alabama, LSU, and Boise State Lead the Way

    The theme of the Week 3 Top 19 college football rankings is: Don't look ahead; stay in the now. The Top 19 Oklahoma (1-0)— Important Top 19 rule: a ranked team with the week off cannot fall in rank...

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  23. Alabama at Penn State, Notre Dame at Michigan and Other Interesting Week 2 Games

    It’s Week 2. Already, the plot thickens. No. 6 Stanford at Duke – Saturday September 10 This could be a gentlemen’s contest between two of the country’s finest institutions of higher learning, but boys will be boys...

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  24. College Football Strength of Schedule: LSU, Notre Dame, Baylor Most Challenging

    Louisiana State, Oklahoma State, Mississippi State, Baylor and Notre Dame . The athletic directors from the schools named above score an A for possessing the vision it takes to build tough, challenging, killer 2011 schedules...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 3 years ago 2,006 reads 0 comments

  25. College Football Rankings: LSU and South Florida Shake Up the Top 19

    The Football Bowl Subdivision’s Top 19, as well as the On Deck teams and the Teams of Intrigue, did the shake-and-bake as is a tradition in Week One. Three of the 19, including No...

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