1. West Virginia Football: Syracuse Wins, WVU Coaching Evaluation Now Up Front

    West Virginia's home loss to long-standing rival Syracuse can be summed up in two short sentences: The third quarter was frustrating. The fourth quarter was completely surreal...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 1,409 reads 40 comments

  2. College Football Poll: The Intuitive Top 10 and the Weekend Before Halloween

    Stupidest Halloween story ever, a Boise State/TCU parallel: A man is in college. He and his girlfriend decide to go for the pimp/prostitute costume. She's the pimp. He's convincing, especially with the gams...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 590 reads 0 comments

  3. West Virginia Football: Syracuse, Once a Proud Program, Needs the Pride Again

    As a fan and especially as a Bleacher Report featured columnist, I don't have any hated, bitter rivals. This includes Syracuse, a team which I'd like to see going back to the days of winning year after year...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 541 reads 8 comments

  4. West Virginia Football: Computer Software Reveals WVU's Soft Schedule

    West Virginia had an interesting week with 2010's inaugural Bowl Championship Series standings. But, first let's look at the standings overall...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 1,466 reads 11 comments

  5. West Virginia Football: Top Twenty in the Initial BCS Poll? Twenty, Baby!

    The Bowl Championship Series is laying it on the line this evening. There are more polls floating through the Internet right now than there were Catholics daydreaming at Mass today...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 512 reads 6 comments

  6. College Football Poll With a Warning Label: Boise State No. 1, TCU No. 2

    I awakened early to put my poll together before 10:30 Mass. Although I worked with the Associated Press Week 7 Top 25 poll that many members of the media voted on, I have the only votes in my Intuitive Top 10...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 4,564 reads 24 comments

  7. West Virginia Football: It's Eerie, WVU 2010 Looks Like 2005 Sugar Bowl Champion

    West Virginia is taking a one loss non-conference record into its Big East league season. The team's lone defeat was at the hands of a nationally-ranked opponent from a strong Bowl Championship Series conference...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 744 reads 5 comments

  8. College Football Six-Game Midterms: Nebraska, Oregon Rank Among Overachievers

    After hitting the "Publish" button for this article, a flak jacket may come in handy. If I call your team an Overachiever, it means your team for whatever reason has made a ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 615 reads 4 comments

  9. West Virginia Football Finally Recovers From LSU Loss, Ready For Big East

    A game like West Virginia's 49-10 rout against a University of Nevada Las Vegas team residing in the bottom quartile of college football usually can't get you much information. Not the case here...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about over 3 years ago 1,048 reads 9 comments

  10. College Football's Loser Teams: West Virginia "Keeps a Light On For Ya!"

    Let me go right to the numbers. West Virginia plays five non-conference games annually. Typically, the opponent for the first game of the season is from the Football Championship Subdivision...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 987 reads 6 comments

  11. College Football Week 6: Kicking Butt and Taking Names Weekend

    "Kicking butt and taking names" is, according to Urban Dictionary , a description of what one does when one has multiple successes in succession. One I read was, "Aunt Sally sure was kicking butt and taking names at Catholic bingo last night...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 506 reads 8 comments

  12. West Virginia Football: After 2005-2007 Success, WVU Is Irrelevant in the BCS

    I sit in Milan Puskar Stadium, Section 214, Row 13, Seat 30. It's a beautiful warm sunny mid-September day, and Maryland is on the field with West Virginia. The Mountaineers take a big 28-0 lead, but the offense stalls...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 1,714 reads 42 comments

  13. College Football: Look Again at the Consensus Preseason Poll Before the BCS Poll

    The Bowl Championship Series of the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision is quickly approaching the first weekend of the BCS standings...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 1,969 reads 4 comments

  14. TCU Horned Frogs' Big East 'Hop' Will Appeal To WVU AD Oliver Luck

    Yep. If the noise surrounding TCU and a hop to the Big East conference turns into music, it'll appeal to West Virginia Athletic Director Oliver Luck. Oh, yeah. The man is one of the most competitive people West Virginia has known...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 2,501 reads 31 comments

  15. West Virginia Football and Coach Bill Stewart: Time Is The Prime Commodity

    In the film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps , Michael Douglas' sleazebag Gordon Gekko finally gets it right: "Money is not the prime commodity in our lives. Time is...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 1,254 reads 5 comments

  16. West Virginia Football: Friendly Answers To LSU and an LSU Senior Writer

    So, Justin Goar, you have a "want." Actually, three of them, along with corresponding "do not wants." I, a b/r featured columnist for West Virginia football, will go over with ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 688 reads 14 comments

  17. College Football: Five Big Games, Winners Will Manage Intangibles Better

    College football fans are in store for a great weekend in this the week 4 of the 2010 season. Three games involving six teams from the Top 25 of the USA Today Coaches' Poll are scheduled...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 765 reads 6 comments

  18. West Virginia Mountaineers Football: How To Profit from the LSU Trip

    By now, the West Virginia coaches are breaking down the tape of Saturday afternoon's victory over Maryland. LSU is next, and there are 150 odd hours remaining to get ready for the biggest test on the Mountaineer slate...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 1,840 reads 12 comments

  19. West Virginia Football: Can The Mountaineers Benefit From "Cougar Ball?"

    No, Cougar Ball is not a dance for a gaggle of leggy women in their 40s and 50s and their 20-something male "special friends...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 572 reads 6 comments

  20. College Football: The Atlantic Coast Conference Is The New Big East

    The Atlantic Coast Conference is the new Big East. Pale is the new tan. Pale has been the new tan for several months, but pop culture is just now picking up on it. The ACC has been the new Big East for years...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 401 reads 4 comments

  21. West Virginia, Exhale: What Everyone Learned from Overtime with Marshall

    Admit it. From the coaches to the players to the fans and all the way through sportswriters, most everyone thought Marshall would be no trouble...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 1,460 reads 25 comments

  22. West Virginia Football at Marshall: U-Word Aside, This Could Go To the Fourth

    In late July I wrote about this year's annual edition of the Friends of Coal Bowl. I essentially said Marshall by three. No, scratch "essentially." And this is the last time you'll hear the U-word from me...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 1,788 reads 9 comments

  23. West Virginia Football: Nine Things We Learned From The 31-0 Home Opener Victory

    The West Virginia Mountaineers played the rude hosts Saturday as Football Championship Subdivision's Coastal Carolina came to Morgantown from Conway, S.C., eight miles west of Myrtle Beach, to pick up their $350,000 check...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 2,166 reads 20 comments

  24. WVU Football: Hot Offense Leads To Risk-Taking, Play-Making Defense

    I'd love to take credit for this phrase, but it was the legendary Paul "Bear" Bryant who first said he wanted defensive players who were (cue in the Southern drawl) "mo-bile, a-gile, and hos-tile...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 423 reads 2 comments

  25. West Virginia Football: Mining Activists Demand Nike, WVU Pull New Uniform Ads

    Give me a break. Mountaintop Mining Activists and Environmental Champions, known by some to be, how might you say, tree huggers, have spent today, a wonderful late summer afternoon ...

    Tim McGhee Written by Tim McGhee about almost 4 years ago 949 reads 8 comments